M Anvari

Summary

Affiliation: McMaster University
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Robotic-assisted laparoscopic colorectal surgery
    Mehran Anvari
    Centre for Minimal Access Surgery, St Joseph s Healthcare, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 14:311-5. 2004
  2. doi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication versus proton pump inhibitors for the treatment of patients with chronic gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD): 3-year outcomes
    Mehran Anvari
    Department of Surgery, St Joseph s Healthcare, McMaster University, 50 Charlton Ave East, Hamilton, ON, L8N 4A6, Canada
    Surg Endosc 25:2547-54. 2011
  3. pmc Establishment of the world's first telerobotic remote surgical service: for provision of advanced laparoscopic surgery in a rural community
    Mehran Anvari
    Centre for Minimal Access Surgery, St Joseph s Healthcare, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Surg 241:460-4. 2005
  4. pmc Is type 2 diabetes a surgical disease?
    Mehran Anvari
    Department of Surgery, McMaster University, St Joseph s Healthcare, Hamilton, Ont, Canada
    Can J Surg 50:249-50. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint The impact of latency on surgical precision and task completion during robotic-assisted remote telepresence surgery
    Mehran Anvari
    Centre for Minimal Access Surgery, St Joseph s Healthcare, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Comput Aided Surg 10:93-9. 2005
  6. ncbi request reprint Outcome of laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication in patients with body mass index >or=35
    M Anvari
    Centre for Minimal Access Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Surg Endosc 20:230-4. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of laparoscopic nissen fundoplication versus proton pump inhibitors for treatment of patients with chronic gastroesophageal reflux disease: One-year follow-up
    Mehran Anvari
    Centre for Minimal Access Surgery, Department of Surgery, St Joseph s Healthcare, 50 Charlton Ave E, Hamilton, ON, L8N 4A6 Canada
    Surg Innov 13:238-49. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Remote telepresence surgery: the Canadian experience
    M Anvari
    Centre for Minimal Access Surgery, St Joseph s Healthcare, McMaster University, 50 Charlton Avenue E, Hamilton, ON, Canada, L8N 4A6
    Surg Endosc 21:537-41. 2007
  9. doi request reprint Endoscopic treatments for gastro-oesophageal reflux disease
    Mehran Anvari
    St Joseph s Healthcare, Hamilton ON, Canada L8N 4A6
    Lancet 371:965-6. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Robot-assisted remote telepresence surgery
    Mehran Anvari
    Minimal Invasive Surgery and Surgical Innovation, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario
    Semin Laparosc Surg 11:123-8. 2004

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Publications43

  1. ncbi request reprint Robotic-assisted laparoscopic colorectal surgery
    Mehran Anvari
    Centre for Minimal Access Surgery, St Joseph s Healthcare, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 14:311-5. 2004
    ..This time was reduced significantly after the first 4 cases. The value of robotic assistance in colorectal surgery needs to be further evaluated in a larger comparative study...
  2. doi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication versus proton pump inhibitors for the treatment of patients with chronic gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD): 3-year outcomes
    Mehran Anvari
    Department of Surgery, St Joseph s Healthcare, McMaster University, 50 Charlton Ave East, Hamilton, ON, L8N 4A6, Canada
    Surg Endosc 25:2547-54. 2011
    ....
  3. pmc Establishment of the world's first telerobotic remote surgical service: for provision of advanced laparoscopic surgery in a rural community
    Mehran Anvari
    Centre for Minimal Access Surgery, St Joseph s Healthcare, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Surg 241:460-4. 2005
    ....
  4. pmc Is type 2 diabetes a surgical disease?
    Mehran Anvari
    Department of Surgery, McMaster University, St Joseph s Healthcare, Hamilton, Ont, Canada
    Can J Surg 50:249-50. 2007
  5. ncbi request reprint The impact of latency on surgical precision and task completion during robotic-assisted remote telepresence surgery
    Mehran Anvari
    Centre for Minimal Access Surgery, St Joseph s Healthcare, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Comput Aided Surg 10:93-9. 2005
    ..It has been suggested that robotic-assisted remote telepresence surgery with a signal transmission latency of greater than 300 ms may not be possible...
  6. ncbi request reprint Outcome of laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication in patients with body mass index >or=35
    M Anvari
    Centre for Minimal Access Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Surg Endosc 20:230-4. 2006
    ..The aim of this work was to study the outcome of laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication (LNF) in patients with body mass index (BMI) >or= 35...
  7. ncbi request reprint A randomized controlled trial of laparoscopic nissen fundoplication versus proton pump inhibitors for treatment of patients with chronic gastroesophageal reflux disease: One-year follow-up
    Mehran Anvari
    Centre for Minimal Access Surgery, Department of Surgery, St Joseph s Healthcare, 50 Charlton Ave E, Hamilton, ON, L8N 4A6 Canada
    Surg Innov 13:238-49. 2006
    ..Patients controlled on long-term proton pump inhibitor therapy for chronic gastroesophageal reflux disease are excellent surgical candidates and should experience improved symptom control after surgery at 1 year...
  8. ncbi request reprint Remote telepresence surgery: the Canadian experience
    M Anvari
    Centre for Minimal Access Surgery, St Joseph s Healthcare, McMaster University, 50 Charlton Avenue E, Hamilton, ON, Canada, L8N 4A6
    Surg Endosc 21:537-41. 2007
    ..It also will guide the establishment of telesurgical networks connecting various centers in the world, allowing for rapid and safe dissemination of new surgical techniques...
  9. doi request reprint Endoscopic treatments for gastro-oesophageal reflux disease
    Mehran Anvari
    St Joseph s Healthcare, Hamilton ON, Canada L8N 4A6
    Lancet 371:965-6. 2008
  10. ncbi request reprint Robot-assisted remote telepresence surgery
    Mehran Anvari
    Minimal Invasive Surgery and Surgical Innovation, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario
    Semin Laparosc Surg 11:123-8. 2004
    ..This chapter will discuss some of the lessons learned, the potential future applications, and the necessary next steps for its safe and widespread adoption...
  11. ncbi request reprint Role of laparoscopic antireflux surgery in the management of chronic GERD symptoms
    M Anvari
    Department of Surgery, St Joseph s Hospital, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario
    Can J Gastroenterol 13:761-4. 1999
    ..The factors responsible for the rapid popularity of this procedure are reviewed, and the choice of techniques, current indications and available literature on the outcomes of these procedures are discussed...
  12. pmc Postprandial bloating after laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication
    M Anvari
    Department of Surgery, St Joseph s Hospital, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ont
    Can J Surg 44:440-4. 2001
    ..To evaluate the prevalence and possible contributing factors to postprandial bloating in patients having chronic gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) before and after laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication...
  13. ncbi request reprint The role of telementoring and telerobotic assistance in the provision of laparoscopic colorectal surgery in rural areas
    H Sebajang
    North Bay District Hospital, 720 Mclaren St, P O Box 2500, North Bay, Ontario, P1B 3L9, Canada
    Surg Endosc 20:1389-93. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to assess whether telementoring and telerobotic assistance would improve the range and quality of laparoscopic colorectal surgery being performed by community surgeons...
  14. ncbi request reprint Effects of laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication on esophageal motility: long-term results
    L Biertho
    Centre for Minimal Access Surgery, St Joseph s Healthcare, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, L8N 4A6, Canada
    Surg Endosc 20:619-23. 2006
    ..This study aimed to evaluate the long-term impact of laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication on esophageal motility in patients with preoperative esophageal dysmotility...
  15. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic vs. open resection for colorectal adenocarcinoma
    D Hong
    Department of Surgery, St. Joseph's Hospital, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Dis Colon Rectum 44:10-8; discussion 18-9. 2001
    ..No adverse effect on recurrence or survival was noted, but results of prospective, randomized trials, currently underway, are needed before laparoscopic resection for colorectal cancer becomes the standard of practice...
  16. ncbi request reprint Outcome of laparoscopic redo fundoplication
    S Dutta
    Centre for Minimal Access Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Surg Endosc 18:440-3. 2004
    ..To date, there has been no objective evidence for the effectiveness of laparoscopic redo fundoplication. We therefore reviewed our experience and based our analysis on a number of objective parameters...
  17. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic versus open bowel resection for Crohn's disease
    J Tabet
    Department of Surgery, St Joseph's Hospital, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
    Can J Gastroenterol 15:237-42. 2001
    ..Quicker resumption of oral feeds, less postoperative pain and earlier discharge from hospital are advantages of the laparoscopic method. No differences in the recurrence rate or the disease-free interval were noted...
  18. ncbi request reprint Effect of pregnancy on effectiveness of laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication
    L Biertho
    Department of Surgery, St Joseph s Hospital, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, L8N 4A6, Canada
    Surg Endosc 20:385-8. 2006
    ..There are no reports describing the effect of pregnancy on the long-term efficacy of laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication. The aim of this study was to evaluate the effect of pregnancy on the efficacy of laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication...
  19. ncbi request reprint Does laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication lead to chronic gastrointestinal dysfunction?
    L Biertho
    Centre for Minimal Access Surgery, McMaster University, 50 Charlton Ave E, Hamilton, Ontario, L8N 4A6, Canada
    Surg Endosc 20:1360-3. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the long-term effects of LNF on nonspecific GI complaints...
  20. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcomes of laparoscopic surgery for colorectal cancer
    C B Sample
    Centre for Minimal Access Surgery, McMaster University, Ontario, L8N 4A6, Canada
    Surg Endosc 20:30-4. 2006
    ..The disease-free survival rate was 58% at 60 months and 56% at 120 months. Laparoscopic techniques can be applied to a wide range of colorectal malignancies without sacrificing oncologic results during a long-term follow-up period...
  21. ncbi request reprint Does laparoscopic fundoplication provide long-term control of gastroesophageal reflux related cough?
    C J Allen
    Department of Medicine, St Joseph s Healthcare McMaster University, 50, Charlton Avenue East, Hamilton, ON, L8N 4A6, Canada
    Surg Endosc 18:633-7. 2004
    ..Of patients with chronic cough, 21% have GERD. Up to half of these patients may not respond adequately to medical, but the long-term results of antireflux surgery for cough is unknown...
  22. ncbi request reprint Does laparoscopic antireflux surgery prevent the occurrence of transient lower esophageal sphincter relaxation?
    F Bahmeriz
    Department of Surgery, St Joseph s Healthcare, McMaster University, 50 Charlton Avenue East, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8N 4A6
    Surg Endosc 17:1050-4. 2003
    ..This study aimed to evaluate the effect of laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication on TLESR in patients with proven GERD...
  23. ncbi request reprint Long-term outcomes of laparoscopic heller cardiomyotomy without an anti-reflux procedure
    R Gupta
    Centre for Minimal Access Surgery, St Joseph s Healthcare, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 15:129-32. 2005
    ..Previous medical management may present a greater technical challenge and may place patients at increased risk of mucosal injury...
  24. ncbi request reprint Surgical outcome in gastro-esophageal reflux disease patients with inadequate response to proton pump inhibitors
    M Anvari
    Department of Surgery, St Joseph s Hospital, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada
    Surg Endosc 17:1029-35. 2003
    ..Laparoscopic fundoplication in this group of patients leads to marked improvement of both components of QOL by 2 years after surgery...
  25. ncbi request reprint Intramuscular interstitial cells of Cajal associated with mast cells survive nitrergic nerves in achalasia
    N Zarate
    IDRP, McMaster University, ON, Canada
    Neurogastroenterol Motil 18:556-68. 2006
    ..MC are prominent and form close functional contact with ICC-IM which may be responsible for their relatively long survival...
  26. ncbi request reprint Preoperative symptom evaluation and esophageal acid infusion predict response to laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication in gastroesophageal reflux patients who present with cough
    C J Allen
    Department of Medicine, St Joseph s Hospital, McMaster University, 50 Charlton Avenue East, Hamilton, Ontario L8N 4A6, Canada
    Surg Endosc 16:1037-41. 2002
    ..Most patients with cough and gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) improve on medical treatment with proton pump inhibitors (PPI). Nonresponders may be considered for antireflux surgery, but the selection of patients is difficult...
  27. pmc Laparoscopic surgery for colon cancer: a systematic review
    Kamyar Kahnamoui
    Department of Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Can J Surg 50:48-57. 2007
    ..The objective of this systematic review was to show that laparoscopic-assisted colon resection for cancer is not inferior to open colectomy with respect to cancer survival and perioperative outcomes...
  28. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic subtotal colectomy for colonic inertia
    Cliff Sample
    Centre for Minimal Access Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Gastrointest Surg 9:803-8. 2005
    ..Laparoscopic subtotal colectomy provides excellent symptom relief in patients with colonic inertia who do not respond to medical measures...
  29. doi request reprint Randomized controlled trials of surgical interventions
    Forough Farrokhyar
    Department of Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Ann Surg 251:409-16. 2010
    ..Surgical trials pose many methodological challenges often not present in trials of medical interventions. If not properly accounted for, these challenges may introduce significant biases and threaten the validity of the results...
  30. doi request reprint Gastrectomy and esophagogastrectomy for proximal and distal gastric lesions: a comparison of open and laparoscopic procedures
    Valerie Francescutti
    Centre for Minimal Access Surgery, Department of Surgery, St Joseph s Healthcare Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Surg Innov 16:134-9. 2009
    ..009). There were 4/6 (66.7%) open and 2/29 (6.9%) cancer recurrences. Laparoscopic approach for treatment of gastric lesions is safe and does not have a deleterious effect on cancer-related outcome...
  31. ncbi request reprint Sputum cell counts and exhaled nitric oxide in patients with gastroesophageal reflux, and cough or asthma
    K Parameswaran
    Asthma Research Group, Department of Medicine, St Joseph's Healthcare and McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario
    Can Respir J 8:239-44. 2001
    ..CONCLUSIONS: GER, when associated with cough or mildly symptomatic asthma, does not cause or aggravate existing airway inflammation as measured by induced sputum cell counts and fibrinogen level, or by exhaled nitric oxide...
  32. ncbi request reprint Antral compensation after proximal gastric vagotomy
    M Anvari
    Department of Surgery, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Gastrointest Surg 4:526-30. 2000
    ....
  33. ncbi request reprint Five-year comprehensive outcomes evaluation in 181 patients after laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication
    Mehran Anvari
    Centre for Minimal Access Surgery and Department of Medicine, St Joseph s Hospital, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    J Am Coll Surg 196:51-7; discussion 57-8; author reply 58-9. 2003
    ..We conducted an objective followup of 181 patients after laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication during a 5-year period after surgery...
  34. ncbi request reprint Assessment of the afferent vagal nerve in patients with gastroesophageal reflux
    D Hong
    Department of Surgery, St Joseph s Hospital, 50 Charlton Avenue East, Hamilton, Ontario L8N 4A6, Canada
    Surg Endosc 16:1042-5. 2002
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the integrity of the vagal nerve afferent pathways in patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)...
  35. ncbi request reprint Treatment of inguinodynia after laparoscopic herniorrhaphy: a combined laparoscopic and fluoroscopic approach to the removal of helical tackers
    J Wong
    Department of Surgery, St. Joseph's Hospital, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 11:148-51. 2001
    ..The neuralgia disappeared after successful removal of the offending tackers with no neurologic deficit. Liberal use of fluoroscopic guidance in the laparoscopic removal of helical tackers in similar cases is recommended...
  36. ncbi request reprint Prospective comparison of laparoscopic versus open resection for benign colorectal disease
    Dennis Hong
    Department of Surgery, St Joseph s Hospital, McMaster University, 50 Charlton Avenue East, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada L8N 4A6
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 12:238-42. 2002
    ..There are significant advantages in postoperative recovery with the laparoscopic technique. If proven to be cost-effective, laparoscopic colorectal surgery for benign diseases should become the standard of surgical care...
  37. ncbi request reprint Transgastric endoluminal laparoscopic resection of a villous adenoma of the duodenum
    C B Sample
    Department of Surgery, University of Alberta Hospital, 2D2 01 Walter Mackenzie Centre, 8440 112 Street, Edmonton, Alberta T6G 2B7, Canada
    Surg Endosc 17:352. 2003
    ..The case study in this article describes a novel approach to a duodenal adenoma using endoscopically assisted laparoscopic transgastric resection...
  38. ncbi request reprint Local, exendin-(9-39)-insensitive, site of action of GLP-1 in canine ileum
    E E Daniel
    Department of Medicine, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol 283:G595-602. 2002
    ..Capsaicin mimicked the effects of GLP-1 and may have reduced the effect of subsequent GLP-1. GLP-1 may mediate paracrine action on afferent nerves in the canine ileal mucosa using an unusual receptor...
  39. ncbi request reprint Telesurgery: remote knowledge translation in clinical surgery
    Mehran Anvari
    McMaster University, 8th Floor, Mary Grace Wing, 50 Charlton Ave E, L8N 4A6, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    World J Surg 31:1545-50. 2007
    ..This article describes our experience with telementoring and robot-assisted remote telepresence surgery and assisting, between a teaching hospital in Hamilton and two community hospitals in northern Ontario and Quebec...
  40. ncbi request reprint Telementoring: an important enabling tool for the community surgeon
    Herawaty Sebajang
    North Bay District Hospital, North Bay, McMaster University, Hamilton, Ontario, Canada
    Surg Innov 12:327-31. 2005
    ..It may also reduce health-care costs by avoiding the need to refer and transfer patients to tertiary care centers...
  41. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic colectomy for cancer is not inferior to open surgery based on 5-year data from the COST Study Group trial
    James Fleshman
    Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, MO, and Department of General and Colorectal Surgery, St Joseph Mercy Hospital, MI, USA
    Ann Surg 246:655-62; discussion 662-4. 2007
    ....
  42. ncbi request reprint Telepresence and telementoring in surgery
    Rifat Latifi
    University of Arizona, Department of Surgery and Arizona Telemedicine Program, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 104:200-6. 2004
    ..Eventually, surgical telementoring could assist in the provision of surgical care to underserved areas and potentially facilitate the teaching of advanced surgical skills worldwide...