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Reza J. Mehran, CD, SBStJ, M.D.C.M., MSc, FRCSC, FACS

Present Title & Affiliation

Primary Appointment

Professor, Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Division of Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
Medical Co-Director - Thoracic Surgery & Thoracic Medical Oncology Outpatient Clinic, Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Division of Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX
Director - Multidisciplinary Mesothelioma Program, Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery, Division of Surgery, The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX

Bio Statement

Dr. Reza Mehran was born in Switzerland. He attended McGill University in Montreal, Canada where he received his M.D. degree in 1986, his Masters of Science degree in 1987 and then a degree in Experimental Surgery in 1989. He completed his General Surgical Residency at McGill University in 1991 and his Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgical Residency at University of Montreal in 1995.

Dr. Mehran joined the staff of the Department of Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery at the University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center in Houston, Texas in 2001 as an Associate Professor and was promoted to Professor in 2008. In 2013, he was awarded the prestigious Faculty Achievement Award in Patient Care.

Dr. Mehran has a strong commitment to education. He has presented nationally and internationally and has published extensively in peer reviewed journals. He has authored or co-authored 62 book chapters. Dr. Mehran has collaborated on many research protocols.

Despite his heavy clinical practice, Dr. Mehran finds pleasure in flying both fixed wing and rotary wing aircraft. He is a certified dive master and a specialist in hyperbaric medicine.

Office Address

The University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center
Department of Thoracic & Cardiovascular Surgery
1515 Holcombe Blvd.
Unit Number: 1489
Houston, TX 77030
Room Number: FCT19.5062
Phone: (713) 563-3908
Fax: (713) 794-4901

Education & Training

Degree-Granting Education

1989 McGill University, Montreal, Canada, MS, Experimental Surgery
1986 McGill University, Montreal, Canada, MD, Doctor of Medicine

Postgraduate Training

7/1992-6/1995 Resident, Cardiovascular and Thoracic Surgery, University of Montreal, Montreal, Canada, Dr. Pierre Page
7/1986-6/1991 Resident, General Surgery, McGill University, Montreal, Canada, Dr. Jonathan Meakins

Board Certifications

2002 American Board of Surgery
1995 Royal College of Surgeons of Canada, Thoracic Surg
1995 Fellow, American College of Surgeons
1991 Royal College of Surgeons of Canada, General Surgery
1991 Certificat de Specialiste de la Province de Quebec
1991 Medical Council of Canada
1991 National Board of Medical Examiners

Experience/Service

Institutional Committee Activities

Member, Promotion and Mid Tenure Review Committee - Thoracic Head & Neck Medical Oncology, 2007-present

Honors and Awards

2013-2014 2013 Faculty Achievement Award in Patient Care, The University of Texas, MD Anderson Cancer Center
2006 The Surgery Chief Resident Surgical Teaching Award, The University of Texas - Houston Medical School
2003 Resident Teaching Award, University of New Mexico
2000 The Canadian Peacekeeping Medal, Governor General of Canada, Mrs. Adrian Clark
1999 The Canadian Decoration
1997-present Serving Brother, Most Venerable Order of Saint John of Jerusalem
1997 Chief of Defense Staff Commendation Award
1996 Commander's Commendation Award
1996 NATO Service Medal, former Yugoslavia
1994 Chief of Defense Staff Commendation Award
1993 United Nation Protection Force Service Medal, former Yugoslavia
1990 Research Prize, Quebec Society of Plastic Surgery
1989 Davis and Geck Research Award
1986 Lange Medical Publication Award

Professional Memberships

American Association for Thoracic Surgery
Member, 5/2009-present
American College of Surgeons
Member, 1999-present
American Radium Society
Member, 2006-present
American Thoracic Association
Member, 2005-present
General Thoracic Surgical Club
Member, 1999-present
International Association for the Study of Lung Cancer
Member, 2005-present
Local Chapter of American College of Surgeons, Houston, TX
Member, 2004-present
Society of Thoracic Surgeons
Member, 1999-present
Southern Thoracic Surgical Association
Member, 12/2008-present
Southern Thoracic Surgical Association
Member, 2005-present

Selected Publications

Peer-Reviewed Original Research Articles

1. Dhupar R, Correa AM, Ajani J, Betancourt S, Mehran RJ, Swisher SG, Hofstetter WL. Concordance of studies for nodal staging is prognostic for worse survival in esophageal cancer. Dis Esophagus. e-Pub 10/24/2013. PMID: 24152134.
2. Ganeshan DM, Correa AM, Bhosale P, Vaporciyan AA, Rice D, Mehran RJ, Walsh GL, Iyer R, Roth JA, Swisher SG, Hofstetter WL. Diaphragmatic Hernia After Esophagectomy in 440 Patients With Long-Term Follow-Up. Ann Thorac Surg 96(4):1138-45, 10/2013. e-Pub 6/25/2013. PMID: 23810174.
3. Francis AM, Sepesi B, Correa AM, Blum MA, Erasmus JJ, Lee JH, Maru DM, Mehran RJ, Rice DC, Roth JA, Vaporciyan AA, Walsh GL, Welsh JW, Swisher SG, Hofstetter WL, University of Texas MD Anderson Esophageal Cancer Group. The influence of histopathologic tumor viability on long-term survival and recurrence rates following neoadjuvant therapy for esophageal adenocarcinoma. Ann Surg 258(3):500-7, 9/2013. PMID: 24022442.
4. Gebhardt R, Mehran RJ, Soliz J, Cata JP, Smallwood AK, Feeley TW. Epidural versus ON-Q local anesthetic-infiltrating catheter for post-thoracotomy pain control. J Cardiothorac Vasc Anesth 27(3):423-6, 6/2013. PMID: 23672860.
5. David E, Thall PF, Kalhor N, Hofstetter WL, Rice DC, Roth JA, Swisher SG, Walsh GL, Vaporciyan AA, Wei C, Mehran RJ. Visceral pleural invasion is not predictive of survival in patients with lung cancer and smaller tumor size. Ann Thorac Surg 95(6):1872-7, 6/2013. e-Pub 5/2/2013. PMID: 23643547.
6. Gomez DR, Hong DS, Allen PK, Welsh JS, Mehran RJ, Tsao AS, Liao Z, Bilton SD, Komaki R, Rice DC. Patterns of failure, toxicity, and survival after extrapleural pneumonectomy and hemithoracic intensity-modulated radiation therapy for malignant pleural mesothelioma. J Thorac Oncol 8(2):238-45, 2/2013. PMID: 23247629.
7. Schier R, Marcus HE, Mansur E, Lei X, El-Zein R, Mehran R, Purugganan R, Heir JS, Riedel B, Gottumukkala V. Evaluation of Digital Thermal Monitoring as a Tool to Assess Perioperative Vascular Reactivity. J Atheroscler Thromb 20(3):277-86, 2013. e-Pub 11/2012. PMID: 23197179.
8. Guo C, Lu H, Gao W, Wang L, Lu K, Wu S, Pataer A, Huang M, El-Zein R, Lin T, Roth JA, Mehran R, Hofstetter W, Swisher SG, Wu X, Fang B. Insulin-like growth factor binding protein-2 level is increased in blood of lung cancer patients and associated with poor survival. PLoS One 8(9):e74973, 2013. e-Pub 9/17/2013. PMCID: PMC3775736.
9. Blackmon SH, Stephens EH, Correa AM, Hofstetter W, Kim MP, Mehran RJ, Rice DC, Roth JA, Swisher SG, Walsh GL, Vaporciyan AA. Predictors of Recurrent Pulmonary Metastases and Survival After Pulmonary Metastasectomy for Colorectal Cancer. Ann Thorac Surg 94(6):1802-9, 12/2012. e-Pub 10/11/2012. PMID: 23063195.
10. Sepesi B, Swisher SG, Walsh GL, Correa A, Mehran RJ, Rice D, Roth J, Vaporciyan A, Hofstetter WL. Omental reinforcement of the thoracic esophagogastric anastomosis: An analysis of leak and reintervention rates in patients undergoing planned and salvage esophagectomy. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 144(5):1146-51, 11/2012. e-Pub 8/28/2012. PMID: 22939861.
11. Ajani JA, Correa AM, Hofstetter WL, Rice DC, Blum MA, Suzuki A, Taketa T, Welsh J, Lin SH, Lee JH, Bhutani MS, Ross WA, Maru DM, Macapinlac HA, Erasmus J, Komaki R, Mehran RJ, Vaporciyan AA, Swisher SG. Clinical parameters model for predicting pathologic complete response following preoperative chemoradiation in patients with esophageal cancer. Ann Oncol 23(10):2638-42, 10/2012. e-Pub 7/24/2012. PMCID: PMC3457750.
12. Marks JL, Hofstetter W, Correa AM, Mehran RJ, Rice D, Roth J, Walsh G, Vaporciyan A, Erasmus J, Chang J, Maru D, Lee JH, Lee J, Ajani JA, Swisher SG. Salvage Esophagectomy After Failed Definitive Chemoradiation for Esophageal Adenocarcinoma. Ann Thorac Surg 94(4):1126-32; discussion 1132-3, 10/2012. e-Pub 8/24/2012. PMID: 22921233.
13. Blackmon SH, Correa AM, Skoracki R, Chevray PM, Kim MP, Mehran RJ, Rice DC, Roth JA, Swisher SG, Vaporciyan AA, Yu P, Walsh GL, Hofstetter WL. Supercharged Pedicled Jejunal Interposition for Esophageal Replacement: A 10-Year Experience. Ann Thorac Surg 94(4):1104-11; discussion 1111-3, 10/2012. e-Pub 8/29/2012. PMID: 22939245.
14. Hayashi Y, Correa AM, Hofstetter WL, Vaporciyan AA, Mehran RJ, Rice DC, Suzuki A, Lee JH, Bhutani MS, Welsh J, Lin SH, Maru DM, Swisher SG, Ajani JA. Patients With High Body Mass Index Tend To Have Lower Stage Of Esophageal Carcinoma At Diagnosis. Dis Esophagus 25(7):614-22, Sep-Oct, 9/2012. e-Pub 12/9/2011. PMID: 22150920.
15. Robert Schier; Hanke E. Marcus; Eduardo Mansur; Xiudong Lei; Randa El-Zein; Reza Mehran; Ron Purugganan; Jagtar Singh Heir; Bernhard Riedel; Vijaya Gottumukkala. Evaluation of digital thermal monitoring as a tool to assess perioperative vascular reactivity. Journal of Atherosclerosis and Thrombosis, 7/2012.
16. Harvin JA, Lahat G, Correa AM, Lee J, Maru D, Ajani J, Marom EM, Welsh J, Bhutani MS, Walsh G, Roth J, Mehran R, Vaporciyan A, Rice D, Swisher S, Hofstetter W. Neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy followed by surgery for esophageal adenocarcinoma: Significance of microscopically positive circumferential radial margins. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 143(2):412-20, 2/2012. e-Pub 12/14/2011. PMID: 22172216.
17. Gomez DR, Cox JD, Roth JA, Allen PK, Wei X, Mehran RJ, Kim JY, Swisher SG, Rice DC, Komaki R. A prospective phase 2 study of surgery followed by chemotherapy and radiation for superior sulcus tumors. Cancer 118(2):444-51, 1/15/2012. e-Pub 6/28/2011. PMCID: PMC3465936.
18. Kim JY, Correa AM, Vaporciyan AA, Roth JA, Mehran RJ, Walsh GL, Rice DC, Ajani JA, Maru DM, Bhutani MS, Welsh J, Marom EM, Swisher SG, Hofstetter WL. Does the Timing of Esophagectomy After Chemoradiation Affect Outcome? Ann Thorac Surg 93(1):207-12; discussion 212-3, 1/2012. e-Pub 10/1/2011. PMID: 21962263.
19. Chang JY, Liu H, Balter P, Komaki R, Liao Z, Welsh J, Mehran RJ, Roth JA, Swisher SG. Clinical outcome and predictors of survival and pneumonitis after stereotactic ablative radiotherapy for stage I non-small cell lung cancer. Radiat Oncol 7:152, 2012. e-Pub 9/10/2012. PMCID: PMC3444889.
20. Mehran RJ. Lung cancer: an update on current surgical strategies. Tex Heart Inst J 39(6):844-5, 2012. PMCID: PMC3528226.
21. Brouquet A, Vauthey JN, Contreras CM, Walsh GL, Vaporciyan AA, Swisher SG, Curley SA, Mehran RJ, Abdalla EK. Improved survival after resection of liver and lung colorectal metastases compared with liver-only metastases: a study of 112 patients with limited lung metastatic disease. J Am Coll Surg 213(1):62-9, 7/2011. PMID: 21700179.
22. Stephens EH, Blackmon SH, Correa AM, Roth JA, Rice DC, Hofstetter W, Benjamin R, Mehran R, Swisher SG, Walsh GL, Vaporciyan AA. Progression after chemotherapy is a novel predictor of poor outcomes after pulmonary metastasectomy in sarcoma patients. J Am Coll Surg 212(5):821-6, 5/2011. e-Pub 3/23/2011. PMID: 21435923.
23. Hemmati SH, Correa AM, Walsh GL, Swisher SG, Roth JA, Rice DC, Mehran RJ, Vaporciyan AA. The prognostic factors of chest wall metastasis resection. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. e-Pub 4/3/2011. PMID: 21466960.
24. Mehran R, Rice D, El-Zein R, Huang JL, Vaporciyan A, Goodyear A, Mehta A, Correa A, Walsh G, Roth J, Swisher S, Hofstetter W. Minimally invasive esophagectomy versus open esophagectomy, a symptom assessment study. Dis Esophagus 24(3):147-52, 4/2011. e-Pub 10/11/2010. PMID: 21040152.
25. Palacio D, Mehran RJ, Marom EM. Esophageal luminal clot mimicking intramural esophageal hematoma. Ann Thorac Surg 91(2):e29, 2/2011. PMID: 21256262.
26. Gaur P, Sepesi B, Hofstetter WL, Correa AM, Bhutani MS, Watson TJ, Swisher SG, M. D. Anderson Esophageal Cancer Group, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry Foregut Group. Endoscopic esophageal tumor length: a prognostic factor for patients with esophageal cancer. Cancer 117(1):63-9, 1/1/2011. e-Pub 8/27/2010. PMID: 20803613.

Invited Articles

1. Welsh J, Amini A, Likhacheva A, Erasmus J J, Gomez D, Davila M, Mehran RJ, Komaki R, Liao Z, Hofstetter WL, Lee H J, Bhutani MS, Ajani JA. Update: Modern Approaches to the Treatment of Localized Esophageal Cancer. Curr Oncol Rep. e-Pub 3/2011. PMID: 21365188.
2. Tsao AS, Mehran R, Roth JA. Neoadjuvant and intrapleural therapies for malignant pleural mesothelioma. Clin Lung Cancer 10(1):36-41, 1/2009. PMID: 19289370.
3. Mehran RJ. Minimally invasive surgical treatment of esophageal carcinoma. Gastrointest Cancer Res 2(6):283-6, 11/2008. PMCID: PMCPMC2632570.
4. Mehran RJ. Video-assisted thoracic surgery (VATS). Chest 127:1872, 2005.
5. Shamji FM, Deslauriers J, Daniel TM, Matzinger FR, Mehran RJ, Todd TR. Postpneumonectomy syndrome with an ipsilateral aortic arch after left pneumonectomy. Ann Thorac Surg 62(6):1627-31, 12/1996. PMID: 8957363.
6. Mehran RJ, Deslauriers J. Indications for surgery and patient work-up for bullectomy. Chest Surg Clin N Am 5(4):717-34, 11/1995. PMID: 8574559.
7. Deslauriers J, Mehran RJ. Role of thoracoscopy in the diagnosis and management of pleural diseases. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 5(4):284-93, 10/1993. PMID: 8268264.

Abstracts

1. Kim MP, Correa AM, Blackmon SH, Erasmus JJ, Hofstetter W, Macapinlac HA, Mehran R, Rice DC, Roth JA, Vaporciyan AA, Walsh GL, Swisher SG. Preoperative Flourodeoxyglucose-Positron Emission Tomography Scan with Positive N1 Disease Does Not Predict Worse Survival in Pathologic Stage II Patients. IASLC 2013. In Press.
2. Chang JY, Xu QY, Li QQ, Rebueno N, Balter P, Gomez D, Komaki R, Mehran R, Swisher SG, Roth J. Stereotactic ablative radiotherapy (SABR) for centrally located early-stage or isolated parenchymal recurrences of non-small cell lung cancer (NSCLC): How to fly in a no fly zone. IASLC 2013 (#1961). In Press.
3. Ashleigh M. Francis, Boris Sepesi, Arlene M. Correa*, Reza J. Mehran, David C. Rice, Jack A. Roth, Ara A. Vaporciyan, Garrett L. Walsh, Stephen G. Swisher, Wayne L. Hofstetter. Long Term Survival and Recurrence Rates Following Trimodality Therapy of Esophageal Adenocarcinoma The Influence of Histologic Tumor Viability. ASA 2013 Meeting, Indianapolis, Indiana, 4/2013.
4. Sepesi B, Correa AM, Pataer A, Kalhor N, Bekele NB, Erasmus JJ, Heymach J, Hofstetter WL, Komaki R, Mehran RJ, Moran CA, Gold K, Rice DC, Roth JA, Vaporciyan AA, Walsh GL, William W, Wistuba I, Swisher SG. The Impact of Histopathologic Tumor Viability on AJCC 7th Lung Cancer Staging Following Neoadjuvant Chemotherapy. STS 2013, 1/2013.
5. David EA, Wai C, Correa AM, Hofstetter WL, Rice DC, Roth JA, Swisher SG, Walsh GW, Vaporciyan AA, Thall P, Mehran R. Visceral Pleural Invasion is not predictive of survival In NSCLC patients with small tumors in a North American patient population. STS 2012, 1/2013.
6. Ganeshan DM, Correa A, Bhosale P, Vaporciyan AA, Rice D, Mehran RJ, Walsh GL, Iyer R, Roth JA, Swisher SG, Hofstetter WL. Diaphragmatic Hernia After Esophagectomy in 440 Patients with Long-term Follow-up. STSA 2012 (#50), 11/2012.
7. Cerny J, Jackson T, Purugganan R, Mehran RJ, Thakar DR. Exchanging a Single-Lumen ETT for a Doble-Lumen ETT Using Two Cook Catheters. 2012 American Society of Anesthesiologists, 10/2012.
8. Sepesi B, Swisher SG, Walsh G, Correa A, Mehran R, Rice D, Roth J, Vaporciyan A, Hofstetter WL. Omental Reinforcement of the Thoracic Esophagogastric Anastomosis An Analysis of Leak and Reintervention Rates in Planned and Salvage Esophagectomy Patients. 92nd Annual AATS Meeting (#47), 5/2012.
9. Marks JL, Hofstetter W, Correa A, Mehran RJ, Rice D, Roth J, Walsh G, Vaporciyan A, Erasmus J, Chang J, Maru D, Lee JH, Lee J, Ajani JA, Swisher SG. Salvage Esophagectomy After Failed Definitive Chemoradiation For Esophageal Adenocarcinoma. Southern Thoracic Surgical Association STSA 58th Annual Meeting, 11/2011.
10. J. Y. Chang, H. Liu, X. Zhang, P. Balter, Z. Liao, M. Jeter, S. Swisher, R. Mehran, J. Roth, R. Komaki. Four-dimensional CT- and On-board Volumetric Image-guided Stereotactic Ablative Radiotherapy (SABR) for Stage I Non-small Cell Lung Cancer. 2011 Annual Meeting, 10/2011.
11. Schier, R.; El‐Zein, R.; Teschendorf, P.; Heymach, J. V.; Mehran, R. J.; Riedel, B. Circulating endothelial progenitor cell response to exhaustive exercise ‐ a potential role in perioperative risk prediction: 4AP4‐3. European Journal of Anaesthesiology 28:49 (#4AP4-3), 6/2011.
12. Schier R, Singh Heir J, El-Zein R, Mehran R, Teschendorf P, Riedel B, Gottumukkala V. Effect of surgical injury on vascular function a prospective study using a novel non-invasive technique. 2011 European Society of Anaesthesiologists meeting 28:40 (#3AP6-2), 6/2011.
13. Hayashi Y, Ajani J, Correa A, Hofstetter W, Vaporciyan A, Rice D, Walsh GL, Mehran R, Suzuki A, Lee J, Bhutani M, Lin S, Welsh J, Swisher S,. The association between body mass index and baseline clinical stafe of esophageal carcinoma. 2011 ASCO Annual Meeting (#4090), 6/2011.
14. Harvin JA, Lahat G, Correa AM, Lee JJ, Maru D, Ajani A, Marom E, Welsh J, Walsh GL, Roth JA, Mehran RJ, Vaporciyan AA, Rice DC, Swisher SG and Hofstetter WJ. Neoadjuvant Chemoradiation Followed by Surgery for Esophageal Adenocarcinoma: Significance of Microscopically Positive Circumferential Margins. AATS 91st Annual Meeting - May 2011 (#27) (#27), 5/2011.
15. Kim JY, Correa AM, Swisher SG, Rice DC, Walsh GL, Vaporciyan AA, Mehran RJ, Roth JA, Bhutani M, Maru D, Welsh J, Ajani J, Rohren E, Hofstetter WL. Does the Timing of Esophagectomy after Neoadjuvant Chemoradiation Affect Outcome?. STS 47th Annual Meeting - Jan. 2011 (#17), 1/2011.
16. A. Suzuki, L. Xiao, Y. Hayashi, J. Welsh, S. H. Lin, D. Maru, W. L. Hofstetter, R. J. Mehran, J. H. Lee, M. S. Bhutani, H. A. Macapinlac, Z. X. Liao, J. A. Ajani. Prognostic significance of post-treatment standardized uptake value (pSUV) of positron emission tomography (PET) to predict overall survival (OS) and relapse-free survival (RFS) in patients with esophageal or gastroesophageal cancer treated with definitive chemoradiotherapy. 2011 ASCO Annual Meeting (#4055), 2011.
17. Y. Hayashi, A. M. Correa, W. L. Hofstetter, A. A. Vaporciyan, D. C. Rice, G. L. Walsh, R. J. Mehran,A. Suzuki, J. H. Lee, M. S. Bhutani, S. H. Lin, J. Welsh, D. Maru, S. Swisher, J. A. Ajani. The association between body mass index and baseline clinical stage of esophageal carcinoma. 2011 ASCO Annual Meeting (#4090) (#4090), 2011.

Book Chapters

1. Mehran R, Roth JA. Resection of pulmonary metastases. In: Atlas of Advanced Operative Surgery, 1st. Elsevier Inc: Philadelphia, PA, 43-49, 2013.
2. Mehran, R. The Role of Surgery in Patients with Clinical N2 Disease. In: Thoracic Surgery Clinics, Lung Cancer, Part II: Surgery and Adjuvant Therapies. 23, 3. Ed(s) Deslauriers J, Pearson FG, Shamji FM. Elsevier: Philadelphia, PA, 2013.
3. Komaki R, Tsao A, Mehran R. Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer. In: 60 Years of Survival Outcomes at The University of Texas M. D. Anderson Cancer Center, Chapter 6. Ed(s) M. Alma Rodrigues, Ronald S. Walters, Thomas W. Burke. Springer: New York, 45-62, 2012.
4. Truong M, Gomez D, Chang J, Mehran R. Pleural Diseases. In: Oncologic Imaging for the Practicing Radiologist, Medical Oncologist and Surgeon. Ed(s) PM Silverman. Elsevier: Philadelphia, PA, 79-94, 2012. ISBN: 1437722326.
5. Hematti H, Mehran RJ. Anatomy of the thoracic duct. In: Thorac Surg Clin. 21, 2. Ed(s) Doctor Jean Deslauriers. Elsevier, 229-238, 2011. ISBN: 21477773.
6. McAleer MR, Mehran RJ, Tsao A. Mesothelioma. In: Lung Cancer Prevention, Management, and Emerging Therapies. Ed(s) Stewart DJ. Humana Press, a part of Springer Science+Business Media: New York, NY, 435-465, 2011. ISBN: 978-1-60761-523-1.
7. Mehran R and Roth JA. Resection of pulmonary metastases (open/thorascopic). In: Atlas of Advanced Operative Surgery. Elsevier, Inc., 2010.
8. Mehran RJ. Left-sided pulmonary resections. In: Operative Thoracic Surgery, 5th. Ed(s) Kaiser LR, Jamieson GG. Hodder Arnold: London, England, 137-151, 2006.
9. Mehran RJ. Thoracic anatomy. In: Handbook of Perioperative Care in General Thoracic Surgery. Ed(s) Deslauriers J, Mehran RJ. Elsevier Mosby, Inc. Philadelphia, PA, 188-206, 2005.

Books (edited and written)

1. Deslauriers J, Mehran R. Ed(s) Deslauriers J, Mehran R. Handbook of Perioperative Care in General Thoracic Surgery. Elsevier Mosby, Inc. Philadelphia, PA, 2005.

Last updated: 2/13/2014