R P Kiran

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Affiliation: Cleveland Clinic Foundation
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Is survival reduced for patients with anal cancer requiring surgery after failure of radiation? Analysis from a population study over two decades
    Ravi P Kiran
    Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Department of Colorectal Surgery, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Am Surg 75:163-8. 2009
  2. doi request reprint A novel nomogram accurately quantifies the risk of mortality in elderly patients undergoing colorectal surgery
    Ravi P Kiran
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Ann Surg 257:905-8. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Impact of resident participation in surgical operations on postoperative outcomes: National Surgical Quality Improvement Program
    Ravi Pokala Kiran
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Ann Surg 256:469-75. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Dysplasia associated with Crohn's colitis: segmental colectomy or more extended resection?
    Ravi P Kiran
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Ann Surg 256:221-6. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Is adjuvant chemotherapy really needed after curative surgery for rectal cancer patients who are node-negative after neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy?
    Ravi P Kiran
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, A30, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 19:1206-12. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Permanent ostomy after ileoanal pouch failure: pouch in situ or pouch excision?
    Ravi P Kiran
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 55:4-9. 2012
  7. doi request reprint The role of primary surgical procedure in maintaining intestinal continuity for patients with Crohn's colitis
    Ravi P Kiran
    Department of Colorectal Surgery Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Ann Surg 253:1130-5. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Influence of stapler size used at ileal pouch-anal anastomosis on anastomotic leak, stricture, long-term functional outcomes, and quality of life
    Hasan T Kirat
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Am J Surg 200:68-72. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Management of leak from the tip of the "J" in ileal pouch-anal anastomosis
    Hasan T Kirat
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 54:454-9. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Does the learning curve during laparoscopic colectomy adversely affect costs?
    Ravi P Kiran
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Digestive Disease Institute A30, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Surg Endosc 24:2718-22. 2010

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Publications63

  1. ncbi request reprint Is survival reduced for patients with anal cancer requiring surgery after failure of radiation? Analysis from a population study over two decades
    Ravi P Kiran
    Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Department of Colorectal Surgery, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Am Surg 75:163-8. 2009
    ..Because radiation is combined with chemotherapy, this suggests that salvage surgery after failure of therapy results in outcomes comparable to combination therapy alone...
  2. doi request reprint A novel nomogram accurately quantifies the risk of mortality in elderly patients undergoing colorectal surgery
    Ravi P Kiran
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Ave, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Ann Surg 257:905-8. 2013
    ..The ability to accurately predict postoperative mortality is expected to improve preoperative decisions for elderly patients considered for colorectal surgery...
  3. doi request reprint Impact of resident participation in surgical operations on postoperative outcomes: National Surgical Quality Improvement Program
    Ravi Pokala Kiran
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Ann Surg 256:469-75. 2012
    ..To evaluate whether resident participation in operations influences postoperative outcomes...
  4. doi request reprint Dysplasia associated with Crohn's colitis: segmental colectomy or more extended resection?
    Ravi P Kiran
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Ann Surg 256:221-6. 2012
    ..There is limited data on the appropriate management of dysplasia in Crohn's colitis. An evidence-based surgical strategy is provided...
  5. doi request reprint Is adjuvant chemotherapy really needed after curative surgery for rectal cancer patients who are node-negative after neoadjuvant chemoradiotherapy?
    Ravi P Kiran
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, A30, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 19:1206-12. 2012
    ..We postulate that adjuvant chemotherapy adds minimal oncologic benefit for patients who undergo total mesorectal excision who are node-negative after neoadjuvant chemoradiation...
  6. doi request reprint Permanent ostomy after ileoanal pouch failure: pouch in situ or pouch excision?
    Ravi P Kiran
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 55:4-9. 2012
    ....
  7. doi request reprint The role of primary surgical procedure in maintaining intestinal continuity for patients with Crohn's colitis
    Ravi P Kiran
    Department of Colorectal Surgery Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Ann Surg 253:1130-5. 2011
    ..This study evaluates surgical procedures for Crohn's colitis. The risk of recurrence and how it interacts with future avoidance of permanent stoma and quality of life (QoL) is studied...
  8. doi request reprint Influence of stapler size used at ileal pouch-anal anastomosis on anastomotic leak, stricture, long-term functional outcomes, and quality of life
    Hasan T Kirat
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Am J Surg 200:68-72. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate whether stapler size used at ileal pouch-anal anastomosis (IPAA) influences outcomes...
  9. doi request reprint Management of leak from the tip of the "J" in ileal pouch-anal anastomosis
    Hasan T Kirat
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 54:454-9. 2011
    ..Diagnosis and management of leak from the tip of the J-pouch after IPAA has not been systematically studied...
  10. doi request reprint Does the learning curve during laparoscopic colectomy adversely affect costs?
    Ravi P Kiran
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Digestive Disease Institute A30, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Surg Endosc 24:2718-22. 2010
    ..This study aimed to investigate whether the learning curve during laparoscopic colectomy is associated with increased costs compared with the procedure after the learning curve has been achieved...
  11. doi request reprint Colorectal cancer complicating inflammatory bowel disease: similarities and differences between Crohn's and ulcerative colitis based on three decades of experience
    Ravi P Kiran
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Ann Surg 252:330-5. 2010
    ....
  12. doi request reprint Long-term outcomes after local excision and radical surgery for anal melanoma: data from a population database
    Ravi P Kiran
    Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 53:402-8. 2010
    ..This study evaluates survival of patients undergoing surgery for anal melanoma from a prospective, population-based database...
  13. doi request reprint Factors associated with septic complications after restorative proctocolectomy
    Ravi P Kiran
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Digestive Disease Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Ann Surg 251:436-40. 2010
    ..Therefore, the aim of this study is to evaluate preoperative and operative factors that might be associated with septic complications after restorative proctocolectomy...
  14. doi request reprint Influence of age at ileoanal pouch creation on long-term changes in functional outcomes
    R P Kiran
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Colorectal Dis 13:184-90. 2011
    ..We reviewed the functional results and quality of life (QOL) of patients who had had an ileoanal pouch (IPAA) for at least 15 years...
  15. doi request reprint Does a subcentimeter distal resection margin adversely influence oncologic outcomes in patients with rectal cancer undergoing restorative proctectomy?
    Ravi P Kiran
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 54:157-63. 2011
    ..A 1-cm distal clearance margin is recommended for mid/low rectal cancers...
  16. doi request reprint Laparoscopic approach significantly reduces surgical site infections after colorectal surgery: data from national surgical quality improvement program
    Ravi P Kiran
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Digestive Disease Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 211:232-8. 2010
    ..The goal of this study was to compare surgical site infection (SSI) rates between laparoscopic (LAP) and open colorectal surgery using the National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (NSQIP) database...
  17. doi request reprint Prognostic modeling of preoperative risk factors of pouch failure
    E Manilich
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 55:393-9. 2012
    ..An ability to predict the likelihood and timing of failure preoperatively may influence surgical decision making...
  18. doi request reprint Colectomy with ileorectal anastomosis has a worse 30-day outcome when performed for colonic inertia than for a neoplastic indication
    A Reshef
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Digestive Disease Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Colorectal Dis 15:481-6. 2013
    ..This study compared the early postoperative outcome of C + IRA for CI and for other noninflammatory indications...
  19. doi request reprint Gender of the patient may influence perioperative and long-term complications after restorative proctocolectomy
    M Rottoli
    Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Colorectal Dis 14:336-41. 2012
    ..Gender-related differences in preoperative characteristics and early and long-term outcome for patients undergoing ileal pouch anal anastomosis (IPAA) have not previously been well studied...
  20. doi request reprint Do preoperative factors predict subsequent diagnosis of Crohn's disease after ileal pouch-anal anastomosis for ulcerative or indeterminate colitis?
    G B Melton
    Digestive Disease Institute, Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Colorectal Dis 12:1026-32. 2010
    ....
  21. doi request reprint The negative effects of surgery persist beyond the early postoperative period after laparoscopic colorectal resection
    M Ince
    A30 Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Tech Coloproctol 15:173-7. 2011
    ..We evaluate whether laparoscopic colectomy leads to recovery of QOL early after surgery and evaluate factors associated with the change in QOL...
  22. doi request reprint Complications and functional results after ileoanal pouch formation in obese patients
    R P Kiran
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Desk A30, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44122, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 12:668-74. 2008
    ..We compare outcomes for patients with a body mass index (BMI) > or =30 undergoing IPAA when compared with those for patients with BMI <30...
  23. doi request reprint Risk of infection and hernia recurrence for patients undergoing ventral hernia repair with non-absorbable or biological mesh during open bowel procedures
    G El-Gazzaz
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Digestive Disease Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Tech Coloproctol 17:315-20. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study is to evaluate the outcomes of patients undergoing VHR with non-absorbable mesh (NAM) or biological mesh (BM) at the same time as open colorectal surgery...
  24. doi request reprint Risk of adhesive obstruction after colorectal surgery: the benefits of the minimally invasive approach may extend well beyond the perioperative period
    A Reshef
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Desk A30, Digestive Disease Institute, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Surg Endosc 27:1717-20. 2013
    ..This study evaluates whether SBO is lower after laparoscopic compared with open colorectal surgery...
  25. doi request reprint Key factors associated with postoperative complications in patients undergoing colorectal surgery
    E Manilich
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Digestive Diseases Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 56:64-71. 2013
    ..Surgical outcomes are determined by complex interactions among a variety of factors including patient characteristics, diagnosis, and type of procedure...
  26. doi request reprint Outcomes following Turnbull-Cutait abdominoperineal pull-through compared with coloanal anastomosis
    F H Remzi
    A30 Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Br J Surg 96:424-9. 2009
    ..The Turnbull-Cutait abdominoperineal pull-through procedure (T-C) is used as a last resort to avoid permanent diversion in patients with complex anorectal conditions. The aim was to evaluate short- and long-term outcomes after T-C...
  27. doi request reprint Is the laparoscopic approach to colectomy safe for the morbidly obese?
    Wisam Khoury
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Surg Endosc 24:1336-40. 2010
    ..This study aimed to assess the clinical outcomes of patients with a body mass index (BMI) of 40 kg/m(3) or more who undergo laparoscopic colorectal surgery...
  28. doi request reprint Early readmission after ileoanal pouch surgery
    Ersin Ozturk
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 52:1848-53. 2009
    ..This study was designed to evaluate factors that might be predictive of readmission and early and long-term outcomes for patients readmitted after ileal pouch-anal anastomosis...
  29. doi request reprint Laparoscopic versus open colectomy for patients with American Society of Anesthesiology (ASA) classifications 3 and 4: the minimally invasive approach is associated with significantly quicker recovery and reduced costs
    Andre da Luz Moreira
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Digestive Disease Institute, Cleveland Clinic, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Surg Endosc 24:1280-6. 2010
    ..The dearth of evidence supporting the safety of laparoscopy for these patients led to a comparison of outcomes between LC and open colectomy (OC) for patients with American Society of Anesthesiology (ASA) classifications 3 and 4...
  30. doi request reprint Case-matched comparison of perioperative outcomes after surgical treatment of sigmoid diverticulitis in solid organ transplant recipients versus immunocompetent patients
    A Reshef
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Digestive Disease Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Colorectal Dis 14:1546-52. 2012
    ..To compare the perioperative outcomes following surgery for sigmoid diverticulitis in transplant recipients and immunocompetent patients...
  31. doi request reprint Outcomes for case-matched laparoscopically assisted versus open restorative proctocolectomy
    G S El-Gazzaz
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, A30, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Br J Surg 96:522-6. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to compare safety, early and late outcomes, quality of life and functional results of laparoscopically assisted versus open ileal pouch-anal anastomosis (IPAA)...
  32. doi request reprint Hand-assisted laparoscopic colectomy: benefits of laparoscopic colectomy at no extra cost
    Ersin Ozturk
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, The Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 209:242-7. 2009
    ..Our aim was to determine the short-term outcomes and direct costs associated with hand-assisted and laparoscopic-assisted colectomy performed in the US...
  33. doi request reprint Preoperative colorectal neoplasia increases risk for pouch neoplasia in patients with restorative proctocolectomy
    Revital Kariv
    Department of Gastroenterology, Digestive Disease Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Gastroenterology 139:806-12, 812.e1-2. 2010
    ..We characterized features, risk factors, and outcomes of pouch neoplasia in patients with inflammatory bowel disease in a historical cohort study...
  34. doi request reprint Factors affecting morbidity after conversion of laparoscopic colorectal resections
    E Aytac
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Digestive Disease Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, Ohio, 44195, USA
    Br J Surg 100:1641-8. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess whether a conversion results in increased postoperative morbidity and mortality, and to evaluate whether any specific factors affect the outcomes of converted procedures...
  35. doi request reprint Clinical outcomes of ileorectal anastomosis for ulcerative colitis
    A da Luz Moreira
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Digestive Disease Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Ohio, USA
    Br J Surg 97:65-9. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the fate of the rectum, functional results and quality of life after ileorectal anastomosis (IRA) in ulcerative colitis...
  36. doi request reprint Impact of early reoperation after resection for colorectal cancer on long-term oncological outcomes
    W Khoury
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Colorectal Dis 14:e117-23. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether long-term oncological outcomes are affected for patients who undergo repeat surgery in the early postoperative period...
  37. doi request reprint Morbidity and mortality of the Hartmann procedure for diverticular disease over 18 years in a single institution
    M Ince
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Colorectal Dis 14:e492-8. 2012
    ..Hartmann's procedure for perforated diverticulitis is associated with substantial morbidity and mortality. This study analyses factors associated with morbidity/mortality and possible changes over time...
  38. doi request reprint In a select group of patients meeting strict clinical criteria and undergoing ileal pouch-anal anastomosis, the omission of a diverting ileostomy offers cost savings to the hospital
    Myles R Joyce
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 53:905-10. 2010
    ..The aim of this study is to determine whether the omission of an ileostomy in patients undergoing ileal pouch surgery offers cost savings to the hospital...
  39. pmc Case-matched comparison of clinical and financial outcome after laparoscopic or open colorectal surgery
    Conor P Delaney
    Department of Colorectal Surgery A 30, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Ann Surg 238:67-72. 2003
    ..Comparison of outcome and costs after laparoscopic and open colectomy...
  40. ncbi request reprint Operative blood loss and use of blood products after laparoscopic and conventional open colorectal operations
    Ravi P Kiran
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Arch Surg 139:39-42. 2004
    ..Blood loss, measured by estimated blood loss, drop in hemoglobin levels, and transfusion requirements, is lower in patients undergoing laparoscopic colectomy compared with patients undergoing conventional open colectomy...
  41. ncbi request reprint Diagnosis-related group assignment in laparoscopic and open colectomy: financial implications for payer and provider
    Anthony J Senagore
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 48:1016-20. 2005
    ..laparoscopic) regarding the reasons for disease-related group assignment to disease-related group 148, and institutional cost under Part A of the U.S. Medicare system...
  42. doi request reprint Clinical features and management of postoperative pouch bleeding after ileal pouch-anal anastomosis (IPAA)
    Lei Lian
    Digestive Disease Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 12:1991-4. 2008
    ..The clinical features of postoperative bleeding from the ileal pouch-anal anastomosis(IPAA) vary and its management can be difficult. There is no published literature regarding pouch bleeding and its treatment...
  43. ncbi request reprint Is laparoscopic colectomy applicable to patients with body mass index >30? A case-matched comparative study with open colectomy
    Conor P Delaney
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 48:975-81. 2005
    ..This case-matched study compares outcomes after open and laparoscopic colectomy...
  44. doi request reprint Using technology to improve data capture and integration of patient-reported outcomes into clinical care: pilot results in a busy colorectal unit
    Brooke Gurland
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Digestive Disease Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 53:1168-75. 2010
    ....
  45. ncbi request reprint Management of peristomal pyoderma gangrenosum
    R P Kiran
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 48:1397-403. 2005
    ..This study was designed to evaluate the presentation, management, and outcome of peristomal pyoderma gangrenosum at a specialist colorectal unit and develop a strategy for therapy...
  46. ncbi request reprint Quality of life improves within 30 days of surgery for Crohn's disease
    Conor P Delaney
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 196:714-21. 2003
    ..Earlier studies of the effect of surgery on QOL have been retrospective and assessed changes 3 to 24 months after surgery. This study prospectively assesses the effect of surgery on QOL in the early postoperative period...
  47. doi request reprint Outcomes for patients undergoing continent ileostomy after a failed ileal pouch-anal anastomosis
    Lei Lian
    Digestive Disease Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 52:1409-14; discussion 4414-6. 2009
    ..The aim of this study is to investigate outcomes for patients undergoing continent ileostomy after a failed ileal pouch-anal anastomosis at our institution...
  48. ncbi request reprint Outcome of laparoscopic colectomy for polyps not suitable for endoscopic resection
    Naveen Pokala
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44106 5047, USA
    Surg Endosc 21:400-3. 2007
    ..This approach eradicates the polyp and allows an oncologic resection should the polyp prove to be malignant. The purpose of this study was to assess outcomes of a laparoscopic approach for the management of these polyps...
  49. doi request reprint Clinical implication of false-positive celiac serology in patients with ileal pouch
    Lei Lian
    Departments of Colorectal Surgery and Gastroenterology, Digestive Disease Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 53:1446-51. 2010
    ..The clinical utility of celiac serology in patients with ileal pouches is unknown. The aim of this study was to investigate the clinical implications of false-positive celiac serology in patients with ileal pouches...
  50. doi request reprint Use of infliximab within 3 months of ileocolonic resection is associated with adverse postoperative outcomes in Crohn's patients
    Kweku A Appau
    The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 12:1738-44. 2008
    ..Our aim was to evaluate 30-day postoperative outcomes for Crohn's patients treated with infliximab within 3 months prior to ileocolonic resection...
  51. doi request reprint Long-term outcomes with ileal pouch-anal anastomosis and Crohn's disease: pouch retention and implications of delayed diagnosis
    Genevieve B Melton
    Digestive Disease Institute, Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Ann Surg 248:608-16. 2008
    ..To assess long-term outcomes after ileal pouch-anal anastomosis (IPAA) in Crohn's disease (CD)...
  52. doi request reprint Repeat pouch surgery by the abdominal approach safely salvages failed ileal pelvic pouch
    Feza H Remzi
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 52:198-204. 2009
    ..This study evaluated outcomes of patients with abdominal salvage operations for failed ileal pouch-anal anastomosis...
  53. doi request reprint Factors associated with postoperative morbidity, reoperation and readmission rates after laparoscopic total abdominal colectomy for ulcerative colitis
    J Gu
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Digestive Disease Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Colorectal Dis 15:1123-9. 2013
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate factors affecting postoperative outcomes after laparoscopic total abdominal colectomy (TAC) with end ileostomy (EI) for ulcerative colitis (UC)...
  54. doi request reprint The mesocolon: a prospective observational study
    K Culligan
    Department of Surgery, University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland
    Colorectal Dis 14:421-8; discussion 428-30. 2012
    ..Although this requires a detailed knowledge of normal and variant mesocolic anatomy, the latter is poorly characterized. No studies have prospectively characterized the anatomy of the entire mesocolon...
  55. doi request reprint Hand-assisted laparoscopic surgery may be a useful tool for surgeons early in the learning curve performing total abdominal colectomy
    E Ozturk
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Ohio, USA
    Colorectal Dis 12:199-205. 2010
    ..We evaluated outcomes after hand-assisted (HALC) and straight laparoscopic (LC) techniques for the initial laparoscopic total abdominal colectomy (TAC) procedures performed by surgeons starting their laparoscopic careers...
  56. doi request reprint Comparison of outcomes after hand-sewn versus stapled ileal pouch-anal anastomosis in 3,109 patients
    Hasan T Kirat
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    Surgery 146:723-9; discussion 729-30. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to compare outcomes after primary hand-sewn versus stapled ileal pouch-anal anastomosis (IPAA)...
  57. ncbi request reprint Prospective assessment of Cleveland Global Quality of Life (CGQL) as a novel marker of quality of life and disease activity in Crohn's disease
    Ravi P Kiran
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 98:1783-9. 2003
    ..This study validates CGQL in patients with Crohn's disease and determines the correlation of QOL measurement systems with disease activity as measured by the Crohn's Disease Activity Index (CDAI)...
  58. ncbi request reprint Surgical treatment of colon cancer: does sentinel node technology have a role?
    Victor W Fazio
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Adv Surg 37:71-94. 2003
  59. doi request reprint Ileal pouch prolapse: prevalence, management, and outcomes
    Myles R Joyce
    Digestive Disease Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, 9500 Euclid Avenue A30, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 14:993-7. 2010
    ..The study aim is to review the prevalence, management, and outcomes for patients diagnosed with ileal pouch prolapse after restorative proctocolectomy...
  60. doi request reprint Outcome of salvage surgery for ileal pouches referred with a diagnosis of Crohn's disease
    Kelly A Garrett
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Digestive Disease Institute, Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 52:1967-74. 2009
    ..The purpose of our study is to evaluate the presentation, treatment, and outcomes of patients with a potential misdiagnosis of Crohn's disease who have undergone redo ileal pouch-anal anastomosis...
  61. doi request reprint The impact of anastomotic leak and intra-abdominal abscess on cancer-related outcomes after resection for colorectal cancer: a case control study
    Joshua M Eberhardt
    The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 52:380-6. 2009
    ..This study was designed to analyze the impact of anastomotic leak and intra-abdominal abscess on cancer recurrence and survival in patients who underwent resection for colorectal cancer...
  62. doi request reprint Outcomes for patients developing anastomotic leak after ileal pouch-anal anastomosis: does a handsewn vs. stapled anastomosis matter?
    Lei Lian
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio 44195, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 52:387-93. 2009
    ..This study explored whether the use of a stapled or handsewn anastomosis was associated with different outcomes when an anastomotic leak developed...
  63. ncbi request reprint Outcomes and prediction of hospital readmission after intestinal surgery
    Ravi P Kiran
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, OH 44195, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 198:877-83. 2004
    ..Concerns about unexpected early readmissions and delays in diagnosis of complications remain unanswered. The objectives of this study were determination of readmission rate and outcomes for patients undergoing intestinal operations...