MS Brian D. Badgwell MD

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The objective of this retrospective cohort study is to examine the presentation and outcomes for a contemporary series of cancer patients with anorectal infection. In addition, we seek to identify factors which are associated with surgical intervention. The study cohort was identified from International Classification of Disease (ICD)-9 codes for diagnosis(More)
This study aimed to identify the yield of staging laparoscopy with peritoneal lavage cytology for gastric cancer patients and to track it over time. The medical records of patients with gastric or gastroesophageal adenocarcinoma who underwent pretreatment staging laparoscopy at the authors’ institution from 1995 to 2012 were reviewed. The yield of(More)
We sought to determine the sites of recurrence and identify predicting factors for recurrence and survival in patients who underwent gastrectomy for adenocarcinoma at an institution where preoperative therapy is commonly used for advanced gastric cancer. We collected clinicopathologic data and sites of recurrence from a prospectively maintained database of(More)
The frequency of lymph node metastasis in each T stage of gastric cancer has not been as well described for Western populations as it has for Asian populations. This study aimed to determine these frequencies and to investigate risk factors associated with lymph node metastases in a racially diverse U.S. population. A prospectively maintained database of(More)
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