Lee Swanstrom

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Publications

  1. ncbi Development of a new access device for transgastric surgery
    Lee L Swanstrom
    Department of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Legacy Health System, Portland, Oregon 97210, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 9:1129-36; discussion 1136-7. 2005
  2. ncbi Emerging technologies including robotics and natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (NOTES) colorectal surgery
    Mark H Whiteford
    Gastrointestinal and Minimally Invasive Surgery Division, Legacy Portland Hospitals, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon, USA
    J Surg Oncol 96:678-83. 2007
  3. doi Spatial orientation and off-axis challenges for NOTES
    Lee Swanstrom
    Minimally Invasive Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, Legacy Health System, 1040 NW 22nd Avenue, Suite 560, Portland, OR 97210, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am 18:315-24; ix. 2008
  4. ncbi [Current technology development for natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery]
    Lee L Swanstrom
    Oregon Health Sciences University, Departament of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Legacy Health System, Portland, Oregon, Estados Unidos
    Cir Esp 80:283-8. 2006
  5. pmc Bringing order to the chaos: developing a matching process for minimally invasive and gastrointestinal postgraduate fellowships
    Lee L Swanstrom
    Department of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Legacy Health System, Portland, OR 97210, USA
    Ann Surg 243:431-5. 2006
  6. ncbi Beta test results of a new system assessing competence in laparoscopic surgery
    Lee L Swanstrom
    Department of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Legacy Health System, Portland, OR 97210, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 202:62-9. 2006
  7. doi Patient attitudes and expectations regarding natural orifice translumenal endoscopic surgery
    Lee L Swanstrom
    Division of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Legacy Health System and Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, OR 97210, USA
    Surg Endosc 23:1519-25. 2009
  8. doi Future applications of flexible endoscopy in esophageal surgery
    Lee L Swanstrom
    Division of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Legacy Health System, Portland, OR 97210, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 14:S127-32. 2010
  9. doi Development and validation of a new generation of flexible endoscope for NOTES
    Lee Swanstrom
    Division of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Legacy Health System, 1040 NW 22nd Avenue, Suite 560, Portland, OR 97210, USA
    Surg Innov 16:104-10. 2009
  10. ncbi Developing essential tools to enable transgastric surgery
    L L Swanstrom
    Division of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Legacy Health System, Oregon Health Sciences University, 501 North Graham Street, Suite 120, Portland, OR, 97227, USA
    Surg Endosc 22:600-4. 2008

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  1. ncbi Development of a new access device for transgastric surgery
    Lee L Swanstrom
    Department of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Legacy Health System, Portland, Oregon 97210, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 9:1129-36; discussion 1136-7. 2005
    ..This technology may serve as the needed platform for transgastric cholecystectomy, gastric reduction, fundoplication, hiatus hernia repair, or other advanced endosurgical procedures...
  2. ncbi Emerging technologies including robotics and natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (NOTES) colorectal surgery
    Mark H Whiteford
    Gastrointestinal and Minimally Invasive Surgery Division, Legacy Portland Hospitals, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon, USA
    J Surg Oncol 96:678-83. 2007
    ..Next, we will review the early experiences with robot-assisted minimally invasive colon resections. Lastly, we will introduce the next frontier in minimally invasive surgery, natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (NOTES)...
  3. doi Spatial orientation and off-axis challenges for NOTES
    Lee Swanstrom
    Minimally Invasive Surgery Division, Department of Surgery, Legacy Health System, 1040 NW 22nd Avenue, Suite 560, Portland, OR 97210, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am 18:315-24; ix. 2008
    ..In the long run, computer interfaces may be necessary to resolve some of these human factor issues and make a true universal platform...
  4. ncbi [Current technology development for natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery]
    Lee L Swanstrom
    Oregon Health Sciences University, Departament of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Legacy Health System, Portland, Oregon, Estados Unidos
    Cir Esp 80:283-8. 2006
    ..NOTES is a potential advance in surgical care. This new approach requires the development of new platform devices, tailored to allow the safe and effective practice of this advanced endoscopic approach...
  5. pmc Bringing order to the chaos: developing a matching process for minimally invasive and gastrointestinal postgraduate fellowships
    Lee L Swanstrom
    Department of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Legacy Health System, Portland, OR 97210, USA
    Ann Surg 243:431-5. 2006
    ..In an effort to bring order to this chaotic situation, the Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship Council (MISFC) was founded in 1997...
  6. ncbi Beta test results of a new system assessing competence in laparoscopic surgery
    Lee L Swanstrom
    Department of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Legacy Health System, Portland, OR 97210, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 202:62-9. 2006
    ..The FLS assessment includes a multiple-choice cognitive test and a manual skills test. We present the results of validation studies of this novel assessment tool...
  7. doi Patient attitudes and expectations regarding natural orifice translumenal endoscopic surgery
    Lee L Swanstrom
    Division of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Legacy Health System and Oregon Health Sciences University, Portland, OR 97210, USA
    Surg Endosc 23:1519-25. 2009
    ..Natural orifice translumenal endoscopic surgery (NOTES) has theoretical patient advantages. Because public attitude toward NOTES will influence its adoption, this study aimed to assess patients' opinions regarding the NOTES procedure...
  8. doi Future applications of flexible endoscopy in esophageal surgery
    Lee L Swanstrom
    Division of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Legacy Health System, Portland, OR 97210, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 14:S127-32. 2010
    ..We present early results of a series of acute animal experiments studying the feasibility of using flexible endoscopes for complex esophageal surgery such as Heller myotomy and esophagectomy...
  9. doi Development and validation of a new generation of flexible endoscope for NOTES
    Lee Swanstrom
    Division of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Legacy Health System, 1040 NW 22nd Avenue, Suite 560, Portland, OR 97210, USA
    Surg Innov 16:104-10. 2009
    ..We describe the development of an endoscopic system specifically designed for endoluminal and NOTES procedures and demonstrates benefits and efficacy in benchtop and cadaver models...
  10. ncbi Developing essential tools to enable transgastric surgery
    L L Swanstrom
    Division of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Legacy Health System, Oregon Health Sciences University, 501 North Graham Street, Suite 120, Portland, OR, 97227, USA
    Surg Endosc 22:600-4. 2008
    ..The issues of access and platform stability, laparoscopic-like instruments, and secure tissue approximation are described, and the devices to solve these issues are detailed...
  11. doi Natural orifice surgery (NOTES) and biliary disease, is there a role?
    Kevin Potter
    Legacy Health System, Providence Health and Services, 1040 NW 22 ave suite 560, Portland, OR 97210, USA
    J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Surg 16:261-5. 2009
    ....
  12. pmc Clinical experience with a multifunctional, flexible surgery system for endolumenal, single-port, and NOTES procedures
    Santiago Horgan
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Diego, 200 West Arbor Drive, 8402, San Diego, CA, USA
    Surg Endosc 25:586-92. 2011
    ..The authors report their results using these four separate surgical approaches tailored to three different therapeutic procedures, all with the use of a single flexible platform, the Incisionless Operating Platform (IOP)...
  13. doi Surgeon perceptions of Natural Orifice Translumenal Endoscopic Surgery (NOTES)
    Eric T Volckmann
    Department of Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Galter 3 150, 251 E Huron St, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 13:1401-10. 2009
    ..If proven feasible and safe, Natural Orifice Translumenal Endoscopic Surgery (NOTES) would still need acceptance by surgeons if it were to become a mainstream approach...
  14. doi Transanal endoscopic microsurgical platform for natural orifice surgery
    Peter M Denk
    Gastrointestinal and Minimally Invasive Surgery Division, Legacy Health System, The Oregon Clinic, PC, Portland, Oregon 97210, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 68:954-9. 2008
    ..This technique has been used clinically in human beings for more than 2 decades. Entry into the peritoneal cavity during a resection of rectosigmoid lesions has been described, and safe closure can be obtained...
  15. ncbi Development of advanced endoscopes for Natural Orifice Transluminal Endoscopic Surgery (NOTES)
    Sergio Jose Bardaro
    Minimally Invasive Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University, Legacy Health System, Portland, OR, USA
    Minim Invasive Ther Allied Technol 15:378-83. 2006
    ..Discussion focuses on the "R" scope (Olympus, Tokyo, Japan) and the Transport and Cobra scopes (USGI Medical, San Capistrano, CA)...
  16. ncbi Gastric bypass pouch and stoma reduction using a transoral endoscopic anchor placement system: a feasibility study
    Daniel M Herron
    Division of Laparoscopic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 1 Gustave L Levy Place 1259, New York, NY 10029, USA
    Surg Endosc 22:1093-9. 2008
    ..Our aim was to demonstrate the feasibility of performing both pouch and stomal reduction using transoral endoscopically placed tissue anchors in an ex vivo and acute animate model...
  17. doi Endoscopic closure of gastrogastric fistulas by using a tissue apposition system (with videos)
    Georg O Spaun
    Minimally Invasive Surgery Program, Legacy Health System, Portland, Oregon 97210, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 71:606-11. 2010
    ..Gastrogastric fistulas (GGFs) are seen in 1.5% to 12.5% of patients after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) bariatric surgery, often leading to failure to lose adequate weight...
  18. doi Video: natural orifice translumenal endoscopic surgery (NOTES): creation of a gastric valve for safe and effective transgastric surgery in humans
    Michael B Ujiki
    Minimally Invasive Surgery Program, Legacy Health System, Suite 560, Portland, OR 97210, USA
    Surg Endosc 24:220. 2010
    ..We present a novel and safe technique for creating a gastrotomy developed in our animal laboratory and applied in all of our human NOTES cholecystectomies...
  19. doi Bimanual coordination in natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery: comparing the conventional dual-channel endoscope, the R-Scope, and a novel direct-drive system
    Georg O Spaun
    Minimally Invasive Surgery Program, Legacy Health System, Portland, Oregon 97210, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 69:e39-45. 2009
    ..The devices used for natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery procedures are endoscopes or inspired by endoscopic design, which makes it difficult to accomplish bimanual coordination...
  20. doi Laparoscopic Dor versus Toupet fundoplication following Heller myotomy for achalasia: results of a multicenter, prospective, randomized-controlled trial
    Arthur Rawlings
    Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 S Euclid Ave, Box 8109, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Surg Endosc 26:18-26. 2012
    ..We prospectively compared anterior fundoplication (Dor) with partial posterior fundoplication (Toupet) in patients undergoing laparoscopic Heller myotomy...
  21. ncbi Initial experience with a novel endoscopic device allowing intragastric manipulation and plication
    John D Mellinger
    Department of Surgery, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA, USA
    Surg Endosc 21:1002-5. 2007
    ....
  22. doi Use of flexible endoscopes for NOTES: sterilization or high-level disinfection?
    Georg O Spaun
    Legacy Health, Portland, OR, USA
    Surg Endosc 24:1581-8. 2010
    ..Our objective was to assess the necessity for endoscope sterilization for clinical NOTES and to develop an endoscope processing protocol based on a score for the available processing options...
  23. doi Patient factors predictive of 24-h pH normalization following endoluminal gastroplication for GERD
    Yashodhan S Khajanchee
    Minimally Invasive Surgery Program, Legacy Health System, 1040 NW 22nd Ave, Suite 560, Portland, OR 97210, USA
    Surg Endosc 23:2525-30. 2009
    ..We hypothesize that there are objective criteria that will identify those patients who will have a normal DeMeester score (DMS) following endoluminal treatment...
  24. ncbi Laparoscopic biliary reconstruction
    ROBERT W O'ROURKE
    Department of Surgery, Oregon Health Science University, Portland, OR, USA
    Am J Surg 187:621-4. 2004
    ..Biliary reconstruction represents a relatively untested frontier in laparoscopy...
  25. ncbi Extended transmediastinal dissection: an alternative to gastroplasty for short esophagus
    ROBERT W O'ROURKE
    Department of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Legacy Health System, Portland, OR, USA
    Arch Surg 138:735-40. 2003
    ....
  26. ncbi Full-thickness intraperitoneal excision by transanal endoscopic microsurgery does not increase short-term complications
    Justine A Gavagan
    Department of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Legacy Health System, 1040 NW 22nd Ave, Suite 560, Portland, OR 97210, USA
    Am J Surg 187:630-4. 2004
    ..This study compares the rate of complications arising from TEM with and without intraperitoneal entry...
  27. doi Minimally invasive esophagectomy
    Christy M Dunst
    Division of Gastrointestinal and Minimally Invasive Surgery, The Oregon Clinic, Portland, OR 97210, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 14:S108-14. 2010
    ..The procedural goal is to decrease the high overall morbidity of a traditional open esophageal resection. The entire spectrum of open esophagectomy techniques has been successfully replicated in a minimally invasive fashion...
  28. doi Real-time dynamics of nitric oxide shifts within the esophageal wall
    Yashodhan S Khajanchee
    Minimally Invasive Surgery Program, Legacy Health System, 1040 NW 22nd Avenue, Suite 560, Portland, OR 97210, USA
    Surg Endosc 23:2273-8. 2009
    ....
  29. doi Video analysis of anticipatory movements performed by surgeons during laparoscopic procedures
    Bin Zheng
    Minimally Invasive Surgery Program, Legacy Health System, Portland, OR 97210, USA
    Surg Endosc 23:1494-8. 2009
    ..We predicted that the surgeons in a team that has longer teamwork experience would perform more anticipatory movements than surgeons in a surgical team that is newly formed...
  30. doi Mesh complications after prosthetic reinforcement of hiatal closure: a 28-case series
    Rudolf J Stadlhuber
    Department of Surgery, Creighton University School of Medicine, 601 N 30th Street, Suite 3740, Omaha, NE 68131 2197, USA
    Surg Endosc 23:1219-26. 2009
    ..This has lead to the use of mesh for crural repair, which has resulted in an improved recurrence rate (0-24%). However, mesh complications have been observed...
  31. ncbi Endoluminal methods for gastrotomy closure in natural orifice transenteric surgery (NOTES)
    Guido M Sclabas
    Minimally Invasive Surgery Division, Legacy Health System, Portland, Oregon 97210, USA
    Surg Innov 13:23-30. 2006
    ..In this article, we describe three new devices in development or newly on the market that are targeted to advance the safe endoscopic closure of gastrotomy from NOTES...
  32. doi An observational study of surgery-related activities between nurses and surgeons during laparoscopic surgery
    Bin Zheng
    Minimally Invasive Surgery Program, Legacy Health System, Portland, OR 97210, USA
    Am J Surg 197:497-502. 2009
    ..In the operating room (OR), nurse-surgeon coordination is essential to the success of a surgery...
  33. doi Verbal communication improves laparoscopic team performance
    - Shiliang Chang
    Department of Surgery, Maricopa Integrated Health System, Phoenix, AZ, USA
    Surg Innov 15:143-7. 2008
    ..Verbal communication, especially the instructions and feedback from an experienced instructor, improved team efficiency and performance...
  34. ncbi Laparoscopic reintervention for failed antireflux surgery: subjective and objective outcomes in 176 consecutive patients
    Yashodhan S Khajanchee
    Minimally Invasive Surgery Program, Department of Surgery, Legacy Health System, 1140 NW 22nd Ave, Ste 560, Portland, OR 97210, USA
    Arch Surg 142:785-901; discussion 791-2. 2007
    ..The purposes of this study were to assess outcomes in patients operated on for failed ARS, to describe reasons for failure of the primary surgery, and to identify factors predictive of failure of the revision...
  35. ncbi Minimally invasive surgical approaches to esophageal cancer
    Lee L Swanstrom
    Department of Surgery, Oregon Health Sciences University, 501 N Graham Street, Portland, OR 97227, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 6:522-6. 2002
  36. ncbi Motion--Laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication is more cost effective than oral PPI administration: arguments for the motion
    Lee L Swanstrom
    Department of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Legacy Health System, Portland, OR 97227, USA
    Can J Gastroenterol 16:621-3. 2002
    ....
  37. doi Incisionless revision of post-Roux-en-Y bypass stomal and pouch dilation: multicenter registry results
    Santiago Horgan
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine, San Diego, California 92103, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 6:290-5. 2010
    ..We report our multicenter intraoperative experience and postoperative follow-up to date using the Incisionless Operating Platform for this patient subset...
  38. ncbi Postoperative symptoms and failure after antireflux surgery
    Yashodhan S Khajanchee
    Department of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Legacy Health System, 501 N Graham, Suite 120, Portland, OR 97227, USA
    Arch Surg 137:1008-13; discussion 1013-4. 2002
    ..Outcomes in patients having surgery for gastroesophageal reflux disease are most commonly determined by symptomatic assessment. Objective testing is usually reserved for symptomatic patients...
  39. ncbi Electrical stimulation of the vagus nerve restores motility in an animal model of achalasia
    Yashodhan S Khajanchee
    Department of Minimally Invasive Surgery and Surgical Research, Legacy Health System, Portland, Oregon 97227, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 7:843-9; discussion 849. 2003
    ..Removal of the functional esophageal outlet obstruction, as with a surgical myotomy, may be necessary to obtain significant peristalsis with vagal pacing in severe achalasia...
  40. ncbi Endoscopic appraisal of the gastroesophageal valve after antireflux surgery
    Blair A Jobe
    Department of Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 99:233-43. 2004
    ..The purpose of this report is to characterize the gastroesophageal valve appearance unique to each type of antireflux procedure and to introduce an endoscopic lexicon by which to describe this anatomic region...
  41. ncbi Postoperative objective outcomes for upright, supine, and bipositional reflux disease following laparoscopic nissen fundoplication
    Dennis Hong
    Department of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Legacy Health System, Portland, OR 97210, USA
    Arch Surg 139:848-52; discussion 852-4. 2004
    ....
  42. doi Surgical time independently affected by surgical team size
    Maria A Cassera
    Minimally Invasive Surgery Program, Legacy Health System, 1040 NW 22nd Ave, Suite 560, Portland, OR 97210, USA
    Am J Surg 198:216-22. 2009
    ..Team size and composition provide essential data for the study of operating room (OR) efficiency...
  43. doi Multimedia article. Prone thoracoscopic thoracic duct ligation for postsurgical chylothorax
    Peter M Denk
    Division of Gastrointestinal and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Legacy Health System and The Oregon Clinic, 1040 NW 22nd Avenue, Suite 560, Portland, OR 97210, USA
    Surg Endosc 22:2742. 2008
    ..Iatrogenic trauma accounts for almost 20% of all chyle leaks, and esophagectomy is the most common iatrogenic cause. Consequences of ongoing chyle leak include dehydration, malnutrition, and immunocompromise...
  44. doi A quantitative study of disruption in the operating room during laparoscopic antireflux surgery
    Bin Zheng
    Minimally Invasive Surgery Program, Legacy Health System, 1040 NW 22nd Avenue, Suite 560, Portland, OR 97210, USA
    Surg Endosc 22:2171-7. 2008
    ..Many activities performed by team members in the operating room (OR) are not directly related to the achievement of the surgical goal...
  45. ncbi Laparoscopic placement of hepatic artery infusion pumps: technical considerations and early results
    Jun Cheng
    General Surgery, TC 29260, University of Michigan Health System, 1500 E Medical Center Drive, Ann Arbor, MI 48109, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 11:589-97. 2004
    ..This study investigates technical difficulties with regard to variant hepatic arteries and the preliminary outcomes for patients treated with LHAIP placement...
  46. ncbi Development and validation of a comprehensive program of education and assessment of the basic fundamentals of laparoscopic surgery
    Jeffrey H Peters
    Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons, Los Angeles, Calif, USA
    Surgery 135:21-7. 2004
  47. ncbi The effect of laparoscopy on survival in pancreatic cancer
    David R Urbach
    Division of General Surgery, University Health Network, Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
    Arch Surg 137:191-9. 2002
    ..Exposure to laparoscopy influences survival in patients with unresected pancreatic cancer who have a diagnostic or staging surgical procedure...
  48. ncbi Beyond endoluminal therapeutic endoscopy
    Lee L Swanstrom
    Gastrointest Endosc 66:121-2. 2007
  49. ncbi Laparoscopic colorectal surgery and vascular endothelial growth factor
    Lee L Swanstrom
    Surg Endosc 22:285-6. 2008