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Thoracic Publications

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Thoracic Trauma

Khandhar SJ, Johnson SB, Calhoon JH. Overview of Thoracic Trauma in the United States. Thoracic Surgery Clinics 2007; 17(1): 1-9.


Mahajan AK, Ibrahim O, Shostak E, VanderLaan PA, Majid A, Folch E. EBUS-TBNA of Pulmonary Artery Clot. Journal of Interv Pulmonol. 2014 Oct;21(4):371-3.

Nyendak MR, Lewinsohn DM, Shah RD, Wundering RG, Koch CD, Morris A, McDade KE, Michaud GC, Mahajan AK, Channick CL, Argento AC, Wahidi MM, Beckett WS, George G, Thomson CC. ATS Core Curriculum 2014: Part 1. Adult Pulmonary Medicine. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2014 Sep;11(7):1136-44.

Folch E, Kinsey M, Ibrahim O, Mahajan AK, Shostak E, Majid A.. The Use of CP-EBUS for Placement of Airway Stents to Prevent Migration of Choke-Point: A Feasibility Study. CHEST, October 2014, Austin, TX

King CS, Khandhar SJ, Burton NA, Shlobin OA, Ahmad S, Lefrak EA, Barnett SD, PhD, Nathan SD Native Lung Complications in Single-lung Transplant Recipients and the Role of Pneumonectomy. The Journal of Heart and Lung Transplantation August 2009 p.851-856. Copyright © 2009 by the International Society for Heart and Lung Transplantation

Kiernan, P.D., Sheridan, M.J., Lamberti, J., LoRusso, T., Hetrick, V., Vaughan, B., Graling, P. Late Stage (III and IV) Non-Small Cell Cancer of the Lung, Results of Surgical Resection at Inova Fairfax Hospital. Southern Medical Journal, 98: 1088-94, 2005.

Graling, P.R., Hetrick, V.L., Vaughan, B., and Kiernan, P.D. A Pragmatic and Successful Approach to the Treatment of Non-Small Cell Carcinoma of the Lung. AORN Journal, 80:840-57, 2004.

Kiernan, P.D., Sheridan, M., Lamberti, J., et al. Mediastinal Staging of Non-Small Cell Carcinoma, Using Computed and Positron-Emission Tomography. Southern Medical Journal. 95: 1169-72, 2002.

Kiernan, P.D., Dicicco, B., Hetrick, V., et al. Diagnosis and Treatment of Broncho-Pleural Fistula. Surgical Rounds. 316-24; August, 1997.

Graling, P.R., Hettrick, V.L., Kiernan, P.D. Bilateral Lung Volume Reduction Surgery. AORN Journal. 63:389-404, 1996.

Kiernan, P.D., Sheridan, M., Byrne, W.D., et al. The Surgical Treatment of Stage II and III-A Non-Small Cell Carcinoma of the Lung - Fairfax Hospital Experience - 1981-1989. Virginia Medical Quarterly. 121: 172-178, 1994.

Kiernan, P.D.,Byrne, W.D., Najib, A., Fulcher, T. The Surgical Treatment of Stage I Non-Small Cell Carcinoma of the Lung - Fairfax Hospital Experience - 1981-1989. Virginia Medical Quarterly. 120:146-149, 1993.

Esophagus and Stomach

Malin E, Kiernan P, Sheridan MJ, et al: Long-term Results of Multi-Modality Treatment for Esophageal Malignancy at Inova Fairfax Hospital. The American Surgeon.  75:489-497. 2009

Kiernan, P.D., Sheridan, M.J., Hetrick V., Vaughan, B., Graling, P. Thoracic Esophageal Perforation - One Surgeon's Experience. Diseases of the Esophagus, 19:24-30, 2006.

Kiernan, P.D., Rhee, J.W., Collazo, L.R., Hetrick, V., Vaughan, B., Graling, P. Complete Esophageal Diversion: A Simplified, Easily Reversible Technique. Journal of the American College of Surgeons, 200:812-13, 2005.

Makary, M.A., Kiernan, P.D., Sheridan, M.J. Multimodality Treatment for Esophageal Cancer: The Role of Surgery and Neoadjuvant Therapy. The American Surgeon. 69: 693-702, 2003 (presented at the Southeastern Surgical Congress, February, 2003).

Kiernan, P.D., Rhee, J., Collazo, L., et al. Thoracic Esophageal Perforations, Fairfax Hospital Experience, 1979-2000. Southern Medical Journal. 96:158-63, 2003.

Graling, P.R., Hetrick, V.L., Vaughan, B., and Kiernan, P.D. Managing the Patient with Perforated Intra-Thoracic Esophagus. AORN Journal. 68:56-68, 1998.


Kiernan, P.D., Hernandez, A., Byrne, W.D. Descending Cervico-Mediastinitis: The Spectrum of Disease and Therapeutic Alternatives. Annals of Thoracic Surgery. 65: 1483-8, 1998.

Kiernan, P.D., DeArani, J., Byrne, W.D., et al. Anomalous Right Subclavian Artery Aneurysm. Case Report and Review of the Literature. Mayo Clinic Proceedings. 68: 468-473, 1993. 


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