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Thomas Clark Gamblin MD

Thomas Clark Gamblin MD

Chief, Professor

Institution: Medical College of Wisconsin
Department: Surgery
Division: Surgical Oncology

Member of the Cancer Center


Research Experience

  • Carcinoma, Hepatocellular
  • Liver
  • Liver Diseases
  • Liver Neoplasms
  • Clinical Expertise

  • Bile Ducts
  • Carcinoma, Hepatocellular
  • Digestive System Diseases
  • Gallbladder
  • Hepatectomy
  • Infusion Pumps, Implantable
  • Liver Neoplasms
  • Methodologies and Techniques

  • Comparative Study
  • Multicenter Studies as Topic
  • Outcome Assessment (Health Care)
  • Practice Guideline
  • Therapies, Investigational
  • Xenograft Model Antitumor Assays
  • Leadership Positions

  • Chief, Division of Surgical Oncology
  • HPB Faculty Research Leader
  • Co-Director of HPB Surgery Clinical Fellowship
  • HPB Clinical Program Leader
  • Director of HPB Surgery Research Fellowship
  • Publications

  • Minimally invasive gastrectomy for cancer: current utilization in US academic medical centers. (Glenn JA, Turaga KK, Gamblin TC, Hohmann SF, Johnston FM) Surg Endosc 2015 Mar 20: PMID: 25791064
  • Erratum to: The Ability to Diagnose Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma Definitively Using Novel Branched DNA-Enhanced Albumin RNA In Situ Hybridization Technology. (Ferrone CR, Ting DT, Shahid M, Konstantinidis IT, Sabbatino F, Goyal L, Rice-Stitt T, Mubeen A, Arora K, Bardeesy N, Miura J, Gamblin TC, Zhu AX, Borger D, Lillemoe KD, Rivera MN, Deshpande V) Ann Surg Oncol 2015 Mar 19: PMID: 25786746
  • Tumor profiling of gastric and esophageal carcinoma reveal different treatment options. (Miura JT, Xiu J, Thomas J, George B, Carron BR, Tsai S, Johnston FM, Turaga KK, Gamblin TC) Cancer Biol Ther 2015;16(5):764-9 PMID: 25778705
  • The Impact of Surgical Margin Status on Long-Term Outcome After Resection for Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma. (Spolverato G, Yakoob MY, Kim Y, Alexandrescu S, Marques HP, Lamelas J, Aldrighetti L, Gamblin TC, Maithel SK, Pulitano C, Bauer TW, Shen F, Poultsides GA, Marsh JW, Pawlik TM) Ann Surg Oncol 2015 Mar 12: PMID: 25762481
  • Adherence to Guidelines for Adjuvant Imatinib Therapy for GIST: A Multi-institutional Analysis. (Bischof DA, Dodson R, Jimenez MC, Behman R, Cocieru A, Blazer DG 3rd, Fisher SB, Squires MH 3rd, Kooby DA, Maithel SK, Groeschl RT, Gamblin TC, Bauer TW, Karanicolas PJ, Law C, Quereshy FA, Pawlik TM) J Gastrointest Surg 2015 Jun;19(6):1022-8 PMID: 25731828
  • Hepatectomy for hemangioma; safe, but is it successful? (Groeschl RT, Riggle KM, Quebbeman EJ, Christians KK, Turaga KK, Tsai S, Gamblin TC) Hepatogastroenterology 2014 Oct;61(135):2009-13 PMID: 25713903
  • Inhibition of the AKT pathway in cholangiocarcinoma by MK2206 reduces cellular viability via induction of apoptosis. (Wilson JM, Kunnimalaiyaan S, Kunnimalaiyaan M, Gamblin TC) Cancer Cell Int 2015;15(1):13 PMID: 25674039 PMCID: PMC4324843
  • Conditional disease-free survival after surgical resection of gastrointestinal stromal tumors: a multi-institutional analysis of 502 patients. (Bischof DA, Kim Y, Dodson R, Jimenez MC, Behman R, Cocieru A, Fisher SB, Groeschl RT, Squires MH 3rd, Maithel SK, Blazer DG 3rd, Kooby DA, Gamblin TC, Bauer TW, Quereshy FA, Karanicolas PJ, Law CH, Pawlik TM) JAMA Surg 2015 Apr;150(4):299-306 PMID: 25671681
  • Immunohistochemistry - microarray analysis of patients with peritoneal metastases of appendiceal or colorectal origin. (Green DE, Jayakrishnan TT, Hwang M, Pappas SG, Gamblin TC, Turaga KK) Front Surg 2014;1:50 PMID: 25593974 PMCID: PMC4286965
  • Erratum to: The Ability to Diagnose Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma Definitively Using Novel Branched DNA-Enhanced Albumin RNA In Situ Hybridization Technology. (Ferrone CR, Ting DT, Shahid M, Konstantinidis IT, Sabbatino F, Goyal L, Rice-Stitt T, Mubeen A, Arora K, Bardeesey N, Miura J, Gamblin TC, Zhu AX, Borger D, Lillemoe KD, Rivera MN, Deshpande V) Ann Surg Oncol 2015 Jan 10: PMID: 25575648
  • Minimally invasive resection of choledochal cyst: a feasible and safe surgical option. (Margonis GA, Spolverato G, Kim Y, Marques H, Poultsides G, Maithel S, Aldrighetti L, Bauer TW, Jabbour N, Gamblin TC, Soares K, Pawlik TM) J Gastrointest Surg 2015 May;19(5):858-65 PMID: 25519084
  • The Ability to Diagnose Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma Definitively Using Novel Branched DNA-Enhanced Albumin RNA In Situ Hybridization Technology. (Ferrone CR, Ting DT, Shahid M, Konstantinidis IT, Sabbatino F, Goyal L, Rice-Stitt T, Mubeen A, Arora K, Bardeesey N, Miura J, Gamblin TC, Zhu AX, Borger D, Lillemoe KD, Rivera MN, Deshpande V) Ann Surg Oncol 2014 Dec 18: PMID: 25519926 PMCID: PMC4472634
  • Gemcitabine transcatheter arterial chemoembolization for unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma. (Hammond JS, Franko J, Holloway SE, Heckman JT, Orons PD, Gamblin TC) Hepatogastroenterology 2014 Jul-Aug;61(133):1339-43 PMID: 25513092
  • Transarterial chemoembolization for primary liver malignancies and colorectal liver metastasis. (Miura JT, Gamblin TC) Surg Oncol Clin N Am 2015 Jan;24(1):149-66 PMID: 25444473
  • Is local resection adequate for T1 stage ampullary cancer? (Amini A, Miura JT, Jayakrishnan TT, Johnston FM, Tsai S, Christians KK, Gamblin TC, Turaga KK) HPB (Oxford) 2015 Jan;17(1):66-71 PMID: 25395092 PMCID: PMC4266442
  • An acute rise in intraluminal pressure shifts the mediator of flow-mediated dilation from nitric oxide to hydrogen peroxide in human arterioles. (Beyer AM, Durand MJ, Hockenberry J, Gamblin TC, Phillips SA, Gutterman DD) Am J Physiol Heart Circ Physiol 2014 Dec 1;307(11):H1587-93 PMID: 25260615 PMCID: PMC4255007
  • A nomogram to predict disease-free survival after surgical resection of GIST. (Bischof DA, Kim Y, Behman R, Karanicolas PJ, Quereshy FA, Blazer DG 3rd, Maithel SK, Gamblin TC, Bauer TW, Pawlik TM) J Gastrointest Surg 2014 Dec;18(12):2123-9 PMID: 25245766
  • Effect of the experience of surgical chairpersons on departmental National Institutes of Health funding. (Jayakrishnan TT, Green DE, Hwang M, Zacharias AJ, Sharma A, Johnston FM, Gamblin TC, Turaga KK) J Surg Res 2014 Dec;192(2):293-7 PMID: 25240287
  • Patency rates of portal vein/superior mesenteric vein reconstruction after pancreatectomy for pancreatic cancer. (Krepline AN, Christians KK, Duelge K, Mahmoud A, Ritch P, George B, Erickson BA, Foley WD, Quebbeman EJ, Turaga KK, Johnston FM, Gamblin TC, Evans DB, Tsai S) J Gastrointest Surg 2014 Nov;18(11):2016-25 PMID: 25227638
  • Comparative effectiveness of hepatic artery based therapies for unresectable intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma. (Boehm LM, Jayakrishnan TT, Miura JT, Zacharias AJ, Johnston FM, Turaga KK, Gamblin TC) J Surg Oncol 2015 Feb;111(2):213-20 PMID: 25176325
  • Defining the role of adjuvant external beam radiotherapy on resected adenocarcinoma of the ampulla of vater. (Miura JT, Jayakrishnan TT, Amini A, Johnston FM, Tsai S, Erickson B, Quebbeman EJ, Christians KK, Evans DB, Gamblin TC, Turaga KK) J Gastrointest Surg 2014 Nov;18(11):2003-8 PMID: 25159502
  • Role of laparoscopy in patients with peritoneal metastases considered for cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy (HIPEC). (Jayakrishnan TT, Zacharias AJ, Sharma A, Pappas SG, Gamblin TC, Turaga KK) World J Surg Oncol 2014;12:270 PMID: 25145962 PMCID: PMC4153918
  • Cytoreductive surgery and hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy for malignant peritoneal mesothelioma: a systematic review and meta-analysis. (Helm JH, Miura JT, Glenn JA, Marcus RK, Larrieux G, Jayakrishnan TT, Donahue AE, Gamblin TC, Turaga KK, Johnston FM) Ann Surg Oncol 2015 May;22(5):1686-93 PMID: 25124472
  • Diagnostic laparoscopy should be performed before definitive resection for pancreatic cancer: a financial argument. (Jayakrishnan TT, Nadeem H, Groeschl RT, George B, Thomas JP, Ritch PS, Christians KK, Tsai S, Evans DB, Pappas SG, Gamblin TC, Turaga KK) HPB (Oxford) 2015 Feb;17(2):131-9 PMID: 25123702 PMCID: PMC4299387
  • Surgical management of advanced gastrointestinal stromal tumors: an international multi-institutional analysis of 158 patients. (Bischof DA, Kim Y, Blazer DG 3rd, Behman R, Karanicolas PJ, Law CH, Quereshy FA, Maithel SK, Gamblin TC, Bauer TW, Pawlik TM) J Am Coll Surg 2014 Sep;219(3):439-49 PMID: 25065359
  • MK2206 inhibits hepatocellular carcinoma cellular proliferation via induction of apoptosis and cell cycle arrest. (Wilson JM, Kunnimalaiyaan S, Gamblin TC, Kunnimalaiyaan M) J Surg Res 2014 Oct;191(2):280-5 PMID: 24996256
  • Surgical management of bowel obstruction in patients with peritoneal carcinomatosis. (Shariat-Madar B, Jayakrishnan TT, Gamblin TC, Turaga KK) J Surg Oncol 2014 Nov;110(6):666-9 PMID: 24986323
  • Microwave ablation for hepatic malignancies: a call for standard reporting and outcomes. (North DA, Groeschl RT, Sindram D, Martinie JB, Iannitti DA, Bloomston M, Schmidt C, Rilling WS, Gamblin TC, Martin RC) Am J Surg 2014 Aug;208(2):284-94 PMID: 24970652
  • Surgical management of hepatic hemangiomas: a multi-institutional experience. (Miura JT, Amini A, Schmocker R, Nichols S, Sukato D, Winslow ER, Spolverato G, Ejaz A, Squires MH, Kooby DA, Maithel SK, Li A, Wu MC, Sarmiento JM, Bloomston M, Christians KK, Johnston FM, Tsai S, Turaga KK, Tsung A, Pawlik TM, Gamblin TC) HPB (Oxford) 2014 Oct;16(10):924-8 PMID: 24946109 PMCID: PMC4238859
  • Genomic profiling of intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma: refining prognosis and identifying therapeutic targets. (Zhu AX, Borger DR, Kim Y, Cosgrove D, Ejaz A, Alexandrescu S, Groeschl RT, Deshpande V, Lindberg JM, Ferrone C, Sempoux C, Yau T, Poon R, Popescu I, Bauer TW, Gamblin TC, Gigot JF, Anders RA, Pawlik TM) Ann Surg Oncol 2014 Nov;21(12):3827-34 PMID: 24889489 PMCID: PMC4324507
  • Multi-institutional analysis of recurrence and survival after hepatectomy for fibrolamellar carcinoma. (Groeschl RT, Miura JT, Wong RK, Bloomston M, Lidsky ML, Clary BM, Martin RC, Belli G, Buell JF, Gamblin TC) J Surg Oncol 2014 Sep;110(4):412-5 PMID: 24844420
  • Molecular profiling in gastric cancer: examining potential targets for chemotherapy. (Miura JT, Johnston FM, Thomas J, George B, Eastwood D, Tsai S, Christians KK, Turaga KK, Gamblin TC) J Surg Oncol 2014 Sep;110(3):302-6 PMID: 24844210
  • Current trends in the management of malignant peritoneal mesothelioma. (Miura JT, Johnston FM, Gamblin TC, Turaga KK) Ann Surg Oncol 2014 Nov;21(12):3947-53 PMID: 24841356
  • Tumor size predicts vascular invasion and histologic grade among patients undergoing resection of intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma. (Spolverato G, Ejaz A, Kim Y, Sotiropoulos GC, Pau A, Alexandrescu S, Marques H, Pulitano C, Barroso E, Clary BM, Aldrighetti L, Bauer TW, Walters DM, Groeschl R, Gamblin TC, Marsh W, Nguyen KT, Turley R, Popescu I, Hubert C, Meyer S, Gigot JF, Mentha G, Pawlik TM) J Gastrointest Surg 2014 Jul;18(7):1284-91 PMID: 24841438
  • Systematic review of outcomes of patients undergoing resection for colorectal liver metastases in the setting of extra hepatic disease. (Hwang M, Jayakrishnan TT, Green DE, George B, Thomas JP, Groeschl RT, Erickson B, Pappas SG, Gamblin TC, Turaga KK) Eur J Cancer 2014 Jul;50(10):1747-57 PMID: 24767470
  • Alpha fetoprotein DNA prime and adenovirus boost immunization of two hepatocellular cancer patients. (Butterfield LH, Economou JS, Gamblin TC, Geller DA) J Transl Med 2014;12:86 PMID: 24708667 PMCID: PMC4021640
  • Management of acute cholecystitis in cancer patients: a comparative effectiveness approach. (Jayakrishnan TT, Groeschl RT, George B, Thomas JP, Pappas S, Gamblin TC, Turaga KK) Surg Endosc 2014 May;28(5):1505-14 PMID: 24687416
  • A nomogram to predict long-term survival after resection for intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma: an Eastern and Western experience. (Hyder O, Marques H, Pulitano C, Marsh JW, Alexandrescu S, Bauer TW, Gamblin TC, Sotiropoulos GC, Paul A, Barroso E, Clary BM, Aldrighetti L, Ferrone CR, Zhu AX, Popescu I, Gigot JF, Mentha G, Feng S, Pawlik TM) JAMA Surg 2014 May;149(5):432-8 PMID: 24599477
  • Regional therapies for advanced cancer. (Turaga KK, Gamblin TC) Ann Surg Oncol 2014 May;21(5):1426-8 PMID: 24566856
  • Palliation: treating patients with inoperable biliary tract and primary liver tumors. (Amini A, Gamblin TC) Surg Oncol Clin N Am 2014 Apr;23(2):383-97 PMID: 24560116
  • Specific glycogen synthase kinase-3 inhibition reduces neuroendocrine markers and suppresses neuroblastoma cell growth. (Carter YM, Kunnimalaiyaan S, Chen H, Gamblin TC, Kunnimalaiyaan M) Cancer Biol Ther 2014 May;15(5):510-5 PMID: 24521712 PMCID: PMC4026073
  • Management of biliary cystic tumors: a multi-institutional analysis of a rare liver tumor. (Arnaoutakis DJ, Kim Y, Pulitano C, Zaydfudim V, Squires MH, Kooby D, Groeschl R, Alexandrescu S, Bauer TW, Bloomston M, Soares K, Marques H, Gamblin TC, Popescu I, Adams R, Nagorney D, Barroso E, Maithel SK, Crawford M, Sandroussi C, Marsh W, Pawlik TM) Ann Surg 2015 Feb;261(2):361-7 PMID: 24509187
  • Does histology predict outcome for malignant vascular tumors of the liver? (Groeschl RT, Miura JT, Oshima K, Gamblin TC, Turaga KK) J Surg Oncol 2014 Apr;109(5):483-6 PMID: 24284733
  • Neutrophil-to-lymphocyte ratio as a predictor of outcomes for patients with hepatocellular carcinoma: a Western perspective. (Sullivan KM, Groeschl RT, Turaga KK, Tsai S, Christians KK, White SB, Rilling WS, Pilgrim CH, Gamblin TC) J Surg Oncol 2014 Feb;109(2):95-7 PMID: 24122764
  • Microwave ablation for hepatic malignancies: a multiinstitutional analysis. (Groeschl RT, Pilgrim CH, Hanna EM, Simo KA, Swan RZ, Sindram D, Martinie JB, Iannitti DA, Bloomston M, Schmidt C, Khabiri H, Shirley LA, Martin RC, Tsai S, Turaga KK, Christians KK, Rilling WS, Gamblin TC) Ann Surg 2014 Jun;259(6):1195-200 PMID: 24096760
  • Ciliated hepatic cyst leading to squamous cell carcinoma of the liver - A case report and review of the literature. (Wilson JM, Groeschl R, George B, Turaga KK, Patel PJ, Saeian K, Gamblin TC) Int J Surg Case Rep 2013;4(11):972-5 PMID: 24055921 PMCID: PMC3825928
  • The Frey procedure for chronic pancreatitis secondary to pancreas divisum. (Pappas SG, Pilgrim CH, Keim R, Harris R, Wilson S, Turaga K, Tsai S, Dua K, Khan A, Oh Y, Gamblin TC, Christians K) JAMA Surg 2013 Nov;148(11):1057-62 PMID: 24005579
  • Borderline resectable/locally advanced pancreatic adenocarcinoma: improvements needed in population-based registries. (Miura JT, Evans DB, Pappas SG, Gamblin TC, Turaga KK) Ann Surg Oncol 2013 Dec;20(13):4338-47 PMID: 24002538
  • Multidisciplinary approaches to intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma. (Maithel SK, Gamblin TC, Kamel I, Corona-Villalobos CP, Thomas M, Pawlik TM) Cancer 2013 Nov 15;119(22):3929-42 PMID: 23963845
  • Attributes of a surgical chairperson associated with extramural funding of a department of surgery. (Turaga KK, Green DE, Jayakrishnan TT, Hwang M, Gamblin TC) J Surg Res 2013 Dec;185(2):549-54 PMID: 23953785
  • Mitochondria-targeted antioxidant and glycolysis inhibition: synergistic therapy in hepatocellular carcinoma. (Dilip A, Cheng G, Joseph J, Kunnimalaiyaan S, Kalyanaraman B, Kunnimalaiyaan M, Gamblin TC) Anticancer Drugs 2013 Oct;24(9):881-8 PMID: 23872912 PMCID: PMC4028966
  • Viral status at the time of liver transplantation for hepatocellular carcinoma: a modern predictor of longterm survival. (Groeschl RT, Hong JC, Christians KK, Turaga KK, Tsai S, Pilgrim CH, Gamblin TC) HPB (Oxford) 2013 Oct;15(10):794-802 PMID: 23782341 PMCID: PMC3791119
  • Ablation for hepatocellular carcinoma: validating the 3-cm breakpoint. (Groeschl RT, Gamblin TC, Turaga KK) Ann Surg Oncol 2013 Oct;20(11):3591-5 PMID: 23720072
  • Key factors influencing prognosis in relation to gallbladder cancer. (Pilgrim CH, Groeschl RT, Turaga KK, Gamblin TC) Dig Dis Sci 2013 Sep;58(9):2455-62 PMID: 23695876
  • Recurrence after operative management of intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma. (Hyder O, Hatzaras I, Sotiropoulos GC, Paul A, Alexandrescu S, Marques H, Pulitano C, Barroso E, Clary BM, Aldrighetti L, Ferrone CR, Zhu AX, Bauer TW, Walters DM, Groeschl R, Gamblin TC, Marsh JW, Nguyen KT, Turley R, Popescu I, Hubert C, Meyer S, Choti MA, Gigot JF, Mentha G, Pawlik TM) Surgery 2013 Jun;153(6):811-8 PMID: 23499016 PMCID: PMC3980567
  • Staging chest computed tomography and positron emission tomography in patients with pancreatic adenocarcinoma: utility or futility? (Pappas SG, Christians KK, Tolat PP, Mautz AP, Lal A, McElroy L, Gamblin TC, Turaga KK, Tsai S, Erickson B, Ritch P, Evans DB) HPB (Oxford) 2014 Jan;16(1):70-4 PMID: 23496023 PMCID: PMC3892317
  • Modern perspectives on factors predisposing to the development of gallbladder cancer. (Pilgrim CH, Groeschl RT, Christians KK, Gamblin TC) HPB (Oxford) 2013 Nov;15(11):839-44 PMID: 23458506 PMCID: PMC4503280
  • Recurrence after microwave ablation of liver malignancies: a single institution experience. (Groeschl RT, Wong RK, Quebbeman EJ, Tsai S, Turaga KK, Pappas SG, Christians KK, Hohenwalter EJ, Tutton SM, Rilling WS, Gamblin TC) HPB (Oxford) 2013 May;15(5):365-71 PMID: 23458599 PMCID: PMC3633038
  • Regional therapies for cancer. (Gamblin TC, Alexander HR, Edwards R, Bartlett DL) Ann Surg Oncol 2013 Apr;20(4):1053-5 PMID: 23456388
  • Right hemicolectomy for mucinous adenocarcinoma of the appendix: just right or too much? (Turaga KK, Pappas S, Gamblin TC) Ann Surg Oncol 2013 Apr;20(4):1063-7 PMID: 23456377
  • Transplantation versus resection for patients with combined hepatocellular carcinoma-cholangiocarcinoma. (Groeschl RT, Turaga KK, Gamblin TC) J Surg Oncol 2013 May;107(6):608-12 PMID: 23386397
  • Surgical resection in hepatocellular carcinoma patients with minimal background fibrosis: a strategy in the era of organ shortage. (Groeschl RT, Clark Gamblin T, Turaga KK) Ann Surg Oncol 2013 Jun;20(6):2043-8 PMID: 23334253
  • Recent advances in systemic therapies and radiotherapy for gallbladder cancer. (Caldow Pilgrim CH, Groeschl RT, Quebbeman EJ, Gamblin TC) Surg Oncol 2013 Mar;22(1):61-7 PMID: 23290830
  • Management of primary hepatopancreatobiliary small cell carcinoma. (Groeschl RT, Christians KK, Turaga KK, Gamblin TC) J Surg Oncol 2013 Jun;107(7):692-5 PMID: 23280574
  • An often overlooked diagnosis: imaging features of gallbladder cancer. (Pilgrim CH, Groeschl RT, Pappas SG, Gamblin TC) J Am Coll Surg 2013 Feb;216(2):333-9 PMID: 23195201
  • Novel multimodality treatment sequencing for extrahepatic (mid and distal) cholangiocarcinoma. (Turaga KK, Tsai S, Wiebe LA, Evans DB, Gamblin TC) Ann Surg Oncol 2013 Apr;20(4):1230-9 PMID: 23064778
  • Management and recurrence patterns of desmoids tumors: a multi-institutional analysis of 211 patients. (Peng PD, Hyder O, Mavros MN, Turley R, Groeschl R, Firoozmand A, Lidsky M, Herman JM, Choti M, Ahuja N, Anders R, Blazer DG 3rd, Gamblin TC, Pawlik TM) Ann Surg Oncol 2012 Dec;19(13):4036-42 PMID: 22972507 PMCID: PMC3568525
  • Presentation and management of gastrointestinal stromal tumors of the duodenum: a multi-institutional analysis. (Johnston FM, Kneuertz PJ, Cameron JL, Sanford D, Fisher S, Turley R, Groeschl R, Hyder O, Kooby DA, Blazer D 3rd, Choti MA, Wolfgang CL, Gamblin TC, Hawkins WG, Maithel SK, Pawlik TM) Ann Surg Oncol 2012 Oct;19(11):3351-60 PMID: 22878613
  • Surgical treatment of peritoneal carcinomatosis from gastric cancer. (Turaga KK, Gamblin TC, Pappas S) Int J Surg Oncol 2012;2012:405652 PMID: 22778938 PMCID: PMC3388312
  • Measuring the surgical academic output of an institution: the "institutional" H-index. (Turaga KK, Gamblin TC) J Surg Educ 2012 Jul-Aug;69(4):499-503 PMID: 22677589
  • Economic model of observation versus immediate resection of hepatic adenomas. (Vanounou T, Groeschl RT, Geller DA, Marsh JW, Gamblin TC) J Surg Oncol 2012 Sep 15;106(4):491-7 PMID: 22442008
  • Hepatectomy for noncolorectal non-neuroendocrine metastatic cancer: a multi-institutional analysis. (Groeschl RT, Nachmany I, Steel JL, Reddy SK, Glazer ES, de Jong MC, Pawlik TM, Geller DA, Tsung A, Marsh JW, Clary BM, Curley SA, Gamblin TC) J Am Coll Surg 2012 May;214(5):769-77 PMID: 22425166
  • Yttrium-90 radioembolization for colorectal cancer liver metastases: a single institution experience. (Nace GW, Steel JL, Amesur N, Zajko A, Nastasi BE, Joyce J, Sheetz M, Gamblin TC) Int J Surg Oncol 2011;2011:571261 PMID: 22312513 PMCID: PMC3263679
  • Importance of histologic subtype in the staging of appendiceal tumors. (Turaga KK, Pappas SG, Gamblin T) Ann Surg Oncol 2012 May;19(5):1379-85 PMID: 22302267
  • Concepts of regional therapies for advanced malignancy. (Gamblin T, Alexander H, Edwards R, Bartlett DL) Ann Surg Oncol 2012 May;19(5):1371-2 PMID: 22302272
  • Presentation and outcomes of hepatocellular carcinoma patients at a western centre. (Kitisin K, Packiam V, Steel J, Humar A, Gamblin TC, Geller DA, Marsh JW, Tsung A) HPB (Oxford) 2011 Oct;13(10):712-22 PMID: 21929672 PMCID: PMC3210973
  • Randomized controlled trial of a collaborative care intervention to manage cancer-related symptoms: lessons learned. (Steel J, Geller DA, Tsung A, Marsh JW, Dew MA, Spring M, Grady J, Likumahuwa S, Dunlavy A, Youssef M, Antoni M, Butterfield LH, Schulz R, Day R, Helgeson V, Kim KH, Gamblin TC) Clin Trials 2011 Jun;8(3):298-310 PMID: 21730078 PMCID: PMC3404514
  • Intrahepatic cholangiocarcinoma: an international multi-institutional analysis of prognostic factors and lymph node assessment. (de Jong MC, Nathan H, Sotiropoulos GC, Paul A, Alexandrescu S, Marques H, Pulitano C, Barroso E, Clary BM, Aldrighetti L, Ferrone CR, Zhu AX, Bauer TW, Walters DM, Gamblin TC, Nguyen KT, Turley R, Popescu I, Hubert C, Meyer S, Schulick RD, Choti MA, Gigot JF, Mentha G, Pawlik TM) J Clin Oncol 2011 Aug 10;29(23):3140-5 PMID: 21730269
  • Major liver resection in elderly patients: a multi-institutional analysis. (Reddy SK, Barbas AS, Turley RS, Gamblin TC, Geller DA, Marsh JW, Tsung A, Clary BM, Lagoo-Deenadayalan S) J Am Coll Surg 2011 May;212(5):787-95 PMID: 21435922
  • Radiofrequency ablation of neuroendocrine hepatic metastasis. (Gamblin TC, Christians K, Pappas SG) Surg Oncol Clin N Am 2011 Apr;20(2):273-9, vii-viii PMID: 21377583
  • Cirrhosis is not a contraindication to laparoscopic cholecystectomy: results and practical recommendations. (Nguyen KT, Kitisin K, Steel J, Jeyabalan G, Aggarwal S, Geller DA, Gamblin TC) HPB (Oxford) 2011 Mar;13(3):192-7 PMID: 21309937 PMCID: PMC3048971
  • Spontaneous rupture of hepatic artery aneurysm associated with polyarteritis nodosa. (Parent BA, Cho SW, Buck DG, Nalesnik MA, Gamblin TC) Am Surg 2010 Dec;76(12):1416-9 PMID: 21265359
  • Comparative benefits of laparoscopic vs open hepatic resection: a critical appraisal. (Nguyen KT, Marsh JW, Tsung A, Steel JJ, Gamblin TC, Geller DA) Arch Surg 2011 Mar;146(3):348-56 PMID: 21079109
  • Safety of liver resection in the elderly: how important is age? (Cho SW, Steel J, Tsung A, Marsh JW, Geller DA, Gamblin TC) Ann Surg Oncol 2011 Apr;18(4):1088-95 PMID: 21046265
  • A prospective study of posttraumatic growth as assessed by self-report and family caregiver in the context of advanced cancer. (Moore AM, Gamblin TC, Geller DA, Youssef MN, Hoffman KE, Gemmell L, Likumahuwa SM, Bovbjerg DH, Marsland A, Steel JL) Psychooncology 2011 May;20(5):479-87 PMID: 20878841 PMCID: PMC3290514
  • Hepatic resection nomenclature and techniques. (Celinski SA, Gamblin TC) Surg Clin North Am 2010 Aug;90(4):737-48 PMID: 20637944
  • Surgical management of hepatic neuroendocrine tumor metastasis: results from an international multi-institutional analysis. (Mayo SC, de Jong MC, Pulitano C, Clary BM, Reddy SK, Gamblin TC, Celinksi SA, Kooby DA, Staley CA, Stokes JB, Chu CK, Ferrero A, Schulick RD, Choti MA, Mentha G, Strub J, Bauer TW, Adams RB, Aldrighetti L, Capussotti L, Pawlik TM) Ann Surg Oncol 2010 Dec;17(12):3129-36 PMID: 20585879
  • Cancer-related symptom clusters, eosinophils, and survival in hepatobiliary cancer: an exploratory study. (Steel JL, Kim KH, Dew MA, Unruh ML, Antoni MH, Olek MC, Geller DA, Carr BI, Butterfield LH, Gamblin TC) J Pain Symptom Manage 2010 May;39(5):859-71 PMID: 20471546 PMCID: PMC3127169
  • Transcatheter arterial chemoembolization is a feasible palliative locoregional therapy for breast cancer liver metastases. (Cho SW, Kitisin K, Buck D, Steel J, Brufsky A, Gillespie R, Tsung A, Marsh JW, Geller DA, Gamblin TC) Int J Surg Oncol 2010;2010:251621 PMID: 22312487 PMCID: PMC3265257
  • Comparing the clinical and economic impact of laparoscopic versus open liver resection. (Vanounou T, Steel JL, Nguyen KT, Tsung A, Marsh JW, Geller DA, Gamblin TC) Ann Surg Oncol 2010 Apr;17(4):998-1009 PMID: 20033324 PMCID: PMC3119901
  • Treatment of hepatic epithelioid hemangioendothelioma: a single-institution experience with 25 cases. (Cardinal J, de Vera ME, Marsh JW, Steel JL, Geller DA, Fontes P, Nalesnik M, Gamblin TC) Arch Surg 2009 Nov;144(11):1035-9 PMID: 19917940
  • The changing presentation of choledochal cyst disease: an incidental diagnosis. (Dhupar R, Gulack B, Geller DA, Marsh JW, Gamblin TC) HPB Surg 2009;2009:103739 PMID: 19841688 PMCID: PMC2763265
  • Minimally invasive liver resection for metastatic colorectal cancer: a multi-institutional, international report of safety, feasibility, and early outcomes. (Nguyen KT, Laurent A, Dagher I, Geller DA, Steel J, Thomas MT, Marvin M, Ravindra KV, Mejia A, Lainas P, Franco D, Cherqui D, Buell JF, Gamblin TC) Ann Surg 2009 Nov;250(5):842-8 PMID: 19806058
  • Laparoscopic major hepatectomy: an evolution in standard of care. (Dagher I, O'Rourke N, Geller DA, Cherqui D, Belli G, Gamblin TC, Lainas P, Laurent A, Nguyen KT, Marvin MR, Thomas M, Ravindra K, Fielding G, Franco D, Buell JF) Ann Surg 2009 Nov;250(5):856-60 PMID: 19806057
  • World review of laparoscopic liver resection-2,804 patients. (Nguyen KT, Gamblin TC, Geller DA) Ann Surg 2009 Nov;250(5):831-41 PMID: 19801936
  • Initial presentation and management of hilar and peripheral cholangiocarcinoma: is a node-positive status or potential margin-positive result a contraindication to resection? (Nguyen KT, Steel J, Vanounou T, Tsung A, Marsh JW, Geller DA, Gamblin TC) Ann Surg Oncol 2009 Dec;16(12):3308-15 PMID: 19774418 PMCID: PMC3127167
  • Simultaneous pancreatectomy and liver transplantation: a single-institution experience. (Dhupar R, de Vera ME, Marsh JW, Fontes PA, Steel JL, Zeh HJ, Gamblin TC) HPB (Oxford) 2009 May;11(3):242-6 PMID: 19590654 PMCID: PMC2697897
  • Management of unresectable symptomatic focal nodular hyperplasia with arterial embolization. (Amesur N, Hammond JS, Zajko AB, Geller DA, Gamblin TC) J Vasc Interv Radiol 2009 Apr;20(4):543-7 PMID: 19328431
  • Fibroinflammatory biliary stricture: a rare bile duct lesion masquerading as cholangiocarcinoma. (Gamblin TC, Krasinskas AM, Slivka AS, Tublin ME, Demetris J, Shue E, Caro S, Marsh JW, James Moser A) J Gastrointest Surg 2009 Apr;13(4):713-21 PMID: 19057967
  • Laparoscopic resection of benign hepatic cysts: a new standard. (Gamblin TC, Holloway SE, Heckman JT, Geller DA) J Am Coll Surg 2008 Nov;207(5):731-6 PMID: 18954786
  • Laparoscopic liver resection for cancer. (Nguyen KT, Gamblin TC, Geller DA) Future Oncol 2008 Oct;4(5):661-70 PMID: 18922123
  • Surgical management of leiomyosarcoma of the inferior vena cava. (Cho SW, Marsh JW, Geller DA, Holtzman M, Zeh H 3rd, Bartlett DL, Gamblin TC) J Gastrointest Surg 2008 Dec;12(12):2141-8 PMID: 18841423
  • A stochastic model for cancer stem cell origin in metastatic colon cancer. (Odoux C, Fohrer H, Hoppo T, Guzik L, Stolz DB, Lewis DW, Gollin SM, Gamblin TC, Geller DA, Lagasse E) Cancer Res 2008 Sep 1;68(17):6932-41 PMID: 18757407 PMCID: PMC2562348
  • Bridging locoregional therapy for hepatocellular carcinoma prior to liver transplantation. (Heckman JT, Devera MB, Marsh JW, Fontes P, Amesur NB, Holloway SE, Nalesnik M, Geller DA, Steel JL, Gamblin TC) Ann Surg Oncol 2008 Nov;15(11):3169-77 PMID: 18696158
  • Surgical management of hepatocellular adenoma: take it or leave it? (Cho SW, Marsh JW, Steel J, Holloway SE, Heckman JT, Ochoa ER, Geller DA, Gamblin TC) Ann Surg Oncol 2008 Oct;15(10):2795-803 PMID: 18696154
  • Measuring post-traumatic growth in people diagnosed with hepatobiliary cancer: directions for future research. (Steel JL, Gamblin TC, Carr BI) Oncol Nurs Forum 2008 Jul;35(4):643-50 PMID: 18591168
  • Operative choledochoscopic laser lithotripsy for impacted intrahepatic gallstones: a novel surgical approach. (Bark K, Gamblin TC, Zuckerman R, Geller DA) Surg Endosc 2009 Jan;23(1):221-4 PMID: 18470555
  • Unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma with a solitary metastasis to the mandible. (Li R, Walvekar RR, Nalesnik MA, Gamblin TC) Am Surg 2008 Apr;74(4):346-9 PMID: 18453303
  • Carcinoid of the extra-hepatic bile duct: a case report with long-term follow-up and review of literature. (Gusani NJ, Marsh JW, Nalesnik MA, Tublin ME, Gamblin TC) Am Surg 2008 Jan;74(1):87-90 PMID: 18274439
  • Intraperitoneal gemcitabine pharmacokinetics: a pilot and pharmacokinetic study in patients with advanced adenocarcinoma of the pancreas. (Gamblin TC, Egorin MJ, Zuhowski EG, Lagattuta TF, Herscher LL, Russo A, Libutti SK, Alexander HR, Dedrick RL, Bartlett DL) Cancer Chemother Pharmacol 2008 Sep;62(4):647-53 PMID: 18040687
  • Treatment of unresectable cholangiocarcinoma with gemcitabine-based transcatheter arterial chemoembolization (TACE): a single-institution experience. (Gusani NJ, Balaa FK, Steel JL, Geller DA, Marsh JW, Zajko AB, Carr BI, Gamblin TC) J Gastrointest Surg 2008 Jan;12(1):129-37 PMID: 17851723
  • Extrahepatic portal vein aneurysm--report of six patients and review of the literature. (Cho SW, Marsh JW, Fontes PA, Daily MF, Nalesnik M, Tublin M, De Vera ME, Geller DA, Gamblin TC) J Gastrointest Surg 2008 Jan;12(1):145-52 PMID: 17851722
  • Right hepatic lobectomy using the staple technique in 101 patients. (Balaa FK, Gamblin TC, Tsung A, Marsh JW, Geller DA) J Gastrointest Surg 2008 Feb;12(2):338-43 PMID: 17701266
  • Mammography as screening for coronary artery disease. (Adkins JR, Gamblin TC, Christie DB, Collings C, Dalton ML, Dale PS) Am Surg 2007 Jul;73(7):717-21 PMID: 17674949
  • Depression, immunity, and survival in patients with hepatobiliary carcinoma. (Steel JL, Geller DA, Gamblin TC, Olek MC, Carr BI) J Clin Oncol 2007 Jun 10;25(17):2397-405 PMID: 17557953
  • Biliary inflammatory pseudotumor: imaging features in seven patients. (Tublin ME, Moser AJ, Marsh JW, Gamblin TC) AJR Am J Roentgenol 2007 Jan;188(1):W44-8 PMID: 17179326
  • Laparoscopic liver surgery: Shifting the management of liver tumors. (Koffron A, Geller D, Gamblin TC, Abecassis M) Hepatology 2006 Dec;44(6):1694-700 PMID: 17133494
  • Sentinel lymph node biopsy for atypical melanocytic lesions with spitzoid features. (Gamblin TC, Edington H, Kirkwood JM, Rao UN) Ann Surg Oncol 2006 Dec;13(12):1664-70 PMID: 17024556
  • Microdissection-based allelotyping: a novel technique to determine the temporal sequence and biological aggressiveness of colorectal cancer. (Gamblin TC, Finkelstein SD, Upsal N, Kaye JD, Blumberg D) Am Surg 2006 May;72(5):445-53 PMID: 16719202
  • Metastatic colon cancer to the hand. (Gamblin TC, Santos RS, Baratz M, Landreneau RJ) Am Surg 2006 Jan;72(1):98-100 PMID: 16494196
  • Delayed splenic rupture: case reports and review of the literature. (Gamblin TC, Wall CE Jr, Royer GM, Dalton ML, Ashley DW) J Trauma 2005 Nov;59(5):1231-4 PMID: 16385306
  • Outcome of 1000 liver cancer patients evaluated at the UPMC Liver Cancer Center. (Geller DA, Tsung A, Marsh JW, Dvorchik I, Gamblin TC, Carr BI) J Gastrointest Surg 2006 Jan;10(1):63-8 PMID: 16368492
  • Downstaging hepatocellular carcinoma prior to liver transplantation. (Gamblin TC, Geller DA) Liver Transpl 2005 Dec;11(12):1466-8 PMID: 16315292
  • Flail chest caused by penetrating trauma: a case report. (Gamblin TC, Dalton ML) Curr Surg 2002 Jul-Aug;59(4):418-9 PMID: 16093180
  • Laparoscopic orchiectomy for unilateral intra-abdominal testis. (Lane JE, Gamblin TC, Solis M, Barron T) Curr Surg 2002 May-Jun;59(3):333-5 PMID: 16093159
  • Cat scratch disease presenting as breast mastitis. (Gamblin TC, Nobles-James C, Bradley RA, Katner HP, Dale PS) Can J Surg 2005 Jun;48(3):254-5 PMID: 16013636 PMCID: PMC3211541
  • Radio-frequency ablation of large, nonresectable hepatic tumors. (Morgan JH 3rd, Royer GM, Hackett P, Gamblin TC, McCampbell BL, Conforti A, Dale PS) Am Surg 2004 Dec;70(12):1035-8 PMID: 15663040
  • The natural history of untreated penetrating diaphragm injury: an animal model. (Gamblin TC, Wall CE Jr, Morgan JH 3rd, Erickson DJ, Dalton ML, Ashley DW) J Trauma 2004 Nov;57(5):989-92 PMID: 15580021
  • Bedside insertion of vena cava filters in the intensive care unit using intravascular ultrasound to locate renal veins. (Ashley DW, Gamblin TC, McCampbell BL, Kitchens DM, Dalton ML Jr, Solis MM) J Trauma 2004 Jul;57(1):26-31 PMID: 15284543
  • Norepinephrine is a more potent inhibitor of tumor necrosis factor over a range of doses than dopamine. (Morgan JH 3rd, Gamblin TC, Adkins JR, Groves JR, Dalton ML, Ashley DW) Am Surg 2004 Jun;70(6):526-8 PMID: 15212408
  • Clonogenic analysis reveals reserve stem cells in postnatal mammals. II. Pluripotent epiblastic-like stem cells. (Young HE, Duplaa C, Yost MJ, Henson NL, Floyd JA, Detmer K, Thompson AJ, Powell SW, Gamblin TC, Kizziah K, Holland BJ, Boev A, Van De Water JM, Godbee DC, Jackson S, Rimando M, Edwards CR, Wu E, Cawley C, Edwards PD, Macgregor A, Bozof R, Thompson TM, Petro GJ Jr, Shelton HM, McCampbell BL, Mills JC, Flynt FL, Steele TA, Kearney M, Kirincich-Greathead A, Hardy W, Young PR, Amin AV, Williams RS, Horton MM, McGuinn S, Hawkins KC, Ericson K, Terracio L, Moreau C, Hixson D, Tobin BW, Hudson J, Bowyer FP 3rd, Black AC Jr) Anat Rec A Discov Mol Cell Evol Biol 2004 Mar;277(1):178-203 PMID: 14983513
  • Bowel obstruction caused by a Meckel's diverticulum enterolith: a case report and review of the literature. (Gamblin TC, Glenn J, Herring D, McKinney WB) Curr Surg 2003 Jan-Feb;60(1):63-4 PMID: 14972313
  • Adult malrotation: a case report and review of the literature. (Gamblin TC, Stephens RE Jr, Johnson RK, Rothwell M) Curr Surg 2003 Sep-Oct;60(5):517-20 PMID: 14972216
  • Impact of a surgical oncologist on general surgery residency training program. (Gamblin TC, Dalton ML, Morgan JH 3rd, Christie DB 3rd, Vogel RL, Dale PS) Am J Surg 2004 Jan;187(1):73-5 PMID: 14706590
  • Ectopic thyroid. (Gamblin TC, Jennings GR, Christie DB 3rd, Thompson WM Jr, Dalton ML) Ann Thorac Surg 2003 Jun;75(6):1952-3 PMID: 12822643
  • A prospective evaluation of a bedside technique for placement of inferior vena cava filters: accuracy and limitations of intravascular ultrasound. (Gamblin TC, Ashley DW, Burch S, Solis M) Am Surg 2003 May;69(5):382-6 PMID: 12769208
  • Perineuroma of the scrotum. (Gamblin TC, McKinney WB, Stephens RE Jr, Barron T) Urology 2002 Sep;60(3):515 PMID: 12350508
  • Tracheal polyp. (Gamblin TC, Farmer LA, Dean RJ, Bradley RA, Dalton ML) Ann Thorac Surg 2002 Apr;73(4):1286-7 PMID: 11996272
  • Colorectal blowout from compressed air: case report. (Zunzunegui RG, Werner AM, Gamblin TC, Stephens JL, Ashley DW) J Trauma 2002 Apr;52(4):793-5 PMID: 11956407
  • Accurate deployment of vena cava filters: comparison of intravascular ultrasound and contrast venography. (Ashley DW, Gamblin TC, Burch ST, Solis MM) J Trauma 2001 Jun;50(6):975-81 PMID: 11426110
  • Magnetically guided nasoenteral feeding tubes: a new technique. (Gabriel SA, McDaniel B, Ashley DW, Dalton ML, Gamblin TC) Am Surg 2001 Jun;67(6):544-8; discussion 548-9 PMID: 11409802
  • Systemic anaphylaxis associated with intramammary isosulfan blue injection used for sentinel node detection under general anesthesia. (Lyew MA, Gamblin TC, Ayoub M) Anesthesiology 2000 Oct;93(4):1145-6 PMID: 11020773
  • Last update: 06/17/2015