Kevin McKenna, MD – Publications

Pogacnik JS, Messaris E, Deiling SM, Connelly TM, Berg AS, Stewart DB, McKenna KJ, Poritz LS, Koltun WA. 
Increased risk of incisional hernia after sigmoid colectomy for diverticulitis compared with colon cancer. 
J Am Coll Surg. 2014 May; 218(5):920-8. PMID: 24745565.

Kline CL, Schiccitano A, Zhu J, Beachler C, Sheikh H, Harvey HA, Mackley HB, McKenna K, Staveley-O'Carroll K, Poritz L, Messaris E, Stewart D, Sivik J, El-Deiry WS. 
Personalized dosing via pharmacokinetic monitoring of 5-fluorouracil might reduce toxicity in early- or late-stage colorectal cancer patients treated with infusional 5-fluorouracil-based chemotherapy regimens. 
Clin Colorectal Cancer. 2014 Jun; 13(2):119-26. PMID: 24461492.

Sehgal R, Berg A, Polinski JI, Hegarty JP, Lin Z, McKenna KJ, Stewart DB, Poritz LS, Koltun WA. 
Genetic risk profiling and gene signature modeling to predict risk of complications after IPAA. 
Dis Colon Rectum. 2012 Mar; 55(3):239-48. PMID: 22469789.

Messaris E, Sehgal R, Deiling S, Koltun WA, Stewart D, McKenna K, Poritz LS. 
Dehydration is the most common indication for readmission after diverting ileostomy creation. 
Dis Colon Rectum. 2012 Feb; 55(2):175-80. PMID: 22228161.

Sehgal R, Berg A, Polinski JI, Hegarty JP, Lin Z, McKenna KJ, Stewart DB, Poritz LS, Koltun WA. 
Mutations in IRGM are associated with more frequent need for surgery in patients with ileocolonic Crohn's disease. 
Dis Colon Rectum. 2012 Feb; 55(2):115-21. PMID: 22228152.

Haveran LA, Sehgal R, Poritz LS, McKenna KJ, Stewart DB, Koltun WA. 
Infliximab and/or azathioprine in the treatment of Crohn's disease-like complications after IPAA. 
Dis Colon Rectum. 2011 Jan; 54(1):15-20. PMID: 21160308.

Sehgal R, Berg A, Figueroa R, Poritz LS, McKenna KJ, Stewart DB, Koltun WA. 
Risk factors for surgical site infections after colorectal resection in diabetic patients. 
J Am Coll Surg. 2011 Jan; 212(1):29-34. PMID: 21123091.

Mukherjee A, McGarrity TJ, Ruggiero F, Koltun W, McKenna K, Poritz L, Baker MJ. 
The revised Bethesda guidelines: extent of utilization in a university hospital medical center with a cancer genetics program. 
Hered Cancer Clin Pract. 2010; 8:9. PMID: 21092199; PMCID: PMC2997085.

Fitzpatrick LR, Small JS, Poritz LS, McKenna KJ, Koltun WA. 
Enhanced intestinal expression of the proteasome subunit low molecular mass polypeptide 2 in patients with inflammatory bowel disease. 
Dis Colon Rectum. 2007 Mar; 50(3):337-48; discussion 348-50. PMID: 17160513.

Ogunbiyi OA, McKenna K, Birnbaum EH, Fleshman JW, Kodner IJ. 
Aggressive surgical management of recurrent rectal cancer--is it worthwhile? 
Dis Colon Rectum. 1997 Feb; 40(2):150-5. PMID: 9075748.

Koltun WA, McKenna KJ, Rung G. 
Awake epidural anesthesia is effective and safe in the high-risk colectomy patient. 
Dis Colon Rectum. 1994 Dec; 37(12):1236-41. PMID: 7995150.

McKenna KJ, Ligato S, Kauffman GL, Abt AB, Stryker JA, Conter RL. 
Epidermal growth factor enhances intestinal mitotic activity and DNA content after acute abdominal radiation. 
Surgery. 1994 May; 115(5):626-32. PMID: 8178263.