Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2022 The Influence of Intraoperative Blood Loss on Fistula Development Following PancreatoduodenectomyAnnals of Surgery.  276:E527-E535. 2022
2022 A risk-adjusted analysis of drain use in pancreaticoduodenectomy: Some is good, but more may not be betterSurgery.  171:1058-1066. 2022
2022 Validation of the Orlando Protocol for endoscopic management of pancreatic fluid collections in the era of lumen-apposing metal stentsDigestive Endoscopy.  34:612-621. 2022
2022 The Fistula Risk Score Catalog: Toward Precision Medicine for Pancreatic Fistula After PancreatoduodenectomyAnnals of Surgery.  275:E463-E472. 2022
2022 Optimizing Patient Selection for Irreversible Electroporation of Locally Advanced Pancreatic Cancer: Analyses of SurvivalFrontiers in Oncology.  11. 2022
2021 The effect of high intraoperative blood loss on pancreatic fistula development after pancreatoduodenectomy: An international, multi-institutional propensity score matched analysisSurgery.  170:1195-1204. 2021
2021 Surgeon experience contributes to improved outcomes in pancreatoduodenectomies at high risk for fistula developmentSurgery.  169:708-720. 2021
2020 Development and external validation of a prediction model for survival in patients with resected ampullary adenocarcinoma 2020
2020 Correction to: Characteristics and Outcomes of Patients Undergoing Debridement of Pancreatic Necrosis (Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery, (2010), 14, 2, (245-251), 10.1007/s11605-009-1100-7)Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery.  24:233. 2020
2019 A prospective, multi-institution assessment of irreversible electroporation for treatment of locally advanced pancreatic adenocarcinoma: initial outcomes from the AHPBA pancreatic registry 2019
2019 Role of Adjuvant Multimodality Therapy after Curative-Intent Resection of Ampullary CarcinomaJAMA Surgery.  154:706-714. 2019
2019 The Beneficial Effects of Minimizing Blood Loss in PancreatoduodenectomyAnnals of Surgery.  270:147-157. 2019
2019 Non-Hepatic Abdominal Surgery in Patients with Cirrhotic Liver DiseaseJournal of Gastrointestinal Surgery.  23:634-642. 2019
2019 Risk Factors and Mitigation Strategies for Pancreatic Fistula after Distal Pancreatectomy: Analysis of 2026 Resections from the International, Multi-institutional Distal Pancreatectomy Study GroupAnnals of Surgery.  269:143-149. 2019
2018 Characterization and Optimal Management of High-risk Pancreatic Anastomoses during PancreatoduodenectomyAnnals of Surgery.  267:608-616. 2018
2018 Impact of Disconnected Pancreatic Duct Syndrome on the Endoscopic Management of Pancreatic Fluid CollectionsAnnals of Surgery.  267:561-568. 2018
2018 JQ1 induces DNA damage and apoptosis, and inhibits tumor growth in a patient-derived xenograft model of cholangiocarcinomaMolecular Cancer Therapeutics.  17:107-118. 2018
2018 Pancreatogastrostomy Vs. Pancreatojejunostomy: a Risk-Stratified Analysis of 5316 PancreatoduodenectomiesJournal of Gastrointestinal Surgery.  22:68-76. 2018
2017 Charles Bernard Puestow (1902–1973): American surgeon and commander of the 27th Evacuation Hospital during the Second World WarJournal of Medical Biography.  25:147-152. 2017
2017 Incorporation of Procedure-specific Risk into the ACS-NSQIP Surgical Risk Calculator Improves the Prediction of Morbidity and Mortality after PancreatoduodenectomyAnnals of Surgery.  265:978-986. 2017
2017 Pancreas fistula risk prediction: implications for hospital costs and payments 2017
2016 Externalized Stents for Pancreatoduodenectomy Provide Value Only in High-Risk ScenariosJournal of Gastrointestinal Surgery.  20:2052-2062. 2016
2016 Pancreatic cancer survivors’ preferences, barriers, and facilitators related to physical activity and diet interventionsJournal of Cancer Survivorship.  10:981-989. 2016
2016 RNA sequencing of pancreatic adenocarcinoma tumors yields novel expression patterns associated with long-term survival and reveals a role for ANGPTL4Molecular Oncology.  10:1169-1182. 2016
2016 Risk-adjusted Outcomes of Clinically Relevant Pancreatic Fistula Following Pancreatoduodenectomy: A Model for Performance EvaluationAnnals of Surgery.  264:344-352. 2016
2016 Acidic pH-Targeted Chitosan-Capped Mesoporous Silica Coated Gold Nanorods Facilitate Detection of Pancreatic Tumors via Multispectral Optoacoustic TomographyACS Biomaterials Science and Engineering.  2:1108-1120. 2016
2016 Comparing the burden of pancreatic fistulas after pancreatoduodenectomy and distal pancreatectomySurgery.  159:1013-1022. 2016
2016 The BET bromodomain inhibitor JQ1 suppresses growth of pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma in patient-derived xenograft modelsOncogene.  35:833-845. 2016
2016 The Characterization and Prediction of ISGPF Grade C Fistulas Following PancreatoduodenectomyJournal of Gastrointestinal Surgery.  20:262-276. 2016
2015 Patterns of Failure for Lymph Node-Positive Resected Pancreatic Adenocarcinoma After Adjuvant Radiotherapy or Gemcitabine-based Chemotherapy AloneJournal of Gastrointestinal Cancer.  46:149-155. 2015
2015 DiscussionJournal of the American College of Surgeons.  220:690-692. 2015
2015 DiscussionJournal of the American College of Surgeons.  220:698-700. 2015
2015 Quantifying the Burden of Complications Following Total Pancreatectomy Using the Postoperative Morbidity Index: A Multi-Institutional PerspectiveJournal of Gastrointestinal Surgery.  19:506-515. 2015
2015 S100A4 promotes pancreatic cancer progression through a dual signaling pathway mediated by Src and focal adhesion kinaseScientific Reports.  5. 2015
2015 Establishing a quantitative benchmark for morbidity in pancreatoduodenectomy using ACS-NSQIP, the accordion severity grading system, and the postoperative morbidity indexAnnals of Surgery.  261:527-536. 2015
2014 Outcomes after implementing a tailored endoscopic step-up approach to walled-off necrosis in acute pancreatitis 2014
2014 Erratum to: Pancreatic adenocarcinoma: a pilot study of quantitative perfusion and diffusion-weighted breath-hold magnetic resonance imaging (Abdom Imaging (2014) 39, (744–752) 10.1007/s00261-014-0107-z)Abdominal radiology (New York).  39:1143. 2014
2014 A Multi-Institutional External Validation of the Fistula Risk Score for PancreatoduodenectomyJournal of Gastrointestinal Surgery.  18:172-180. 2014
2014 Defining the post-operative morbidity index for distal pancreatectomy 2014
2014 DiscussionJournal of the American College of Surgeons.  218:543-545. 2014
2014 Endoscopic repair of a massive postoperative pancreatic juice leak through the bile duct stump due to pancreatobiliary maljunctionEndoscopy.  46. 2014
2014 Intraductal papillary carcinoma of common bile duct diagnosed by endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspirationEndoscopy.  46. 2014
2014 Pancreatic adenocarcinoma: A pilot study of quantitative perfusion and diffusion-weighted breath-hold magnetic resonance imagingAbdominal radiology (New York).  39:744-752. 2014
2014 Prophylactic octreotide for pancreatoduodenectomy: More harm than good? 2014
2013 Development and Histopathological Characterization of Tumorgraft Models of Pancreatic Ductal AdenocarcinomaPLoS One.  8. 2013
2013 Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus and Pancreatic CancerSurgical Clinics of North America.  93:619-627. 2013
2013 The Concept of Laparoscopy-Assisted Pancreatobiliary EUS (LAP-EUS)Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery.  17:1020-1023. 2013
2013 Assessing the impact of a fistula after a pancreaticoduodenectomy using the Post-operative Morbidity Index 2013
2013 Computed tomography attenuation and patient characteristics as predictors of complications after pancreaticoduodenectomy 2013
2013 Equal efficacy of endoscopic and surgical cystogastrostomy for pancreatic pseudocyst drainage in a randomized trialGastroenterology.  145. 2013
2013 Should pancreatectomy with islet cell autotransplantation in patients with chronic alcoholic pancreatitis be abandoned?Journal of the American College of Surgeons.  216:591-596. 2013
2012 A Root-Cause Analysis of Mortality Following Major PancreatectomyJournal of Gastrointestinal Surgery.  16:89-103. 2012
2012 Oncocytic intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm with carcinomatous degenerationGastrointestinal Endoscopy.  75:898-899. 2012
2012 Stenting versus gastrojejunostomy for management of malignant gastric outlet obstruction: Comparison of clinical outcomes and costs 2012
2011 Endoscopic Transmural Drainage of Peripancreatic Fluid Collections: Outcomes and Predictors of Treatment Success in 211 Consecutive PatientsJournal of Gastrointestinal Surgery.  15:2080-2088. 2011
2011 EUS-guided therapy for management of peripancreatic fluid collections after distal pancreatectomy in 20 consecutive patientsGastrointestinal Endoscopy.  74:418-423. 2011
2011 Multiple transluminal gateway technique for EUS-guided drainage of symptomatic walled-off pancreatic necrosisGastrointestinal Endoscopy.  74:74-80. 2011
2011 Preoperative Detection of Malignant Transformation in a Choledochal CystClinical Gastroenterology and Hepatology.  9. 2011
2011 A phase i study evaluating the role of the anti-epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) antibody cetuximab as a radiosensitizer with chemoradiation for locally advanced pancreatic cancerCancer Chemotherapy and Pharmacology.  67:891-897. 2011
2011 Serum biomarker panels for the detection of pancreatic cancerClinical Cancer Research.  17:805-816. 2011
2011 Biliary metal stents are superior to plastic stents for preoperative biliary decompression in pancreatic cancer 2011
2011 Frequency of complications during EUS-guided drainage of pancreatic fluid collections in 148 consecutive patientsJournal of Gastroenterology and Hepatology.  26:1504-1508. 2011
2011 Management of pancreatic fluid collections: A changing of the guard from surgery to endoscopy 2011
2010 Progress in the management of necrotizing pancreatitisExpert Review of Gastroenterology and Hepatology.  4:701-708. 2010
2010 Characteristics and outcomes of patients undergoing debridement of pancreatic necrosisJournal of Gastrointestinal Surgery.  14:245-251. 2010
2009 EUS for the management of peripancreatic fluid collections after distal pancreatectomyGastrointestinal Endoscopy.  70:1260-1265. 2009
2009 EUS-guided transesophageal drainage of peripancreatic fluid collectionsGastrointestinal Endoscopy.  70:793-797. 2009
2009 Discussion 2009
2009 Laparoscopic and open distal pancreatectomy: A comparison of outcomes 2009
2008 Prospective randomized trial comparing EUS and EGD for transmural drainage of pancreatic pseudocysts (with videos)Gastrointestinal Endoscopy.  68:1102-1111. 2008
2008 Applying proteomic-based biomarker tools for the accurate diagnosis of pancreatic cancerJournal of Gastrointestinal Surgery.  12:1683-1690. 2008
2008 EUS versus surgical cyst-gastrostomy for management of pancreatic pseudocystsGastrointestinal Endoscopy.  68:649-655. 2008
2008 Discussion 2008
2008 Does cholecystectomy prior to the diagnosis of pancreatic cancer affect outcome? 2008
2008 Discussion 2008
2008 Discussion 2008
2008 Pancreatic resection with islet cell autotransplant for the treatment of severe chronic pancreatitis 2008
2008 Percutaneous transhepatic duodenal diversion for the management of duodenal fistulaeJournal of Gastrointestinal Surgery.  12:1103-1109. 2008
2007 An innovative option for venous reconstruction after pancreaticoduodenectomy: The left renal veinJournal of Gastrointestinal Surgery.  11:425-431. 2007
2006 Durability of Portal Venous Reconstruction Following Resection During PancreaticoduodenectomyJournal of Gastrointestinal Surgery.  10:1371-1375. 2006
2006 What affects mortality after the operative management of hepatic abscess? 2006
2006 Central pancreatectomy: A technique for the resection of pancreatic neck lesionsJAMA Surgery.  141:293-299. 2006
2006 Quality-of-life after total pancreatectomy: Is it really that bad on long-term follow-up?Journal de Chirurgie Viscérale / Journal of Visceral Surgery.  131:172. 2006
2006 Preliminary general surgery residents: Indentured servitude or golden opportunity?Journal of Surgical Education.  63:85-89. 2006
2005 Hepatic resection of hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with cirrhosis: Model of end-stage liver disease (MELD) score predicts perioperative mortalityJournal of Gastrointestinal Surgery.  9:1207-1215. 2005
2005 Quality-of-life after total pancreatectomy: Is it really that bad on long-term follow-up?Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery.  9:1059-1067. 2005
2005 Distal pancreatectomy for resectable adenocarcinoma of the body and tail of the pancreasJournal of Gastrointestinal Surgery.  9:922-927. 2005
2003 Pancreatic somatostatinoma associated with obstructive jaundice, pancreatic and biliary Kaposi's sarcoma in a man with neurofibromatosis 2003
2003 Central pancreatectomy for the resection of benign or low malignant potential neoplasmsWorld Journal of Surgery.  27:595-598. 2003
2002 Prognostic factors associated with resectable carcinoma of the esophagus 2002
2002 Prognostic factors relating to esophageal cancerMinerva Chirurgica.  57:789-794. 2002
2002 Central pancreatectomy for a pancreatic ganglioneuroma in a patient with previous neuroblastomaPancreatology.  2:557-560. 2002
1999 Prognostic factors associated with resectable adenocarcinoma of the head of the pancreas 1999


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2017 Chronic pancreatitis: Frey procedure.  401-412. 2017
2015 Major Resection for Chronic Pancreatitis.  392-396. 2015
2015 Incidentalomas of the pancreas.  111-120. 2015
2015 Pancreatic cancer.  147-149. 2015

Full Name

  • John Christein