Faculty

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Anthony W. Kim
Professor of Clinical Surgery, Division Chief, Thoracic Surgery
Surgery
1520 SAN PABLO Health Sciences Campus Los Angeles

Publications

Detterbeck FC, Boffa DJ, Kim AW, Tanoue LT. The 8(th) Edition Lung Cancer Stage Classification. Chest. 2016 Oct 22. View in: PubMed

Gao SJ, Corso CD, Wang EH, Blasberg JD, Detterbeck FC, Boffa DJ, Decker RH, Kim AW. Timing of Surgery after Neoadjuvant Chemoradiation in Locally Advanced Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer. J Thorac Oncol. 2016 Oct 5. View in: PubMed

Kim AW. Another freak of nature? Dysphagia hemangioma. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Sep; 152(3):e63. View in: PubMed

DeLuzio MR, Keshava HB, Wang Z, Boffa DJ, Detterbeck FC, Kim AW. A model for predicting prolonged length of stay in patients undergoing anatomical lung resection: a National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (NSQIP) database study. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2016 Aug; 23(2):208-15. View in: PubMed

Arnold BN, Thomas DC, Rosen JE, Salazar MC, Blasberg JD, Boffa DJ, Detterbeck FC, Kim AW. Lung Cancer in the Very Young: Treatment and Survival in the National Cancer Data Base. J Thorac Oncol. 2016 Jul; 11(7):1121-31. View in: PubMed

Salazar MC, Rosen JE, Arnold BN, Thomas DC, Kim AW, Detterbeck FC, Blasberg JD, Boffa DJ. Adjuvant Chemotherapy for T3 Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer with Additional Tumor Nodules in the Same Lobe. J Thorac Oncol. 2016 Jul; 11(7):1090-100. View in: PubMed

Jean RA, DeLuzio MR, Kraev AI, Wang G, Boffa DJ, Detterbeck FC, Wang Z, Kim AW. Analyzing Risk Factors for Morbidity and Mortality after Lung Resection for Lung Cancer Using the NSQIP Database. J Am Coll Surg. 2016 Jun; 222(6):992-1000. e1. View in: PubMed

Rosen JE, Keshava HB, Yao X, Kim AW, Detterbeck FC, Boffa DJ. The Natural History of Operable Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer in the National Cancer Database. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 May; 101(5):1850-5. View in: PubMed

Liu GZ, Jawitz OK, Zheng D, Gusberg RJ, Kim AW. Reflective Writing for Medical Students on the Surgical Clerkship: Oxymoron or Antidote? J Surg Educ. 2016 Mar-Apr; 73(2):296-304. View in: PubMed

Liu J, Hancock JG, Moreno AC, Wang Z, Boffa DJ, Detterbeck FC, Kim AW. Evaluating the fate of patients who undergo resections of very large, node-negative lung cancers using the National Cancer DataBase. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016 Feb; 49(2):596-601. View in: PubMed

Sandler BJ, Wang Z, Hancock JG, Boffa DJ, Detterbeck FC, Kim AW. Gender, Age, and Comorbidity Status Predict Improved Survival with Adjuvant Chemotherapy Following Lobectomy for Non-small Cell Lung Cancers Larger than 4 cm. Ann Surg Oncol. 2016 Feb; 23(2):638-45. View in: PubMed

Dinga Madou I, Callender GG, Kim AW. Something old, something new: Marrying 2 approaches to resect an ectopic parathyroid adenoma. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Feb; 151(2):e33-4. View in: PubMed

Corso CD, Rutter CE, Park HS, Lester-Coll NH, Kim AW, Wilson LD, Husain ZA, Lilenbaum RC, Yu JB, Decker RH. Role of Chemoradiotherapy in Elderly Patients With Limited-Stage Small-Cell Lung Cancer. J Clin Oncol. 2015 Dec 20; 33(36):4240-6. View in: PubMed

Kim AW. Pioneers paying it forward. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Dec; 150(6):1422-3. View in: PubMed

Rutter CE, Park HS, Corso CD, Yeboa DN, Mancini BR, Lester-Coll NH, Kim AW, Decker RH. Comparison of survival outcomes among standard radiotherapy regimens in limited-stage small cell lung cancer patients receiving concurrent chemoradiation. Lung Cancer. 2015 Nov; 90(2):243-8. View in: PubMed

Kim AW. Readmissions and the law of unintended consequences. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Nov; 150(5):1030-1. View in: PubMed

Husain ZA, Kim AW, Yu JB, Decker RH, Corso CD. Defining the High-Risk Population for Mortality After Resection of Early Stage NSCLC. Clin Lung Cancer. 2015 Nov; 16(6):e183-7. View in: PubMed

Assi R, Kim AW. Reply: To PMID 25497070. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Oct; 100(4):1511-2. View in: PubMed

Wang EH, Corso CD, Rutter CE, Park HS, Chen AB, Kim AW, Wilson LD, Decker RH, Yu JB. Postoperative Radiation Therapy Is Associated With Improved Overall Survival in Incompletely Resected Stage II and III Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer. J Clin Oncol. 2015 Sep 1; 33(25):2727-34. View in: PubMed

DeLuzio MR, Moores C, Dhamija A, Wang Z, Cha C, Boffa DJ, Detterbeck FC, Kim AW. Resection of oligometastatic lung cancer to the pancreas may yield a survival benefit in select patients--a systematic review. Pancreatology. 2015 Sep-Oct; 15(5):456-62. View in: PubMed

Assaad S, Kyriakides T, Tellides G, Kim AW, Perkal M, Perrino A. Extravascular Lung Water and Tissue Perfusion Biomarkers After Lung Resection Surgery Under a Normovolemic Fluid Protocol. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2015 Aug; 29(4):977-83. View in: PubMed

Corso CD, Park HS, Kim AW, Yu JB, Husain Z, Decker RH. Racial disparities in the use of SBRT for treating early-stage lung cancer. Lung Cancer. 2015 Aug; 89(2):133-8. View in: PubMed

Maxfield MW, Chang CC, Narayan D, Kim AW. The surgical management of a giant pleomorphic liposarcoma of the chest wall. Asian Cardiovasc Thorac Ann. 2015 Jul; 23(6):726-8. View in: PubMed

Wang EH, Rutter CE, Corso CD, Decker RH, Wilson LD, Kim AW, Yu JB, Park HS. Patients Selected for Definitive Concurrent Chemoradiation at High-volume Facilities Achieve Improved Survival in Stage III Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer. J Thorac Oncol. 2015 Jun; 10(6):937-43. View in: PubMed

Kim AW. Recognizing immense potential and iterating toward greatness. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Apr; 149(4):980-1. View in: PubMed

Kim AW. Delayed gratification is better than no gratification. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Mar; 149(3):751. View in: PubMed

Hancock JG, Rosen JE, Antonicelli A, Moreno A, Kim AW, Detterbeck FC, Boffa DJ. Impact of adjuvant treatment for microscopic residual disease after non-small cell lung cancer surgery. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Feb; 99(2):406-13. View in: PubMed

Assi R, Wong DJ, Boffa DJ, Detterbeck FC, Wang Z, Chupp GL, Kim AW. Hospital readmission after pulmonary lobectomy is not affected by surgical approach. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Feb; 99(2):393-8. View in: PubMed

Combs SE, Hancock JG, Boffa DJ, Decker RH, Detterbeck FC, Kim AW. Bolstering the case for lobectomy in stages I, II, and IIIA small-cell lung cancer using the National Cancer Data Base. J Thorac Oncol. 2015 Feb; 10(2):316-23. View in: PubMed

Kim AW. Invited commentary. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Jan; 99(1):263-4. View in: PubMed

Corso CD, Rutter CE, Wilson LD, Kim AW, Decker RH, Husain ZA. Re-evaluation of the role of postoperative radiotherapy and the impact of radiation dose for non-small-cell lung cancer using the National Cancer Database. J Thorac Oncol. 2015 Jan; 10(1):148-55. View in: PubMed

Boffa DJ, Hancock JG, Yao X, Goldberg S, Rosen JE, Kim AW, Moreno A, Detterbeck FC. Now or later: evaluating the importance of chemotherapy timing in resectable stage III (N2) lung cancer in the National Cancer Database. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Jan; 99(1):200-8. View in: PubMed

Rosen JE, Hancock JG, Kim AW, Detterbeck FC, Boffa DJ. Predictors of mortality after surgical management of lung cancer in the National Cancer Database. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Dec; 98(6):1953-60. View in: PubMed

Rutter CE, Corso CD, Park HS, Mancini BR, Yeboa DN, Lester-Coll NH, Kim AW, Decker RH. Increase in the use of lung stereotactic body radiotherapy without a preceding biopsy in the United States. Lung Cancer. 2014 Sep; 85(3):390-4. View in: PubMed

Hancock J, Rosen J, Moreno A, Kim AW, Detterbeck FC, Boffa DJ. Management of clinical stage IIIA primary lung cancers in the National Cancer Database. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Aug; 98(2):424-32; discussion 432. View in: PubMed

Boffa DJ, Dhamija A, Kosinski AS, Kim AW, Detterbeck FC, Mitchell JD, Onaitis MW, Paul S. Fewer complications result from a video-assisted approach to anatomic resection of clinical stage I lung cancer. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014 Aug; 148(2):637-43. View in: PubMed

Kim AW, Kull DR, Zielinski M, Boffa DJ, Detterbeck FC. Transcervical wedge resection after transcervical extended mediastinal lymphadenectomy. Innovations (Phila). 2014 Jul-Aug; 9(4):327-9. View in: PubMed

Dhamija A, Rosen JE, Dhamija A, Gould Rothberg BE, Kim AW, Detterbeck FC, Boffa DJ. Learning curve to lymph node resection in minimally invasive esophagectomy for cancer. Innovations (Phila). 2014 Jul-Aug; 9(4):286-91. View in: PubMed

Dhamija A, Dhamija A, Hancock J, McCloskey B, Kim AW, Detterbeck FC, Boffa DJ. Minimally invasive oesophagectomy more expensive than open despite shorter length of stay. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2014 May; 45(5):904-9. View in: PubMed

Garner MS, Gusberg RJ, Kim AW. The positive effect of immediate feedback on medical student education during the surgical clerkship. J Surg Educ. 2014 May-Jun; 71(3):391-7. View in: PubMed

Brunelli A, Kim AW, Berger KI, Addrizzo-Harris DJ. Response. Chest. 2014 Apr; 145(4):928. View in: PubMed

Moreno AC, Morgensztern D, Boffa DJ, Decker RH, Yu JB, Detterbeck FC, Wang Z, Rose MG, Kim AW. Treating locally advanced disease: an analysis of very large, hilar lymph node positive non-small cell lung cancer using the National Cancer Data Base. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Apr; 97(4):1149-55. View in: PubMed

Christine Argento A, Kim A, Knauert-Brown M, Boffa D, Siegel MD, Jafari B, Puchalski JT. Recurrent hydrothorax and surgical diaphragmatic repair: report of 2 cases and review of the literature. J Bronchology Interv Pulmonol. 2014 Apr; 21(2):150-3. View in: PubMed

Reddy RM, Kim AW, Cooke DT, Yang SC, Vaporciyan A, Higgins RS. The looking to the future medical student program: recruiting tomorrow's leaders. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Mar; 97(3):741-3. View in: PubMed

Valdes PA, Bekelis K, Harris BT, Wilson BC, Leblond F, Kim A, Simmons NE, Erkmen K, Paulsen KD, Roberts DW. 5-Aminolevulinic acid-induced protoporphyrin IX fluorescence in meningioma: qualitative and quantitative measurements in vivo. Neurosurgery. 2014 Mar; 10 Suppl 1:74-82; discussion 82-3. View in: PubMed

Kim AW, Fonseca AL, Boffa DJ, Detterbeck FC. Experience with thoracoscopic pneumonectomies at a single institution. Innovations (Phila). 2014 Mar-Apr; 9(2):82-6; discussion 86. View in: PubMed

Law TD, Boffa DJ, Detterbeck FC, Wang Z, Park HS, Kim AW. Lethality of cardiovascular events highlights the variable impact of complication type between thoracoscopic and open pulmonary lobectomies. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Mar; 97(3):993-9. View in: PubMed

Kim AW. Editorial commentary: Endoscopically closing doors. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014; 26(4):285-6. View in: PubMed

Kim AW, Detterbeck FC. Advances in surgical techniques in non-small cell lung cancer. Semin Respir Crit Care Med. 2013 Dec; 34(6):855-66. View in: PubMed

Alsamarai S, Yao X, Cain HC, Chang BW, Chao HH, Connery DM, Deng Y, Garla VN, Hunnibell LS, Kim AW, Obando JA, Taylor C, Tellides G, Rose MG. The effect of a lung cancer care coordination program on timeliness of care. Clin Lung Cancer. 2013 Sep; 14(5):527-34. View in: PubMed

Moreno AC, Morgensztern D, Yu JB, Boffa DJ, Decker RH, Detterbeck FC, Kim AW. Impact of preoperative radiation on survival of patients with T3N0 >7-cm non-small cell lung cancers treated with anatomic resection using the Surveillance, Epidemiology, and End Results database. J Surg Res. 2013 Sep; 184(1):10-8. View in: PubMed

Jain S, Poon I, Soliman H, Keller B, Kim A, Lochray F, Yeung L, Cheung P. Lung stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) delivered over 4 or 11 days: a comparison of acute toxicity and quality of life. Radiother Oncol. 2013 Aug; 108(2):320-5. View in: PubMed

Kuzmik GA, Detterbeck FC, Decker RH, Boffa DJ, Wang Z, Oliva IB, Kim AW. Pulmonary resections following prior definitive chemoradiation therapy are associated with acceptable survival. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2013 Jul; 44(1):e66-70. View in: PubMed

Brunelli A, Kim AW, Berger KI, Addrizzo-Harris DJ. Physiologic evaluation of the patient with lung cancer being considered for resectional surgery: Diagnosis and management of lung cancer, 3rd ed: American College of Chest Physicians evidence-based clinical practice guidelines. Chest. 2013 May; 143(5 Suppl):e166S-90S. View in: PubMed

Ramnath N, Dilling TJ, Harris LJ, Kim AW, Michaud GC, Balekian AA, Diekemper R, Detterbeck FC, Arenberg DA. Treatment of stage III non-small cell lung cancer: Diagnosis and management of lung cancer, 3rd ed: American College of Chest Physicians evidence-based clinical practice guidelines. Chest. 2013 May; 143(5 Suppl):e314S-40S. View in: PubMed

Shumaster V, Bae JW, Gettinger SN, Cai G, Kim AW. Late recurrence of basaloid carcinoma initially treated as a small cell lung cancer. J Thorac Dis. 2013 Apr; 5(2):E68-70. View in: PubMed

Erb CT, Johnson KM, Kim AW. Rare pleural tumors. Clin Chest Med. 2013 Mar; 34(1):113-36. View in: PubMed

Vest MT, Herrin J, Soulos PR, Decker RH, Tanoue L, Michaud G, Kim AW, Detterbeck F, Morgensztern D, Gross CP. Use of new treatment modalities for non-small cell lung cancer care in the Medicare population. Chest. 2013 Feb 1; 143(2):429-35. View in: PubMed

Kim AW, Detterbeck FC. Innovations in thoracic surgery. Curr Opin Anaesthesiol. 2013 Feb; 26(1):13-9. View in: PubMed

Rowe BP, Boffa DJ, Wilson LD, Kim AW, Detterbeck FC, Decker RH. Stereotactic body radiotherapy for central lung tumors. J Thorac Oncol. 2012 Sep; 7(9):1394-9. View in: PubMed

Adewole AD, Roman SA, Kraev AI, Kim AW. A fluorodeoxyglucose avid mediastinal parathyroid adenoma masquerading as metastatic bladder cancer. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2012 Sep; 15(3):514-5. View in: PubMed

Kim AW, Detterbeck FC, Boffa DJ, Decker RH, Soulos PR, Cramer LD, Gross CP. Characteristics associated with the use of nonanatomic resections among Medicare patients undergoing resections of early-stage lung cancer. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Sep; 94(3):895-901. View in: PubMed

Ahmad U, Wang Z, Bryant AS, Kim AW, Kukreja J, Mason DP, Bermudez CA, Detterbeck FC, Boffa DJ. Outcomes for lung transplantation for lung cancer in the United Network for Organ Sharing Registry. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Sep; 94(3):935-40; discussion 940-1. View in: PubMed

Detterbeck FC, Kim AW, Zielinski M. Looking in from above and up from below: new vistas in thoracic surgery. Innovations (Phila). 2012 May-Jun; 7(3):161-4. View in: PubMed

Kim AW, Johnson KM, Detterbeck FC. The lung cancer stage page: there when you need it--staginglungcancer. org. Chest. 2012 Mar; 141(3):581-6. View in: PubMed

Park HS, Detterbeck FC, Boffa DJ, Kim AW. Impact of hospital volume of thoracoscopic lobectomy on primary lung cancer outcomes. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Feb; 93(2):372-9. View in: PubMed

Strauss JB, Shah AP, Chen SS, Gielda BT, Kim AW. Psoas muscle metastases in non-small cell lung cancer. J Thorac Dis. 2012 Feb; 4(1):83-7. View in: PubMed

Vest MT, Tanoue L, Soulos PR, Kim AW, Detterbeck F, Morgensztern D, Gross CP. Thoroughness of mediastinal staging in stage IIIA non-small cell lung cancer. J Thorac Oncol. 2012 Jan; 7(1):188-95. View in: PubMed

Kim AW, Boffa DJ, Wang Z, Detterbeck FC. An analysis, systematic review, and meta-analysis of the perioperative mortality after neoadjuvant therapy and pneumonectomy for non-small cell lung cancer. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2012 Jan; 143(1):55-63. View in: PubMed

Kim AW, Cooke DT. Additional pulmonary nodules in the patient with lung cancer: controversies and challenges. Clin Chest Med. 2011 Dec; 32(4):811-25. View in: PubMed

Sondergaard K, Boffa DJ, Detterbeck FC, Kim AW. Intrathoracic hemorrhage after placement of a subpleural catheter. JAAPA. 2011 Nov; 24(11):34, 37. View in: PubMed

Muralidaran A, Detterbeck FC, Boffa DJ, Wang Z, Kim AW. Long-term survival after lung resection for non-small cell lung cancer with circulatory bypass: a systematic review. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2011 Nov; 142(5):1137-42. View in: PubMed

Patel K, Farlow EC, Kim AW, Lee BS, Basu S, Coon JS, DeCresce D, Thimothy L, Walters KA, Fhied C, Chang C, Chen SH, Faber LP, Bonomi P, Liptay MJ, Borgia JA. Enhancement of a multianalyte serum biomarker panel to identify lymph node metastases in non-small cell lung cancer with circulating autoantibody biomarkers. Int J Cancer. 2011 Jul 1; 129(1):133-42. View in: PubMed

Kim AW, Liptay MJ, Bonomi P, Warren WH, Basu S, Farlow EC, Faber LP. Neoadjuvant chemoradiation for clinically advanced non-small cell lung cancer: an analysis of 233 patients. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Jul; 92(1):233-41; discussion 241-3. View in: PubMed

Kim AW, Batus M, Myint R, Fidler MJ, Basu S, Bonomi P, Faber LP, Wightman SC, Warren WH, McIntire M, Arvanitis LD, Gattuso P, Xu X, Liptay MJ. Prognostic value of xanthine oxidoreductase expression in patients with non-small cell lung cancer. Lung Cancer. 2011 Feb; 71(2):186-90. View in: PubMed

Boffa DJ, Detterbeck FC, Smith EJ, Rami-Porta R, Crowley J, Zelterman D, Tanoue L, Kim AW, Goldstraw P. Should the 7th edition of the lung cancer stage classification system change treatment algorithms in non-small cell lung cancer? J Thorac Oncol. 2010 Nov; 5(11):1779-83. View in: PubMed

Braze AJ, Collier ME, Gattuso P, Kim AW. Thoracoscopic management including lobectomy for a primary peripheral pulmonary adenoid cystic carcinoma in a cirrhotic patient. Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech. 2010 Oct; 20(5):e179-81. View in: PubMed

Kim AW, Reddy RM, Higgins RS. "Back to the future": recruiting the best and brightest into cardiothoracic surgery. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2010 Sep; 140(3):503-4. View in: PubMed

Farlow EC, Patel K, Basu S, Lee BS, Kim AW, Coon JS, Faber LP, Bonomi P, Liptay MJ, Borgia JA. Development of a multiplexed tumor-associated autoantibody-based blood test for the detection of non-small cell lung cancer. Clin Cancer Res. 2010 Jul 1; 16(13):3452-62. View in: PubMed

Hollings DD, Higgins RS, Faber LP, Warren WH, Liptay MJ, Basu S, Kim AW. Age is a strong risk factor for atrial fibrillation after pulmonary lobectomy. Am J Surg. 2010 Apr; 199(4):558-61. View in: PubMed

Buckingham L, Penfield Faber L, Kim A, Liptay M, Barger C, Basu S, Fidler M, Walters K, Bonomi P, Coon J. PTEN, RASSF1 and DAPK site-specific hypermethylation and outcome in surgically treated stage I and II nonsmall cell lung cancer patients. Int J Cancer. 2010 Apr 1; 126(7):1630-9. View in: PubMed

Kim AW, Faber LP, Warren WH, Shah ND, Basu S, Liptay MJ. Bilobectomy for non-small cell lung cancer: a search for clinical factors that may affect perioperative morbidity and long-term survival. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2010 Mar; 139(3):606-11. View in: PubMed

Liptay MJ, Basu S, Hoaglin MC, Freedman N, Faber LP, Warren WH, Hammoud ZT, Kim AW. Diffusion lung capacity for carbon monoxide (DLCO) is an independent prognostic factor for long-term survival after curative lung resection for cancer. J Surg Oncol. 2009 Dec 15; 100(8):703-7. View in: PubMed

Patel A, Placido JB, Pitelka L, Gattuso P, Liptay M, Kim A. Cytologic features of adult spindle cell variant of rhabdomyosarcoma: a report of two cases. Diagn Cytopathol. 2009 Dec; 37(12):932-4. View in: PubMed

Wightman SC, Kim AW, Proia LA, Faber LP, Gattuso P, Warren WH, Liptay MJ. An unusual case of Aspergillus fibrosing mediastinitis. Ann Thorac Surg. 2009 Oct; 88(4):1352-4. View in: PubMed

Kim AW, Faber LP, Warren WH, Basu S, Wightman SC, Weber JA, Bonomi P, Liptay MJ. Pneumonectomy after chemoradiation therapy for non-small cell lung cancer: does "side" really matter? Ann Thorac Surg. 2009 Sep; 88(3):937-43; discussion 944. View in: PubMed

Milman S, Kim AW, Warren WH, Liptay MJ, Miller C, Basu S, Faber LP. The incidence of perioperative anastomotic complications after sleeve lobectomy is not increased after neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy. Ann Thorac Surg. 2009 Sep; 88(3):945-50; discussion 950-1. View in: PubMed

Erlandson MD, Kim AW, Richter HM, Myers JA. Roux-en-Y duodenojejunostomy in the treatment of Bouveret syndrome. South Med J. 2009 Sep; 102(9):963-5. View in: PubMed

Kim AW, Liptay MJ, Saclarides TJ, Warren WH. Endobronchial colorectal metastasis versus primary lung cancer: a tale of two sleeve right upper lobectomies. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2009 Aug; 9(2):379-81. View in: PubMed

Fidler MJ, Kim AW, Zusag T, Bonomi P. Treatment of locally advanced non-small cell lung cancer. Clin Adv Hematol Oncol. 2009 Jul; 7(7):455-64, 479-80. View in: PubMed

Milman S, Kim AW, Farlow E, Liptay MJ. Enucleation of a giant esophageal gastrointestinal stromal tumor. Ann Thorac Surg. 2009 May; 87(5):1603-5. View in: PubMed

Lee DD, Hollinger EF, Kim AW, Holterman MJ. Persistent hypoglycemia in a child with a gastrocolic fistula--an unexpected presentation of leucine-sensitive hypoglycemia. J Pediatr Surg. 2009 Apr; 44(4):E13-6. View in: PubMed

Borgia JA, Basu S, Faber LP, Kim AW, Coon JS, Kaiser-Walters KA, Fhied C, Thomas S, Rouhi O, Warren WH, Bonomi P, Liptay MJ. Establishment of a multi-analyte serum biomarker panel to identify lymph node metastases in non-small cell lung cancer. J Thorac Oncol. 2009 Mar; 4(3):338-47. View in: PubMed

Vercillo MS, Kim AW, Pitelka L, Gattuso P, Liptay MJ. Right middle lobectomy for a primary pulmonary leiomyoma: a case report. Cases J. 2009; 2:8673. View in: PubMed

Kim AW. Lymph node drainage patterns and micrometastasis in lung cancer. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2009; 21(4):298-308. View in: PubMed

Dingeldein MW, Lu CY, Kim AW, Ostric S, Liptay MJ, Holterman MJ. Simultaneous costal cartilage-sparing modified Ravitch procedure and latissimus dorsi transfer for chest wall deformity repair in Poland's syndrome. J Pediatr Surg. 2009 Jan; 44(1):e29-32. View in: PubMed

McIntire M, Shah ND, Kim AW, Gattuso P, Liptay MJ. Cytologic imprints of giant atypical bronchopulmonary carcinoid tumor of the lung with extensive oncocytic component. Diagn Cytopathol. 2008 Dec; 36(12):887-90. View in: PubMed

Kim AW, Faber LP, Warren WH, Saclarides TJ, Carhill AA, Basu S, Choh MS, Liptay MJ. Repeat pulmonary resection for metachronous colorectal carcinoma is beneficial. Surgery. 2008 Oct; 144(4):712-7; discussion 717-8. View in: PubMed

Dingeldein MW, Kane D, Kim AW, Kabre R, Pescitelli MJ, Holterman MJ. Bilateral intrathoracic kidneys and adrenal glands associated with posterior congenital diaphragmatic hernias. Ann Thorac Surg. 2008 Aug; 86(2):651-4. View in: PubMed

Kim AW. From residency to clinical ownership: Reflections of a young thoracic surgeon. Bull Am Coll Surg. 2008 Jun; 93(6):20-1. View in: PubMed

Kim AW, Liptay MJ, Snow N, Donahue P, Warren WH. Utility of silicone esophageal bypass stents in the management of delayed complex esophageal disruptions. Ann Thorac Surg. 2008 Jun; 85(6):1962-7; discussion 1967. View in: PubMed

Kim AW, Liptay MJ, Higgins RS. Contemporary review on the inequities in the management of lung cancer among the African-American population. J Natl Med Assoc. 2008 Jun; 100(6):683-8. View in: PubMed

Warren WH, Kalimi R, Khodadadian LM, Kim AW. Management of malignant pleural effusions using the Pleur(x) catheter. Ann Thorac Surg. 2008 Mar; 85(3):1049-55. View in: PubMed

McNatt SA, Kim A, Hohuan D, Krieger M, McComb JG. Pediatric shunt malfunction without ventricular dilatation. Pediatr Neurosurg. 2008; 44(2):128-32. View in: PubMed

McNatt SA, Kim A, Hohuan D, Krieger M, McComb JG. Pediatric shunt malfunction without ventricular dilatation. Pediatr Neurosurg. 2008; 44(2):128-32. View in: PubMed

Warren WH, Kim AW, Liptay MJ. Identification of clinical factors predicting Pleurx catheter removal in patients treated for malignant pleural effusion. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2008 Jan; 33(1):89-94. View in: PubMed

Kim AW, Korst RJ, Port JL, Altorki NK, Lee PC. Giant cavernous hemangioma of the distal esophagus treated with esophagectomy. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2007 Jun; 133(6):1665-7. View in: PubMed

Xu X, Rao G, Quiros RM, Kim AW, Miao HQ, Brunn GJ, Platt JL, Gattuso P, Prinz RA. In vivo and in vitro degradation of heparan sulfate (HS) proteoglycans by HPR1 in pancreatic adenocarcinomas. Loss of cell surface HS suppresses fibroblast growth factor 2-mediated cell signaling and proliferation. J Biol Chem. 2007 Jan 26; 282(4):2363-73. View in: PubMed

Kim AW, Maxhimer JB, Quiros RM, Weber K, Prinz RA. Surgical management of well-differentiated thyroid cancer locally invasive to the respiratory tract. J Am Coll Surg. 2005 Oct; 201(4):619-27. View in: PubMed

Kim A, Shin D, Martin TV, Honig SC. Laparoscopic mobilization of the retroperitoneal vas deferens for microscopic inguinal vasovasostomy. J Urol. 2004 Nov; 172(5 Pt 1):1948-9. View in: PubMed

Kim AW, Quiros RM, Maxhimer JB, El-Ganzouri AR, Prinz RA. Outcome of laparoscopic adrenalectomy for pheochromocytomas vs aldosteronomas. Arch Surg. 2004 May; 139(5):526-9; discussion 529-31. View in: PubMed

Varghese TK, Kim AW, Kowal-Vern A, Latenser BA. Frequency of burn-trauma patients in an urban setting. Arch Surg. 2003 Dec; 138(12):1292-6. View in: PubMed

Christein JD, Kim AW, Golshan MA, Maxhimer J, Deziel DJ, Prinz RA. Central pancreatectomy for the resection of benign or low malignant potential neoplasms. World J Surg. 2003 May; 27(5):595-8. View in: PubMed

Musacchio MJ, Kim AW, Vijungco JD, Prinz RA. Greater local recurrence occurs with "berry picking" than neck dissection in thyroid cancer. Am Surg. 2003 Mar; 69(3):191-6; discussion 196-7. View in: PubMed

Quiros RM, Kim AW, Maxhimer J, Gattuso P, Xu X, Prinz RA. Differential heparanase-1 expression in malignant and benign pheochromocytomas. J Surg Res. 2002 Nov; 108(1):44-50. View in: PubMed

Kim AW, McCarthy WJ, Maxhimer JB, Quiros RM, Hollinger EF, Doolas A, Millikan KW, Deziel DJ, Godellas CV, Prinz RA. Vascular complications associated with pancreaticoduodenectomy adversely affect clinical outcome. Surgery. 2002 Oct; 132(4):738-44; discussion 744-7. View in: PubMed

Kim AW, Xu X, Hollinger EF, Gattuso P, Godellas CV, Prinz RA. Human heparanase-1 gene expression in pancreatic adenocarcinoma. J Gastrointest Surg. 2002 Mar-Apr; 6(2):167-72. View in: PubMed

Rossi H, Kim A, Prinz RA. Primary hyperaldosteronism in the era of laparoscopic adrenalectomy. Am Surg. 2002 Mar; 68(3):253-6; discussion 256-7. View in: PubMed

Christein JD, Kim AW, Jakate S, Deziel DJ. Central pancreatectomy for a pancreatic ganglioneuroma in a patient with previous neuroblastoma. Pancreatology. 2002; 2(6):557-60. View in: PubMed

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