Vassiliki Tsikitis

Associate Professor

  • 983 Citations
  • 19 h-Index
20042020

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Research Output

2020
3 Scopus citations

Stem Cell Marker Expression in Early Stage Colorectal Cancer is Associated with Recurrent Intestinal Neoplasia

Walker, B. S., Zarour, L. R., Wieghard, N., Gallagher, A. C., Swain, J. R., Weinmann, S., Lanciault, C., Billingsley, K., Tsikitis, V. & Wong, M. H., 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : World journal of surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2019

Anal intraepithelial neoplasia: Diagnosis, screening, and treatment

Siddharthana, R. V., Lanciault, C. & Tsikitis, V. L., May 3 2019, In : Annals of Gastroenterology. 32, 3, p. 257-263 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
1 Scopus citations
2 Scopus citations

Benign Anal Disease: Implementation of an Educational Program Across Specialties

Kelley, K. A., Schulman, C., Lu, K. & Tsikitis, V., Nov 1 2019, In : Journal of Surgical Research. 243, p. 249-254 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Review of Colorectal Studies Using the National Cancer Database

Kelley, K. A. & Tsikitis, V., Jan 1 2019, In : Clinics in Colon and Rectal Surgery. 32, 1, p. 69-74 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2018

Colorectal polyposis and inherited colorectal cancer syndromes

Byrne, R. M. & Tsikitis, V. L., 2018, In : Annals of Gastroenterology. 31, 1, p. 24-34 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

5 Scopus citations

microRNA-451a regulates colorectal cancer proliferation in response to radiation

Ruhl, R., Rana, S., Kelley, K., Espinosa-Diez, C., Hudson, C., Lanciault, C., Thomas, C. R., Liana Tsikitis, V. & Anand, S., May 3 2018, In : BMC cancer. 18, 1, 517.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations

MiR-486-5p Downregulation Marks an Early Event in Colorectal Carcinogenesis

Kelley, K. A., Wieghard, N., Chin, Y., Potter, A., Mori, M. T., Wong, M., Chin, K-Y. & Tsikitis, V., Nov 1 2018, In : Diseases of the Colon and Rectum. 61, 11, p. 1290-1296 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Miscellaneous Tumors of the Small Bowel and Colon and Rectum

Tsikitis, V., Jan 1 2018, In : Clinics in Colon and Rectal Surgery. 31, 5, p. 265-266 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

2 Scopus citations

Travel distance influences readmissions in colorectal cancer patients—what the primary operative team needs to know

Kelley, K. A., Young, J. I., Bassale, S., Herzig, D., Martindale, R., Sheppard, B., Lu, K. & Tsikitis, V., Jul 1 2018, In : Journal of Surgical Research. 227, p. 220-227 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations
2017

Colorectal Cancer Liver Metastasis: Evolving Paradigms and Future Directions

Zarour, L. R., Anand, S., Billingsley, K., Bisson, W. H., Cercek, A., Clarke, M. F., Coussens, L., Gast, C. E., Geltzeiler, C. B., Hansen, L., Kelley, K. A., Lopez, C., Rana, S. R., Ruhl, R., Tsikitis, V., Vaccaro, G., Wong, M. & Mayo, S., Mar 1 2017, In : CMGH Cellular and Molecular Gastroenterology and Hepatology. 3, 2, p. 163-173 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

66 Scopus citations

Does sex influence publication productivity among colorectal surgeons participating in fellowship training programs?

Geltzeiler, C. B., Kelley, K. A., Srikanth, P., Deveney, K. E., Diamond, S., Thomas, C. R., Enestvedt, B. K. & Tsikitis, V. L., May 1 2017, In : Diseases of the colon and rectum. 60, 5, p. 537-543 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Perianal Crohn’s disease: Challenges and solutions

Kelley, K. A., Kaur, T. & Tsikitis, V. L., Feb 8 2017, In : Clinical and Experimental Gastroenterology. 10, p. 39-46 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

Prognosis of small bowel adenocarcinoma in Crohn's disease compares favourably with de novo small bowel adenocarcinoma

Wieghard, N., Mongoue-Tchokote, S., Young, J. I., Sheppard, B. & Tsikitis, V., May 1 2017, In : Colorectal Disease. 19, 5, p. 446-455 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Seeding of Abdomen with Primary Intracranial Hemangiopericytoma by Ventriculoperitoneal Shunt: Case Report

Bridges, K., Sauerwein, R., Grafe, M., Tsikitis, V., Halfpenny, A. & Raslan, A., 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : World Neurosurgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Understanding and Resetting Radiation Sensitivity in Rectal Cancer

Kelley, K. A., Ruhl, R. A., Rana, S. R., Dewey, E., Espinosa, C., Thomas, C. R., Martindale, R. G., Anand, S. & Tsikitis, V. L., Oct 1 2017, In : Annals of surgery. 266, 4, p. 610-616 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations
2016

Endoluminal Therapy in Colorectal Cancer

Kelley, K. A. & Tsikitis, V., Sep 1 2016, In : Clinics in Colon and Rectal Surgery. 29, 3, p. 216-220 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

MicroRNA signatures of colonic polyps on screening and histology

Tsikitis, V., Potter, A., Mori, M. T., Buckmeier, J. A., Preece, C. R., Harrington, C. C., Bartley, A. N., Bhattacharyya, A. K., Hamilton, S. R., Lance, M. P. & Thompson, P. A., Dec 1 2016, In : Cancer Prevention Research. 9, 12, p. 942-949 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations
5 Scopus citations

Treatment and Survival of Small-bowel Adenocarcinoma in the United States: A Comparison with Colon Cancer

Young, J. I., Mongoue-Tchokote, S., Wieghard, N., Mori, M. T., Vaccaro, G., Sheppard, B. & Tsikitis, V., Apr 1 2016, In : Diseases of the Colon and Rectum. 59, 4, p. 306-315 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

26 Scopus citations

Variation in the Use of Chemoradiotherapy for Stage II and III Anal Cancer: Analysis of the National Cancer Data Base

Geltzeiler, C. B., Tsikitis, V., Kim, J. S., Thomas, C., Herzig, D. & Lu, K., Jul 21 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Annals of Surgical Oncology. p. 1-7 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations
2015

HIV positivity and anal cancer outcomes: A single-center experience

Wieghard, N., Hart, K. D., Kelley, K., Lu, K., Herzig, D., Mitin, T., Thomas, C. & Tsikitis, V., Oct 30 2015, (Accepted/In press) In : American Journal of Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Molecular markers for colon diagnosis, prognosis and targeted therapy

Herzig, D. O. & Tsikitis, V. L., Jan 1 2015, In : Journal of surgical oncology. 111, 1, p. 96-102 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

23 Scopus citations

Probiotics in Colorectal Surgery

Martindale, R., Warren, M. & Tsikitis, V. L., Nov 1 2015, In : World journal of surgery. 39, 11, p. 2784-2785 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Psychiatric Illness is a Disparity in the Surgical Management of Rectal Cancer

Wieghard, N. E., Hart, K. D., Herzig, D., Lu, K. & Tsikitis, V., Sep 11 2015, (Accepted/In press) In : Annals of Surgical Oncology.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Strictureplasty for Treatment of Crohn’s Disease: an ACS-NSQIP Database Analysis

Geltzeiler, C. B., Young, J. I., Diggs, B. S., Keyashian, K., Deveney, K., Lu, K. C., Tsikitis, V. L. & Herzig, D. O., May 1 2015, In : Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery. 19, 5, p. 905-910 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

Trends in the Surgical Management of Crohn’s Disease

Geltzeiler, C. B., Hart, K. D., Lu, K. C., Deveney, K. E., Herzig, D. O. & Tsikitis, V. L., Oct 29 2015, In : Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery. 19, 10, p. 1862-1868 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

14 Scopus citations

Trends in the surgical management of diverticulitis

Wieghard, N., Geltzeiler, C. B. & Tsikitis, V. L., Jan 1 2015, In : Annals of Gastroenterology. 28, 1, p. 25-30 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations
2014
4 Scopus citations
6 Scopus citations

Differential expression of microRNA-320a, -145, and -192 along the continuum of normal mucosa to high-grade dysplastic adenomas of the colorectum

Tsikitis, V. L., White, I., Mori, M., Potter, A., Bhattcharyya, A., Hamilton, S. R., Buckmeier, J., Lance, P. & Thompson, P., May 2014, In : American journal of surgery. 207, 5, p. 717-722 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Increasing the number of lymph nodes examined after colectomy does not improve colon cancer staging

Budde, C. N., Tsikitis, V. L., Deveney, K. E., Diggs, B. S., Lu, K. C. & Herzig, D. O., May 2014, In : Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 218, 5, p. 1004-1011 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

17 Scopus citations

Initial surgical management of ulcerative colitis in the biologic era

Geltzeiler, C. B., Lu, K. C., Diggs, B. S., Deveney, K. E., Keyashian, K., Herzig, D. O. & Tsikitis, V. L., Jan 1 2014, In : Diseases of the colon and rectum. 57, 12, p. 1358-1363 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

25 Scopus citations

Predictors of recurrence free survival for patients with stage II and III colon cancer

Tsikitis, V. L., Larson, D. W., Huebner, M., Lohse, C. M. & Thompson, P. A., May 16 2014, In : BMC cancer. 14, 1, 336.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

46 Scopus citations

Recent developments in the surgical management of perianal fistula for Crohn’s disease

Geltzeiler, C. B., Wieghard, N. & Tsikitis, V. L., Jan 1 2014, In : Annals of Gastroenterology. 27, 4, p. 320-330 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

14 Scopus citations
2013

Enhanced visibility of colonic neoplasms using formulaic ratio imaging of native fluorescence

Banerjee, B., Rial, N. S., Renkoski, T., Graves, L. R., Reid, S. A. H., Hu, C., Tsikitis, V. L., Nfonsom, V., Pugh, J. & Utzinger, U., Nov 1 2013, In : Lasers in Surgery and Medicine. 45, 9, p. 573-581 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Ratio images and ultraviolet C excitation in autofluorescence imaging of neoplasms of the human colon

Renkoski, T. E., Banerjee, B., Graves, L. R., Rial, N. S., Reid, S. A. H., Tsikitis, V. L., Nfonsam, V. N., Tiwari, P., Gavini, H. & Utzinger, U., Jul 8 2013, In : Journal of biomedical optics. 18, 1, 016005.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

27 Scopus citations

Stage III & IV colon and rectal cancers share a similar genetic profile: A review of the Oregon Colorectal Cancer Registry

Gawlick, U., Lu, K. C., Douthit, M. A., Diggs, B. S., Schuff, K. G., Herzig, D. O. & Tsikitis, V. L., May 2013, In : American journal of surgery. 205, 5, p. 608-612 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

Surgeon leadership enables development of a colorectal cancer biorepository

Tsikitis, V. L., Lu, K. C., Douthit, M. & Herzig, D. O., May 1 2013, In : American journal of surgery. 205, 5, p. 563-565 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations
2012

Preoperative radiation therapy for upper rectal cancer T3,T4/Nx: Selectivity essential

Popek, S., Tsikitis, V. L., Hazard, L. & Cohen, A. M., Jun 2012, In : Clinical Colorectal Cancer. 11, 2, p. 88-92 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

8 Scopus citations

Rectal schwannoma (neurilemmoma)

Vijayasekaran, A., Tsikitis, V. L., Gardetto, J. S., Bracamonte, E. R. & Cohen, A. M., Feb 1 2012, In : American Surgeon. 78, 2, p. E84-E85

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Trends of incidence and survival of gastrointestinal neuroendocrine tu-mors in the united states: A seer analysis

Tsikitis, V. L., Wertheim, B. C. & Guerrero, M. A., 2012, In : Journal of Cancer. 3, 1, p. 292-302 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

110 Scopus citations

Tryptophan autofluorescence imaging of neoplasms of the human colon

Banerjee, B., Renkoski, T., Graves, L. R., Rial, N. S., Tsikitis, V. L., Nfonsam, V., Pugh, J., Tiwari, P., Gavini, H. & Utzinger, U., Jan 1 2012, In : Journal of biomedical optics. 17, 1, 016003.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations
2011

Disparities in treatment and survival of white and native American patients with colorectal cancer: A SEER analysis

Cueto, C. V., Szeja, S., Wertheim, B. C., Ong, E. S. & Tsikitis, V. L., Oct 2011, In : Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 213, 4, p. 469-474 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations