L S Feldman

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Affiliation: McGill University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Does a special interest in laparoscopy affect the treatment of acute cholecystitis?
    L S Feldman
    Department of Surgery, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Surg Endosc 16:1697-703. 2002
  2. doi request reprint Validation of a physical activity questionnaire (CHAMPS) as an indicator of postoperative recovery after laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    Liane S Feldman
    Department of Surgery, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Surgery 146:31-9. 2009
  3. doi request reprint A method to characterize the learning curve for performance of a fundamental laparoscopic simulator task: defining "learning plateau" and "learning rate"
    Liane S Feldman
    Department of Surgery, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    Surgery 146:381-6. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Refining the selection criteria for laparoscopic versus open splenectomy for splenomegaly
    Liane S Feldman
    Steinberg Bernstein Centre for Minimally Invasive Surgery, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 18:13-9. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Optimization of cardiac preload during laparoscopic donor nephrectomy: a preliminary study of central venous pressure versus esophageal Doppler monitoring
    L S Feldman
    Steinberg Bernstein Centre for Minimally Invasive Surgery, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Surg Endosc 18:412-6. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint The MISTELS program to measure technical skill in laparoscopic surgery : evidence for reliability
    M C Vassiliou
    Steinberg Bernstein Centre for Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, McGill University Health Centre, 1650 Cedar Avenue, L9 309, Montreal, Quebec, H3G 1A4, Canada
    Surg Endosc 20:744-7. 2006
  7. doi request reprint The association of the distance walked in 6 min with pre-operative peak oxygen consumption and complications 1 month after colorectal resection
    L Lee
    Steinberg Bernstein Centre for Minimally Invasive Surgery and Innovation, Department of Surgery, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Anaesthesia 68:811-6. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint FLS simulator performance predicts intraoperative laparoscopic skill
    A L McCluney
    Steinberg Bernstein Centre for Minimally Invasive Surgery, McGill University Health Centre, 1650 Cedar Avenue, L9 309, Montreal, Quebec, H3G 1A4, Canada
    Surg Endosc 21:1991-5. 2007
  9. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic fundoplication: a model for assessing new technology in surgical procedures
    L S Feldman
    Section of Video-endoscopic Surgery and Gastroenterology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Surgery 130:686-93; discussion 693-5. 2001
  10. doi request reprint Systematic review of outcomes used to evaluate enhanced recovery after surgery
    A Neville
    Steinberg Bernstein Centre for Minimally Invasive Surgery, McGill University Health Centre, and Department of Surgery, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    Br J Surg 101:159-70. 2014

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Publications48

  1. ncbi request reprint Does a special interest in laparoscopy affect the treatment of acute cholecystitis?
    L S Feldman
    Department of Surgery, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Surg Endosc 16:1697-703. 2002
    ..We tested the hypothesis that the treatment of patients with acute cholecystitis (AC) would be improved under the care of laparoscopic specialists...
  2. doi request reprint Validation of a physical activity questionnaire (CHAMPS) as an indicator of postoperative recovery after laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    Liane S Feldman
    Department of Surgery, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Surgery 146:31-9. 2009
    ..The goal of this study was to assess the validity of a physical activity questionnaire (The Community Health Activities Model Program for Seniors [CHAMPS]) as an indicator of postoperative recovery...
  3. doi request reprint A method to characterize the learning curve for performance of a fundamental laparoscopic simulator task: defining "learning plateau" and "learning rate"
    Liane S Feldman
    Department of Surgery, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    Surgery 146:381-6. 2009
    ..Our objective was to describe a simple way to characterize the learning curve for a fundamental laparoscopic task...
  4. doi request reprint Refining the selection criteria for laparoscopic versus open splenectomy for splenomegaly
    Liane S Feldman
    Steinberg Bernstein Centre for Minimally Invasive Surgery, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 18:13-9. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the outcomes of laparoscopic (LS) and open splenectomy (OS) for spleens between 15 and 25 cm in length in order to identify strategies for patient selection for the laparoscopic approach...
  5. ncbi request reprint Optimization of cardiac preload during laparoscopic donor nephrectomy: a preliminary study of central venous pressure versus esophageal Doppler monitoring
    L S Feldman
    Steinberg Bernstein Centre for Minimally Invasive Surgery, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Surg Endosc 18:412-6. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare central venous pressure (CVP) monitoring with a noninvasive measure of cardiac preload (esophageal Doppler) during LDN...
  6. ncbi request reprint The MISTELS program to measure technical skill in laparoscopic surgery : evidence for reliability
    M C Vassiliou
    Steinberg Bernstein Centre for Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, McGill University Health Centre, 1650 Cedar Avenue, L9 309, Montreal, Quebec, H3G 1A4, Canada
    Surg Endosc 20:744-7. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to estimate the interrater and test-retest reliability of the MISTELS metrics and to assess their internal consistency...
  7. doi request reprint The association of the distance walked in 6 min with pre-operative peak oxygen consumption and complications 1 month after colorectal resection
    L Lee
    Steinberg Bernstein Centre for Minimally Invasive Surgery and Innovation, Department of Surgery, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Anaesthesia 68:811-6. 2013
    ..96 (0.93-0.99) with each year of age, p = 0.025 and p = 0.018, respectively. The distance walked in 6 min before surgery can provide prognostic information when cardiopulmonary exercise testing is unavailable...
  8. ncbi request reprint FLS simulator performance predicts intraoperative laparoscopic skill
    A L McCluney
    Steinberg Bernstein Centre for Minimally Invasive Surgery, McGill University Health Centre, 1650 Cedar Avenue, L9 309, Montreal, Quebec, H3G 1A4, Canada
    Surg Endosc 21:1991-5. 2007
    ..The study reported here was designed to test the hypothesis that laparoscopic simulator performance predicts intraoperative laparoscopic skill...
  9. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic fundoplication: a model for assessing new technology in surgical procedures
    L S Feldman
    Section of Video-endoscopic Surgery and Gastroenterology, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Surgery 130:686-93; discussion 693-5. 2001
    ..With use of this framework, we found that LF for GERD improves QOL, corrects the physiologic abnormalities, and is associated with short hospitalization and operating time that declines with experience with the procedure...
  10. doi request reprint Systematic review of outcomes used to evaluate enhanced recovery after surgery
    A Neville
    Steinberg Bernstein Centre for Minimally Invasive Surgery, McGill University Health Centre, and Department of Surgery, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    Br J Surg 101:159-70. 2014
    ..However, validated outcome measures to evaluate this complex process are lacking. The objective of this review was to identify how recovery is measured in ERP studies and to provide recommendations for the design of future studies...
  11. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative fluid management in laparoscopic live-donor nephrectomy: challenging the dogma
    S Bergman
    Steinberg Bernstein Centre for Minimally Invasive Surgery, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, H3G 1A4, Canada
    Surg Endosc 18:1625-30. 2004
    ..Our aim is to demonstrate that a low-volume fluid management strategy does not adversely affect donor or recipient outcomes...
  12. ncbi request reprint Experienced surgeons can do more than one thing at a time: effect of distraction on performance of a simple laparoscopic and cognitive task by experienced and novice surgeons
    K E Hsu
    Steinberg Bernstein Centre for Minimally Invasive Surgery, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Surg Endosc 22:196-201. 2008
    ..This study assessed the effect of adding a distracting cognitive task on performance of a basic laparoscopic skill by novice and experienced surgeons...
  13. ncbi request reprint Validation of esophageal Doppler for noninvasive hemodynamic monitoring under pneumoperitoneum
    A Okrainec
    Steinberg Bernstein Centre for Minimally Invasive Surgery, McGill University, 1650 Cedex Avenue, Montreal, QC, H3G 1A4, Canada
    Surg Endosc 21:1349-53. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to validate the use of esophageal Doppler for noninvasive hemodynamic monitoring under pneumoperitoneum in an experimental pig model...
  14. ncbi request reprint Does aggressive hydration reverse the effects of pneumoperitoneum on renal perfusion?
    S V Demyttenaere
    Steinberg Bernstein Centre for Minimally Invasive Surgery, McGill University, 1650 Cedar Avenue, Room L9 316, Montreal, Quebec, H3G 1A4, Canada
    Surg Endosc 20:274-80. 2006
    ..Our aim was to characterize the effects of PP on renal perfusion and function using two fluid strategies for intravenous fluid administration...
  15. ncbi request reprint Assessing the learning curve for the acquisition of laparoscopic skills on a virtual reality simulator
    V Sherman
    Department of Surgery, McGill University Health Centre, 1650 Cedar Avenue, L9 309 Montreal, Quebec H3G1A4, Canada
    Surg Endosc 19:678-82. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to develop summary metrics and assess the construct validity for a virtual reality laparoscopic simulator (LapSim) by comparing the learning curves of three groups with different levels of laparoscopic expertise...
  16. ncbi request reprint Characterizing the learning curve for a basic laparoscopic drill
    S A Fraser
    Steinberg Bernstein Centre for Minimally Invasive Surgery, McGill University, Montreal General Hospital, 1650 Cedar Avenue, Room L9 309, Montreal, Quebec, H3G 1A4, Canada
    Surg Endosc 19:1572-8. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study is to describe the CUSUM learning curves for a simple task for individuals and for a group of novice laparoscopists...
  17. ncbi request reprint Relationship between subjective and objective outcome measures after Heller myotomy and Dor fundoplication for achalasia
    S Gholoum
    Steinberg Bernstein Centre for Minimally Invasive Surgery, 1650 Cedar Avenue, Room L9 309, Montreal, Quebec, H3G 1A4, Canada
    Surg Endosc 20:214-9. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study is to assess how subjective evaluation (heartburn, dysphagia, quality of life, and satisfaction) correlates with objective data after Heller myotomy and Dor fundoplication for achalasia...
  18. ncbi request reprint Outcomes reported in high-impact surgical journals
    I Antonescu
    Steinberg Bernstein Centre for Minimally Invasive Surgery and Innovation, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Br J Surg 101:582-9. 2014
    ..The objective of this study was to identify the outcomes reported in clinical studies published in high-impact surgical journals and the frequency with which PROs are used...
  19. doi request reprint Economic impact of an enhanced recovery pathway for oesophagectomy
    L Lee
    Steinberg Bernstein Centre for Minimally Invasive Surgery and Innovation, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Br J Surg 100:1326-34. 2013
    ..Data are lacking to support the cost-effectiveness of enhanced recovery pathways (ERP) for oesophagectomy. The aim of this study was to investigate the impact of an ERP on medical costs for oesophagectomy...
  20. pmc "First, do no harm": monitoring outcomes during the transition from open to laparoscopic live donor nephrectomy in a Canadian centre
    Simon Bergman
    Steinberg Bernstein Centre for Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Can J Surg 51:103-10. 2008
    ..This study was undertaken to validate this approach by comparing donor and recipient outcomes and studying our learning curve during the transition from open (OLDN) to LLDN...
  21. doi request reprint Fundamentals of laparoscopic surgery simulator training to proficiency improves laparoscopic performance in the operating room-a randomized controlled trial
    Gideon Sroka
    Steinberg Bernstein Centre for Minimally Invasive Surgery and Innovation, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Am J Surg 199:115-20. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess whether training to proficiency with the Fundamentals of Laparoscopic Surgery (FLS) simulator would result in improved performance in the operating room (OR)...
  22. pmc Challenges in evaluating surgical innovation
    Patrick L Ergina
    Department of Surgery, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Lancet 374:1097-104. 2009
    ..Although difficult, surgical evaluation is achievable and necessary. Solutions tailored to surgical research and a framework for generating evidence on which to base surgical practice are essential...
  23. doi request reprint Evaluation and stages of surgical innovations
    Jeffrey S Barkun
    McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Lancet 374:1089-96. 2009
    ..In this first of three Series papers on surgical innovation and evaluation, we propose a five-stage paradigm to describe the development of innovative surgical procedures...
  24. pmc Proving the value of simulation in laparoscopic surgery
    Gerald M Fried
    Steinberg Bernstein Centre for Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec
    Ann Surg 240:518-25; discussion 525-8. 2004
    ..To assess the McGill Inanimate System for Training and Evaluation of Laparoscopic Skills (MISTELS) physical laparoscopic simulator for construct and predictive validity and for its educational utility...
  25. ncbi request reprint Evaluating intraoperative laparoscopic skill: direct observation versus blinded videotaped performances
    Melina C Vassiliou
    Department of Surgery, McGill University, Steinberg Bernstein Centre for Minimally Invasive Surgery, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    Surg Innov 14:211-6. 2007
    ..Experience with the tool in the operating room may improve the reliability of video rating and could be of value in training evaluators...
  26. ncbi request reprint Objective assessment of technical performance
    Gerald M Fried
    Department of Surgery, Steinberg Bernstein Centre for Minimally Invasive Surgery and Innovation, McGill University Health Centre, 1650 Cedar Avenue, L9 309, Montreal, Quebec, Canada, H3G 1A4
    World J Surg 32:156-60. 2008
    ..Performance in the skills laboratory should ultimately be predictive of performance in the clinical setting...
  27. ncbi request reprint Elucidating the relationship between cardiac preload and renal perfusion under pneumoperitoneum
    Simon Bergman
    Steinberg Bernstein Centre for Minimally Invasive Surgery, McGill University, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Surg Endosc 20:794-800. 2006
    ..Our aim was to characterize the relationship between cardiac preload and renal perfusion during pneumoperitoneum...
  28. ncbi request reprint Patient perception of a clinical pathway for laparoscopic foregut surgery
    Lorenzo E Ferri
    Department of Surgery and Steinberg Bernstein Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    J Gastrointest Surg 10:878-82. 2006
    ..A clinical pathway for laparoscopic foregut surgery was successfully implemented in a single-payer system, resulting in decreased utilization of hospital resources while maintaining high patient satisfaction...
  29. ncbi request reprint Effect of pneumoperitoneum on renal perfusion and function: a systematic review
    Scbastian Demyttenaere
    Steinberg Bernstein Centre for Minimally Invasive Surgery, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Surg Endosc 21:152-60. 2007
    ..This systematic review aimed to investigate whether pneumoperitoneum results in decreased renal blood flow (RBF) or renal function...
  30. ncbi request reprint Validity of the MISTELS simulator for laparoscopy training in urology
    Breno Dauster
    Department of Urology and Steinberg Bernstein Centre for Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Endourol 19:541-5. 2005
    ..MISTELS has been validated for use in both training and evaluation of general surgery residents in fundamental laparoscopic skills. The purpose of this study was to demonstrate the construct validity of MISTELS for urology residents...
  31. doi request reprint Impact of a bladder scan protocol on discharge efficiency within a care pathway for ambulatory inguinal herniorraphy
    I Antonescu
    Division of General Surgery, Steinberg Bernstein Centre for Minimally Invasive Surgery and Innovation, McGill University Health Centre, 1650 Cedar Avenue, Montreal, QC, H3G 1A4, Canada
    Surg Endosc 27:4711-20. 2013
    ..This study aimed to assess whether the implementation of a bladder scan-based voiding protocol reduces the time until discharge after ambulatory inguinal herniorraphy without increasing the rate of POUR...
  32. ncbi request reprint Evaluating laparoscopic skills: setting the pass/fail score for the MISTELS system
    S A Fraser
    Steinberg Bernstein Centre for Minimally Invasive Surgery, McGill University, Montreal, Canada
    Surg Endosc 17:964-7. 2003
    ..This system has been described previously. The purpose of the current study was to determine a pass/fail threshold...
  33. ncbi request reprint Should laparoscopic paraesophageal hernia repair be abandoned in favor of the open approach?
    L E Ferri
    Division of General Surgery and Steinberg Bernstein Centre for Minimally Invasive Surgery, McGill University Health Center, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec
    Surg Endosc 19:4-8. 2005
    ..Despite early results of excellent outcomes after laparoscopic repair, recent reports of high recurrence require that this approach be reevaluated...
  34. ncbi request reprint Targeting individual hemodynamics to maintain renal perfusion during pneumoperitoneum in a porcine model
    Sebastian V Demyttenaere
    Steinberg Bernstein Centre for Minimally Invasive Surgery, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Surgery 142:350-6. 2007
    ..We assessed whether goal-directed fluid administration, based on hemodynamic measures, would maintain RCP during pneumoperitoneum with less fluid loading...
  35. ncbi request reprint A global assessment tool for evaluation of intraoperative laparoscopic skills
    Melina C Vassiliou
    Steinberg Bernstein Centre for Minimally Invasive Surgery, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada H3G 1A4
    Am J Surg 190:107-13. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to develop a tool specific for laparoscopic skills and to evaluate its reliability and validity...
  36. ncbi request reprint Relationship between objective assessment of technical skills and subjective in-training evaluations in surgical residents
    Liane S Feldman
    Steinberg Bernstein Centre for Minimally Invasive Surgery, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    J Am Coll Surg 198:105-10. 2004
    ..The purpose of the study was to assess the concurrent validity of the MISTELS by exploring the relationship between MISTELS score and ITER assessment...
  37. ncbi request reprint An unusual cause of chronic anemia and abdominal pain caused by transmural mesh migration in the small bowel after laparoscopic incisional hernia repair
    G Voisard
    Steinberg Bernstein Centre for Minimally Invasive Surgery and Innovation, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Hernia 17:673-7. 2013
    ..We report an interesting case of transmural mesh migration into the small bowel presenting with chronic microcytic anemia and abdominal pain 5 years after laparoscopic incisional hernia repair with a composite polypropylene/ePTFE mesh. ..
  38. ncbi request reprint Using simulators to assess laparoscopic competence: ready for widespread use?
    Liane S Feldman
    Steinberg Bernstein Centre for Minimally Invasive Surgery, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Surgery 135:28-42. 2004
  39. ncbi request reprint Comparison of patient-centered outcomes after laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication for gastroesophageal reflux disease or paraesophageal hernia
    Lisa A Mark
    Division of General Surgery, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Surg Endosc 22:343-7. 2008
    ..We evaluated whether outcomes relating to GERD symptoms and quality of life (QOL) were impacted by the presence of PEH...
  40. ncbi request reprint Evaluating surgical outcomes
    Simon Bergman
    Department of Surgery, McGill University, Royal Victoria Hospital, 687 Pine Avenue West, Room S10 30, Montreal, Quebec H3A 1A1, Canada
    Surg Clin North Am 86:129-49, x. 2006
    ..The strengths and weaknesses of several measurement tools used in the surgical literature are evaluated. Finally, the authors introduce "composite outcomes" as a reflection of the multidimensional nature of modern patient care...
  41. doi request reprint Recommended timing for surveillance ultrasonography to diagnose portal splenic vein thrombosis after laparoscopic splenectomy
    Tung Tran
    Department of Surgery, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal General Hospital, 1650 Cedar Avenue, L9 313, Montreal, QC, H3G 1A4, Canada
    Surg Endosc 24:1670-8. 2010
    ..The aim of this study is to investigate the incidence and progression of asymptomatic PSVT 1 week and 1 month after LS...
  42. ncbi request reprint Operative management of "hockey groin syndrome": 12 years of experience in National Hockey League players
    K Irshad
    Department of Surgery, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Surgery 130:759-64; discussion 764-6. 2001
    ..Ilioinguinal nerve ablation and reinforcement of the external oblique aponeurosis successfully treats this incapacitating entity...
  43. pmc Causes of increased length of hospitalization on a general thoracic surgery service: a prospective observational study
    Kashif Irshad
    Department of Surgery, McGill University, Montreal, Que
    Can J Surg 45:264-8. 2002
    ..To characterize medical and nonmedical reasons for delayed discharge on a general thoracic surgery unit...
  44. ncbi request reprint Measuring surgical recovery: the study of laparoscopic live donor nephrectomy
    Simon Bergman
    Department of Surgery, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Am J Transplant 5:2489-95. 2005
    ..Four weeks following LLDN, patients have returned to baseline exercise capacity, but not baseline general physical health. Traditional measures of recovery are incomplete descriptors of recovery...
  45. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic live donor nephrectomy: the pediatric recipient in a dual-site program
    Simon Bergman
    Department of Surgery, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, QC, Canada
    Pediatr Transplant 11:429-32. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the safety of a dual-site renal transplantation program by comparing the outcomes of pediatric recipients of LLDN vs. OLDN...
  46. ncbi request reprint Has the introduction of laparoscopic Heller myotomy altered the treatment paradigm of achalasia?
    Lorenzo E Ferri
    Division of General Surgery, and Steinberg Bernstein Centre of Minimally Invasive Surgery, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec H3G 1A4, Canada
    Can J Gastroenterol 19:619-23. 2005
    ..The benefits and minimal risks associated with laparoscopic myotomy need to be more effectively communicated by referring physicians...
  47. doi request reprint Testing the construct validity of the Simbionix GI Mentor II virtual reality colonoscopy simulator metrics: module matters
    Raad Fayez
    Steinberg Bernstein Centre for Minimally Invasive Surgery and Innovation, McGill University Health Centre, McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Surg Endosc 24:1060-5. 2010
    ..This study evaluated whether the Simbionix GI Mentor II virtual reality simulator metrics differentiate gastrointestinal endoscopists with varying clinical experience (known-groups construct validity)...
  48. ncbi request reprint Intraoperative esmolol infusion in the absence of opioids spares postoperative fentanyl in patients undergoing ambulatory laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    Vincent Collard
    Department of Anesthesia, Steinberg Bernstein Centre for Minimally Invasive Surgery, McGill University Health Centre, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
    Anesth Analg 105:1255-62, table of contents. 2007
    ..In this study, we compared esmolol versus either intermittent fentanyl or continuous remifentanil on postoperative opioid-sparing, side effects, and time of discharge...