Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2019 A prospective, multi-institution assessment of irreversible electroporation for treatment of locally advanced pancreatic adenocarcinoma: initial outcomes from the AHPBA pancreatic registryHPB.  21:1024-1031. 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 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 Surgery2019
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 paymentsHPB.  19:140-146. 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 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
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
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 pancreatectomyHPB.  16:915-923. 2014
2014 DiscussionJournal of The American College of Surgeons.  218:1-2. 2014
2014 Endoscopic repair of a massive postoperative pancreatic juice leak through the bile duct stump due to pancreatobiliary maljunctionEndoscopy.  46. 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)Gastrointestinal radiology.  39:1143. 2014
2014 Intraductal papillary carcinoma of common bile duct diagnosed by endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine-needle aspirationEndoscopy.  46. 2014
2014 Outcomes after implementing a tailored endoscopic step-up approach to walled-off necrosis in acute pancreatitisBritish Journal of Surgery.  101:1729-1738. 2014
2014 Pancreatic adenocarcinoma: A pilot study of quantitative perfusion and diffusion-weighted breath-hold magnetic resonance imagingGastrointestinal radiology.  39:744-752. 2014
2014 Prophylactic octreotide for pancreatoduodenectomy: More harm than good?HPB.  16:954-962. 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 IndexHPB.  15:781-788. 2013
2013 Computed tomography attenuation and patient characteristics as predictors of complications after pancreaticoduodenectomyHPB.  15:709-715. 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 costsSurgical Endoscopy.  26:3114-3119. 2012
2011 Management of pancreatic fluid collections: A changing of the guard from surgery to endoscopyAmerican Surgeon.  77:1650-1655. 2011
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 cancerSurgical Endoscopy.  25:2364-2367. 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
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 DiscussionAmerican Surgeon.  75:663-664. 2009
2009 Laparoscopic and open distal pancreatectomy: A comparison of outcomesAmerican Surgeon.  75:671-679. 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 DiscussionAmerican Surgeon.  74:600-601. 2008
2008 Does cholecystectomy prior to the diagnosis of pancreatic cancer affect outcome?American Surgeon.  74:602-605. 2008
2008 DiscussionAmerican Surgeon.  74:536-537. 2008
2008 DiscussionAmerican Surgeon.  74:514-515. 2008
2008 Pancreatic resection with islet cell autotransplant for the treatment of severe chronic pancreatitisAmerican Surgeon.  74:530-536. 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?HPB.  8:175-178. 2006
2006 Central pancreatectomy: A technique for the resection of pancreatic neck lesionsArchives of Surgery -New York-.  141:293-299. 2006
2006 Quality-of-life after total pancreatectomy: Is it really that bad on long-term follow-up?Annales de Chirurgie.  131:172. 2006
2006 Preliminary general surgery residents: Indentured servitude or golden opportunity?Current Surgery.  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 neurofibromatosisHPB.  5:49-53. 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 esophagusAmerican Surgeon.  68:258-262. 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 pancreasAmerican Surgeon.  65:618-624. 1999


Year Title Altmetric
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