Samer A Naffouje
Affiliation: University of Illinois at Chicago
Naffouje S, Salti G. Transient Exocrine Pancreatic Insufficiency: First Report of an Unrecognized Complication of Cytoreductive Surgery and HIPEC. Anticancer Res. 2018;38:2353-2358 pubmed
..In our patients with refractory diarrhea and low FE1, PERT provided immediate symptomatic relief. The biological basis of this phenomenon remains unclear and warrants further investigation. ..
Naffouje S, Tulla K, Salti G. The impact of chemotherapy and its timing on survival in malignant peritoneal mesothelioma treated with complete debulking. Med Oncol. 2018;35:69 pubmed publisher
..Nevertheless, it did not add a survival benefit beyond the 1-year time point. ..
Naffouje S, Tzvetanov I, Bui J, Gaba R, Bernardo K, Jeon H. Obesity Increases the Risk of Primary Nonfunction and Early Access Loss, and Decreases Overall Patency in Patients Who Underwent Hemodialysis Reliable Outflow Device Placement. Ann Vasc Surg. 2016;36:236-243 pubmed publisher
..Obesity's effect on HeRO catheters has not been amply addressed; therefore further prospective studies are warranted. ..
Naffouje S, Anderson R, Salti G. A case report of Hepatoid Carcinoma of the Ovary with peritoneal metastases treated with cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic intraoperative intraperitoneal chemotherapy without systemic adjuvant therapy. Int J Surg Case Rep. 2016;27:83-86 pubmed publisher
..Further studies are warranted to determine the role of adjuvant chemotherapy in this relatively rare entity. ..
Naffouje S, Naffouje R, Chen J, Salti G. Validation and Enhancement of the Clinicopathological Melanoma Nomogram via Incorporation of a Molecular Marker in the Primary Tumor. Anticancer Res. 2016;36:6603-6610 pubmed
..Addition of MITF?50% into the logistic regression analysis significantly improves the accuracy of the melanoma nomogram in prediction of regional nodal spread. ..
Naffouje S, Salti G. Cytoreductive Surgery and Hyperthermic Intraperitoneal Chemotherapy in Elderly Patients: Complete Cytoreduction Is Feasible and Crucial for Improved Survival Despite High Carcinomatosis Index. Anticancer Res. 2018;38:441-448 pubmed
..Baseline comorbidities, postoperative complications, certain histologies, and CC2/3 are predictors of poor prognosis in this population. PCI is a predictor of CC, but not of survival when CC0/1 is achieved. ..