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Douglas J. Mathisen, MD


  • Kobraei EM, Song TH, Mathisen DJ, Deshpande V, Mark EJ.Immunoglobulin g4-related disease presenting as an obstructing tracheal mass: consideration of surgical indications.Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Oct;96(4):e91-3.
  • Mathisen DJ.Is video-assisted thoracoscopic lobectomy inferior to open lobectomy oncologically?.Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Sep;96(3):755-6.
  • Izar B, Sequist L, Lee M, Muzikansky A, Heist R, Iafrate J, Dias-Santagata D, Mathisen D, Lanuti M.The impact of EGFR mutation status on outcomes in patients with resected stage I non-small cell lung cancers.Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 Sep;96(3):962-8.
  • 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 May;95(5):1741-8.
  • Choi NC, Chun TT, Niemierko A, Ancukiewicz M, Fidias PM, Kradin RL, Mathisen DJ, Lynch TJ, Fischman AJ.Potential of (18)F-FDG PET toward personalized radiotherapy or chemoradiotherapy in lung cancer.Eur J Nucl Med Mol Imaging. 2013 Feb 12.
  • 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.European Journal Of Cardio Thoracic Surgery : Official Journal Of The European Association For Cardio Thoracic Surgery. 2012 Dec 11.
  • Muniappan A, Wain JC, Wright CD, Donahue DM, Gaissert H, Lanuti M, Mathisen DJ.Surgical Treatment of Nonmalignant Tracheoesophageal Fistula: A Thirty-Five Year Experience.Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Sep 20.
  • 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 Apr;91(4):1019-24.
  • 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.European Journal Of Cardio Thoracic Surgery : Official Journal Of The European Association For Cardio Thoracic Surgery. 2010 Jun;37(6):1438-44.
  • 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 Mar;89(3):891-7; discussion 897-8.
  • 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. 2009 Nov;455(5):423-9.
  • Liberman M, Mathisen DJ.Treatment of idiopathic laryngotracheal stenosis.Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2009;21(3):278-83.
  • 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 Nov;88(5):1574-81; discussion 1581-2.
  • 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 Aug;88(2):392-7.
  • 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 Aug;138(2):289-94.
  • Liberman M,Mathisen DJ.Tailored cricoplasty: an improved modification for reconstruction in subglottic tracheal stenosis.J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2009 Mar;137(3):573-8; discussion 578-9.
  • Mathisen DJ.2008 Midwest Surgical Association Harridge Lecture.Am J Surg. 2009 Mar;197(3):275-8.
  • Lanuti M,Sharma A,Digumarthy SR,Wright CD,Donahue DM,Wain JC,Mathisen DJ,Shepard JA.Radiofrequency ablation for treatment of medically inoperable stage I non-small cell lung cancer.J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2009 Jan;137(1):160-6.
  • Roedl JB,Harisinghani MG,Colen RR,Fischman AJ,Blake MA,Mathisen DJ,Mueller PR.Assessment of treatment response and recurrence in esophageal carcinoma based on tumor length and standardized uptake value on positron emission tomography-computed tomography.Ann Thorac Surg. 2008 Oct;86(4):1131-8.
  • Mark EJ,Meng F,Kradin RL,Mathisen DJ,Matsubara O.Idiopathic tracheal stenosis: a clinicopathologic study of 63 cases and comparison of the pathology with chondromalacia.Am J Surg Pathol. 2008 Aug;32(8):1138-43.
  • Shen KR,Wain JC,Wright CD,Grillo HC,Mathisen DJ.Postpneumonectomy syndrome: surgical management and long-term results.J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2008 Jun;135(6):1210-6; discussion 1216-9.
  • 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 Aug;34(2):432-7; discussion 437.
  • Wright CD, Choi NC, Wain JC, Mathisen DJ, Lynch TJ, Fidias P.Induction chemoradiotherapy followed by resection for locally advanced Masaoka stage III and IVA thymic tumors.Ann Thorac Surg. 2008 Feb;85(2):385-9.
  • 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 Jun;83(6):1952-9.
  • 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. 2007 Feb;31(2):149-53.
  • 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 Dec;82(6):2037-41.
  • Gaissert HA, Grillo HC, Shadmehr MB, Wright CD, Gokhale M, Wain JC, Mathisen DJ.Uncommon primary tracheal tumors.Ann Thorac Surg. 2006 Jul;82(1):268-72; discussion 272-3.
  • 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 Jul;80(1):259-66.
  • Wirth LJ, Lucca J, Ostler P, Fidias P, Lynch C, Jšnne PA, Herbst RS, Johnson BE, Sugarbaker DJ, Mathisen DJ, Lukanich JM, Choi NC, Berman SM, Skarin AT.Induction docetaxel and carboplatin followed by weekly docetaxel and carboplatin with concurrent radiotherapy, then surgery in stage III non-small cell lung cancer: a Phase I study.Clin Cancer Res. 2003 May;9(5):1698-704.
  • Wright CD, Menard MT, Wain JC, Donahue DM, Grillo HC, Lynch TJ, Choi NC, Mathisen DJ.Induction chemoradiation compared with induction radiation for lung cancer involving the superior sulcus.Ann Thorac Surg. 2002 May;73(5):1541-4.
  • Padera TP, Kadambi A, di Tomaso E, Carreira CM, Brown EB, Boucher Y, Choi NC, Mathisen D, Wain J, Mark EJ, Munn LL, Jain RK.Lymphatic metastasis in the absence of functional intratumor lymphatics.Science. 2002 Jun 7;296(5574):1883-6.
  • Ryu JS, Choi NC, Fischman AJ, Lynch TJ, Mathisen DJ.FDG-PET in staging and restaging non-small cell lung cancer after neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy: correlation with histopathology.Lung Cancer. 2002 Feb;35(2):179-87.