Laparoscopic fundoplication takedown with conversion to Roux-en-Y gastric bypass leads to excellent reflux control and quality of life after fundoplication failure.
Open-label, sham-controlled trial of an endoscopic duodenojejunal bypass liner for preoperative weight loss in bariatric surgery candidates.
Gastrointest. Endosc., May;71(6):976-82 (2010)
The importance of the length of the limbs for gastric bypass patients--an evidence-based review.
Obes Surg., Jan;21(1):119-24 (2011)
Does patient compliance with preoperative bariatric office visits affect postoperative excess weight loss?
Surg Obes Relat Dis., 7(6):743-8 (2011)
Pushing the envelope in biomaterial research: initial results of prosthetic coating with stem cells in a rat model.
Surg Endosc., Nov;24(11):2687-93 (2010)
Increased stress levels may explain the incomplete transfer of simulator-acquired skill to the operating room.
Surgery., May;147(5):640-5 (2010)
What is the cost associated with the implementation of the FLS program into a general surgery residency?
Surg Endosc., Dec;24(12):3216-20 (2010)
What is the utilization of the SAGES guidelines by its members?
Surg Endosc., Dec;24(12):3210-5 (2010)
Performance goals on simulators boost resident motivation and skills laboratory attendance.
J Surg Educ., 67(2):66-70 (2010)
Carolinas Simulation Center.
J Surg Educ., 67(4):262-4 (2010)
Robotic suturing on the FLS model possesses construct validity, is less physically demanding, and is favored by more surgeons compared with laparoscopy.
Surg Endosc., Jul;25(7):2141-6 (2011)
Single incision laparoscopic surgery (SILS) is associated with poorer performance and increased surgeon workload compared with standard laparoscopy.
Am Surg., Jan;77(1):73-7 (2011)
Poor resident-attending intraoperative communication may compromise patient safety.
J. Surg. Res., Dec;171(2):386-94 (2011)
Research priorities in surgical simulation for the 21st century.
Am. J. Surg., Jan;203(1):49-53 (2012)
SAGES guidelines for the surgical treatment of esophageal achalasia.
Surg Endosc., Feb;26(2):296-311 (2012)
Challenges during the implementation of a laparoscopic skills curriculum in a busy general surgery residency program.
J Surg Educ., 65(1):4-7 (2008)
Proficiency-based laparoscopic simulator training leads to improved operating room skill that is resistant to decay.
Surg Innov., Mar;15(1):69-73 (2008)
The role of diagnostic laparoscopy for acute abdominal conditions: an evidence-based review.
Surg Endosc., Jan;23(1):16-23 (2009)
What is the ideal interval between training sessions during proficiency-based laparoscopic simulator training?
Am. J. Surg., Jan;197(1):126-9 (2009)
The formula for a successful laparoscopic skills curriculum.
Arch Surg., Jan;144(1):77-82; discussion 82 (2009)