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Gerard A. Silvestri

TitleEndowed Chair, George C. and Margaret M. Hillenbrand Endowed Chair
InstitutionMedical University of South Carolina
DepartmentPulmonary
AddressP.O. Box MSC 630
Clinical Science Bldg. - 96 Jonathan Lucas St.
Phone843-792-3167
Fax843-876-2057
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    Cancer, Cancer/Lung, Genetics, Pulmonary, Lung

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    1. Rai A, Doria-Rose VP, Silvestri GA, Yabroff KR. Evaluating Lung Cancer Screening Uptake, Outcomes, and Costs in the United States: Challenges With Existing Data and Recommendations for Improvement. J Natl Cancer Inst. 2019 Apr 01; 111(4):342-349. PMID: 30698792.
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    2. Soneji S, Yang J, Tanner NT, Silvestri GA. Occurrence of Discussion about Lung Cancer Screening Between Patients and Healthcare Providers in the USA, 2017. J Cancer Educ. 2019 Mar 09. PMID: 30852789.
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    3. Bade BC, Silvestri GA. Setting the Stage for Success in Lung Cancer: The Importance of Remembering Your (Guide)Lines. Chest. 2019 Mar; 155(3):456-457. PMID: 30846061.
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    4. Kim ES, Roy UB, Ersek JL, King J, Smith RA, Martin N, Martins R, Moore A, Silvestri GA, Jett J. Updates Regarding Biomarker Testing for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: Considerations from the National Lung Cancer Roundtable. J Thorac Oncol. 2019 Mar; 14(3):338-342. PMID: 30709747.
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    5. Mallow C, Lee H, Oberg C, Thiboutot J, Akulian J, Burks AC, Luna B, Benzaquen S, Batra H, Cardenas-Garcia J, Toth J, Heidecker J, Belanger A, McClune J, Osman U, Lakshminarayanan V, Pastis N, Silvestri G, Chen A, Yarmus L. Safety and diagnostic performance of pulmonologists performing electromagnetic guided percutaneous lung biopsy (SPiNperc). Respirology. 2019 May; 24(5):453-458. PMID: 30675961.
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    6. Tanner NT, Banas E, Yeager D, Dai L, Hughes Halbert C, Silvestri GA. In-person and Telephonic Shared Decision-making Visits for People Considering Lung Cancer Screening: An Assessment of Decision Quality. Chest. 2019 Jan; 155(1):236-238. PMID: 30616725.
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    7. Tanner NT, Silvestri GA. Shared Decision-making and Lung Cancer Screening: Let's Get the Conversation Started. Chest. 2019 Jan; 155(1):21-24. PMID: 30359617.
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    8. Silvestri GA, Carpenter MJ. Smoking Trends and Lung Cancer Mortality: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly. Ann Intern Med. 2018 Nov 20; 169(10):721-722. PMID: 30304366.
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    9. Pastis NJ, Yarmus LB, Schippers F, Ostroff R, Chen A, Akulian J, Wahidi M, Shojaee S, Tanner NT, Callahan SP, Feldman G, Lorch DG, Ndukwu I, Pritchett MA, Silvestri GA. Safety and Efficacy of Remimazolam Compared With Placebo and Midazolam for Moderate Sedation During Bronchoscopy. Chest. 2019 Jan; 155(1):137-146. PMID: 30292760.
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    10. Mazzone PJ, Silvestri GA, Patel S, Kanne JP, Kinsinger LS, Wiener RS, Soo Hoo GW, Detterbeck FC. Response. Chest. 2018 Oct; 154(4):997-998. PMID: 30290947.
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    11. Mazzone PJ, Silvestri GA, Patel S, Kanne JP, Kinsinger LS, Wiener RS, Soo Hoo GW, Detterbeck FC. Response. Chest. 2018 Sep; 154(3):716-717. PMID: 30195352.
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    12. Tanner NT, Yarmus L, Chen A, Wang Memoli J, Mehta HJ, Pastis NJ, Lee H, Jantz MA, Nietert PJ, Silvestri GA. Standard Bronchoscopy With Fluoroscopy vs Thin Bronchoscopy and Radial Endobronchial Ultrasound for Biopsy of Pulmonary Lesions: A Multicenter, Prospective, Randomized Trial. Chest. 2018 Nov; 154(5):1035-1043. PMID: 30144421.
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    13. Rivera MP, Tanner NT, Silvestri GA, Detterbeck FC, Tammemägi MC, Young RP, Slatore CG, Caverly TJ, Boyd CM, Braithwaite D, Fathi JT, Gould MK, Iaccarino JM, Malkoski SP, Mazzone PJ, Tanoue LT, Schoenborn NL, Zulueta JJ, Wiener RS. Incorporating Coexisting Chronic Illness into Decisions about Patient Selection for Lung Cancer Screening. An Official American Thoracic Society Research Statement. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2018 Jul 15; 198(2):e3-e13. PMID: 30004250.
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    14. Woo KM, Gönen M, Schnorr G, Silvestri GA, Bach PB. Surrogate Markers and the Association of Low-Dose CT Lung Cancer Screening With Mortality. JAMA Oncol. 2018 Jul 01; 4(7):1006-1008. PMID: 29879270.
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    15. Bade BC, Hyer JM, Bevill BT, Pastis A, Rojewski AM, Toll BA, Silvestri GA. A Patient-Centered Activity Regimen Improves Participation in Physical Activity Interventions in Advanced-Stage Lung Cancer. Integr Cancer Ther. 2018 09; 17(3):921-927. PMID: 29900753.
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    16. Thiboutot J, Lee HJ, Silvestri GA, Chen A, Wahidi MM, Gilbert CR, Pastis NJ, Los J, Barriere AM, Mallow C, Salwen B, Dinga MJ, Flenaugh EL, Akulian JA, Semaan R, Yarmus LB. Study Design and Rationale: A Multicenter, Prospective Trial of Electromagnetic Bronchoscopic and Electromagnetic Transthoracic Navigational Approaches for the Biopsy of Peripheral Pulmonary Nodules (ALL IN ONE Trial). Contemp Clin Trials. 2018 Aug; 71:88-95. PMID: 29885373.
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    17. Rojewski AM, Tanner NT, Dai L, Ravenel JG, Gebregziabher M, Silvestri GA, Toll BA. Tobacco Dependence Predicts Higher Lung Cancer and Mortality Rates and Lower Rates of Smoking Cessation in the National Lung Screening Trial. Chest. 2018 Jul; 154(1):110-118. PMID: 29793736.
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    18. Yarmus L, Nguyen PT, Montemayor K, Jennings M, Bade B, Shafiq M, Silvestri G, Steinfort D. Year in review 2017: Interventional pulmonology, lung cancer, pleural disease and respiratory infections. Respirology. 2018 06; 23(6):628-635. PMID: 29641840.
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    19. Bach PB, Brawley OW, Silvestri GA. Low-dose CT for lung cancer screening. Lancet Oncol. 2018 03; 19(3):e133-e134. PMID: 29508757.
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    20. Bade BC, Brasher PB, Luna BW, Silvestri GA, Tanner NT. Reviewing Lung Cancer Screening: The Who, Where, When, Why, and How. Clin Chest Med. 2018 03; 39(1):31-43. PMID: 29433723.
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    21. Silvestri GA, Tanner NT, Kearney P, Vachani A, Massion PP, Porter A, Springmeyer SC, Fang KC, Midthun D, Mazzone PJ. Assessment of Plasma Proteomics Biomarker's Ability to Distinguish Benign From Malignant Lung Nodules: Results of the PANOPTIC (Pulmonary Nodule Plasma Proteomic Classifier) Trial. Chest. 2018 Sep; 154(3):491-500. PMID: 29496499.
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    22. Mazzone PJ, Silvestri GA, Patel S, Kanne JP, Kinsinger LS, Wiener RS, Soo Hoo G, Detterbeck FC. Screening for Lung Cancer: CHEST Guideline and Expert Panel Report. Chest. 2018 Apr; 153(4):954-985. PMID: 29374513.
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    23. Neville CE, Montgomery S, Silvestri G, McGowan A, Moore E, Silvestri V, Cardwell C, McEvoy CT, Maxwell AP, Woodside JV, McKay GJ. Dietary Patterns and Retinal Vessel Caliber in the Irish Nun Eye Study. J Nutr Health Aging. 2018; 22(7):751-758. PMID: 30080215.
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    24. Kathuria H, Detterbeck FC, Fathi JT, Fennig K, Gould MK, Jolicoeur DG, Land SR, Massetti GM, Mazzone PJ, Silvestri GA, Slatore CG, Smith RA, Vachani A, Zeliadt SB, Wiener RS. Stakeholder Research Priorities for Smoking Cessation Interventions within Lung Cancer Screening Programs. An Official American Thoracic Society Research Statement. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2017 11 01; 196(9):1202-1212. PMID: 29090963.
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    25. Mazzone PJ, Sears CR, Arenberg DA, Gaga M, Gould MK, Massion PP, Nair VS, Powell CA, Silvestri GA, Vachani A, Wiener RS. Evaluating Molecular Biomarkers for the Early Detection of Lung Cancer: When Is a Biomarker Ready for Clinical Use? An Official American Thoracic Society Policy Statement. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2017 10 01; 196(7):e15-e29. PMID: 28960111.
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    26. Tanner NT, Dai L, Bade BC, Gebregziabher M, Silvestri GA. Assessing the Generalizability of the National Lung Screening Trial: Comparison of Patients with Stage 1 Disease. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2017 09 01; 196(5):602-608. PMID: 28722466.
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    27. Soneji S, Yang J, Tanner NT, Dang R, Silvestri GA, Black W. Underuse of Chest Radiography Versus Computed Tomography for Lung Cancer Screening. Am J Public Health. 2017 08; 107(8):1248-1250. PMID: 28700293.
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    28. Tanner NT, Porter A, Gould MK, Li XJ, Vachani A, Silvestri GA. Response. Chest. 2017 08; 152(2):448-449. PMID: 28797390.
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    29. Furukawa BS, Pastis NJ, Tanner NT, Chen A, Silvestri GA. Comparing Pulmonary Nodule Location During Electromagnetic Bronchoscopy With Predicted Location on the Basis of Two Virtual Airway Maps at Different Phases of Respiration. Chest. 2018 01; 153(1):181-186. PMID: 28629919.
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    30. Soneji S, Tanner NT, Silvestri GA, Lathan CS, Black W. Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Early-Stage Lung Cancer Survival. Chest. 2017 09; 152(3):587-597. PMID: 28450031.
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    31. Ravenel JG, Tanner NT, Silvestri GA. Viewing All the Trees in the Forest: The Importance of Reporting Abnormal Findings on CT Scan When Screening for Lung Cancer. Chest. 2017 03; 151(3):525-526. PMID: 28279269.
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    32. Silvestri GA, Pastis NJ. Response. Chest. 2017 02; 151(2):514. PMID: 28183491.
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    33. Mullon JJ, Burkart KM, Silvestri G, Hogarth DK, Almeida F, Berkowitz D, Eapen GA, Feller-Kopman D, Fessler HE, Folch E, Gillespie C, Haas A, Islam SU, Lamb C, Levine SM, Majid A, Maldonado F, Musani AI, Piquette C, Ray C, Reddy CB, Rickman O, Simoff M, Wahidi MM, Lee H. Interventional Pulmonology Fellowship Accreditation Standards: Executive Summary of the Multisociety Interventional Pulmonology Fellowship Accreditation Committee. Chest. 2017 05; 151(5):1114-1121. PMID: 28132754.
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    34. Tanner NT, Porter A, Gould MK, Li XJ, Vachani A, Silvestri GA. Physician Assessment of Pretest Probability of Malignancy and Adherence With Guidelines for Pulmonary Nodule Evaluation. Chest. 2017 08; 152(2):263-270. PMID: 28115167.
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    35. Bade BC, Brooks MC, Nietert SB, Ulmer A, Thomas DD, Nietert PJ, Scott JB, Silvestri GA. Assessing the Correlation Between Physical Activity and Quality of Life in Advanced Lung Cancer. Integr Cancer Ther. 2018 03; 17(1):73-79. PMID: 28024420.
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    36. Kanodra NM, Pope C, Halbert CH, Silvestri GA, Rice LJ, Tanner NT. Primary Care Provider and Patient Perspectives on Lung Cancer Screening. A Qualitative Study. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2016 11; 13(11):1977-1982. PMID: 27676369.
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    37. Bade BC, Silvestri GA. Palliative Care in Lung Cancer: A Review. Semin Respir Crit Care Med. 2016 10; 37(5):750-759. PMID: 27732996.
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    38. Balekian AA, Tanner NT, Fisher JM, Silvestri GA, Gould MK. Factors Associated with a Positive Baseline Screening Exam Result in the National Lung Screening Trial. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2016 09; 13(9):1568-74. PMID: 27387658.
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    39. Pastis NJ, Silvestri GA. Could Cryo-Biopsies Lead Bronchoscopy Into the Ice Age? Chest. 2016 08; 150(2):270-2. PMID: 27502978.
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    40. Tanner NT, Kanodra NM, Gebregziabher M, Payne E, Halbert CH, Warren GW, Egede LE, Silvestri GA. The Association between Smoking Abstinence and Mortality in the National Lung Screening Trial. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2016 Mar 01; 193(5):534-41. PMID: 26502000.
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    41. Vachani A, Whitney DH, Parsons EC, Lenburg M, Ferguson JS, Silvestri GA, Spira A. Clinical Utility of a Bronchial Genomic Classifier in Patients With Suspected Lung Cancer. Chest. 2016 Jul; 150(1):210-8. PMID: 26896702.
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    42. Crawford EL, Levin A, Safi F, Lu M, Baugh A, Zhang X, Yeo J, Khuder SA, Boulos AM, Nana-Sinkam P, Massion PP, Arenberg DA, Midthun D, Mazzone PJ, Nathan SD, Wainz R, Silvestri G, Tita J, Willey JC. Lung cancer risk test trial: study design, participant baseline characteristics, bronchoscopy safety, and establishment of a biospecimen repository. BMC Pulm Med. 2016 Jan 22; 16:16. PMID: 26801409.
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    43. Wahidi MM, Herth F, Yasufuku K, Shepherd RW, Yarmus L, Chawla M, Lamb C, Casey KR, Patel S, Silvestri GA, Feller-Kopman DJ. Technical Aspects of Endobronchial Ultrasound-Guided Transbronchial Needle Aspiration: CHEST Guideline and Expert Panel Report. Chest. 2016 Mar; 149(3):816-35. PMID: 26402427.
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    44. Chen A, Machuzak M, Edell E, Silvestri GA. Peripheral Bronchoscopy Training Using a Human Cadaveric Model and Simulated Tumor Targets. J Bronchology Interv Pulmonol. 2016 Jan; 23(1):83-6. PMID: 26348696.
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    45. Tanner NT, Aggarwal J, Gould MK, Kearney P, Diette G, Vachani A, Fang KC, Silvestri GA. Management of Pulmonary Nodules by Community Pulmonologists: A Multicenter Observational Study. Chest. 2015 Dec; 148(6):1405-1414. PMID: 26087071.
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    46. Tanner NT, Silvestri GA. POINT: Is N2 Disease a Contraindication for Surgical Resection for Superior Sulcus Tumors? Yes. Chest. 2015 Dec; 148(6):1373-1375. PMID: 26110373.
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    47. Tanner NT, Silvestri GA, Fccp MD. Rebuttal From Drs Tanner and Silvestri. Chest. 2015 Dec; 148(6):1379-1380. PMID: 26110565.
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    48. Tanner NT, Silvestri GA. What's in a Number? When It Comes to Pulmonary Nodules, It's All About the Number. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2015 Nov 15; 192(10):1149-50. PMID: 26568237.
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    49. Mazzone P, Silvestri G, Mehta AC. Pulmonary Lung Cancer Subspecialty Training. J Bronchology Interv Pulmonol. 2015 Oct; 22(4):281-5. PMID: 26492601.
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    50. Ernst A, Wahidi MM, Read CA, Buckley JD, Addrizzo-Harris DJ, Shah PL, Herth FJF, de Hoyos Parra A, Ornelas J, Yarmus L, Silvestri GA. Adult Bronchoscopy Training: Current State and Suggestions for the Future: CHEST Expert Panel Report. Chest. 2015 Aug; 148(2):321-332. PMID: 25674901.
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    51. Tanner NT, Gebregziabher M, Hughes Halbert C, Payne E, Egede LE, Silvestri GA. Racial Differences in Outcomes within the National Lung Screening Trial. Implications for Widespread Implementation. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2015 Jul 15; 192(2):200-8. PMID: 25928649.
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    52. Bade BC, Thomas DD, Scott JB, Silvestri GA. Increasing physical activity and exercise in lung cancer: reviewing safety, benefits, and application. J Thorac Oncol. 2015 Jun; 10(6):861-71. PMID: 25831230.
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    53. Silvestri GA, Vachani A, Whitney D, Elashoff M, Porta Smith K, Ferguson JS, Parsons E, Mitra N, Brody J, Lenburg ME, Spira A. A Bronchial Genomic Classifier for the Diagnostic Evaluation of Lung Cancer. N Engl J Med. 2015 Jul 16; 373(3):243-51. PMID: 25981554.
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    54. Tanner NT, Silvestri GA. Screening for Lung Cancer Using Low-Dose Computed Tomography. Are We Headed for DANTE's Paradise or Inferno? Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2015 May 15; 191(10):1100-1. PMID: 25978569.
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    55. Tanoue LT, Tanner NT, Gould MK, Silvestri GA. Reply: Lung Cancer Screening: The Balance between Harm and Benefit. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2015 May 15; 191(10):1209-10. PMID: 25978579.
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    56. Whitney DH, Elashoff MR, Porta-Smith K, Gower AC, Vachani A, Ferguson JS, Silvestri GA, Brody JS, Lenburg ME, Spira A. Derivation of a bronchial genomic classifier for lung cancer in a prospective study of patients undergoing diagnostic bronchoscopy. BMC Med Genomics. 2015 May 06; 8:18. PMID: 25944280.
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    57. Chen A, Pastis N, Furukawa B, Silvestri GA. The effect of respiratory motion on pulmonary nodule location during electromagnetic navigation bronchoscopy. Chest. 2015 May; 147(5):1275-1281. PMID: 25357229.
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    58. Herth FJ, Eberhardt R, Sterman D, Silvestri GA, Hoffmann H, Shah PL. Bronchoscopic transparenchymal nodule access (BTPNA): first in human trial of a novel procedure for sampling solitary pulmonary nodules. Thorax. 2015 Apr; 70(4):326-32. PMID: 25746631.
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    59. Sterman DH, Keast T, Rai L, Gibbs J, Wibowo H, Draper J, Herth FJ, Silvestri GA. High yield of bronchoscopic transparenchymal nodule access real-time image-guided sampling in a novel model of small pulmonary nodules in canines. Chest. 2015 Mar; 147(3):700-707. PMID: 25275338.
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    60. Mazzone P, Powell CA, Arenberg D, Bach P, Detterbeck F, Gould MK, Jaklitsch MT, Jett J, Naidich D, Vachani A, Wiener RS, Silvestri G. Components necessary for high-quality lung cancer screening: American College of Chest Physicians and American Thoracic Society Policy Statement. Chest. 2015 Feb; 147(2):295-303. PMID: 25356819.
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    61. Kanodra NM, Silvestri GA, Tanner NT. Screening and early detection efforts in lung cancer. Cancer. 2015 May 01; 121(9):1347-56. PMID: 25641734.
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    62. Tanoue LT, Tanner NT, Gould MK, Silvestri GA. Lung cancer screening. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2015 Jan 01; 191(1):19-33. PMID: 25369325.
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    63. Jayawardhana J, Bradford WD, Jones W, Nietert PJ, Silvestri G. Master Settlement Agreement (MSA) spending and tobacco control efforts. PLoS One. 2014; 9(12):e114706. PMID: 25506827.
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    64. Tammemägi MC, Church TR, Hocking WG, Silvestri GA, Kvale PA, Riley TL, Commins J, Berg CD. Evaluation of the lung cancer risks at which to screen ever- and never-smokers: screening rules applied to the PLCO and NLST cohorts. PLoS Med. 2014 Dec; 11(12):e1001764. PMID: 25460915.
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    65. Vachani A, Tanner NT, Aggarwal J, Mathews C, Kearney P, Fang KC, Silvestri G, Diette GB. Factors that influence physician decision making for indeterminate pulmonary nodules. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2014 Dec; 11(10):1586-91. PMID: 25386795.
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    66. Black WC, Gareen IF, Soneji SS, Sicks JD, Keeler EB, Aberle DR, Naeim A, Church TR, Silvestri GA, Gorelick J, Gatsonis C. Cost-effectiveness of CT screening in the National Lung Screening Trial. N Engl J Med. 2014 Nov 06; 371(19):1793-802. PMID: 25372087.
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    67. Pastis NJ, Vanderbilt AA, Tanner NT, Silvestri GA, Huggins JT, Svigals Z, Shepherd RW. Construct validity of the Simbionix bronch mentor simulator for essential bronchoscopic skills. J Bronchology Interv Pulmonol. 2014 Oct; 21(4):314-21. PMID: 25321450.
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    68. Mehta HJ, Tanner NT, Silvestri G, Simkovich SM, Shamblin C, Shaftman SR, Nietert PJ, Yang J. Outcome of patients with negative and unsatisfactory cytologic specimens obtained by endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial fine-needle aspiration of mediastinal lymph nodes. Cancer Cytopathol. 2015 Feb; 123(2):92-7. PMID: 25186645.
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    69. Pastis NJ, Greer TJ, Tanner NT, Wahlquist AE, Gordon LL, Sharma AK, Koch NC, Silvestri GA. Assessing the usefulness of 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose PET-CT scan after stereotactic body radiotherapy for early-stage non-small cell lung cancer. Chest. 2014 Aug; 146(2):406-411. PMID: 24577678.
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    70. Mehta HJ, Nietert PJ, Tanner NT, Ravenel JG, Silvestri GA. Response. Chest. 2014 Aug; 146(2):e70. PMID: 25091775.
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    71. Silvestri GA, Herth FJ, Keast T, Rai L, Gibbs J, Wibowo H, Sterman DH. Feasibility and safety of bronchoscopic transparenchymal nodule access in canines: a new real-time image-guided approach to lung lesions. Chest. 2014 Apr; 145(4):833-838. PMID: 24202737.
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    72. Jardin BF, Cropsey KL, Wahlquist AE, Gray KM, Silvestri GA, Cummings KM, Carpenter MJ. Evaluating the effect of access to free medication to quit smoking: a clinical trial testing the role of motivation. Nicotine Tob Res. 2014 Jul; 16(7):992-9. PMID: 24610399.
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    73. Mehta HJ, Ravenel JG, Shaftman SR, Tanner NT, Paoletti L, Taylor KK, Tammemagi MC, Gomez M, Nietert PJ, Gould MK, Silvestri GA. The utility of nodule volume in the context of malignancy prediction for small pulmonary nodules. Chest. 2014 Mar 01; 145(3):464-472. PMID: 23949741.
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    74. Wahidi MM, Hulett C, Pastis N, Shepherd RW, Shofer SL, Mahmood K, Lee H, Malhotra R, Moser B, Silvestri GA. Learning experience of linear endobronchial ultrasound among pulmonary trainees. Chest. 2014 Mar 01; 145(3):574-578. PMID: 24114380.
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    75. Balekian AA, Silvestri GA, Simkovich SM, Mestaz PJ, Sanders GD, Daniel J, Porcel J, Gould MK. Accuracy of clinicians and models for estimating the probability that a pulmonary nodule is malignant. Ann Am Thorac Soc. 2013 Dec; 10(6):629-35. PMID: 24063427.
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    76. Tanner NT, Egede LE, Shamblin C, Gebregziabher M, Silvestri GA. Attitudes and beliefs toward lung cancer screening among US Veterans. Chest. 2013 Dec; 144(6):1783-1787. PMID: 23764896.
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    77. Tanner NT, Silvestri GA. Simultaneously diagnosing and staging lung cancer: a win-win for the patient and the health-care system. Chest. 2013 Dec; 144(6):1747-1749. PMID: 24297115.
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    78. Skouras VS, Tanner NT, Silvestri GA. Diagnostic approach to the solitary pulmonary nodule. Semin Respir Crit Care Med. 2013 Dec; 34(6):762-9. PMID: 24258566.
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    79. von Dincklage JJ, Ball D, Silvestri GA. A review of clinical practice guidelines for lung cancer. J Thorac Dis. 2013 Oct; 5 Suppl 5:S607-22. PMID: 24163752.
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    80. Hsia DW, Tanner NT, Shamblin C, Mehta HJ, Silvestri GA, Musani AI. The latest generation in flexible bronchoscopes: a description and evaluation. J Bronchology Interv Pulmonol. 2013 Oct; 20(4):357-62. PMID: 24162125.
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    81. Kovalchik SA, Tammemagi M, Berg CD, Caporaso NE, Riley TL, Korch M, Silvestri GA, Chaturvedi AK, Katki HA. Targeting of low-dose CT screening according to the risk of lung-cancer death. N Engl J Med. 2013 Jul 18; 369(3):245-254. PMID: 23863051.
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    82. Bach PB, Gould MK, Silvestri GA. Computed tomography screening for lung cancer. Ann Intern Med. 2013 Jul 16; 159(2):155-6. PMID: 23856688.
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    83. Pastis NJ, Silvestri GA, Shepherd RW. Quality-of-life improvement and cost-effectiveness of interventional pulmonary procedures. Clin Chest Med. 2013 Sep; 34(3):593-603. PMID: 23993826.
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    84. Luo H, Yount C, Lang H, Yang A, Riemer EC, Lyons K, Vanek KN, Silvestri GA, Schulte BA, Wang GY. Activation of p53 with Nutlin-3a radiosensitizes lung cancer cells via enhancing radiation-induced premature senescence. Lung Cancer. 2013 Aug; 81(2):167-73. PMID: 23683497.
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    85. Silvestri GA, Gonzalez AV, Jantz MA, Margolis ML, Gould MK, Tanoue LT, Harris LJ, Detterbeck FC. Methods for staging non-small cell lung cancer: Diagnosis and management of lung cancer, 3rd ed: American College of Chest Physicians evidence-based clinical practice guidelines. Chest. 2013 May; 143(5 Suppl):e211S-e250S. PMID: 23649440.
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    86. Silvestri GA. Lumps, bumps, spots, and shadows: the scary world of the solitary pulmonary nodule. Chest. 2013 Mar; 143(3):592-594. PMID: 23460146.
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    87. Tammemägi MC, Katki HA, Hocking WG, Church TR, Caporaso N, Kvale PA, Chaturvedi AK, Silvestri GA, Riley TL, Commins J, Berg CD. Selection criteria for lung-cancer screening. N Engl J Med. 2013 Feb 21; 368(8):728-36. PMID: 23425165.
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    88. Alberg AJ, Wallace K, Silvestri GA, Brock MV. Invited commentary: the etiology of lung cancer in men compared with women. Am J Epidemiol. 2013 Apr 01; 177(7):613-6. PMID: 23425628.
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    89. Tanner NT, Pastis NJ, Silvestri GA. Training for linear endobronchial ultrasound among US pulmonary/critical care fellowships: a survey of fellowship directors. Chest. 2013 Feb 01; 143(2):423-428. PMID: 22878834.
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    90. Donington J, Ferguson M, Mazzone P, Handy J, Schuchert M, Fernando H, Loo B, Lanuti M, de Hoyos A, Detterbeck F, Pennathur A, Howington J, Landreneau R, Silvestri G. American College of Chest Physicians and Society of Thoracic Surgeons consensus statement for evaluation and management for high-risk patients with stage I non-small cell lung cancer. Chest. 2012 Dec; 142(6):1620-1635. PMID: 23208335.
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    92. Tanner NT, Silvestri GA. Lung cancer screening with low-dose CT: benefits and potential risks. Evid Based Med. 2013 Jun; 18(3):108-9. PMID: 23086387.
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    93. Silvestri G, Williams MA, McAuley C, Oakes K, Sillery E, Henderson DC, Ferguson S, Silvestri V, Muldrew KA. Drusen prevalence and pigmentary changes in Caucasians aged 18-54 years. Eye (Lond). 2012 Oct; 26(10):1357-62. PMID: 22899005.
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    94. Silvestri GA. Bronchoscopy for the solitary pulmonary nodule: friend or foe? Chest. 2012 Aug; 142(2):276-277. PMID: 22871747.
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    95. Wang Memoli JS, Nietert PJ, Silvestri GA. Meta-analysis of guided bronchoscopy for the evaluation of the pulmonary nodule. Chest. 2012 Aug; 142(2):385-393. PMID: 21980059.
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    96. Paoletti L, Jardin B, Carpenter MJ, Cummings KM, Silvestri GA. Current status of tobacco policy and control. J Thorac Imaging. 2012 Jul; 27(4):213-9. PMID: 22847588.
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    97. Tanner NT, Sherman CA, Silvestri GA. Biomarkers in the selection of maintenance therapy in non-small cell lung cancer. Transl Lung Cancer Res. 2012 Jun; 1(2):96-8. PMID: 25806163.
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    98. Klatt NR, Estes JD, Sun X, Ortiz AM, Barber JS, Harris LD, Cervasi B, Yokomizo LK, Pan L, Vinton CL, Tabb B, Canary LA, Dang Q, Hirsch VM, Alter G, Belkaid Y, Lifson JD, Silvestri G, Milner JD, Paiardini M, Haddad EK, Brenchley JM. Loss of mucosal CD103+ DCs and IL-17+ and IL-22+ lymphocytes is associated with mucosal damage in SIV infection. Mucosal Immunol. 2012 Nov; 5(6):646-57. PMID: 22643849.
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    99. Klabunde CN, Marcus PM, Han PK, Richards TB, Vernon SW, Yuan G, Silvestri GA. Lung cancer screening practices of primary care physicians: results from a national survey. Ann Fam Med. 2012 Mar-Apr; 10(2):102-10. PMID: 22412001.
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    100. Pastis NJ, Simkovich S, Silvestri GA. Understanding the economic impact of introducing a new procedure: calculating downstream revenue of endobronchial ultrasound with transbronchial needle aspiration as a model. Chest. 2012 Feb; 141(2):506-512. PMID: 22315117.
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    101. Tanner NT, Mehta H, Silvestri GA. New testing for lung cancer screening. Oncology (Williston Park). 2012 Feb; 26(2):176-82. PMID: 22489353.
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    102. Tanner NT, Gomez M, Rainwater C, Nietert PJ, Simon GR, Green MR, Silvestri GA. Physician preferences for management of patients with stage IIIA NSCLC: impact of bulk of nodal disease on therapy selection. J Thorac Oncol. 2012 Feb; 7(2):365-9. PMID: 22237260.
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    103. Cochrane TF, Silvestri G, McDowell C, Foot B, McAvoy CE. Acute retinal necrosis in the United Kingdom: results of a prospective surveillance study. Eye (Lond). 2012 Mar; 26(3):370-7; quiz 378. PMID: 22281865.
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    104. Tanner NT, Pastis NJ, Sherman C, Simon GR, Lewin D, Silvestri GA. The role of molecular analyses in the era of personalized therapy for advanced NSCLC. Lung Cancer. 2012 May; 76(2):131-7. PMID: 22176813.
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    105. Curran JN, Garrett-Mayer E, Carpenter MJ, Ford ME, Silvestri GA, Lackland DT, Alberg AJ. Cigarette smoking and the risk of dying from tobacco-related malignancies by race. Anticancer Res. 2011 Nov; 31(11):3891-5. PMID: 22110215.
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    106. Wahidi MM, Jain P, Jantz M, Lee P, Mackensen GB, Barbour SY, Lamb C, Silvestri GA. American College of Chest Physicians consensus statement on the use of topical anesthesia, analgesia, and sedation during flexible bronchoscopy in adult patients. Chest. 2011 Nov; 140(5):1342-1350. PMID: 22045879.
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    107. Mehta HJ, Ross C, Silvestri GA, Decker RH. Evaluation and treatment of high-risk patients with early-stage lung cancer. Clin Chest Med. 2011 Dec; 32(4):783-97. PMID: 22054886.
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    108. Paoletti L, Pastis NJ, Denlinger CE, Silvestri GA. A decade of advances in treatment of early-stage lung cancer. Clin Chest Med. 2011 Dec; 32(4):827-38. PMID: 22054889.
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    109. Tanner NT, Watson P, Boylan A, Memoli JS, Pastis N, Taylor K, Garrett-Mayer E, Silvestri GA. Utilizing endobronchial ultrasound with fine-needle aspiration to obtain tissue for molecular analysis: a single-center experience. J Bronchology Interv Pulmonol. 2011 Oct; 18(4):317-21. PMID: 23208625.
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    110. Silvestri GA. Screening for lung cancer: it works, but does it really work? Ann Intern Med. 2011 Oct 18; 155(8):537-9. PMID: 21893614.
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    111. Wang Memoli JS, El-Bayoumi E, Pastis NJ, Tanner NT, Gomez M, Huggins JT, Onicescu G, Garrett-Mayer E, Armeson K, Taylor KK, Silvestri GA. Using endobronchial ultrasound features to predict lymph node metastasis in patients with lung cancer. Chest. 2011 Dec; 140(6):1550-1556. PMID: 21636663.
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    112. Simon GR, Silvestri GA. You just can't call it lung cancer anymore. J Thorac Oncol. 2011 Feb; 6(2):239-40. PMID: 21252714.
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    113. Nietert PJ, Ravenel JG, Taylor KK, Silvestri GA. Influence of nodule detection software on radiologists' confidence in identifying pulmonary nodules with computed tomography. J Thorac Imaging. 2011 Feb; 26(1):48-53. PMID: 20498624.
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    114. Silvestri GA, Vincent BD, Wahidi MM. Fospropofol Disodium for Sedation in Elderly Patients Undergoing Flexible Bronchoscopy. J Bronchology Interv Pulmonol. 2011 Jan; 18(1):15-22. PMID: 21701693.
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    115. Watkins JM, Wahlquist AE, Zauls AJ, Fields EC, Garrett-Mayer E, Aguero EG, Silvestri GA, Sharma AK. High-dose fractionated radiotherapy to 80 Gy for stage I-II medically inoperable non-small-cell lung cancer. J Med Imaging Radiat Oncol. 2010 Dec; 54(6):554-61. PMID: 21199434.
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    116. Klabunde CN, Marcus PM, Silvestri GA, Han PK, Richards TB, Yuan G, Marcus SE, Vernon SW. U.S. primary care physicians' lung cancer screening beliefs and recommendations. Am J Prev Med. 2010 Nov; 39(5):411-20. PMID: 20965378.
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    117. Pastis NJ, Van Bakel AB, Brand TM, Ravenel JG, Gilbert GE, Silvestri GA, Judson MA. Mediastinal lymphadenopathy in patients undergoing cardiac transplant evaluation. Chest. 2011 Jun; 139(6):1451-1457. PMID: 20966040.
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    118. Watkins JM, Wahlquist AE, Zauls AJ, Shirai K, Garrett-Mayer E, Aguero EG, Silvestri GA, Sherman CA, Sharma AK. Involved-field radiotherapy with concurrent chemotherapy for limited-stage small-cell lung cancer: disease control, patterns of failure and survival. J Med Imaging Radiat Oncol. 2010 Oct; 54(5):483-9. PMID: 20958948.
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    119. Engelberg RA, Downey L, Wenrich MD, Carline JD, Silvestri GA, Dotolo D, Nielsen EL, Curtis JR. Measuring the quality of end-of-life care. J Pain Symptom Manage. 2010 Jun; 39(6):951-71. PMID: 20538181.
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    120. Reinke LF, Shannon SE, Engelberg R, Dotolo D, Silvestri GA, Curtis JR. Nurses' identification of important yet under-utilized end-of-life care skills for patients with life-limiting or terminal illnesses. J Palliat Med. 2010 Jun; 13(6):753-9. PMID: 20597709.
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    121. Jones WJ, Silvestri GA. The Master Settlement Agreement and its impact on tobacco use 10 years later: lessons for physicians about health policy making. Chest. 2010 Mar; 137(3):692-700. PMID: 20202950.
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    122. Tanner NT, Silvestri GA. An up to date look at lung cancer screening. Cell Adh Migr. 2010 Jan-Mar; 4(1):96-9. PMID: 20139695.
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    123. Pastis NJ, Silvestri GA. Flexible bronchoscopy without sedation: is less or none more when it comes to sedation? J Bronchology Interv Pulmonol. 2010 Jan; 17(1):3-4. PMID: 23168651.
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    124. Silvestri GA. Looking to our past to find the way forward for the american association of bronchology and interventional pulmonology. J Bronchology Interv Pulmonol. 2010 Jan; 17(1):1-2. PMID: 23168650.
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    125. Spiro SG, Tanner NT, Silvestri GA, Janes SM, Lim E, Vansteenkiste JF, Pirker R. Lung cancer: progress in diagnosis, staging and therapy. Respirology. 2010 Jan; 15(1):44-50. PMID: 20199634.
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    126. Wahidi MM, Silvestri GA, Coakley RD, Ferguson JS, Shepherd RW, Moses L, Conforti J, Que LG, Anstrom KJ, McGuire F, Colt H, Downie GH. A prospective multicenter study of competency metrics and educational interventions in the learning of bronchoscopy among new pulmonary fellows. Chest. 2010 May; 137(5):1040-9. PMID: 19858234.
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    127. Silvestri GA, Alberg AJ, Ravenel J. The changing epidemiology of lung cancer with a focus on screening. BMJ. 2009 Aug 17; 339:b3053. PMID: 19687094.
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    128. Silvestri GA. The mounting evidence for endobronchial ultrasound. Chest. 2009 Aug; 136(2):327-328. PMID: 19666750.
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    129. Tanner NT, Gomez M, Silvestri GA. Denture misadventure: an unusual cause of hemoptysis. J Bronchology Interv Pulmonol. 2009 Jul; 16(3):216-8. PMID: 23168559.
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    130. Gomez M, Tanner NT, Recavarren RA, Ravenel J, Silvestri GA. A 79-year-old woman with a right paratracheal mass. Chest. 2009 May; 135(5):1384-1388. PMID: 19420209.
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    131. Gomez M, Silvestri GA. Endobronchial ultrasound for the diagnosis and staging of lung cancer. Proc Am Thorac Soc. 2009 Apr 15; 6(2):180-6. PMID: 19349486.
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    132. Nonemaker JM, Garrett-Mayer E, Carpenter MJ, Ford ME, Silvestri G, Lackland DT, Alberg AJ. The risk of dying from lung cancer by race: a prospective cohort study in a biracial cohort in Charleston, South Carolina. Ann Epidemiol. 2009 May; 19(5):304-10. PMID: 19269855.
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    133. Stather DR, Jarand J, Silvestri GA, Tremblay A. An evaluation of procedural training in Canadian respirology fellowship programs: program directors' and fellows' perspectives. Can Respir J. 2009 Mar-Apr; 16(2):55-9. PMID: 19399309.
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    134. Nietert PJ, Ravenel JG, Leue WM, Miller JV, Taylor KK, Garrett-Mayer ES, Silvestri GA. Imprecision in automated volume measurements of pulmonary nodules and its effect on the level of uncertainty in volume doubling time estimation. Chest. 2009 Jun; 135(6):1580-1587. PMID: 19141526.
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    135. Silvestri G. Immunity in natural SIV infections. J Intern Med. 2009 Jan; 265(1):97-109. PMID: 19093963.
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    136. Ford DW, Nietert PJ, Zapka J, Zoller JS, Silvestri GA. Barriers to hospice enrollment among lung cancer patients: a survey of family members and physicians. Palliat Support Care. 2008 Dec; 6(4):357-62. PMID: 19006590.
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    137. Wolsley CJ, Silvestri G, O'Neill J, Saunders KJ, Anderson RS. The association between multifocal electroretinograms and OCT retinal thickness in retinitis pigmentosa patients with good visual acuity. Eye (Lond). 2009 Jul; 23(7):1524-31. PMID: 18978727.
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    138. Silvestri GA, Vincent BD, Wahidi MM, Robinette E, Hansbrough JR, Downie GH. A phase 3, randomized, double-blind study to assess the efficacy and safety of fospropofol disodium injection for moderate sedation in patients undergoing flexible bronchoscopy. Chest. 2009 Jan; 135(1):41-47. PMID: 18641105.
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    139. Esnaola NF, Gebregziabher M, Knott K, Finney C, Silvestri GA, Reed CE, Ford ME. Underuse of surgical resection for localized, non-small cell lung cancer among whites and African Americans in South Carolina. Ann Thorac Surg. 2008 Jul; 86(1):220-6; discussion 227. PMID: 18573427.
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    140. Silvestri GA, Tanoue LT. Lung cancer: evolving concepts. Semin Respir Crit Care Med. 2008 Jun; 29(3):221-2. PMID: 18506659.
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    141. El-Bayoumi E, Silvestri GA. Bronchoscopy for the diagnosis and staging of lung cancer. Semin Respir Crit Care Med. 2008 Jun; 29(3):261-70. PMID: 18506664.
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    142. Garwood S, Judson MA, Silvestri G, Hoda R, Fraig M, Doelken P. Tissue verification of stage I sarcoidosis: the question is if, not how. Chest. 2008 Jun; 133(6):1529-1530. PMID: 18574303.
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    143. Silvestri GA. The evolution of bronchoscopy training. Respiration. 2008; 76(1):19-20. PMID: 18583925.
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    144. Ravenel JG, Leue WM, Nietert PJ, Miller JV, Taylor KK, Silvestri GA. Pulmonary nodule volume: effects of reconstruction parameters on automated measurements--a phantom study. Radiology. 2008 May; 247(2):400-8. PMID: 18430874.
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    145. Silvestri GA. Deaths among patients with screen-detected lung cancer. Clin Cancer Res. 2008 Apr 15; 14(8):2511; author reply 2511-2. PMID: 18413845.
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    146. Schultz EM, Silvestri GA, Gould MK. Variation in experts' beliefs about lung cancer growth, progression, and prognosis. J Thorac Oncol. 2008 Apr; 3(4):422-6. PMID: 18379363.
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    147. Ravenel JG, Costello P, Silvestri GA. Screening for lung cancer. AJR Am J Roentgenol. 2008 Mar; 190(3):755-61. PMID: 18287449.
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    148. Gomez M, Silvestri GA. Lung cancer screening. Am J Med Sci. 2008 Jan; 335(1):46-50. PMID: 18195583.
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    149. Vincent BD, El-Bayoumi E, Hoffman B, Doelken P, DeRosimo J, Reed C, Silvestri GA. Real-time endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial lymph node aspiration. Ann Thorac Surg. 2008 Jan; 85(1):224-30. PMID: 18154815.
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    150. Schultz EM, Sanders GD, Trotter PR, Patz EF, Silvestri GA, Owens DK, Gould MK. Validation of two models to estimate the probability of malignancy in patients with solitary pulmonary nodules. Thorax. 2008 Apr; 63(4):335-41. PMID: 17965070.
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    151. Garwood S, Judson MA, Silvestri G, Hoda R, Fraig M, Doelken P. Endobronchial ultrasound for the diagnosis of pulmonary sarcoidosis. Chest. 2007 Oct; 132(4):1298-304. PMID: 17890467.
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    152. Detterbeck FC, Jantz MA, Wallace M, Vansteenkiste J, Silvestri GA. Invasive mediastinal staging of lung cancer: ACCP evidence-based clinical practice guidelines (2nd edition). Chest. 2007 Sep; 132(3 Suppl):202S-220S. PMID: 17873169.
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    153. Silvestri GA, Gould MK, Margolis ML, Tanoue LT, McCrory D, Toloza E, Detterbeck F. Noninvasive staging of non-small cell lung cancer: ACCP evidenced-based clinical practice guidelines (2nd edition). Chest. 2007 Sep; 132(3 Suppl):178S-201S. PMID: 17873168.
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    154. Bach PB, Silvestri GA, Hanger M, Jett JR. Screening for lung cancer: ACCP evidence-based clinical practice guidelines (2nd edition). Chest. 2007 Sep; 132(3 Suppl):69S-77S. PMID: 17873161.
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    155. Silvestri GA. A seismic shift in staging. J Thorac Oncol. 2007 Aug; 2(8):682-3. PMID: 17762332.
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    156. Vignesh S, Vincent B, Silvestri GA, Hoffman BJ. A 69-year-old with lung mass and mediastinal lymphadenopathy on chest computed tomography. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2007 Aug; 5(8):908-11. PMID: 17678841.
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    157. Silvestri GA. Boys (and girls) and their toys: a look at new technologies in the bronchoscopy suite. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2007 Jul 01; 176(1):1-2. PMID: 17586760.
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    158. Vincent BD, Fraig M, Silvestri GA. A pilot study of narrow-band imaging compared to white light bronchoscopy for evaluation of normal airways and premalignant and malignant airways disease. Chest. 2007 Jun; 131(6):1794-9. PMID: 17505042.
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    159. Silvestri GA. CT screening for lung cancer. N Engl J Med. 2007 Feb 15; 356(7):745; author reply 746-7. PMID: 17310518.
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    160. Judson MA, Vincent B, Huggins T, Silvestri GA, Sahn SA. Unusual presentations of pulmonary sarcoidosis: cases from the medical university of South Carolina. Semin Respir Crit Care Med. 2007 Feb; 28(1):75-82. PMID: 17330193.
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    161. Rampey AM, Silvestri GA, Gillespie MB. Combined endoscopic and open approach to the removal of expandable metallic tracheal stents. Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg. 2007 Jan; 133(1):37-41. PMID: 17224520.
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    162. Silvestri GA. Screening for lung cancer in a high-risk group: but I still haven't found what I'm looking for... Eur Respir J. 2007 Jan; 29(1):6-7. PMID: 17197479.
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    163. Silvestri GA, Spiro SG. Carcinoma of the bronchus 60 years later. Thorax. 2006 Dec; 61(12):1023-8. PMID: 17114368.
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    164. Silvestri GA, Nietert PJ, Zoller J, Carter C, Bradford D. Attitudes towards screening for lung cancer among smokers and their non-smoking counterparts. Thorax. 2007 Feb; 62(2):126-30. PMID: 17101739.
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    165. Alberg AJ, Horner MJ, Daguise VG, Carpenter MJ, Mosley CM, Vincent B, Silvestri G, Reed CE, Hebert JR. Lung and bronchus cancer disparities in South Carolina: epidemiology and strategies for prevention. J S C Med Assoc. 2006 Aug; 102(7):183-91. PMID: 17319229.
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    166. Kamalarajah S, Ling R, Silvestri G, Sharma NK, Cole MD, Cran G, Best RM. Presumed infectious endophthalmitis following cataract surgery in the UK: a case-control study of risk factors. Eye (Lond). 2007 May; 21(5):580-6. PMID: 16826243.
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    167. Vincent B, Huggins JT, Doelken P, Silvestri G. Successful real-time endobronchial ultrasound-guided transbronchial needle aspiration of a hilar lung mass obtained by traversing the pulmonary artery. J Thorac Oncol. 2006 May; 1(4):362-4. PMID: 17409884.
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    168. Silvestri GA, Peake M, Waller D, Spiro S. A tale of two cities: comparing lung cancer outcomes in Teesside, UK and Varese, Italy. Thorax. 2006 Mar; 61(3):188. PMID: 16517584.
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    169. Urbanic JJ, Turrisi AT, Sharma AK, Silvestri GA, Williams TE, Vanek KN, Sherman CA. Conformal high dose external radiation therapy, 80.5 Gy, alone for medically inoperable non-small cell lung cancer: a retrospective analysis. J Thorac Oncol. 2006 Feb; 1(2):112-9. PMID: 17409839.
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    170. Silvestri GA, Rivera MP. Targeted therapy for the treatment of advanced non-small cell lung cancer: a review of the epidermal growth factor receptor antagonists. Chest. 2005 Dec; 128(6):3975-84. PMID: 16354869.
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    171. Gasparini S, Silvestri GA. Usefulness of transbronchial needle aspiration in evaluating patients with lung cancer. Thorax. 2005 Nov; 60(11):890-1. PMID: 16263944.
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    172. Mehta AC, Prakash UB, Garland R, Haponik E, Moses L, Schaffner W, Silvestri G. American College of Chest Physicians and American Association for Bronchology [corrected] consensus statement: prevention of flexible bronchoscopy-associated infection. Chest. 2005 Sep; 128(3):1742-55. PMID: 16162783.
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    173. Spiro SG, Silvestri GA. The treatment of advanced non-small cell lung cancer. Curr Opin Pulm Med. 2005 Jul; 11(4):287-91. PMID: 15928493.
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    174. Spiro SG, Silvestri GA. One hundred years of lung cancer. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2005 Sep 01; 172(5):523-9. PMID: 15961694.
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    175. Pastis NJ, Nietert PJ, Silvestri GA. Variation in training for interventional pulmonary procedures among US pulmonary/critical care fellowships: a survey of fellowship directors. Chest. 2005 May; 127(5):1614-21. PMID: 15888836.
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    176. Silvestri G. Chemotherapy for advanced lung cancer: is the glass half full or half empty? Thorax. 2004 Oct; 59(10):821. PMID: 15454643.
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    177. Kamalarajah S, Silvestri G, Sharma N, Khan A, Foot B, Ling R, Cran G, Best R. Surveillance of endophthalmitis following cataract surgery in the UK. Eye (Lond). 2004 Jun; 18(6):580-7. PMID: 15184923.
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    178. Gould MK, Silvestri GA, Detterbeck F. Multidisciplinary management of lung cancer. N Engl J Med. 2004 May 06; 350(19):2008-10; author reply 2008-10. PMID: 15131841.
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    179. Wallace MB, Ravenel J, Block MI, Fraig M, Silvestri G, Wildi S, Schmulewitz N, Varadarajulu S, Roberts S, Hoffman BJ, Hawes RH, Reed CE. Endoscopic ultrasound in lung cancer patients with a normal mediastinum on computed tomography. Ann Thorac Surg. 2004 May; 77(5):1763-8. PMID: 15111182.
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    180. Abratt RP, Morgan GW, Silvestri G, Willcox P. Pulmonary complications of radiation therapy. Clin Chest Med. 2004 Mar; 25(1):167-77. PMID: 15062608.
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    181. Lloyd CB, Nietert PJ, Silvestri GA. Intensive care decision making in the seriously ill and elderly. Crit Care Med. 2004 Mar; 32(3):649-54. PMID: 15090942.
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    182. Schmulewitz N, Wildi SM, Varadarajulu S, Roberts S, Hawes RH, Hoffman BJ, Durkalski V, Silvestri GA, Block MI, Reed C, Wallace MB. Accuracy of EUS criteria and primary tumor site for identification of mediastinal lymph node metastasis from non-small-cell lung cancer. Gastrointest Endosc. 2004 Feb; 59(2):205-12. PMID: 14745393.
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    183. Reed CE, Harpole DH, Posther KE, Woolson SL, Downey RJ, Meyers BF, Heelan RT, MacApinlac HA, Jung SH, Silvestri GA, Siegel BA, Rusch VW. Results of the American College of Surgeons Oncology Group Z0050 trial: the utility of positron emission tomography in staging potentially operable non-small cell lung cancer. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2003 Dec; 126(6):1943-51. PMID: 14688710.
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    184. Mitas M, Hoover L, Silvestri G, Reed C, Green M, Turrisi AT, Sherman C, Mikhitarian K, Cole DJ, Block MI, Gillanders WE. Lunx is a superior molecular marker for detection of non-small cell lung cancer in peripheral blood [corrected]. J Mol Diagn. 2003 Nov; 5(4):237-42. PMID: 14573783.
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    185. Margolis ML, Christie JD, Silvestri GA, Kaiser L, Santiago S, Hansen-Flaschen J. Racial differences pertaining to a belief about lung cancer surgery: results of a multicenter survey. Ann Intern Med. 2003 Oct 07; 139(7):558-63. PMID: 14530226.
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    186. Turrisi AT, Bogart J, Sherman C, Silvestri G. The role of radiotherapy and chemotherapy for curative management of medically inoperable and stage III nonsmall cell lung cancer, and radiotherapy for palliation of symptomatic disease. Respir Care Clin N Am. 2003 Jun; 9(2):163-90. PMID: 12911288.
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    187. Mohr LC, Rodgers JK, Silvestri GA. Glutathione S-transferase M1 polymorphism and the risk of lung cancer. Anticancer Res. 2003 May-Jun; 23(3A):2111-24. PMID: 12894585.
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    188. Ernst A, Silvestri GA, Johnstone D. Interventional pulmonary procedures: Guidelines from the American College of Chest Physicians. Chest. 2003 May; 123(5):1693-717. PMID: 12740291.
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    189. Silvestri GA, Knittig S, Zoller JS, Nietert PJ. Importance of faith on medical decisions regarding cancer care. J Clin Oncol. 2003 Apr 01; 21(7):1379-82. PMID: 12663730.
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    190. Wallace MB, Block M, Hoffman BJ, Hawes RH, Silvestri G, Reed CE, Mitas M, Ravenel J, Fraig M, Miller S, Jones ET, Boylan A. Detection of telomerase expression in mediastinal lymph nodes of patients with lung cancer. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2003 Jun 15; 167(12):1670-5. PMID: 12615614.
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    191. Silvestri GA, Hoffman B, Reed CE. One from column A: choosing between CT, positron emission tomography, endoscopic ultrasound with fine-needle aspiration, transbronchial needle aspiration, thoracoscopy, mediastinoscopy, and mediastinotomy for staging lung cancer. Chest. 2003 Feb; 123(2):333-5. PMID: 12576346.
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    192. Sartorio A, Lafortuna CL, Silvestri G, Narici MV. Effects of short-term, integrated body mass reduction program on maximal oxygen consumption and anaerobic alactic performance in obese subjects. Diabetes Nutr Metab. 2003 Feb; 16(1):24-31. PMID: 12848302.
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    193. Silvestri GA, Tanoue LT, Margolis ML, Barker J, Detterbeck F. The noninvasive staging of non-small cell lung cancer: the guidelines. Chest. 2003 Jan; 123(1 Suppl):147S-156S. PMID: 12527574.
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    194. Detterbeck FC, DeCamp MM, Kohman LJ, Silvestri GA. Lung cancer. Invasive staging: the guidelines. Chest. 2003 Jan; 123(1 Suppl):167S-175S. PMID: 12527576.
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    195. Silvestri GA, Sherman C, Williams T, Leong SS, Flume P, Turrisi A. Caring for the dying patient with lung cancer. Chest. 2002 Sep; 122(3):1028-36. PMID: 12226050.
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    196. Handy JR, Asaph JW, Skokan L, Reed CE, Koh S, Brooks G, Douville EC, Tsen AC, Ott GY, Silvestri GA. What happens to patients undergoing lung cancer surgery? Outcomes and quality of life before and after surgery. Chest. 2002 Jul; 122(1):21-30. PMID: 12114334.
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    197. Barker JM, Silvestri GA. Lung cancer staging. Curr Opin Pulm Med. 2002 Jul; 8(4):287-93. PMID: 12055391.
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    198. Avendano CE, Flume PA, Silvestri GA, King LB, Reed CE. Pulmonary complications after esophagectomy. Ann Thorac Surg. 2002 Mar; 73(3):922-6. PMID: 11899202.
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    199. Heffner JE, Silvestri G. CT screening for lung cancer: is smaller better? Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 2002 Feb 15; 165(4):433-4. PMID: 11850330.
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    200. Wallace MB, Silvestri GA, Sahai AV, Hawes RH, Hoffman BJ, Durkalski V, Hennesey WS, Reed CE. Endoscopic ultrasound-guided fine needle aspiration for staging patients with carcinoma of the lung. Ann Thorac Surg. 2001 Dec; 72(6):1861-7. PMID: 11789761.
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    201. Lloyd C, Silvestri GA. Mediastinal staging of non-small-cell lung cancer. Cancer Control. 2001 Jul-Aug; 8(4):311-7. PMID: 11483884.
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    202. Silverstein MD, Nietert PJ, Zoller JS, Silvestri GA. Predicted impact of attaining smoking reduction goals on mortality. South Med J. 2001 Feb; 94(2):176-83. PMID: 11235031.
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    203. Silvestri GA. Palliation for the dying patient with lung cancer. Respir Care. 2000 Dec; 45(12):1490-6; discussion 1497-500. PMID: 11107215.
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    204. Hyer JD, Silvestri G. Diagnosis and staging of lung cancer. Clin Chest Med. 2000 Mar; 21(1):95-106, viii-ix. PMID: 10763092.
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    205. Avendano CE, Silvestri GA. Case studies in the diagnosis and staging of non-small cell lung cancer. Semin Respir Crit Care Med. 2000; 21(5):393-403. PMID: 16088751.
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    206. Aabakken L, Silvestri GA, Hawes R, Reed CE, Marsi V, Hoffman B. Cost-efficacy of endoscopic ultrasonography with fine-needle aspiration vs. mediastinotomy in patients with lung cancer and suspected mediastinal adenopathy. Endoscopy. 1999 Nov; 31(9):707-11. PMID: 10604611.
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    207. Silvestri G, Pritchard R, Welch HG. Preferences for chemotherapy in patients with advanced non-small cell lung cancer: descriptive study based on scripted interviews. BMJ. 1998 Sep 19; 317(7161):771-5. PMID: 9740561.
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    208. Silvestri GA, Handy J, Lackland D, Corley E, Reed CE. Specialists achieve better outcomes than generalists for lung cancer surgery. Chest. 1998 Sep; 114(3):675-80. PMID: 9743149.
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    209. Douzdjian V, Ferrara D, Silvestri G. Treatment strategies for insulin-dependent diabetics with ESRD: a cost-effectiveness decision analysis model. Am J Kidney Dis. 1998 May; 31(5):794-802. PMID: 9590189.
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    210. Douzdjian V, Ferrara D, Silvestri G. Cost-utility analysis of pancreas transplantation compared to other treatment options for type I diabetics with end-stage renal disease. Transplant Proc. 1998 Mar; 30(2):278. PMID: 9532035.
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    211. LeMense GP, Reed CE, Silvestri GA. Pulmonary blastoma: a rare lung malignancy. Lung Cancer. 1996 Sep; 15(2):233-7. PMID: 8882990.
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    212. Silvestri GA, Hoffman BJ, Bhutani MS, Hawes RH, Coppage L, Sanders-Cliette A, Reed CE. Endoscopic ultrasound with fine-needle aspiration in the diagnosis and staging of lung cancer. Ann Thorac Surg. 1996 May; 61(5):1441-5; discussion 1445-6. PMID: 8633956.
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    213. Gigli GL, Placidi F, Diomedi M, Maschio M, Silvestri G, Scalise A, Marciani MG. Sleep in healthy elderly subjects: a 24-hour ambulatory polysomnographic study. Int J Neurosci. 1996 Apr; 85(3-4):263-71. PMID: 8734563.
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    214. Colice GL, Birkmeyer JD, Black WC, Littenberg B, Silvestri G. Cost-effectiveness of head CT in patients with lung cancer without clinical evidence of metastases. Chest. 1995 Nov; 108(5):1264-71. PMID: 7587427.
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    215. Silvestri GA, Littenberg B, Colice GL. The clinical evaluation for detecting metastatic lung cancer. A meta-analysis. Am J Respir Crit Care Med. 1995 Jul; 152(1):225-30. PMID: 7599828.
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    216. Maclennan SE, Silvestri GA, Ward J, Mahler DA. Does entrained breathing improve the economy of rowing? Med Sci Sports Exerc. 1994 May; 26(5):610-4. PMID: 8007810.
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    217. Silvestri GA, Mahler DA. Evaluation of dyspnea in the elderly patient. Clin Chest Med. 1993 Sep; 14(3):393-404. PMID: 8222558.
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    218. Silvestri G, Ciafaloni E, Santorelli FM, Shanske S, Servidei S, Graf WD, Sumi M, DiMauro S. Clinical features associated with the A-->G transition at nucleotide 8344 of mtDNA ("MERRF mutation"). Neurology. 1993 Jun; 43(6):1200-6. PMID: 8170567.
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    219. Silvestri GA, Colice GL. Deciding timing and technique for tracheostomy. Contemp Intern Med. 1993 Mar; 5(3):20-31. PMID: 10148375.
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    220. Moraes CT, Ciacci F, Silvestri G, Shanske S, Sciacco M, Hirano M, Schon EA, Bonilla E, DiMauro S. Atypical clinical presentations associated with the MELAS mutation at position 3243 of human mitochondrial DNA. Neuromuscul Disord. 1993 Jan; 3(1):43-50. PMID: 8392410.
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    221. Silvestri G, Archer DB, Johnston PB. Peripapillary subretinal neovascular membranes: the natural history. Eye (Lond). 1993; 7 ( Pt 3):398-402. PMID: 8224294.
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    222. Silvestri G, Moraes CT, Shanske S, Oh SJ, DiMauro S. A new mtDNA mutation in the tRNA(Lys) gene associated with myoclonic epilepsy and ragged-red fibers (MERRF). Am J Hum Genet. 1992 Dec; 51(6):1213-7. PMID: 1361099.
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    223. Silvestri GA, Lenz JE, Harper SN, Morse RA, Colice GL. The relationship of clinical findings to CT scan evidence of adrenal gland metastases in the staging of bronchogenic carcinoma. Chest. 1992 Dec; 102(6):1748-51. PMID: 1446484.
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    224. Filderman AE, Silvestri GA, Gatsonis C, Luthringer DJ, Honig J, Flynn SD. Prognostic significance of tumor proliferative fraction and DNA content in stage I non-small cell lung cancer. Am Rev Respir Dis. 1992 Sep; 146(3):707-10. PMID: 1325749.
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    225. Ciafaloni E, Ricci E, Shanske S, Moraes CT, Silvestri G, Hirano M, Simonetti S, Angelini C, Donati MA, Garcia C, et al. MELAS: clinical features, biochemistry, and molecular genetics. Ann Neurol. 1992 Apr; 31(4):391-8. PMID: 1586140.
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    226. Nierenberg D, Disch M, Manheimer E, Patterson J, Ross J, Silvestri G, Summerhill E. Facilitating prompt diagnosis and treatment of the neuroleptic malignant syndrome. Clin Pharmacol Ther. 1991 Nov; 50(5 Pt 1):580-6. PMID: 1934871.
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    227. Silvestri G, Shepherd WF, Johnston PB. Pseudophakic retinal detachments and post-operative visual acuity. Int Ophthalmol. 1989 Sep; 13(5):345-9. PMID: 2625382.
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    228. Oliva G, Dominici G, Latini P, Silvestri G. [Testosterone propionate in the treatment of hyperazotemic syndromes]. Clin Ter. 1966 Jul 15; 38(1):3-26. PMID: 5990471.
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