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Henning A. Gaissert, MD

Massachusetts General Hospital

Massachusetts General Hospital
Phone: (617) 726-5341
Fax: (617) 726-7667


hgaissert@partners.org

Henning A. Gaissert, MD

Massachusetts General Hospital

EDUCATIONAL TITLES

  • Associate Professor, Surgery, Harvard Medical School
  • Assistant in Surgery, Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital

DF/HCC PROGRAM AFFILIATION

Publications

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  • Tapias LF, Muniappan A, Wright CD, Gaissert HA, Wain JC, Morse CR, Donahue DM, Mathisen DJ, Lanuti M. Short and long-term outcomes after esophagectomy for cancer in elderly patients. Ann Thorac Surg 2013; 95:1741-8. PubMed
  • Kovach AE, Cheng GZ, Channick CL, Channick RN, Muniappan A, Gaissert HA, Kradin RL. Postradiofrequency ablation inflammatory pseudotumor associated with pulmonary venoocclusive disease: case report and review of the literature. Ann Diagn Pathol 2013. PubMed
  • Tapias LF, Mino-Kenudson M, Lee H, Wright C, Gaissert HA, Wain JC, Mathisen DJ, Lanuti M. Risk factor analysis for the recurrence of resected solitary fibrous tumours of the pleura: a 33-year experience and proposal for a scoring system. 2012. PubMed
  • Lanuti M, Dedelva P, Morse CR, Wright CD, Wain JC, Gaissert HA, Donahue DM, Mathisen DJ. Management of delayed gastric emptying after esophagectomy with endoscopic balloon dilatation of the pylorus. Ann Thorac Surg 2011; 91:1019-24. PubMed
  • Farris AB, Demicco EG, Le LP, Finberg KE, Miller J, Mandal R, Fukuoka J, Cohen C, Gaissert HA, Zukerberg LR, Lauwers GY, Iafrate AJ, Mino-Kenudson M. Clinicopathologic and Molecular Profiles of Microsatellite Unstable Barrett Esophagus-associated Adenocarcinoma. Am J Surg Pathol 2011. PubMed
  • Gaissert HA. Invited commentary. Ann Thorac Surg 2011; 91:850-1. PubMed
  • Gaissert HA, Burns J. The compromised airway: tumors, strictures, and tracheomalacia. Surg Clin North Am 2010; 90:1065-89. PubMed
  • Honings J, Gaissert HA, van der Heijden HF, Verhagen AF, Kaanders JH, Marres HA. Clinical aspects and treatment of primary tracheal malignancies. Acta Otolaryngol. 2010; 130:763-72. PubMed
  • Honings J, Gaissert HA, Weinberg AC, Mark EJ, Wright CD, Wain JC, Mathisen DJ. Prognostic value of pathologic characteristics and resection margins in tracheal adenoid cystic carcinoma. 2010; 37:1438-44. PubMed
  • Evans NR, Li S, Wright CD, Allen MS, Gaissert HA. The impact of induction therapy on morbidity and operative mortality after resection of primary lung cancer. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2010; 139:991-996.e2. PubMed
  • Honings J, Stephen AE, Marres HA, Gaissert HA. The management of thyroid carcinoma invading the larynx or trachea. Laryngoscope 2010; 120:682-9. PubMed
  • Liberman M, Muzikansky A, Wright CD, Wain JC, Donahue DM, Allan JS, Gaissert HA, Morse CR, Mathisen DJ, Lanuti M. Incidence and risk factors of persistent air leak after major pulmonary resection and use of chemical pleurodesis. Ann Thorac Surg 2010; 89:891-7; discussion 897-8. PubMed
  • Ferguson MK, Gaissert HA, Grab JD, Sheng S. Pulmonary complications after lung resection in the absence of chronic obstructive pulmonary disease: the predictive role of diffusing capacity. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2009; 138:1297-302. PubMed
  • Merritt RE, Mathisen DJ, Wain JC, Gaissert HA, Donahue D, Lanuti M, Allan JS, Morse CR, Wright CD. Long-term results of sleeve lobectomy in the management of non-small cell lung carcinoma and low-grade neoplasms. Ann Thorac Surg 2009; 88:1574-81; discussion 1581-2. PubMed
  • Honings J, Gaissert HA, Ruangchira-Urai R, Wain JC, Wright CD, Mathisen DJ, Mark EJ. Pathologic characteristics of resected squamous cell carcinoma of the trachea: prognostic factors based on an analysis of 59 cases. Virchows Arch 2010; 455:423-9. PubMed
  • Lanuti M, De Delva PE, Gaissert HA, Wright CD, Wain JC, Allan JS, Donahue DM, Mathisen DJ. Review of superior vena cava resection in the management of benign disease and pulmonary or mediastinal malignancies. Ann Thorac Surg 2009; 88:392-7. PubMed
  • Gaissert HA, Keum DY, Wright CD, Ancukiewicz M, Monroe E, Donahue DM, Wain JC, Lanuti M, Allan JS, Choi NC, Mathisen DJ. POINT: Operative risk of pneumonectomy--influence of preoperative induction therapy. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2009; 138:289-94. PubMed
  • Gaissert HA,Piyavisetpat N,Mark EJ. Case records of the Massachusetts General Hospital. Case 14-2009. A 36-year-old man with chest pain, dysphagia, and pleural and mediastinal calcifications. N Engl J Med 2009; 360:1886-95. PubMed
  • Honings J,Gaissert HA,Verhagen AF,van Dijck JA,van der Heijden HF,van Die L,Bussink J,Kaanders JH,Marres HA. Undertreatment of tracheal carcinoma: multidisciplinary audit of epidemiologic data. Ann Surg Oncol 2008; 16:246-53. PubMed
  • Gaissert HA, Honings J, Gokhale M. Treatment of tracheal tumors. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2009; 21:290-5. PubMed
  • de Delva PE,Morse CR,Austen WG Jr,Gaissert HA,Lanuti M,Wain JC,Wright CD,Mathisen DJ. Surgical management of failed colon interposition. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2008; 34:432-7; discussion 437. PubMed
  • Wright CD,Gaissert HA,Grab JD,O'Brien SM,Peterson ED,Allen MS. Predictors of prolonged length of stay after lobectomy for lung cancer: a Society of Thoracic Surgeons General Thoracic Surgery Database risk-adjustment model. Ann Thorac Surg 2008; 85:1857-65; discussion 1865. PubMed
  • Boffa DJ, Allen MS, Grab JD, Gaissert HA, Harpole DH, Wright CD. Data from The Society of Thoracic Surgeons General Thoracic Surgery database: the surgical management of primary lung tumors. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2008; 135:247-54. PubMed
  • Merritt R, Zeitels SM, Austen WG Jr, Lauwers GY, Gaissert HA. Staged closure of tracheogastrocutaneous fistula after esophagectomy for infiltrative granular cell tumor. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2007; 134:805-7. PubMed
  • Gaissert HA, Honings J, Grillo HC, Donahue DM, Wain JC, Wright CD, Mathisen DJ. Segmental laryngotracheal and tracheal resection for invasive thyroid carcinoma. Ann Thorac Surg 2007; 83:1952-9. PubMed
  • Lanuti M, de Delva PE, Wright CD, Gaissert HA, Wain JC, Donahue DM, Allan JS, Mathisen DJ. Post-esophagectomy gastric outlet obstruction: role of pyloromyotomy and management with endoscopic pyloric dilatation. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg 2006; 31:149-53. PubMed
  • Lanuti M, de Delva PE, Maher A, Wright CD, Gaissert HA, Wain JC, Donahue DM, Mathisen DJ. Feasibility and outcomes of an early extubation policy after esophagectomy. Ann Thorac Surg 2006; 82:2037-41. PubMed
  • Gaissert HA, Grillo HC, Shadmehr MB, Wright CD, Gokhale M, Wain JC, Mathisen DJ. Uncommon primary tracheal tumors. Ann Thorac Surg 2006; 82:268-72; discussion 272-3. PubMed
  • Wright CD, Grillo HC, Hammoud ZT, Wain JC, Gaissert HA, Zaydfudim V, Mathisen DJ. Tracheoplasty for expiratory collapse of central airways. Ann Thorac Surg 2005; 80:259-66. PubMed
  • Gaissert HA, Casale AS, Creswell LL, Ferguson TB, Fullerton DA, Kernstine KH, McMullan DM, Ring WS, Putnam JB,. Mentoring clinical trials in thoracic and cardiovascular surgery: a new role for the Society of Thoracic Surgeons. Ann Thorac Surg 2004; 77:1874-5. PubMed
  • Bigatello LM, Allain R, Gaissert HA. Acute lung injury after pulmonary resection. Minerva Anestesiol 2004; 70:159-66. PubMed
  • Gaissert HA, Grillo HC, Wright CD, Donahue DM, Wain JC, Mathisen DJ. Complication of benign tracheobronchial strictures by self-expanding metal stents. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 2003; 126:744-7. PubMed
  • Gaissert HA. Primary tracheal tumors. Chest Surg Clin N Am 2003; 13:247-56. PubMed
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