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Selected Publications

Academic Article

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2021 Improving Adherence to Intraoperative Lung-Protective Ventilation Strategies Using near Real-Time Feedback and Individualized Electronic ReportingAnesthesia and Analgesia.  1438-1449. 2021
2020 Reactive species generated by heme impair alveolar epithelial sodium channel function in acute respiratory distress syndromeRedox Biology.  36. 2020
2020 Assessment of Acute Kidney Injury in Neurologically Injured Patients Receiving Hypertonic Sodium Chloride: Does Chloride Load Matter?Annals of Pharmacotherapy.  54:541-546. 2020
2019 In ResponseAnesthesia and Analgesia.  128:e33. 2019
2018 Safety Comparison of Laryngeal Mask Use With Endotracheal Intubation in Patients Undergoing Dacryocystorhinostomy SurgeryOphthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery.  34:324-328. 2018
2018 Incidence of venous air embolism during endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatographyAnesthesia and Analgesia.  127:420-423. 2018
2017 Cost comparison of intrathecal morphine to intravenous patient-controlled analgesia for the first 24 h post cesarean delivery: a retrospective cohort studyJournal of Anesthesia.  31:44-50. 2017
2017 Outcomes of Patients Who Undergo Cardiac Surgical Procedures After Liver TransplantationAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  103:541-545. 2017
2016 Early Postoperative Albumin Administration Contributes to Morbidity After the Fontan OperationPediatric Cardiology.  37:1278-1283. 2016
2016 Late Left Ventricular Outflow Tract Obstruction Following the Rastelli Operation: Expectations Out to 20 YearsWorld Journal for Pediatric and Congenital Heart Surgery.  7:605-610. 2016
2016 Decreasing the preincision time for pulmonary lobectomy: The process of lean and value stream mappingAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  101:1110-1115. 2016
2015 Health-Related Quality of Life in Adult Survivors After the Fontan OperationSeminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  27:299-306. 2015
2015 Surgical and anesthetic management of a mediastinal fatty tumor: LipoblastomaAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  100:e97-e98. 2015
2015 Prognostic nomogram to predict survival after surgery for synchronous multiple lung cancers in multiple lobesJournal of Thoracic Oncology.  10:338-345. 2015
2015 Left upper lobectomy after coronary artery bypass graftingJournal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  150:531-535. 2015
2015 Retention rate of electromagnetic navigation bronchoscopic placed fiducial markers for lung radiosurgeryAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  100:1163-1166. 2015
2014 Comparing robotic lung resection with thoracotomy and video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery cases entered into the society of thoracic surgeons databaseInnovations:Technology and Techniques in Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery.  9:10-15. 2014
2014 Comprehensive molecular profiling of lung adenocarcinoma: The cancer genome atlas research networkNature.  511:543-550. 2014
2014 Performing robotic lobectomy and segmentectomy: Cost, profitability, and outcomesAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  98:203-209. 2014
2014 Satisfaction and compensatory hyperhidrosis rates 5 years and longer after video-assisted thoracoscopic sympathotomy for hyperhidrosisJournal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  147. 2014
2014 The efficacy of restaging endobronchial ultrasound in patients with non-small cell lung cancer after preoperative therapyAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  98:1008-1012. 2014
2014 The incidence and management of postoperative chylothorax after pulmonary resection and thoracic mediastinal lymph node dissectionAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  98:232-237. 2014
2014 The prevalence of nodal upstaging during robotic lung resection in early stage non-small cell lung cancerAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  97:1901-1907. 2014
2014 The safety and efficacy of mediastinoscopy when performed by general thoracic surgeonsAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  97:1878-1884. 2014
2013 Quality of life after pulmonary resectionsThoracic Surgery Clinics.  23:437-442. 2013
2013 How to Teach Robotic Pulmonary ResectionSeminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  25:76-82. 2013
2013 Optimal technique for the removal of chest tubes after pulmonary resectionJournal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  145:1535-1539. 2013
2013 Technical aspects and early results of robotic esophagectomy with chest anastomosisJournal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  145:90-96. 2013
2012 Survival and quality of life at least 1 year after pneumonectomyJournal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  144:1139-1145. 2012
2012 Complete thoracic mediastinal lymphadenectomy leads to a higher rate of pathologically proven N2 disease in patients with non-small cell lung cancerAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  94:902-906. 2012
2012 Outcomes for lung transplantation for lung cancer in the United Network for Organ Sharing registryAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  94:935-941. 2012
2012 Outcomes of patients with gynecologic malignancies undergoing video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) and pleurodesis for malignant pleural effusionGynecologic Oncology.  125:646-648. 2012
2012 Endobronchial ultrasound (EBUS) with tranbronchial needle aspiration (TBNA) versus mediastinoscopy for mediastinal staging in non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC) thoracic cancerThoracic Cancer.  3:131-138. 2012
2012 Operative techniques in robotic thoracic surgery for inferior or posterior mediastinal pathologyJournal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  143:1138-1143. 2012
2012 Perspectives on robotic pulmonary resection: It's current and future status.Annals of cardiothoracic surgery.  1:59-60. 2012
2012 Robotic-assisted pulmonary resection - Right upper lobectomy.Annals of cardiothoracic surgery.  1:77-85. 2012
2012 Thoracoscopic and Robotic Dissection of Mediastinal Lymph NodesThoracic Surgery Clinics.  22:215-218. 2012
2012 The Management of Anticoagulants PerioperativelyThoracic Surgery Clinics.  22:29-34. 2012
2012 Inflow and outflow occlusion technique of the pulmonary artery and veins for the technically difficult left upper lobectomyEuropean Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery.  41:353-356. 2012
2012 Minimally invasive chest wall resection: Sparing the overlying, uninvolved extrathoracic musculature of the chestAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  94:1744-1747. 2012
2011 Initial consecutive experience of completely portal robotic pulmonary resection with 4 armsJournal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  142:740-746. 2011
2011 Management of thoracic esophageal perforationsEuropean Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery.  40:931-937. 2011
2011 Efficacy of endoscopic ultrasound in patients with esophageal cancer predicted to have N0 diseaseEuropean Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery.  40:636-641. 2011
2011 Survival after resection of synchronous non-small cell lung cancerJournal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  142:547-553. 2011
2011 Daily chest roentgenograms are unnecessary in nonhypoxic patients who have undergone pulmonary resection by thoracotomyAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  92:440-443. 2011
2011 ReplyAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  91:1654. 2011
2011 The society of thoracic surgeons expert consensus for the surgical treatment of hyperhidrosisAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  91:1642-1648. 2011
2011 DiscussionAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  91:1700-1701. 2011
2011 DiscussionAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  91:1736-1737. 2011
2011 Optimal care of patients with non-small cell lung cancer reduces perioperative morbidityJournal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  141:22-33. 2011
2010 The Management of Chest Tubes After Pulmonary ResectionThoracic Surgery Clinics.  20:399-405. 2010
2010 Photodynamic Laser Therapy for Lesions in the AirwayAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  89:1744-1749. 2010
2010 The 30- Versus 90-Day Operative Mortality After Pulmonary ResectionAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  89:1717-1723. 2010
2010 ReplyAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  89:1707. 2010
2010 A large single-center experience of EUS-guided FNA of the left and right adrenal glands: diagnostic utility and impact on patient managementGastrointestinal Endoscopy.  71:745-753. 2010
2010 General thoracic surgery is safe in patients taking clopidogrel (Plavix)Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  140:970-976. 2010
2010 The true false negative rates of esophageal and endobronchial ultrasound in the staging of mediastinal lymph nodes in patients with non-small cell lung cancerAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  90:427-434. 2010
2009 Diagnosis, staging and treatment of patients with non-small cell lung cancer for the surgeonIndian Journal of Surgery.  71:310-316. 2009
2009 Changes in Pulmonary Function Tests After Neoadjuvant Therapy Predict Postoperative ComplicationsAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  88:930-936. 2009
2009 Effect of sympathectomy level on the incidence of compensatory hyperhidrosis after sympathectomy for palmar hyperhidrosisJournal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  138:581-585. 2009
2009 Survival of Patients With True Pathologic Stage I Non-Small Cell Lung CancerAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  88:917-923. 2009
2009 Different Diffusing Capacity of the Lung for Carbon Monoxide as Predictors of Respiratory MorbidityAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  88:405-411. 2009
2009 The Removal of Chest Tubes Despite an Air Leak or a PneumothoraxAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  87:1690-1696. 2009
2009 Non-imaged pulmonary nodules discovered during thoracotomy for metastasectomy by lung palpationEuropean Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery.  35:786-791. 2009
2009 The analysis of a prospective surgical database improves postoperative fast-tracking algorithms after pulmonary resectionJournal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  137:1173-1179. 2009
2009 Pulmonary resection after concurrent chemotherapy and high dose (60 Gy) radiation for non-small cell lung cancer is safe and may provide increased survivalEuropean Journal of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery.  35:718-723. 2009
2009 Change in maximum standardized uptake value on repeat positron emission tomography after chemoradiotherapy in patients with esophageal cancer identifies complete respondersJournal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  137:605-609. 2009
2009 Is botulinum toxin injection of the pylorus during Ivor-Lewis esophagogastrectomy the optimal drainage strategy?Journal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  137:565-572. 2009
2009 The quantification of postoperative air leaks.Multimedia Manual of Cardio-Thoracic Surgery.  2009:mmcts.2007.003129. 2009
2008 Restaging After Neo-Adjuvant Chemoradiotherapy for N2 Non-Small Cell Lung CancerThoracic Surgery Clinics.  18:417-421. 2008
2008 The Treatment of Patients with Stage IIIA Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer From N2 Disease: Who Returns to the Surgical Arena and Who SurvivesAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  86:912-920. 2008
2008 Does Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery Warrant Fast Tracking of Thoracic Surgical Patients?Thoracic Surgery Clinics.  18:301-304. 2008
2008 Survival of Patients With Unsuspected N2 (Stage IIIA) Nonsmall-Cell Lung CancerAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  86:362-367. 2008
2008 The Benefits of Continuous and Digital Air Leak Assessment After Elective Pulmonary Resection: A Prospective StudyAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  86:396-401. 2008
2008 Rigid bronchoscopy and surgical resection for broncholithiasis and calcified mediastinal lymph nodesJournal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  136:186-190. 2008
2008 A Nondivided Intercostal Muscle Flap Further Reduces Pain of Thoracotomy: A Prospective Randomized TrialAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  85:1901-1907. 2008
2008 Is the "perfect fontan" operation routinely achievable in the modern era?Cardiology in the Young.  18:328-336. 2008
2008 Differences in Outcomes Between Younger and Older Patients With Non-Small Cell Lung CancerAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  85:1735-1739. 2008
2008 Management of Subcutaneous Emphysema After Pulmonary ResectionAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  85:1759-1765. 2008
2008 Impact of staging transesophageal EUS on treatment and survival in patients with non-small-cell lung cancerGastrointestinal Endoscopy.  67:193-198. 2008
2008 Is palpation of the nonresected pulmonary lobe(s) required for patients with non-small cell lung cancer? A prospective studyJournal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  135:261-268. 2008
2008 Results of a prospective algorithm to remove chest tubes after pulmonary resection with high outputJournal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  135:269-273. 2008
2008 The Influence of Preoperative Risk Stratification on Fast-Tracking Patients After Pulmonary ResectionThoracic Surgery Clinics.  18:113-118. 2008
2008 Impact of race on outcomes of patients with non-small cell lung cancerJournal of Thoracic Oncology.  3:711-715. 2008
2007 The Role of Integrated Positron Emission Tomography-Computerized Tomography in Evaluating and Staging Patients with Non-Small Cell Lung CancerSeminars in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  19:192-200. 2007
2007 ReplyAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  84:1798. 2007
2007 When is it Best to Repeat a 2-Fluoro-2-Deoxy-d-Glucose Positron Emission Tomography/Computed Tomography Scan on Patients with Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Who Have Received Neoadjuvant Chemoradiotherapy?Annals of Thoracic Surgery.  84:1092-1097. 2007
2007 Accessing the Aortopulmonary Window (#5) and the Paraaortic (#6) Lymph Nodes in Patients With Non-Small Cell Lung CancerAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  84:940-945. 2007
2007 Predictors of Survival and Disease-Free Survival in Patients With Resected N1 Non-Small Cell Lung CancerAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  84:182-190. 2007
2007 Surgical Techniques and Results for Partial or Circumferential Sleeve Resection of the Pulmonary Artery for Patients with Non-Small Cell Lung CancerAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  83:1971-1977. 2007
2007 Ratio of the Maximum Standardized Uptake Value on FDG-PET of the Mediastinal (N2) Lymph Nodes to the Primary Tumor May Be a Universal Predictor of Nodal Malignancy in Patients With Nonsmall-Cell Lung CancerAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  83:1826-1830. 2007
2007 Esophageal TraumaThoracic Surgery Clinics.  17:63-72. 2007
2007 Differences in epidemiology, histology, and survival between cigarette smokers and never-smokers who develop non-small cell lung cancerChest.  132:185-192. 2007
2006 The clinical stage of non-small cell lung cancer as assessed by means of fluorodeoxyglucose-positron emission tomographic/computed tomographic scanning is less accurate in cigarette smokersJournal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  132:1363-1368. 2006
2006 Satellite Pulmonary Nodule in the Same Lobe (T4N0) Should Not Be Staged as IIIB Non-Small Cell Lung CancerAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  82:1808-1814. 2006
2006 The Maximum Standardized Uptake Values on Integrated FDG-PET/CT Is Useful in Differentiating Benign From Malignant Pulmonary NodulesAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  82:1016-1020. 2006
2006 Efficacy of Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery With Talc Pleurodesis for Porous Diaphragm Syndrome in Patients With Refractory Hepatic HydrothoraxAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  82:457-459. 2006
2006 Maximum Standard Uptake Value of Mediastinal Lymph Nodes on Integrated FDG-PET-CT Predicts Pathology in Patients with Non-Small Cell Lung CancerAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  82:417-423. 2006
2006 Maximum Standardized Uptake Values on Positron Emission Tomography of Esophageal Cancer Predicts Stage, Tumor Biology, and SurvivalAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  82:391-395. 2006
2006 Survival and Outcomes of Pulmonary Resection for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer in the Elderly: A Nested Case-Control StudyAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  82:424-430. 2006
2006 Distribution and Likelihood of Lymph Node Metastasis Based on the Lobar Location of Nonsmall-Cell Lung CancerAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  81:1969-1973. 2006
2006 Native aortic valve insufficiency in patients with left ventricular assist devicesAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  81. 2006
2006 Restaging patients with N2 (stage IIIa) non-small cell lung cancer after neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy: A prospective studyJournal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  131:1229-1235. 2006
2006 Routine mediastinoscopy and esophageal ultrasound fine-needle aspiration in patients with non-small cell lung cancer who are clinically N2 negative: A prospective studyChest.  130:1791-1795. 2006
2006 Women with pathologic stage I, II, and III non-small cell lung cancer have better survival than menChest.  130:1796-1802. 2006
2005 Improving the inaccuracies of clinical staging of patients with NSCLC: A prospective trialAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  80:1207-1214. 2005
2005 Intercostal muscle flap reduces the pain of thoracotomy: A prospective randomized trialJournal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  130:987-993. 2005
2005 Pulmonary resection after high-dose and low-dose chest irradiationAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  80:1224-1230. 2005
2005 Intercostal muscle flap to buttress the bronchus at risk and the thoracic esophageal-gastric anastomosisAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  80:1017-1020. 2005
2005 The accuracy of endoscopic ultrasonography with fine-needle aspiration, integrated positron emission tomography with computed tomography, and computed tomography in restaging patients with esophageal cancer after neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapyJournal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  129:1232-1241. 2005
2005 The management of chest tubes in patients with a pneumothorax and an air leak after pulmonary resectionChest.  128:816-820. 2005
2005 The maximum standardized uptake values on positron emission tomography of a non-small cell lung cancer predict stage, recurrence, and survivalJournal of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery.  130:151-159. 2005
2004 Repeat FDG-PET after neoadjuvant therapy is a predictor of pathologic response in patients with non-small cell lung cancerAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  78:1903-1909. 2004
2004 The accuracy of integrated PET-CT compared with dedicated PET alone for the staging of patients with nonsmall cell lung cancerAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  78:1017-1023. 2004
2004 Fast tracking after ivor lewis esophagogastrectomyChest.  126:1187-1194. 2004
2004 Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery using single-lumen endotracheal tube anesthesiaChest.  126:281-285. 2004
2003 A prospective, double-blinded, randomized trial evaluating the use of preemptive analgesia of the skin before thoracotomyAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  76:1055-1058. 2003
2003 Intraoperative solumedrol helps prevent postpneumonectomy pulmonary edemaAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  76:1029-1035. 2003
2003 The role of FDG-PET scan in staging patients with nonsmall cell carcinomaAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  76:861-866. 2003
2003 Intracostal sutures decrease the pain of thoracotomyAnnals of Thoracic Surgery.  76:407-412. 2003

Chapter

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2014 Robotic pulmonary resection using a completely portal four-arm technique.  85-91. 2014

Education And Training

  • Doctor of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham 2005
  • Master of Public Health in Epidemiology, University of Alabama at Birmingham 2000
  • Bachelor of Science or Mathematics in Molecular Biology, Auburn University 1996
  • Full Name

  • Ayesha Bryant