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    Mark Onaitis

    TitleAssociate Professor In Residence
    SchoolUniversity of California, San Diego
    DepartmentSurgery
    Address200 W. Arbor Drive #8220
    CA San Diego 92103
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      1. Asselin-Labat ML, Rampersad R, Xu X, Ritchie ME, Michalski J, Huang L, Onaitis M. High-LET Radiation Increases Tumor Progression in a K-Ras-Driven Model of Lung Adenocarcinoma. Radiat Res. 2017 Sep 27. PMID: 28952911.
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      2. Boyer MJ, Williams CD, Harpole DH, Onaitis M, Kelley MJ, Salama JK. Improved Survival of Stage I Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: A VA Central Cancer Registry Analysis. J Thorac Oncol. 2017 Sep 23. PMID: 28951090.
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      3. Roberts SL, Dun XP, Doddrell RDS, Mindos T, Drake LK, Onaitis M, Florio F, Quattrini A, D'Antonio M, Parkinson DB. Sox2 expression in Schwann cells inhibits myelination in vivo and induces influx of macrophages to the nerve. Development. 2017 Jul 25. PMID: 28743796.
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      4. Cheng X, Onaitis M, D'amico TA, Chen H. Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery 3.0: Lessons Learned From the History of Lung Cancer Surgery. Ann Surg. 2017 Jul 07. PMID: 28692471.
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      5. Cerfolio R, Louie BE, Farivar AS, Onaitis M, Park BJ. Consensus statement on definitions and nomenclature for robotic thoracic surgery. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Sep; 154(3):1065-1069. PMID: 28623099.
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      6. Boffa D, Fernandez FG, Kim S, Kosinski A, Onaitis M, Cowper P, Jacobs JP, Wright CD, Putnam JB, Furnary AP. Surgically Managed Clinical Stage IIIA-Clinical N2 Lung Cancer in The Society of Thoracic Surgeons Database. Ann Thorac Surg. 2017 Aug; 104(2):395-403. PMID: 28527969.
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      7. Gu JJ, Rouse C, Xu X, Wang J, Onaitis M, Pendergast AM. Inactivation of ABL kinases suppresses non-small cell lung cancer metastasis. JCI Insight. 2016 Dec 22; 1(21):e89647. PMID: 28018973.
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      8. Gaissert HA, Fernandez FG, Allen MS, Burfeind WR, Block MI, Donahue JM, Mitchell JD, Schipper PH, Onaitis M, Kosinski AS, Jacobs JP, Shahian DM, Kozower BD, Edwards FH, Conrad EA, Patterson GA. The Society of Thoracic Surgeons General Thoracic Surgery Database: 2016 Update on Research. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Nov; 102(5):1444-1451. PMID: 27772572.
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      9. Gulack BC, Yang CJ, Speicher PJ, Yerokun BA, Tong BC, Onaitis M, D'Amico TA, Harpole DH, Hartwig MG, Berry MF. A Risk Score to Assist Selecting Lobectomy Versus Sublobar Resection for Early Stage Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 12; 102(6):1814-1820. PMID: 27592602.
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      10. Onaitis M, Park B. Teaching robotic surgery: Making progress. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Oct; 152(4):950-1. PMID: 27641290.
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      11. Boyer MJ, Gu L, Wang X, Kelsey CR, Yoo DS, Onaitis M, Dunphy FR, Crawford J, Ready NE, Salama JK. Toxicity of definitive and post-operative radiation following ipilimumab in non-small cell lung cancer. Lung Cancer. 2016 Aug; 98:76-78. PMID: 27393510.
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      12. Fernandez FG, Furnary AP, Kosinski AS, Onaitis M, Kim S, Boffa D, Cowper P, Jacobs JP, Wright CD, Putnam JB. Longitudinal Follow-up of Lung Cancer Resection From the Society of Thoracic Surgeons General Thoracic Surgery Database in Patients 65 Years and Older. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Jun; 101(6):2067-76. PMID: 27157052.
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      13. Yerokun BA, Sun Z, Yang CJ, Gulack BC, Speicher PJ, Adam MA, D'Amico TA, Onaitis M, Harpole DH, Berry MF, Hartwig MG. Minimally Invasive Versus Open Esophagectomy for Esophageal Cancer: A Population-Based Analysis. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 08; 102(2):416-23. PMID: 27157326.
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      14. Onaitis M, Salama J. Surgery versus stereotactic body radiation therapy for operable stage I non-small cell lung cancer: Can we achieve equipoise? J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2016 Jul; 152(1):1-2. PMID: 27343902.
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      15. Kang X, Liu H, Onaitis M, Liu Z, Owzar K, Han Y, Su L, Wei Y, Hung RJ, Brhane Y, McLaughlin J, Brennan P, Bickeböller H, Rosenberger A, Houlston RS, Caporaso N, Landi MT, Heinrich J, Risch A, Wu X, Ye Y, Christiani DC, Amos CI, Wei Q. Polymorphisms of the centrosomal gene (FGFR1OP) and lung cancer risk: a meta-analysis of 14,463 cases and 44,188 controls. Carcinogenesis. 2016 Mar; 37(3):280-289. PMID: 26905588; PMCID: PMC4804128 [Available on 03/01/17].
      16. Onaitis M, D'Amico TA. Modern Management of Pulmonary Metastases. Thorac Surg Clin. 2016 Feb; 26(1):xi. PMID: 26611517.
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      17. Yang CF, Sun Z, Speicher PJ, Saud SM, Gulack BC, Hartwig MG, Harpole DH, Onaitis M, Tong BC, D'Amico TA, Berry MF. Use and Outcomes of Minimally Invasive Lobectomy for Stage I Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer in the National Cancer Data Base. Ann Thorac Surg. 2016 Mar; 101(3):1037-42. PMID: 26822346; PMCID: PMC4763985 [Available on 03/01/17].
      18. Yang CF, Chan DY, Speicher PJ, Gulack BC, Wang X, Hartwig MG, Onaitis M, Tong BC, D'Amico TA, Berry MF, Harpole DH. Role of Adjuvant Therapy in a Population-Based Cohort of Patients With Early-Stage Small-Cell Lung Cancer. J Clin Oncol. 2016 Apr 01; 34(10):1057-64. PMID: 26786925; PMCID: PMC4933132 [Available on 12/01/16].
      19. Yang CF, Adil SM, Anderson KL, Meyerhoff RR, Turley RS, Hartwig MG, Harpole DH, Tong BC, Onaitis M, D'Amico TA, Berry MF. Impact of patient selection and treatment strategies on outcomes after lobectomy for biopsy-proven stage IIIA pN2 non-small cell lung cancer. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016 Jun; 49(6):1607-13. PMID: 26719403; PMCID: PMC4867397 [Available on 06/01/17].
      20. Yang CF, Meyerhoff RR, Mayne NR, Singhapricha T, Toomey CB, Speicher PJ, Hartwig MG, Tong BC, Onaitis M, Harpole DH, D'Amico TA, Berry MF. Long-term survival following open versus thoracoscopic lobectomy after preoperative chemotherapy for non-small cell lung cancer. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2016 Jun; 49(6):1615-23. PMID: 26719408; PMCID: PMC4867396 [Available on 06/01/17].
      21. Kara HV, Mallipeddi MK, Javidfar J, Onaitis M. Benign emptying of the postpneumonectomy space. Lung India. 2015 Nov-Dec; 32(6):614-5. PMID: 26664171.
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      22. Onaitis M. Invited Commentary. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Sep; 100(3):917. PMID: 26354625.
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      23. Yang CF, Gulack BC, Gu L, Speicher PJ, Wang X, Harpole DH, Onaitis M, D'Amico TA, Berry MF, Hartwig MG. Adding radiation to induction chemotherapy does not improve survival of patients with operable clinical N2 non-small cell lung cancer. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2015 Dec; 150(6):1484-92; discussion 1492-3. PMID: 26259994; PMCID: PMC4651719 [Available on 12/01/16].
      24. Tang P, Onaitis M, Gaca JG, Milano CA, Stafford-Smith M, Glower D. Right Minithoracotomy Versus Median Sternotomy for Mitral Valve Surgery: A Propensity Matched Study. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Aug; 100(2):575-81. PMID: 26141780.
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      25. Berry MF, Yang CJ, Hartwig MG, Tong BC, Harpole DH, D'Amico TA, Onaitis M. Impact of Pulmonary Function Measurements on Long-Term Survival After Lobectomy for Stage I Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 07; 100(1):271-6. PMID: 25986099; PMCID: PMC4492856.
      26. Oprea AD, Fontes ML, Onaitis M, Kertai MD. Comparison Between the 2007 and 2014 American College of Cardiology/American Heart Association Guidelines on Perioperative Evaluation for Noncardiac Surgery. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth. 2015 Dec; 29(6):1639-50. PMID: 26341877.
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      27. Coleman BK, Curtis LH, Onaitis M, D'Amico TA, Berry MF. Adjuvant chemotherapy after resection of N1 non-small cell lung cancer: differential impact of new evidence on physician and patient decisions. J Thorac Dis. 2015 Mar; 7(3):243-51. PMID: 25922700; PMCID: PMC4387435.
      28. Xiao L, Kim DJ, Davis CL, McCann JV, Dunleavey JM, Vanderlinden AK, Xu N, Pattenden SG, Frye SV, Xu X, Onaitis M, Monaghan-Benson E, Burridge K, Dudley AC. Tumor Endothelial Cells with Distinct Patterns of TGFß-Driven Endothelial-to-Mesenchymal Transition. Cancer Res. 2015 Apr 01; 75(7):1244-54. PMID: 25634211; PMCID: PMC4383705.
      29. Speicher PJ, Englum BR, Ganapathi AM, Mulvihill MS, Hartwig MG, Onaitis M, D'Amico TA, Berry MF. Adjuvant chemotherapy is associated with improved survival after esophagectomy without induction therapy for node-positive adenocarcinoma. J Thorac Oncol. 2015 Jan; 10(1):181-8. PMID: 25490005.
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      30. Nussbaum DP, Speicher PJ, Gulack BC, Hartwig MG, Onaitis M, D'Amico TA, Berry MF. Defining the role of adjuvant chemotherapy after lobectomy for typical bronchopulmonary carcinoid tumors. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Feb; 99(2):428-34. PMID: 25499480.
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      31. Hanna JM, Erhunmwunsee L, Berry M, D'Amico T, Onaitis M. The prognostic importance of the number of dissected lymph nodes after induction chemoradiotherapy for esophageal cancer. Ann Thorac Surg. 2015 Jan; 99(1):265-9. PMID: 25440285.
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      32. Erhunmwunsee L, Englum BR, Onaitis M, D'Amico TA, Berry MF. Impact of pretreatment imaging on survival of esophagectomy after induction therapy for esophageal cancer: who should be given the benefit of the doubt?: esophagectomy outcomes of patients with suspicious metastatic lesions. Ann Surg Oncol. 2015 Mar; 22(3):1020-5. PMID: 25234017; PMCID: PMC4318780.
      33. Linden PA, D'Amico TA, Perry Y, Saha-Chaudhuri P, Sheng S, Kim S, Onaitis M. Quantifying the safety benefits of wedge resection: a society of thoracic surgery database propensity-matched analysis. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Nov; 98(5):1705-11; discussion 1711-2. PMID: 25201723.
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      34. Xu X, Huang L, Futtner C, Schwab B, Rampersad RR, Lu Y, Sporn TA, Hogan BL, Onaitis M. The cell of origin and subtype of K-Ras-induced lung tumors are modified by Notch and Sox2. Genes Dev. 2014 Sep 01; 28(17):1929-39. PMID: 25184679; PMCID: PMC4197950.
      35. Shah AA, Worni M, Onaitis M, Balderson SS, Harpole DH, D'Amico TA, Berry MF. Thoracoscopic left upper lobectomy in patients with internal mammary artery coronary bypass grafts. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Oct; 98(4):1207-12. PMID: 25110335; PMCID: PMC4409811.
      36. Berry MF, D'Amico TA, Onaitis M. Use of amiodarone after major lung resection. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Oct; 98(4):1199-206. PMID: 25106684; PMCID: PMC4409813.
      37. Speicher PJ, Ganapathi AM, Englum BR, Hartwig MG, Onaitis M, D'Amico TA, Berry MF. Induction therapy does not improve survival for clinical stage T2N0 esophageal cancer. J Thorac Oncol. 2014 Aug; 9(8):1195-201. PMID: 25157773; PMCID: PMC4145610.
      38. Speicher PJ, Englum BR, Ganapathi AM, Onaitis M, D'Amico TA, Berry MF. Outcomes after treatment of 17,378 patients with locally advanced (T3N0-2) non-small-cell lung cancer. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2015 Apr; 47(4):636-41. PMID: 25005840; PMCID: PMC4366575.
      39. Berry MF, D'Amico TA, Onaitis M, Kelsey CR. Thoracoscopic approach to lobectomy for lung cancer does not compromise oncologic efficacy. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Jul; 98(1):197-202. PMID: 24820392; PMCID: PMC4118748.
      40. Hanna JM, Onaitis M. Robotic benign esophageal procedures. Thorac Surg Clin. 2014 May; 24(2):223-9, vii. PMID: 24780427.
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      41. Huang L, Onaitis M. Minimally invasive and robotic Ivor Lewis esophagectomy. J Thorac Dis. 2014 May; 6 Suppl 3:S314-21. PMID: 24876936; PMCID: PMC4037415.
      42. Klapper J, Hirji S, Hartwig MG, D'Amico TA, Harpole DH, Onaitis M, Berry MF. Outcomes after pneumonectomy for benign disease: the impact of urgent resection. J Am Coll Surg. 2014 Sep; 219(3):518-24. PMID: 24862885; PMCID: PMC4143430.
      43. Tong BC, Kosinski AS, Burfeind WR, Onaitis M, Berry MF, Harpole DH, D'Amico TA. Sex differences in early outcomes after lung cancer resection: analysis of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons General Thoracic Database. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014 Jul; 148(1):13-8. PMID: 24726742; PMCID: PMC4314218.
      44. Burt BM, Kosinski AS, Shrager JB, Onaitis M, Weigel T. Thoracoscopic lobectomy is associated with acceptable morbidity and mortality in patients with predicted postoperative forced expiratory volume in 1 second or diffusing capacity for carbon monoxide less than 40% of normal. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014 Jul; 148(1):19-28, dicussion 28-29.e1. PMID: 24766848.
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      45. Mallipeddi MK, Onaitis M. The contemporary role of minimally invasive esophagectomy in esophageal cancer. Curr Oncol Rep. 2014 Mar; 16(3):374. PMID: 24488547.
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      46. Boffa DJ, Dhamija A, Kosinski AS, Kim AW, Detterbeck FC, Mitchell JD, Onaitis M, 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. PMID: 24529729.
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      47. Huang L, Walter V, Hayes DN, Onaitis M. Hedgehog-GLI signaling inhibition suppresses tumor growth in squamous lung cancer. Clin Cancer Res. 2014 Mar 15; 20(6):1566-75. PMID: 24423612; PMCID: PMC4136748.
      48. Haney JC, Hanna JM, Berry MF, Harpole DH, D'Amico TA, Tong BC, Onaitis M. Differential prognostic significance of extralobar and intralobar nodal metastases in patients with surgically resected stage II non-small cell lung cancer. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2014 Apr; 147(4):1164-8. PMID: 24507984; PMCID: PMC4336169.
      49. Speicher PJ, Ganapathi AM, Englum BR, Onaitis M, D'Amico TA, Berry MF. Survival in the elderly after pneumonectomy for early-stage non-small cell lung cancer: a comparison with nonoperative management. J Am Coll Surg. 2014 Mar; 218(3):439-49. PMID: 24559956; PMCID: PMC3934839.
      50. Morse MA, Niedzwiecki D, Marshall JL, Garrett C, Chang DZ, Aklilu M, Crocenzi TS, Cole DJ, Dessureault S, Hobeika AC, Osada T, Onaitis M, Clary BM, Hsu D, Devi GR, Bulusu A, Annechiarico RP, Chadaram V, Clay TM, Lyerly HK. A randomized phase II study of immunization with dendritic cells modified with poxvectors encoding CEA and MUC1 compared with the same poxvectors plus GM-CSF for resected metastatic colorectal cancer. Ann Surg. 2013 Dec; 258(6):879-86. PMID: 23657083; PMCID: PMC3812363.
      51. Berry MF, Worni M, Wang X, Harpole DH, D'Amico TA, Onaitis M. Sleeve lobectomy for non-small cell lung cancer with N1 nodal disease does not compromise survival. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Jan; 97(1):230-5. PMID: 24206972; PMCID: PMC3930644.
      52. Onaitis M. Invited commentary. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Nov; 96(5):1775. PMID: 24182463.
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      53. Tang P, Onaitis M, Desai B, Gaca JG, Milano CA, Stafford-Smith M, Glower DD. Minithoracotomy versus sternotomy for mitral surgery in patients with chronic renal impairment: a propensity-matched study. Innovations (Phila). 2013 Sep-Oct; 8(5):325-31. PMID: 24346579.
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      54. Shah AA, Worni M, Kelsey CR, Onaitis M, D'Amico TA, Berry MF. Does pneumonectomy have a role in the treatment of stage IIIA non-small cell lung cancer? Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 May; 95(5):1700-7. PMID: 23545195; PMCID: PMC4314216.
      55. Hanna JM, Onaitis M. Cell of origin of lung cancer. J Carcinog. 2013; 12:6. PMID: 23599688; PMCID: PMC3622445.
      56. Liu K, Jiang M, Lu Y, Chen H, Sun J, Wu S, Ku WY, Nakagawa H, Kita Y, Natsugoe S, Peters JH, Rustgi A, Onaitis M, Kiernan A, Chen X, Que J. Sox2 cooperates with inflammation-mediated Stat3 activation in the malignant transformation of foregut basal progenitor cells. Cell Stem Cell. 2013 Mar 07; 12(3):304-15. PMID: 23472872; PMCID: PMC3594795.
      57. Villamizar NR, Darrabie M, Hanna J, Onaitis M, Tong BC, D'Amico TA, Berry MF. Impact of T status and N status on perioperative outcomes after thoracoscopic lobectomy for lung cancer. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2013 Feb; 145(2):514-20; discussion 520-1. PMID: 23177123; PMCID: PMC3547149.
      58. Ceppa DP, Kosinski AS, Berry MF, Tong BC, Harpole DH, Mitchell JD, D'Amico TA, Onaitis M. Thoracoscopic lobectomy has increasing benefit in patients with poor pulmonary function: a Society of Thoracic Surgeons Database analysis. Ann Surg. 2012 Sep; 256(3):487-93. PMID: 22868367; PMCID: PMC4089858.
      59. Boffa DJ, Kosinski AS, Paul S, Mitchell JD, Onaitis M. Lymph node evaluation by open or video-assisted approaches in 11,500 anatomic lung cancer resections. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Aug; 94(2):347-53; discussion 353. PMID: 22742843.
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      60. Xu X, Rock JR, Lu Y, Futtner C, Schwab B, Guinney J, Hogan BL, Onaitis M. Evidence for type II cells as cells of origin of K-Ras-induced distal lung adenocarcinoma. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2012 Mar 27; 109(13):4910-5. PMID: 22411819; PMCID: PMC3323959.
      61. Shah AA, Barfield ME, Kelsey CR, Onaitis M, Tong B, Harpole D, D'Amico TA, Berry MF. Outcomes after surgical management of synchronous bilateral primary lung cancers. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Apr; 93(4):1055-60; discussion 1060. PMID: 22381451.
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      62. Boffa DJ, Gangadharan S, Kent M, Kerendi F, Onaitis M, Verrier E, Roselli E. Self-perceived video-assisted thoracic surgery lobectomy proficiency by recent graduates of North American thoracic residencies. Interact Cardiovasc Thorac Surg. 2012 Jun; 14(6):797-800. PMID: 22381653; PMCID: PMC3352699.
      63. Stevenson M, Mostertz W, Acharya CR, Kim W, Walters K, Barry W, Higgins K, Tuchman SA, Crawford J, Vlahovic G, Ready N, Onaitis M, Potti A. Retraction: characterizing the clinical relevance of an embryonic stem cell phenotype in lung adenocarcinoma. Clin Cancer Res. 2012 Mar 15; 18(6):1818. PMID: 22355011.
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      64. Berry MF, Onaitis M, Tong BC, Balderson SS, Harpole DH, D'Amico TA. Feasibility of hybrid thoracoscopic lobectomy and en-bloc chest wall resection. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2012 Apr; 41(4):888-92. PMID: 22219441; PMCID: PMC3310404.
      65. Higgins KA, Chino JP, Ready N, Onaitis M, Berry MF, D'Amico TA, Kelsey CR. Persistent N2 disease after neoadjuvant chemotherapy for non-small-cell lung cancer. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2011 Nov; 142(5):1175-9. PMID: 22014344.
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      66. Meltzer EB, Barry WT, D'Amico TA, Davis RD, Lin SS, Onaitis M, Morrison LD, Sporn TA, Steele MP, Noble PW. Bayesian probit regression model for the diagnosis of pulmonary fibrosis: proof-of-principle. BMC Med Genomics. 2011 Oct 05; 4:70. PMID: 21974901; PMCID: PMC3199230.
      67. Ceppa DP, Welsby IJ, Wang TY, Onaitis M, Tong BC, Harpole DH, D'Amico TA, Berry MF. Perioperative management of patients on clopidogrel (Plavix) undergoing major lung resection. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Dec; 92(6):1971-6. PMID: 21978871; PMCID: PMC4089873.
      68. Atkins BZ, Onaitis M, Hutcheson KA, Kaye K, Petersen RP, Wolfe WG. Does method of sternal repair influence long-term outcome of postoperative mediastinitis? Am J Surg. 2011 Nov; 202(5):565-7. PMID: 21924401.
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      69. Hartwig MG, Anderson DJ, Onaitis M, Reddy S, Snyder LD, Lin SS, Davis RD. Fundoplication after lung transplantation prevents the allograft dysfunction associated with reflux. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Aug; 92(2):462-8; discussion; 468-9. PMID: 21801907; PMCID: PMC3617490.
      70. D'Amico TA, Niland J, Mamet R, Zornosa C, Dexter EU, Onaitis M. Efficacy of mediastinal lymph node dissection during lobectomy for lung cancer by thoracoscopy and thoracotomy. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Jul; 92(1):226-31; discussion 231-2. PMID: 21718849.
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      71. D'Amico TA, Tong BC, Berry MF, Burfeind WR, Onaitis M. Incorporating research into thoracic surgery practice. Thorac Surg Clin. 2011 Aug; 21(3):369-77. PMID: 21762860.
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      72. Pepek JM, Chino JP, Marks LB, D'amico TA, Yoo DS, Onaitis M, Ready NE, Hubbs JL, Boyd J, Kelsey CR. How well does the new lung cancer staging system predict for local/regional recurrence after surgery?: A comparison of the TNM 6 and 7 systems. J Thorac Oncol. 2011 Apr; 6(4):757-61. PMID: 21325975.
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      73. Walsh MD, Bruno AD, Onaitis M, Erdmann D, Wolfe WG, Toloza EM, Levin LS. The role of intrathoracic free flaps for chronic empyema. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Mar; 91(3):865-8. PMID: 21353016.
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      74. Onaitis M, D'Amico TA, Clark CP, Guinney J, Harpole DH, Rawlins EL. A 10-gene progenitor cell signature predicts poor prognosis in lung adenocarcinoma. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Apr; 91(4):1046-50; discussion 1050. PMID: 21353202; PMCID: PMC3376444.
      75. Berry MF, Onaitis M, Tong BC, Harpole DH, D'Amico TA. A model for morbidity after lung resection in octogenarians. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2011 Jun; 39(6):989-94. PMID: 21276728; PMCID: PMC3090538.
      76. Hanna JM, Onaitis M. Human lung stem cells: has the future arrived? Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2011; 23(4):259-60. PMID: 22443640.
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      77. Berry MF, Atkins BZ, Tong BC, Harpole DH, D'Amico TA, Onaitis M. A comprehensive evaluation for aspiration after esophagectomy reduces the incidence of postoperative pneumonia. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2010 Dec; 140(6):1266-71. PMID: 20884018; PMCID: PMC3147296.
      78. Onaitis M, D'Amico T, Zhao Y, O'Brien S, Harpole D. Risk factors for atrial fibrillation after lung cancer surgery: analysis of the Society of Thoracic Surgeons general thoracic surgery database. Ann Thorac Surg. 2010 Aug; 90(2):368-74. PMID: 20667313.
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      79. Welsby IJ, Phillips-Bute B, Onaitis M. Invited commentary. Ann Thorac Surg. 2010 Jul; 90(1):115-6. PMID: 20609759.
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      80. Lu Y, Futtner C, Rock JR, Xu X, Whitworth W, Hogan BL, Onaitis M. Evidence that SOX2 overexpression is oncogenic in the lung. PLoS One. 2010 Jun 10; 5(6):e11022. PMID: 20548776; PMCID: PMC2883553.
      81. Berry MF, Villamizar-Ortiz NR, Tong BC, Burfeind WR, Harpole DH, D'Amico TA, Onaitis M. Pulmonary function tests do not predict pulmonary complications after thoracoscopic lobectomy. Ann Thorac Surg. 2010 Apr; 89(4):1044-51; discussion 1051-2. PMID: 20338305; PMCID: PMC3148813.
      82. Paul S, Altorki NK, Sheng S, Lee PC, Harpole DH, Onaitis M, Stiles BM, Port JL, D'Amico TA. Thoracoscopic lobectomy is associated with lower morbidity than open lobectomy: a propensity-matched analysis from the STS database. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2010 Feb; 139(2):366-78. PMID: 20106398.
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      83. Tong BC, Hanna J, Toloza EM, Onaitis M, D'Amico TA, Harpole DH, Burfeind WR. Outcomes of video-assisted thoracoscopic decortication. Ann Thorac Surg. 2010 Jan; 89(1):220-5. PMID: 20103240.
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      84. Stevenson M, Mostertz W, Acharya C, Kim W, Walters K, Barry W, Higgins K, Tuchman SA, Crawford J, Vlahovic G, Ready N, Onaitis M, Potti A. Characterizing the clinical relevance of an embryonic stem cell phenotype in lung adenocarcinoma. Clin Cancer Res. 2009 Dec 15; 15(24):7553-61. PMID: 19996213.
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      85. Berry MF, Hanna J, Tong BC, Burfeind WR, Harpole DH, D'Amico TA, Onaitis M. Risk factors for morbidity after lobectomy for lung cancer in elderly patients. Ann Thorac Surg. 2009 Oct; 88(4):1093-9. PMID: 19766786.
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      86. Villamizar NR, Darrabie MD, Burfeind WR, Petersen RP, Onaitis M, Toloza E, Harpole DH, D'Amico TA. Thoracoscopic lobectomy is associated with lower morbidity compared with thoracotomy. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2009 Aug; 138(2):419-25. PMID: 19619789.
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      87. Rock JR, Onaitis M, Rawlins EL, Lu Y, Clark CP, Xue Y, Randell SH, Hogan BL. Basal cells as stem cells of the mouse trachea and human airway epithelium. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2009 Aug 04; 106(31):12771-5. PMID: 19625615.
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      88. Erhunmwunsee L, Onaitis M. Smoking cessation and the success of lung cancer surgery. Curr Oncol Rep. 2009 Jul; 11(4):269-74. PMID: 19508831.
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