R J Finley

Summary

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic Heller myotomy improves esophageal emptying and the symptoms of achalasia
    R J Finley
    Department of Surgery, University of British Columbia Faculty of Medicine, 910 W 10th Ave, 3rd Floor, Vancouver, British Columbia, V5Z 4E3, Canada
    Arch Surg 136:892-6. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Thoracoscopic versus laparoscopic modified Heller Myotomy for achalasia: efficacy and safety in 87 patients
    K C Stewart
    Department of Surgery, Vancouver General Hospital, University of British Columbia, Canada
    J Am Coll Surg 189:164-9; discussion 169-70. 1999
  3. ncbi request reprint Anterior fundoplication decreases esophageal clearance in patients undergoing Heller myotomy for achalasia
    C Finley
    Department of Surgery, University of British Columbia, 910 W 10th Avenue, Room 3100, V5Z 4E3, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Surg Endosc 21:2178-82. 2007
  4. doi request reprint A change in clinical practice: a partially stapled cervical esophagogastric anastomosis reduces morbidity and improves functional outcome after esophagectomy for cancer
    J Kondra
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Dis Esophagus 21:422-9. 2008
  5. ncbi request reprint Quality-of-life measurement in surgical randomized controlled trials
    J C Clifton
    Department of Surgery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    J Invest Surg 14:253-8. 2001
  6. ncbi request reprint Reoperative antireflux surgery
    R J Finley
    Department of Surgery, Vancouver Hospital and University of British Columbia, Canada
    Chest Surg Clin N Am 11:583-7, vii. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Development and validation of a disease-specific quality of life questionnaire (EQOL) for potentially curable patients with carcinoma of the esophagus
    J C Clifton
    Department of Surgery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B C, Canada
    Dis Esophagus 20:191-201. 2007

Collaborators

  • R Inculet
  • R Malthaner
  • J C Clifton
  • J Kondra
  • J Yee
  • J Clifton
  • C Finley
  • A J Graham
  • K Evans
  • K C Stewart
  • S R Y Ong
  • G Gelfand
  • L Tan
  • J Lim
  • C Lovato
  • J Singer
  • C Storseth

Detail Information

Publications7

  1. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic Heller myotomy improves esophageal emptying and the symptoms of achalasia
    R J Finley
    Department of Surgery, University of British Columbia Faculty of Medicine, 910 W 10th Ave, 3rd Floor, Vancouver, British Columbia, V5Z 4E3, Canada
    Arch Surg 136:892-6. 2001
    ..Laparoscopic Heller esophageal myotomy improves esophageal clearance and symptoms of achalasia in the early and late postoperative periods...
  2. ncbi request reprint Thoracoscopic versus laparoscopic modified Heller Myotomy for achalasia: efficacy and safety in 87 patients
    K C Stewart
    Department of Surgery, Vancouver General Hospital, University of British Columbia, Canada
    J Am Coll Surg 189:164-9; discussion 169-70. 1999
    ..Controversy exists concerning whether the thoracoscopic Heller Myotomy (THM) or laparoscopic Heller myotomy (LHM) technique is the best approach to a modified Heller myotomy for achalasia...
  3. ncbi request reprint Anterior fundoplication decreases esophageal clearance in patients undergoing Heller myotomy for achalasia
    C Finley
    Department of Surgery, University of British Columbia, 910 W 10th Avenue, Room 3100, V5Z 4E3, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Surg Endosc 21:2178-82. 2007
    ..Our study attempts to determine the effect of AF on esophageal leaks, nuclear medicine esophageal clearance (EC), symptom frequency (SF), and Van Trappen symptom scores (SS) for dysphagia, regurgitation, and heartburn...
  4. doi request reprint A change in clinical practice: a partially stapled cervical esophagogastric anastomosis reduces morbidity and improves functional outcome after esophagectomy for cancer
    J Kondra
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
    Dis Esophagus 21:422-9. 2008
    ..001]. The partially stapled cervical esophagogastric anastomosis significantly decreased the incidence of postoperative anastomotic leaks and the need for postoperative dilatation to treat strictures compared to the hand-sewn anastomosis...
  5. ncbi request reprint Quality-of-life measurement in surgical randomized controlled trials
    J C Clifton
    Department of Surgery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada
    J Invest Surg 14:253-8. 2001
    ..More study investigators will consider measuring quality of life using well-validated instruments when designing future surgical randomized controlled trials...
  6. ncbi request reprint Reoperative antireflux surgery
    R J Finley
    Department of Surgery, Vancouver Hospital and University of British Columbia, Canada
    Chest Surg Clin N Am 11:583-7, vii. 2001
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  7. ncbi request reprint Development and validation of a disease-specific quality of life questionnaire (EQOL) for potentially curable patients with carcinoma of the esophagus
    J C Clifton
    Department of Surgery, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, B C, Canada
    Dis Esophagus 20:191-201. 2007
    ..We have developed a 15-item questionnaire (EQOL) which has good reliability, responsiveness and validity and is now in use in studies in Canadian centres with the EORTC QLQ-C30...