Philip R Schauer

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Publications

  1. pmc Effect of laparoscopic Roux-en Y gastric bypass on type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Philip R Schauer
    Departments of Surgery, University of Pittsburg, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Ann Surg 238:467-84; discussion 84-5. 2003
  2. pmc Surgically-induced weight loss significantly improves nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and the metabolic syndrome
    Samer G Mattar
    Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh and Veteran Affairs Administration, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Ann Surg 242:610-7; discussion 618-20. 2005
  3. ncbi request reprint Results of laparoscopic gastric bypass in patients with cirrhosis
    Ramsey M Dallal
    The University of Pittsburgh, Department of Surgery, Pittsburgh, PA 15231, USA
    Obes Surg 14:47-53. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Effective treatment of polycystic ovarian syndrome with Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
    George M Eid
    Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh and UPMC Minimally Invasive Surgery Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 1:77-80. 2005
  5. doi request reprint Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy for super obese patients: forty-eight percent excess weight loss after 6 to 8 years with 93% follow-up
    George M Eid
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Pittsburgh Healthcare System, University Drive, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Ann Surg 256:262-5. 2012
  6. pmc Outcomes of minimally invasive antireflux operations in the elderly: a comparative review
    Hiran C Fernando
    Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery and Minimally Invasive Surgery Center, The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Health System, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213 3221, USA
    JSLS 7:311-5. 2003
  7. ncbi request reprint The chronic inflammatory hypothesis for the morbidity associated with morbid obesity: implications and effects of weight loss
    Daniel R Cottam
    Department of Surgery, The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Obes Surg 14:589-600. 2004
  8. pmc Laparoscopic repair of umbilical hernias in conjunction with other laparoscopic procedures
    George M Eid
    Veteran Administration Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    JSLS 10:63-5. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Results of laparoscopic repair of giant paraesophageal hernias: 200 consecutive patients
    Andrew F Pierre
    Division of Thoracic Surgery and Minimally Invasive Surgery Center, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 74:1909-15; discussion 1915-6. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Medium-term follow-up confirms the safety and durability of laparoscopic ventral hernia repair with PTFE
    George M Eid
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and the Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Surgery 134:599-603; discussion 603-4. 2003

Detail Information

Publications24

  1. pmc Effect of laparoscopic Roux-en Y gastric bypass on type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Philip R Schauer
    Departments of Surgery, University of Pittsburg, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Ann Surg 238:467-84; discussion 84-5. 2003
    ..To evaluate pre- and postoperative clinical parameters associated with improvement of diabetes up to 4 years after laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LRYGBP) in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM)...
  2. pmc Surgically-induced weight loss significantly improves nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and the metabolic syndrome
    Samer G Mattar
    Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh and Veteran Affairs Administration, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Ann Surg 242:610-7; discussion 618-20. 2005
    ..To evaluate the effects of surgical weight loss on fatty liver disease in severely obese patients...
  3. ncbi request reprint Results of laparoscopic gastric bypass in patients with cirrhosis
    Ramsey M Dallal
    The University of Pittsburgh, Department of Surgery, Pittsburgh, PA 15231, USA
    Obes Surg 14:47-53. 2004
    ..The safety and efficacy of bariatric surgery in patients with cirrhosis has not been well studied...
  4. ncbi request reprint Effective treatment of polycystic ovarian syndrome with Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
    George M Eid
    Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh and UPMC Minimally Invasive Surgery Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 1:77-80. 2005
    ..This study investigated the impact of weight loss surgery on the clinical manifestations of this disorder in morbidly obese women with PCOS-a major risk factor for the development of heart disease, stroke, and type II diabetes...
  5. doi request reprint Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy for super obese patients: forty-eight percent excess weight loss after 6 to 8 years with 93% follow-up
    George M Eid
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Pittsburgh Healthcare System, University Drive, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Ann Surg 256:262-5. 2012
    ..In this study, we report long-term outcomes of high-risk, high-BMI (body mass index) patients who underwent laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG)...
  6. pmc Outcomes of minimally invasive antireflux operations in the elderly: a comparative review
    Hiran C Fernando
    Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery and Minimally Invasive Surgery Center, The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center Health System, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213 3221, USA
    JSLS 7:311-5. 2003
    ..The objectives of this study were to assess the impact of age following laparoscopic fundoplication (LF)...
  7. ncbi request reprint The chronic inflammatory hypothesis for the morbidity associated with morbid obesity: implications and effects of weight loss
    Daniel R Cottam
    Department of Surgery, The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Obes Surg 14:589-600. 2004
    ..Recently, there has been intense interest in the role of inflammation in obesity. Using the inflammatory hypothesis, many of the mechanisms by which co-morbid conditions are associated with obesity are being elucidated...
  8. pmc Laparoscopic repair of umbilical hernias in conjunction with other laparoscopic procedures
    George M Eid
    Veteran Administration Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    JSLS 10:63-5. 2006
    ..This study evaluates the feasibility of laparoscopic transfascial suture repair of umbilical hernias when combined with another laparoscopic procedure that potentially contaminates the peritoneal cavity...
  9. ncbi request reprint Results of laparoscopic repair of giant paraesophageal hernias: 200 consecutive patients
    Andrew F Pierre
    Division of Thoracic Surgery and Minimally Invasive Surgery Center, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 74:1909-15; discussion 1915-6. 2002
    ..Increasingly, a laparoscopic approach is being applied to more complex esophageal surgery. Our objective was to update our growing experience with laparoscopic repair of GPEH...
  10. ncbi request reprint Medium-term follow-up confirms the safety and durability of laparoscopic ventral hernia repair with PTFE
    George M Eid
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and the Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Surgery 134:599-603; discussion 603-4. 2003
    ..4% to 9%. In this study, we review our experience and assess the clinical outcome of patients who have undergone laparoscopic repair of ventral hernias...
  11. ncbi request reprint Elective cholecystectomy during laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: is it worth the wait?
    Giselle G Hamad
    Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Obes Surg 13:76-81. 2003
    ..Combined gastric bypass and cholecystectomy have been advocated for open bariatric procedures. Our goal was to evaluate the safety of this technique in laparoscopic bariatric surgery patients with gallstones diagnosed preoperatively...
  12. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic era of operations for morbid obesity
    Daniel R Cottam
    Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Arch Surg 138:367-75. 2003
  13. ncbi request reprint Gastric bypass surgery for morbid obesity leads to an increase in bone turnover and a decrease in bone mass
    Penelope S Coates
    Osteoporosis Prevention and Treatment Center, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Clin Endocrinol Metab 89:1061-5. 2004
    ..In summary, within 3 to 9 months after LRGB, morbidly obese patients have an increase in bone resorption associated with a decrease in bone mass. Additional studies are needed to examine these findings over the longer term...
  14. ncbi request reprint Gastrointestinal complications of laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery: clinical and imaging findings
    Arye Blachar
    Department of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 200 Lothrop St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Radiology 223:625-32. 2002
    ..To report the complications and imaging findings in a large group of patients who underwent Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (GBP) surgery...
  15. ncbi request reprint Death rates and causes of death after bariatric surgery for Pennsylvania residents, 1995 to 2004
    Bennet I Omalu
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh, 130 N Bellefield Ave, Room 550, Pittsburgh, PA 15221, USA
    Arch Surg 142:923-8; discussion 929. 2007
    ..The number of operations continues to increase. We measured case fatality and death rates by time since operation, sex, age, specific causes of death, and mortality rates...
  16. ncbi request reprint Medicare and bariatric surgery
    John G Kral
    American Society for Bariatric Surgery, Gainesville, Florida 32607, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 1:35-63. 2005
  17. ncbi request reprint Open and laparoscopic surgical modalities for the management of obesity
    Philip R Schauer
    Department of Surgery, The University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 7:468-75. 2003
  18. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery: current technique
    Philip R Schauer
    Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylania, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 13:229-39. 2003
  19. ncbi request reprint Incidence of marginal ulcers and the use of absorbable anastomotic sutures in laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
    Bethany C Sacks
    Division of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, PA 15213, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 2:11-6. 2006
    ..This study examines the incidence of marginal ulcers before and after a change was made from using nonabsorbable suture to using absorbable suture for the inner layer of the anastomosis...
  20. ncbi request reprint Bariatric surgery training: getting your ticket punched
    Bruce D Schirmer
    University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 11:807-12. 2007
    ..Later, weekend courses, mini-fellowships, and formal minimally invasive surgery/bariatric fellowships were established. Today, best practice requires an intensive training experience and ongoing commitment to the field...
  21. ncbi request reprint Risks and benefits of bariatric surgery: current evidence
    Stacy A Brethauer
    Section of Advanced Laparoscopic and Bariatric Surgery, Department of General Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, OH 44195, USA
    Cleve Clin J Med 73:993-1007. 2006
    ..Obesity-related diseases markedly improve, reducing cardiovascular risk and improving life expectancy. Obese patients lose more weight with bariatric surgery than with medical weight-loss treatment...
  22. ncbi request reprint Nongynecologic advances in minimally invasive surgery
    Daniel R Cottam
    Department of Surgery, The University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Clin Obstet Gynecol 46:105-16. 2003
  23. pmc Minimally invasive esophagectomy: outcomes in 222 patients
    James D Luketich
    Division of Thoracic Surgery and Foregut Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh 15213, USA
    Ann Surg 238:486-94; discussion 494-5. 2003
    ..To assess our outcomes after minimally invasive esophagectomy (MIE)...
  24. ncbi request reprint Quality of life after antireflux surgery compared with nonoperative management for severe gastroesophageal reflux disease
    Hiran C Fernando
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery Center, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, PA 15213 3221, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 194:23-7. 2002
    ..Laparoscopic fundoplication offers an alternative to medical therapy, but few studies have compared outcomes. Our objective was to examine QOL scores in gastroesophageal reflux disease patients treated medically and surgically...