Virginia R. Litle, MD

Professor, Surgery

Virginia Litle
88 East Newton St., Collamore Building, C7380


VTE prevention
Barrett’s esophagus
Minimally invasive thoracic surgery
miRNA profiling
Surgical education


  • Brown University School of Medicine, MD
  • University of Vermont, BS


  • Published on 8/1/2019

    Sterbling HM, Litle VR. Reply: Leading the way in cardiothoracic surgery career development. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Aug 01. PMID: 31378407.

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  • Published on 7/30/2019

    Shargall Y, Brunelli A, Murthy S, Schneider L, Minervini F, Bertolaccini L, Agzarian J, Linkins LA, Kestenholz P, Li H, Rocco G, Girard P, Venuta F, Samama M, Scarci M, Anraku M, Falcoz PE, Kirk A, Solli P, Hofstetter W, Okumura M, Douketis J, Litle V. Venous thromboembolism prophylaxis in thoracic surgery patients: an international survey. Eur J Cardiothorac Surg. 2019 Jul 30. PMID: 31363740.

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  • Published on 6/20/2019

    Semenkovich TR, Subramanian M, Yan Y, Hofstetter WL, Correa AM, Cassivi SD, Inra ML, Stiles BM, Altorki NK, Chang AC, Brescia AA, Darling GE, Allison F, Broderick SR, Etchill EW, Fernandez FG, Chihara RK, Litle VR, Muñoz-Largacha JA, Kozower BD, Puri V, Meyers BF. Adjuvant Therapy for Node-Positive Esophageal Cancer After Induction and Surgery: A Multisite Study. Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Sep; 108(3):828-836. PMID: 31229485.

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  • Published on 5/15/2019

    Zhou Z, Kalatskaya I, Russell D, Marcon N, Cirocco M, Krzyzanowski PM, Streutker C, Liang H, Litle VR, Godfrey TE, Stein L. Combined EsophaCap cytology and MUC2 immunohistochemistry for screening of intestinal metaplasia, dysplasia and carcinoma. Clin Exp Gastroenterol. 2019; 12:219-229. PMID: 31190949.

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  • Published on 5/3/2019

    Egyud M, Tejani M, Pennathur A, Luketich J, Sridhar P, Yamada E, Ståhlberg A, Filges S, Krzyzanowski P, Jackson J, Kalatskaya I, Jiao W, Nielsen G, Zhou Z, Litle V, Stein L, Godfrey T. Detection of Circulating Tumor DNA in Plasma: A Potential Biomarker for Esophageal Adenocarcinoma. Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Aug; 108(2):343-349. PMID: 31059681.

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  • Published on 3/25/2019

    Muñoz-Largacha JA, Rao SR, Brinckerhoff LH, Daly BD, Fernando HC, Litle VR, Suzuki K. Induction chemoradiation is associated with improved survival in chest wall invasion lung cancer. Tumori. 2019 Aug; 105(4):331-337. PMID: 30905273.

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  • Published on 2/11/2019

    Sterbling HM, Molena D, Rao SR, Stein SL, Litle VR. Initial report on young cardiothoracic surgeons' first job: From searching to securing and the gaps in between. J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2019 Aug; 158(2):632-641.e3. PMID: 30857819.

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  • Published on 12/31/2018

    Sridhar P, Bhatt M, Qureshi MM, Asokan S, Truong MT, Suzuki K, Mak KS, Litle VR. Esophageal Cancer Presentation, Treatment, and Outcomes Vary With Hospital Safety-Net Burden. Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 May; 107(5):1472-1479. PMID: 30605641.

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  • Published on 11/23/2018

    Handy JR, Bremner RM, Crocenzi TS, Detterbeck FC, Fernando HC, Fidias PM, Firestone S, Johnstone CA, Lanuti M, Litle VR, Kesler KA, Mitchell JD, Pass HI, Ross HJ, Varghese TK. Expert Consensus Document on Pulmonary Metastasectomy. Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Feb; 107(2):631-649. PMID: 30476477.

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  • Published on 10/23/2018

    Litle VR. The Good, the Bad and the Socially Challenged. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2018; 30(4):496-497. PMID: 30359732.

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