Todd L. Demmy MD, FACS, FCCP

Todd Demmy

Todd L. Demmy
MD, FACS, FCCP

Professor

Department of Surgery

Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences


Specialty/Research Focus

Cardiopulmonary physiology; Metabolism; Surgery; Surgical Critical Care - Surgery; Thoracic Surgery

Contact Information
Roswell Park Cancer Institute
Dept Thoracic Surgery
Elm & Carlton Streets
Buffalo, New York 14263
Phone: (716) 845-8675
Fax: 716-845-7692
tdemmy@buffalo.edu



Education and Training:

  • MD, Medicine, Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia (1983)
  • Allegheny General Hospital, Pittsburgh
  • Baylor College of Medicine
  • BS, Pennsylvania State University

Employment:

  • Associate Professor of Oncology, Roswell Park Cancer Institute (2006-present)
  • Associate Professor, Clinical Scholar, Surgery, University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (2005-present)
  • Associate Professor of Surgery, Surgery, University at Buffalo Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (2002–2005)
  • Associate Professor of Surgery, Surgery, University of Missouri University of Missouri Hospital and Clinics (1997–2002)
  • Assistant Cardiothoracic Surgery Residency Program Director, University of Missouri (1995–2002)
  • Chief of Thoracic Oncology, Ellis Fischel Cancer Center (1994–2002)
  • Co-Director, Cardiac Transplant Program, Cardiac Transplant, University of Missouri Jacobs School of Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (1991–2002)
  • Assistant Professor, Surgery, University of Missouri University of Missouri Hospital and Clinics (1991–1997)


Journal Articles:

  • Singh AK, Hennon M, Ma SJ, Demmy TL, Picone A, Dexter EU, Nwogu C, Attwood K, Tan W, Hermann GM, Fung-Kee-Fung S, Malhotra HK, Yendamuri S, Gomez-Suescun JA. (2018) A pilot study of stereotactic body radiation therapy (SBRT) after surgery for stage III non-small cell lung cancer. BMC Cancer (Nov), 18(1): 1183-1183.
  • Yendamuri S, Battoo A, Dy G, Chen H, Gomez J, Singh AK, Hennon M, Nwogu CE, Dexter EU, Huang M, Picone A, Demmy TL. (2017) Transcervical Extended Mediastinal Lymphadenectomy: Experience From a North American Cancer Center. Ann Thorac Surg (Nov), 104(5): 1644-1649.
  • Bourgeois DJ 3rd, Yendamuri S, Hennon MW, Gomez J, Malhotra H, Kumaraswamy LK, Wang I, Demmy TL. (2016) Minimally invasive rib-sparing video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery resections with high-dose-rate intraoperative brachytherapy for selected chest wall tumors. Pract Radiat Oncol. (Nov), 6(6): 329-335.
  • Dhillon SS, Demmy TL, Yendamuri S, Loewen G, Nwogu C, Cooper M, Henderson BW. (2016) A Phase I Study of Light Dose for Photodynamic Therapy Using 2-[1-Hexyloxyethyl]-2 Devinyl Pyropheophorbide-a for the Treatment of Non-Small Cell Carcinoma In Situ or Non-Small Cell Microinvasive Bronchogenic Carcinoma: A Dose Ranging Study. J Thorac Oncol (Feb), 11(2): 234-241.
  • Hennon MW, Dexter EU, Huang M, Kane J, Nwogu C, Picone A, Yendamuri S, Demmy TL. (2015) Does Thoracoscopic Surgery Decrease the Morbidity of Combined Lung and Chest Wall Resection?. Ann Thorac Surg (Jun), 99(6): 1929-1934.
  • Kurenov SN, Ionita C, Sammons D, Demmy TL, Ionita CN. (2015) Three-dimensional printing to facilitate anatomic study, device development, simulation, and planning in thoracic surgery. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg (Apr), 149(4): 973-979.
  • Nwogu CE, D'Cunha J, Pang H, Gu L, Wang X, Richards WG, Veit LJ, Demmy TL, Sugarbaker DJ, Kohman LJ, Swanson SJ. (2015) VATS lobectomy has better perioperative outcomes than open lobectomy: CALGB 31001, an ancillary analysis of CALGB 140202 (Alliance). Ann Thorac Surg (Feb), 99(2): 399-405.
  • Battoo A, Jahan A, Yang Z, Nwogu CE, Yendamuri SS, Dexter EU, Hennon MW, Picone AL, Demmy TL. (2014) Thoracoscopic pneumonectomy: an 11-year experience. Chest (Nov), 146(5): 1300-1309.
  • Dy GK, Bogner PN, Tan W, Demmy TL, Farooq A, Chen H, Yendamuri SS, Nwogu CE, Bushunow PW, Gannon J, Adjei AA, Adjei AA, Ramnath N. (2014) Phase II Study of Perioperative Chemotherapy with Cisplatin and Pemetrexed in Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer. J Thorac Oncol (Feb), 9(2): 222-230.
  • Kukar M, Groman A, Malhotra U, Warren GW, Bogner P, Nwogu CE, Demmy TL, Yendamuri S. (2013) Small cell carcinoma of the esophagus: a SEER database analysis. Ann Surg Oncol (Dec), 20(13): 4239-4244.
  • Yendamuri S, Huang M, Malhotra U, Warren GW, Bogner PN, Nwogu CE, Groman A, Demmy TL. (2013) Prognostic implications of signet ring cell histology in esophageal adenocarcinoma. Cancer (Sep), 119(17): 3156-3161.
  • Nwogu CE, Yendamuri S, Tan W, Kannisto E, Bogner P, Morrison C, Cheney R, Dexter E, Picone A, Hennon M, Hutson A, Reid M, Adjei A, Demmy TL. (2013) Lung cancer lymph node micrometastasis detection using real-time polymerase chain reaction: correlation with vascular endothelial growth factor expression. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg (Mar), 145(3): 702-707.
  • Hennon MW, Demmy TL. (2012) Thoracoscopic resection and re-resection of an anterior chest wall chondrosarcoma. Innovations (Phila) (Nov), 7(6): 445-447.
  • Demmy TL, Yendamuri S, Hennon MW, Dexter EU, Picone AL, Nwogu C. (2012) Thoracoscopic maneuvers for chest wall resection and reconstruction. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg (Sep), 144(3): 52-57.
  • Hennon MW, Demmy TL. (2012) Video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) for locally advanced lung cancer. Ann Cardiothorac Surg (May), 1(1): 37-42.
  • Nwogu CE, Groman A, Fahey D, Yendamuri S, Dexter E, Demmy TL, Miller A, Reid M. (2012) Number of lymph nodes and metastatic lymph node ratio are associated with survival in lung cancer. Ann Thorac Surg (May), 93(5): 1614-1619.
  • Jayaprakash V, Cheng C, Reid M, Dexter EU, Nwogu CE, Hicks W, Sullivan M, Demmy TL, Yendamuri S. (2011) Previous head and neck cancers portend poor prognoses in lung cancer patients. Ann Thorac Surg (Sep), 92(3): 1056-1060.
  • Kachare S, Dexter EU, Nwogu C, Demmy TL, Yendamuri S. (2011) Perioperative outcomes of thoracoscopic anatomic resections in patients with limited pulmonary reserve. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg (Feb), 141(2): 459-462.
  • Bhaskarla A, Tang PC, Mashtare T, Nwogu CE, Demmy TL, Adjei A, Reid ME, Yendamuri S. (2010) Analysis of Second Primary Lung Cancers in the SEER Database. J. Surg Res (Jul), 162(1): 1-6.
  • Nwogu CE, Yendamuri S, Demmy TL. (2010) Does Thoracocscopic Pneumonectomy for Lung Cancer Affect Survival?. Ann Thor Surg (Jun), 89(6): S2102-S2106.
  • Nwogu CE, Yendamuri S, Demmy TL. (2010) Does thoracoscopic pneumonectomy for lung cancer affect survival?. Ann Thorac Surg (Jun), 89(6): 2102-2106.
  • Demmy TL, Nwogu CE, Yendamuri S. (2010) Thoracoscopic Chest Wall Resection: What is its Role?. Ann Thor Surg (Jun), 89(6): S2142-S2145.
  • Nwogu CE, Yendamuri S, Demmy TL. (2010) Thoracoscopic Pneumonectomy for Lung Cancer Affect Survival?. Ann Thor Surg (Jan), 89: S2102-S2106.
  • Sahai RK, Nwogu CE, Yendamuri S, Tan W, Wilding G, Demmy TL. (2009) Is Thoracoscopic Pneumonectomy Safe?. Ann Thor Surg (Oct), 88(4): 1086-1092.
  • Demmy TL, Tomaszewski G, Dy GK, Yendamuri S, Nwogu CE, Pendyala L, Ramnath N, Adjei AA. (2009) Thoracoscopic Lung Suffusion for Regional Lung Chemotherapy (Preliminary Results). Ann Thor Surg (Aug), 88(2): 385-392.
  • Simpson-Abelson MR, Purohit VS, Pang WM, Iyer V, Odunsi K, Demmy TL, Yokota SJ, Loyall JL, Kelleher RJ, Balu-Iyer S, Bankert RB. (2009) IL-12 delivered intratumorally by multilamellar liposomes reactivates memory T cells in human tumor microenvironments. Clin Immunol (Jul), 132(1): 71-82.
  • Demmy TL, Nwogu CE, Solan P, Yendamuri S, Wilding G, DeLeon O. (2009) Chest Tube Delivered Bupivacaine Improves Pain and Decreases Opiod Use After Thoracoscopy. Ann Thor Surg (Apr), 1987(4): 1040-1046.
  • Liptay MJ, D‘Amico TA, Nwogu CE, Demmy TL, Wang XF, Gu L, Caron NR, Litle VR, Swanson SJ, Kohman LJ. (2009) Intraoperative Sentinel Node Mapping with Technitium-99 in Lung Cancer: Results of CALGB 140203 Multicenter Phase II Trial. Journal of Thoracic Oncology (Feb), 4(2): 198-202.
  • Yendamuri S, Nwogu CE, Demmy TL. (2009) Thoracoscopic lobectomy with chest wall resection after neoadjuvant therapy. Innovations (Phila) (Jan), 4(1): 36-38.
  • Demmy TL, Nwogu CE. (2008) Is Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery Lobectomy Better? Quality of Life Considerations. Ann Thor Surg (Feb), 85(2): S719-S728.
  • Demmy TL, Molina JE, Ward HB, Groton ME, Kouchoukos NT, Schmaltz RA, Shennib H. (2008) Custodiol versus Plegisol - A Phase III Multicenter Myocardial Protection Study. Inter J of Angio (Jan), 17(3): 149-153.
  • Demmy TL. (2007) How do Surgeons Randomize Between Different Levels of Surgical Trauma. Innovations. (Nov), 2(6): 303-305.
  • Swanson SJ, Herndon JE, D'Amico TA, Demmy TL, McKenna RJ, Green MR., Sugarbaker DJ. (2007) Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery (VATS) Lobectomy - Report of CALGB 39802: A Prospective, Multi-institutional Feasibility Study. Journal Clin Oncol (Nov), 25(31): 4993-4997.
  • Demmy TL. (2007) Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery Lobectomy with Bronchoplasty for Lung Cancer: Initial Experience and Techniques. Ann thor Surg (Jul), 84(1): 196.
  • Demmy TL, Dunn KB. (2007) Surgical and Nonsurgical Therapy for Lung Metastasis: Indications and Outcomes. Surg Oncol Clin N Am (Jul), 16(3): 579-605.
  • Gushchin V, Demmy TL, Kane JM. (2007) Surgical Management of Metastatic Peritoneal or Pleural Disease. Semin Oncol (Jun), 34(3): 215-225.
  • Ramnath N, Demmy TL, Antun A, Natarajan N, Nwogu CE, Loewen G, Reid ME. (2007) Pneumonectomy for Bronchogenic Carcinoma: Analysis of Factors Predicting Survival. Ann Thorac Surg (May), 83(5): 1831-1836.
  • Demmy TL. (2007) Thoracoscopic Lobectomy for Impaired or Complex Patients: An Update. Ann Thorac Surg (Apr), 83(4): 1578.
  • Demmy TL, Bullard Dunn K. (2007) Surgical and Nonsurgical Therapy for Lung Metastases: Indications and Outcomes. Semin Oncol (Jan), 16(3): 579-605.
  • Nwogu CE, Fischer G, Tan DF, Glinianski M, Lamonica D, Demmy TL. (2006) Radioguided Detection of Lymph Node Metastasis in Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer. Ann Thorac Surg (Jan), 82(5): 1815-1820.
  • Nwogu CE, Glinianski M, Demmy TL. (2006) Minimally Invasive Pneumonectomy. Ann Thorac Surg (Jan), 82(1): 3-4.
  • Ettinger DS, Bepler G, Bueno R, Chang JY, Chirieac LR, D‘Amico TA, Demmy TL, Feigenberg SJ, Grannis FW Jr., Jahan T, Jahanzeb M, Kessinger A, Komaki R, Kris MG, Langer CJ, Le QT, Martins R, Otterson GA, Robert F, Sugarbaker DJ, Wood DE. (2006) Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Clinical Practice Guidelines in Oncology. J Natl Compr Canc Netw (Jan), 4(6): 548-582.
  • Demmy TL, Nwogu CE, Sussman MS. (2005) Triangular retractor facilitates minimally invasive lobectomy. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg (Jun), 129(6): 1454-1455.
  • Demmy TL, James TA, Swanson SJ, McKenna RJ, D'Amico TA. (2005) Troubleshooting the VATS Lobectomy. Ann Thorac Surg (Jan), 79(5): 1744-1752.
  • Nwogu CE, Hill HC, Tan DF, Demmy TL, Takita H, Anderson TM. (2005) Localized Fibrous Tumors of the Pleura. Clin Pulm Med (Jan), 12(1): 42-45.
  • Demmy TL, Sussman M, Nwogu CE. (2005) Brief Communication "Triangular Retractor Facilitates Minimally Invasive Lobectomy". (Jan), 129(6): 1454-1455.
  • Winton T, Livingston R, Johnson D, Rigas J, Johnston M, Butts C, Cormier Y, Goss G, Inculet R, Vallieres E, Fry W, Bethune D, Ayoub J, Ding K, Seymour L, Graham B, Tsao M, Gandara D, Kessler K, Demmy TL, Sheperd F. (2005) A Randomized Phase III Trial of Adjuvant Vinorelbine Cisplatin Compared to Observation Alone Following Complete Resection of Early Stage Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: Report of the National Cancer Institute of Canada, Clinical Trials Group and the National. New England Journal of Medicine (Jan), 352(25): 2589-2597.
  • Iyer R, Wilkinson N, Demmy TL, Javle M. (2004) Controversies in the Multi-Modality Management of Locally Advanced Esophageal Cancer; Evidence-based Review of Surgery Alone or Combined Modality Therapy. Ann Surg Oncol (Jan), 11(7): 665-673.
  • Demmy TL, Collyar D, Katz ML, Krasnov CL, Borwhat MJ, Battershell A, Yasko JM, George SL. (2004) Managing Accrual in Coperative Group Clinical Trials. Journal of Clinical Oncology (Jan), 22(15): 2997-3002.
  • Dresler CM, Olalk J, Herndon JE, Richards WG, Scalzetti E, Fleishman SB, Kernstein K, Demmy TL, Jablons D, Kohman L, Sugarbaker DJ. (2004) A Phase III Intergroup Study of Talc Poudrage Versus Talc Slurry Sclerosis for Malignant Effusion. Chest (Jan), 127(3): 909-915.
  • Demmy TL, Plante A, Nwogu CE, Takita H, Anderson TM. (2004) Discharge Independence with Minimally Invasive Lobectomy. Am J Surg (Jan), 188: 698-702.
  • Shaukat A, Mortazavi A, Demmy TL, Nava HR, Wilkinson N, Yang G, Kepner J, Javle M. (2004) Should Preoperative Post-Chemoradiotherapy Edoscopy Be Routine for Esophageal Cancer Patients?. Dis Esophagus (Jan), 17(2): 129-135.
  • Demmy TL, Wagner-Mann CC, Allen A. (2002) "Isolated Lung Chemotherapeutic Infusions for Treatment of Pulmonary Metastases: A Pilot Study". (Jan), 9: 334-338.
  • Demmy TL, Kivlahan C, Stone TT, Teague L, Sapienza P. (2002) "Physicians' Perceptions of Institutional and Leadership Factors Influencing Their Job Satisfaction at One Academic Medical Center". Acad. Med (Jan), 77: 1235-1240.
  • Curtis JJ, Clark NC, McKenney CA, Walls JT, Schmaltz RA, Demmy TL, Jones JW, Wilson WR, Wagner-Mann CC. (2001) Tracheostomy: a risk factor for mediastinitis after cardiac operation. Ann Thorac Surg (Sep), 72(3): 731-734.
  • Demmy TL, Turpin TA, Wagner-Mann CC. (2001) Laboratory confirmation of clinical heart allograft preservation variability. Ann Thorac Surg (Apr), 71(4): 1312-1319.
  • Curtis JJ, Walls JT, Wagner-Mann CC, Schmaltz RA, Demmy TL, McKenney CA, Mann FA. (1999) Centrifugal pumps: description of devices and surgical techniques. Ann Thorac Surg (Aug), 68(2): 666-671.
  • Demmy TL, Curtis JJ. (1999) Minimally invasive lobectomy directed toward frail and high-risk patients: a case-control study. Ann Thorac Surg (Jul), 68(1): 194-200.
  • Wilson WR, Curtis JJ, Demmy TL, Greer GE, Voelker DJ, Reddy HK, Villarreal D. (1999) The heartmate left ventricular assist system: first successful implantation in Missouri. Mo Med (Jan), 96(1): 14-17.
  • Wilson WR, Curtis JJ, Demmy TL, Greer GE, Voelker DJ, Reddy HK, Villarreal D. (1999) The HeartMate Left Ventricular Assist System: First Successful Implantation in Missouri. Missouri Medicine (Jan), 96(1): 670.
  • Curtis JJ, Parker BM, McKenney CA, Wagner-Mann CC, Walls JT, Demmy TL, Schmaltz RA. (1998) Incidence and predictors of supraventricular dysrhythmias after pulmonary resection. Ann Thorac Surg (Nov), 66(5): 1766-1771.
  • Demmy TL, Krasna MJ, Detterbeck FC, Kline GG, Kohman LJ, DeCamp MM, Wain JC. (1998) Multicenter VATS experience with mediastinal tumors. Ann Thorac Surg (Jul), 66(1): 187-192.
  • Curtis J, Parker B, McKenney C, Wagner-Mann C, Walls J, Demmy TL. (1998) Incidence and Predictors of Supraventricular Dysrhythmias After Pulmonary Resection. Ann Thorac Surgery (Jan), 66: 187-192.
  • Demmy TL. (1998) Intraoperative MIDCABG Anteriography Via the Left Radial Artery - A Comparison with Doppler Ultrasound for Assessment of Graft Patency. Ann Thorac Surg (Jan), 66(1): 55.
  • Krasna MJ, Demmy TL, McKenna RJ, Mack MJ. (1998) Thoracoscopic sympathectomy: the U.S. experience. Eur J Surg Suppl (Jan)(580): 19-21.
  • Demmy TL, Wagner-Mann CC, James MA, Curtis JJ, Schmaltz RA, Walls JT. (1997) Feasibility of mathematical models to predict success in video-assisted thoracic surgery lung nodule excision. Am J Surg (Jul), 174(1): 20-23.
  • Curtis JJ, Wagner-Mann CC, Mann FA, Demmy TL, Walls JT, Schmaltz RA. (1997) In Vivo Left Ventricular Assist Induced Coagulation Derangements: Comparison of Sarns-3M and St. Jude Medical Circuits. Cor Europaeum (Jan), 43: M414-417.
  • Demmy TL, Wagner-Mann CC, James MA, Curtis JJ, Schmaltz RA, Walls JT. (1997) Feasibility of Mathematical Models to Predict Success in VATS Lung Nodule Excision. Am J Surg (Jan), 63(2): 262-269.
  • Demmy TL, Magovern JA, Kao RL, Magovern GJ. (1996) Hemolysis within infusion systems may accelerate adenosine degradation. Ann Thorac Surg (Oct), 62(4): 1242-1242.
  • Abadir R, Demmy TL. (1996) Lung carcinoma-M0. Patterns and results of radiotherapy of all patients referred to one department. Am J Clin Oncol (Oct), 19(5): 512-516.
  • Tyagi SC, Kumar SG, Haas SJ, Reddy HK, Voelker DJ, Hayden MR, Demmy TL, Schmaltz RA, Curtis JJ. (1996) Post-transcriptional regulation of extracellular matrix metalloproteinase in human heart end-stage failure secondary to ischemic cardiomyopathy. J Mol Cell Cardiol (Jul), 28(7): 1415-1428.
  • Demmy TL, Nielson D, Curtis JJ. (1996) Improved method for deep thoracoscopic lung nodule excision. Mo Med (Feb), 93(2): 86-87.
  • Bryan CF, Mitchell Si, Borkon AM, Curtis JJ, Demmy TL, Estep, Moran J. (1996) Influence of Donor Gender on Patient Mortality After Heart Transplantation. Transplantation Proceedings (Feb), 28(1): 149-151.
  • Abadir R, Demmy TL. (1996) Patterns and Results of Radiotherapy of All Patients Referred toOne Department. American Journal of Clinical Oncology (Jan), 19(5): 512-516.
  • Wagner-Mann C, Curtis J, Mann F, Turk J, Demmy TL, Turpin T. (1996) Centrifugal Subchronic Mechanical Assist in an Unheparinized Calf Model. Artificial Organs (Jan), 20(6): 666-669.
  • Demmy TL, Fullerson DA, Jones SD, Grover FL, McIntyre RC Jr. (1996) Adenosine Effectively Controls Pulmonary Hypertension after Cardiac Operations. Ann Thorac Surg (Jan), 61: 1118-1124.
  • Mann FA, Wagner-Mann CC, Curtis JJ, Demmy TL, Turk J. (1996) A Calf Model for Left Ventricular Centrifugal Mechanical Assist. Artificial Organs (Jan), 20(6): 670-677.
  • Curtis JJ, Walls JT, Schmaltz RA, Demmy TL, Wagner-Mann CC, McKenney CA. (1996) Use of centrifugal pumps for postcardiotomy ventricular failure: technique and anticoagulation. Ann Thorac Surg (Jan), 61(1): 296-300.
  • Curtis J. Wagner-Mann C, Mann F, Demmy T, Walls J, Turk J. (1996) Sub-chronic use of the St. Jude centrifugal pump as a mechanical assist device in valves. Artificial Organs 1996 (Jan), 20(6): 662-665.
  • Ewy MF, Demmy TL, Perry MC, Krishnan MS, Curtis JJ. (1995) Massive phrenic perineurioma mimicking an unresectable cardiac tumor. Ann Thorac Surg (Jul), 60(1): 188-189.
  • Curtis JJ, Walls JT, Schmaltz RA, Demmy TL, Wagner-Mann C, McKenney C, Nawarawong W. (1995) Improving clinical outcome with centrifugal mechanical assist for postcardiotomy ventricular failure. Artif Organs (Jul), 19(7): 761-765.
  • Curtis JJ, Walls JT, Schmaltz RA, Demmy TL, Wagner-Mann C, McKenney C, Nawarawong W. (1995) Improving Clinic Outcome With Centrifugal Mechanical Assist for Post Cardiotomy Ventricular Failure. Artificial Organs (Jan), 19(7): 761-765.
  • Marshall JB, Singh R, Demmy TL, Bickel JT, Everett ED. (1995) Mediastinal Histoplasmosis Presenting with Esophageal Involvement and Dysphagia. Dysphagia (Jan), 10: 53-58.
  • Caron NR, Demmy TL, Curtis JJ. (1994) Bronchial erosion by an indwelling central venous catheter. Chest (Dec), 106(6): 1917-1918.
  • Curtis JJ, Walls JT, Boley TM, Schmaltz RA, Demmy TL, Salam N. (1994) Coronary revascularization in the elderly: determinants of operative mortality. Ann Thorac Surg (Oct), 58(4): 1069-1072.
  • Demmy TL, Boley TM, Curtis JJ. (1994) Strangulated parahiatal hernia: not just another paraesophageal hernia. Ann Thorac Surg (Jul), 58(1): 226-227.
  • Demmy TL, Caron NR, Curtis JJ. (1994) Severe dysphagia from an Angelchik prosthesis: futility of routine esophageal testing. Ann Thorac Surg (Jun), 57(6): 1660-1661.
  • Demmy TL, Schmaltz R, Walls JT, Curtis JJ. (1994) Unrecognized intrapleural missile--a rare cause of chronic pain following gunshot wounds: case report. J Trauma (Mar), 36(3): 433-435.
  • Demmy TL, Haggerty SP, Boley TM, Curtis JJ. (1994) Lack of cardioplegia uniformity in clinical myocardial preservation. Ann Thorac Surg (Mar), 57(3): 648-651.
  • Curtis JJ, Boley TM, Walls JT, Demmy TL, Schmaltz RA. (1994) Frequency of seal disruption with the sarns centrifugal pump in postcardiotomy circulatory assist. Artif Organs (Mar), 18(3): 235-237.
  • Curtis JJ, Wagner-Mann CC, Turpin TA, Demmy TL, McDaniel WC, Schmaltz RA, Walls JT. (1994) In Vitro Evaluation of Five Commercially Available Perfusion Systems. Int J Angiology (Jan), 3: 128-133.
  • Higgins JP, Shuttari M, Demmy TL, Loy T, Calaluce R. (1994) Diffuse Large Cell Lymphoma of the Lung: An Unusual Cause of Complete Opacification of the Hemithorax. Southern Medical Journal 1994 (Jan), 87(11): 1183-1185.
  • Caron NR, Demmy TL, Curtis JJ. (1994) Bronchial Erosion by an Indwelling Silastic Central Venous Catheter. Chest (Jan), 106(6): 1917-1918.
  • Demmy TL, Schmaltz RA, Walls JT, Curtis JJ. (1994) Unrecognized Intrapleural Missile: A Rare Cause of Chronic Pain Following Gunshot Wounds. Journal of Trauma (Jan), 36(3): 433-435.
  • Demmy TL, Curtis JJ, Nawarawong W, Walls JT, Schmaltz RA. (1993) Diagnostic and Therapeutic Thoracoscopy: Lissons from the Learning Curve. Am J Surg (Dec), 166: 696-701.
  • Demmy TL. (1993) Characteristics of Pseudovascular Muscle Tubes in the Overloaded Myocardium. Clinical Res (Jan), 41: 631A.
  • Curtis JJ, Walls JT, Demmy TL, Schmaltz RA, Boley TM, Goss CF, Wagner-Mann CC. (1993) Clinical Experience with the Sarns Centrifugal Pump. Artif Organs (Jan), 17(7): 630-633.
  • Curtis JJ, Walls JT, Demmy TL, Boley TM, Schmaltz RA, Coss CF, Wagner-Mann CC. (1993) Clinical Experience with the Sarns Centrifugal Pump. Non-Pulsatile Perfusion and Rotary Blood Pumps (Jan), 322: 69-72.
  • Loy RA, Bulatao IS, Darkow GV, Demmy TL, Reddy HK, Curtis JJ, Bickel JT. (1993) Immunostaining of Cardiac Biopsies in the Diagnosis of Acute Vascular (Humoral) Rejection-A Control Study. Journal of Heart Lung Transplantation (Jan), 12: 736-740.
  • Curtis JJ, Walls JT, Boley TM, Schmaltz RA, Demmy TL. (1992) Autopsy Findings in Patients with Post-Cardiotomy Centrifugal Ventricular Assist. ASAIO J (Jan), 38(3): 688-690.
  • Demmy TL, Magovern GJ, Kao RL. (1992) Isolated Biventricular Working Rat Heart Preparation. Ann Thorac Surg (Jan), 54: 915-920.
  • Demmy TL, Magovern JA, Kao RL, Magovern GJ. (1991) Resuscitation of Injured Myocardium with Adenosine and Biventricular Assist. Ann Thorac Surg (Jan), 52: 1044.
  • Demmy TL, Park SB, Liebler GA, Burkholder JA, Maher TD, Benckart DL, Magovern GJ, Magovern G Jr. (1990) Recent Experience with Major Sternal Wound Complications. Ann Thorac Surg (Jan), 49: 458-462.
  • Demmy TL, Feliciano DV. (1988) A Modified Technique for Changing Triple-Lumen Catheters. Surgical Rounds (Nov)58-60.
  • Demmy TL. (1988) Comparison of Multiple Parameter Prognostic Systems in Acute Pancreatitis. American Journal of Surgery (Jan), 156: 492-496.
  • Curtis JJ, Wagner-Mann CC, Mann FA, Demmy TL, Walls JT, Schmaltz RA. (1900) In vivo left ventricular assist induced coagulation derangements. Comparison of Sarns-3M and St. Jude Medical circuits. ASAIO J (Jan), 43(5): 414-417.
  • Marshall J, Singh R, Demmy TL, Bickel JT, Everett ED. (1900) Mediastinal histoplasmosis presenting with esophageal involvement and dysphagia: case study. Dysphagia (Jan), 10(1): 53-58.
  • Demmy TL, Platis I, Nwogu CE. (1900) Thoracoscopic Extrapleural Pneumonectomy for Mesothelioma. Ann Thor Surg (Jan).
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Books and Book Chapters:

  • Yendamuri S, Nwogu CE, Demmy TL. (2008) Sabiston & Spencer's Surgery of the Chest, 8th Ed. In: Malignant Pleural and Pericardial Effusions. Elsevier, Inc.
  • Demmy TL, Nwogu CE. (2003) Sabiston & Spencer‘s Surgery of the Chest, 7th Ed. In: Malignant Pleural and Pericardial Effusions. Elsevier, Inc., 447-470.

Abstracts:

  • Demmy TL. (2003) An Ongoing Assessment of Major VATS Lung Resections in Frail Patients. (May)
  • Demmy TL, Wagner-Mann C, Allen A. (2002) Isolated Lung Chemotherapeutic Infusions for Treatment of Pulmonary Metastases: A Pilot Study. (Jan) 334-338
  • Swanson SJ, Herndon J, D'Amico A, Demmy TL, McKenna R, Green M, Sugarbaker D. (2002) results of CALGB 39802: Feasibility of Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery (VATS) Lobectomy for Early Stage Lung Cancer. (Jan)
  • Demmy TL. (2002) (Jan) 785
  • Demmy TL, Kivlahan C, Stone TT, Teague L, Sapienza P. (2002) “Physicians’ Perceptions of Institutional and Leadersip Factors Influencing Their Job Satisfacton at One Academic Medical Center”. (Jan) 1235-1240
  • Curtis JJ, Walls JT, Schmaltz R, Demmy TL, McKenney C, Wagner-Mann CC, Mann FA. (1997) Centrifugal mechanical cardiac assist. (Jan) 185-189
  • Demmy TL, Curtis JJ, Kao R, Schmaltz RA, Walls JT. (1997) Load Insensitive Measurements from an Isolated Perfused Biventricular Working Rat Heart. (Jan) 111-119
  • Kao RL, Snyder ME, Demmy TL, Magovern GJ. (1991) Adenosine Metabolism in Normal and Hemolyzed Blood. (Jan) S.63
  • Kao TL, Demmy TL, Park J, Mogovern GJ. (1990) Comparison of Five Cardioplegic Solutions at 16 C for Myocardial Protection. (Jan) A107
  • Demmy TL, Magovern GJ, Kao RL. (1990) Biventricular Working Model for Isolated Perfused Rat Hearts. (Jan) A107
  • Kao RL, Trumble DR, Magovern JA, Demmy TL, Christlieb IY, Magovern GJ. (1990) Metabolic Regulation of Fatigue Resident Muscle. (Jan) A121
  • Wilson W, Curtis J, Demmy T, Voelker D, Reddy H, Villarreal D. (1900) The HeartMate Left Ventricular Assist System: First Successful Implantation in Missouri. (Jan)
  • Jiao X, Demmy T, Krasna M. (1900) Thoracoscopic Mediastinal Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery. (Jan) 171-174
  • Demmy TL, Wagner-Mann CC, Allen A. (1900) Isolated Lung Chemotherapeutic Infusions for Treatment of Pulmonary Metastases: A Pilot Study. (Jan) 334-338
  • Wagner-Mann C, Curtis J, Mann F, Turk J, Demmy T, Turpin T. (1900) Centrifugal sub-chronic mechanical assist in an unheparinized calf model. (Jan) 666-669
  • Demmy TL. (1900) Discussant of "Intraoperative MIDCABG Arteriography via the Left Radial Artery - A Comparison with Doppler Ultrasound for Assessment of Graft Patency." Calhoon JH, Elbeery JR, Novitzky D. (Jan) 55
  • Demmy TL. (1900) Discussant of "Is Routine Post Operative Surveillance After Lung Cancer Research Beneficial to the Patient." Scott Lee Faulkner, MD, Montgomery, Alabama, as presented at the Southern Thoracic Surgical Association Meeting held in San Antonio, Texas, Novem. (Jan)
  • Demmy TL. (1900) Discussant of "Post-Esophagectomy Morbidity, Mortality and Length of Hospital Stay After Preoperative Chemoradiation Therapy" John R. Doty, MD, Baltimore, Maryland, as presented at the Southern Thoracic Surgical Association Meeting held in San Antonio, T. (Jan)
  • Demmy TL. (1900) Discussant of "Predictors and Treatment of Persistent Air Leaks." Robert J. Cerfolio, MD, Birmingham, Alabama, as presented at the Southern Thoracic Surgical Association Meeting held in San Antonio, Texas, November, 2001. (Jan)
  • Demmy TL. (1900) Discussant of "VATS Lobectomy For Stage I Lung Cancer" Farie Gharagozloo, MD, Washington, DC, as presented at the 38th Annual Meeting for the Society of Thoracic Surgeons, held in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, January, 2001. (Jan)
  • Demmy TL. (1900) Discussant of "Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgical (VATS) Treatment Of Initial Spontaneous Pneumothorax in Young Patients." Marc Margois, MD, Washington, DC, as presented at the Southern Thoracic Surgical Association Meeting held in San Antonio, Texas, Nove. (Jan)
  • Demmy TL. (1900) Discussant of paper presented at the Southern Thoracic Surgical Association Meeting (November 12, 1995, San Antonio, TX): Fullerson DA, Jones SD, Grover FL, and McIntyre RC, Jr. "Adenosine Effectively controls pulmonary hypertension after cardiac operati. (Jan) 1123-1124
  • Demmy TL. (1900) Discussant of paper presented at the Southern Thoracic Surgical Association Meeting (November 8-12, 1995, San Antonio, TX): Walker WA, Evans BJ, Pate JW, Weiman DS, Riddle JC. "Coronary operations in patients with spinal cord injury.". (Jan) 794-794
  • Curtis JJ, Wagner-Mann DVM,PhD CC, Turpin TA, Demmy TL, McDaniel WC, Schmaltz RA, Walls JT. (1900) In Vitro Evaluation of Five Commercially Available Perfusion Systems. (Jan) 128-133
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