C T Frantzides

Summary

Affiliation: Evanston Northwestern Healthcare
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Postoperative gastrointestinal complaints after laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication
    Constantine T Frantzides
    Minimally Invasive Surgery Center, Department of Surgery, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare and Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 60201, USA
    JSLS 10:39-42. 2006
  2. ncbi Laparoscopic repair of congenital duodenal obstruction
    Constantine T Frantzides
    Department of Surgery, Evanston Northwestern, 2650 Ridge Avenue, Barch 106, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 16:48-50. 2006
  3. pmc Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric bypass utilizing the triple stapling technique
    Constantine T Frantzides
    Minimally Invasive Surgery Center, Department of Surgery, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare and Northwestern University, Evanston, Ilinois 60201, USA
    JSLS 10:176-9. 2006
  4. ncbi Minimally invasive incisional herniorrhaphy: a review of 208 cases
    C T Frantzides
    Department of Surgery, Northwestern University, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, 2650 Ridge Avenue, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    Surg Endosc 18:1488-91. 2004
  5. ncbi Laparoscopic repair of incarcerated diaphragmatic hernia with mesh
    Constantine T Frantzides
    Department of Surgery, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 17:39-42. 2007
  6. ncbi Laparoscopic transgastric esophageal mucosal resection for high-grade dysplasia
    Constantine T Frantzides
    Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, Evanston, Illinois 60201, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 14:261-5. 2004
  7. ncbi Effect of body mass index on nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in patients undergoing minimally invasive bariatric surgery
    Constantine T Frantzides
    Department of Surgery, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 8:849-55. 2004
  8. pmc L5-S1 laparoscopic anterior interbody fusion
    Constantine T Frantzides
    Minimally Invasive Surgery Center, Department of Surgery, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare and Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 60201, USA
    JSLS 10:488-92. 2006
  9. ncbi Minimally invasive surgery for achalasia: a 10-year experience
    Constantine T Frantzides
    Department of Surgery, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, Evanston, Illinois 60201, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 8:18-23. 2004
  10. ncbi Prospective randomized controlled trial of laparoscopic trainers for basic laparoscopic skills acquisition
    A K Madan
    Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, 956 Court Avenue, Room G210, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    Surg Endosc 21:209-13. 2007

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Publications35

  1. pmc Postoperative gastrointestinal complaints after laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication
    Constantine T Frantzides
    Minimally Invasive Surgery Center, Department of Surgery, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare and Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 60201, USA
    JSLS 10:39-42. 2006
    ..We reviewed our experience of laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication to determine the course of postoperative symptomatology in our patient population, and present a rational approach to this problem...
  2. ncbi Laparoscopic repair of congenital duodenal obstruction
    Constantine T Frantzides
    Department of Surgery, Evanston Northwestern, 2650 Ridge Avenue, Barch 106, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 16:48-50. 2006
    ..We report the successful use of laparoscopy in a patient with CHARGE syndrome and congenital duodenal obstruction...
  3. pmc Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric bypass utilizing the triple stapling technique
    Constantine T Frantzides
    Minimally Invasive Surgery Center, Department of Surgery, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare and Northwestern University, Evanston, Ilinois 60201, USA
    JSLS 10:176-9. 2006
    ..To evaluate the outcomes of a single surgeon's experience with laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LRYGB) utilizing the triple stapling technique for creation of the jejunojejunostomy...
  4. ncbi Minimally invasive incisional herniorrhaphy: a review of 208 cases
    C T Frantzides
    Department of Surgery, Northwestern University, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, 2650 Ridge Avenue, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    Surg Endosc 18:1488-91. 2004
    ..However, the ideal technique for this procedure is not known. The authors present their technique and personal experience with minimally invasive incisional herniorrhaphy...
  5. ncbi Laparoscopic repair of incarcerated diaphragmatic hernia with mesh
    Constantine T Frantzides
    Department of Surgery, Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 17:39-42. 2007
    ..Incarcerated diaphragmatic hernia poses a special problem due to concerns about contamination. We describe a laparoscopic repair of such a hernia with the use of prosthetic mesh...
  6. ncbi Laparoscopic transgastric esophageal mucosal resection for high-grade dysplasia
    Constantine T Frantzides
    Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, Evanston, Illinois 60201, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 14:261-5. 2004
    ..As a surgical alternative to esophagectomy, we describe for the first time a new option in the treatment of high-grade dysplasia...
  7. ncbi Effect of body mass index on nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in patients undergoing minimally invasive bariatric surgery
    Constantine T Frantzides
    Department of Surgery, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 8:849-55. 2004
    ..Body mass index was a positive risk factor for liver disease in younger patients but a negative risk factor in the older patients...
  8. pmc L5-S1 laparoscopic anterior interbody fusion
    Constantine T Frantzides
    Minimally Invasive Surgery Center, Department of Surgery, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare and Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 60201, USA
    JSLS 10:488-92. 2006
    ..We evaluated our experience with laparoscopic L5-S1 anterior lumbar interbody fusion (ALIF)...
  9. ncbi Minimally invasive surgery for achalasia: a 10-year experience
    Constantine T Frantzides
    Department of Surgery, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, Evanston, Illinois 60201, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 8:18-23. 2004
    ..We suggest that esophageal achalasia may be successfully treated with laparoscopic Heller myotomy and floppy Nissen fundoplication with an acceptable rate of postoperative dysphagia...
  10. ncbi Prospective randomized controlled trial of laparoscopic trainers for basic laparoscopic skills acquisition
    A K Madan
    Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, 956 Court Avenue, Room G210, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    Surg Endosc 21:209-13. 2007
    ..This study tested the hypothesis that the combination of virtual reality and box trainers leads to better basic laparoscopic skill acquisition than either method alone or no training...
  11. ncbi The myth of the short esophagus
    A K Madan
    Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Memphis, 956 Court Avenue, G2, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    Surg Endosc 18:31-4. 2004
    ..With the increase in laparoscopic fundoplications, the reports of short esophagus continue to increase. This investigation was undertaken to review our data regarding the entity described as "short esophagus."..
  12. ncbi Laparoscopic highly selective vagotomy
    C T Frantzides
    Minimally Invasive Surgery Center, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee 53226, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 7:143-6. 1997
    ..There has been no other long-term morbidity. Laparoscopic highly selective vagotomy is feasible, safe, requires a brief hospital stay, and produces short-term results comparable with open surgery...
  13. ncbi Value of preoperative upper endoscopy in patients undergoing laparoscopic gastric bypass
    Tallal M Zeni
    Minimally Invasive Surgery Center, Department of Surgery, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    Obes Surg 16:142-6. 2006
    ..Preoperative evaluation of patients undergoing laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LRYGBP) has included esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) with little data to substantiate its use...
  14. ncbi Laparoscopic repair of a congenital diaphragmatic hernia in an adult
    C T Frantzides
    Department of Surgery, University of Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 10:287-90. 2000
    ..A patient undergoing laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication had an intraoperative finding of a left Bochdalek hernia, which was repaired with an onlay of fenestrated PTFE. This appears to be the first report of such a case...
  15. ncbi Self-reported versus observed scores in laparoscopic skills training
    A K Madan
    Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center, 956 Court Avenue, Room G210, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    Surg Endosc 19:670-2. 2005
    ..This study investigated the differences between self-reported and observed scores during basic laparoscopic exercises...
  16. ncbi Minimally invasive ventral herniorrhaphy: an analysis of 6,266 published cases
    M A Carlson
    Department of Surgery, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE, USA
    Hernia 12:9-22. 2008
    ..Despite these numbers, there are few controlled data that evaluate the minimally invasive method of ventral hernia repair...
  17. ncbi Predicting baseline laparoscopic surgery skills
    A K Madan
    Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center, 956 Court Avenue, Room G210, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    Surg Endosc 19:101-4. 2005
    ..This investigation explores whether nonsurgical skills and demographic data can predict baseline laparoscopic surgery tasks...
  18. ncbi Laparoscopic repair of a recurrent chronic traumatic diaphragmatic hernia
    Constantine T Frantzides
    Department of Surgery, Rush University, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Am Surg 69:160-2. 2003
    ..With proper advanced laparoscopic skills and techniques laparoscopic diaphragmatic herniorrhaphy for a chronic and recurrent defect is a safe and viable option...
  19. pmc Laparoscopic revision of failed fundoplication and hiatal herniorraphy
    Constantine T Frantzides
    Department of Surgery, Northwestern University, Chicago Institute of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Skokie, Illinois, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 19:135-9. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the mechanisms of failure after laparoscopic fundoplication and the results of revision laparoscopic fundoplication...
  20. ncbi Selective use of esophageal manometry and 24-Hour pH monitoring before laparoscopic fundoplication
    Constantine T Frantzides
    Department of Surgery, Rush University, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 197:358-63; discussion 363-4. 2003
    ..Here we review our experience with the selective preoperative workup of patients undergoing fundoplication to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease...
  21. ncbi A prospective, randomized trial of laparoscopic polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE) patch repair vs simple cruroplasty for large hiatal hernia
    Constantine T Frantzides
    Department of Surgery, Rush University, Chicago, IL, USA
    Arch Surg 137:649-52. 2002
    ..Large hiatal hernias are prone to disruption, resulting in reherniation, when repaired with simple cruroplasty. The use of mesh may decrease the rate of reherniation in the laparoscopic repair of large hiatal hernias...
  22. ncbi Triple-stapling technique for jejunojejunostomy in laparoscopic gastric bypass
    Atul K Madan
    Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Memphis, USA
    Arch Surg 138:1029-32. 2003
  23. ncbi The quality of information about laparoscopic bariatric surgery on the Internet
    A K Madan
    Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Memphis, USA
    Surg Endosc 17:685-7. 2003
    ..This investigation evaluated information concerning laparoscopic bariatric surgery available via the Internet...
  24. pmc Laparoscopic peritoneal dialysis catheter insertion using a Quinton percutaneous insertion kit
    Stephen P Haggerty
    Department of Surgery, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, Evanston, Illinois, USA
    JSLS 11:208-14. 2007
    ..We assessed a unique technique of laparoscopic peritoneal dialysis (PD) catheter insertion which can minimize catheter dysfunction...
  25. doi Hiatal hernia repair with mesh: a survey of SAGES members
    Constantine T Frantzides
    Department of Surgery, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    Surg Endosc 24:1017-24. 2010
    ..The indication for mesh use, the type of mesh to use, and the placement technique are controversial. A survey of surgeon practice was undertaken to obtain a better understanding of the controversies surrounding this clinical problem...
  26. ncbi Survey of minimally invasive surgery fellowship programs
    Atul K Madan
    Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee 38163, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 16:99-104. 2006
    ..Since there was no accrediting body for minimally invasive surgery fellowships, this investigation was performed to characterize minimally invasive surgery fellowships...
  27. ncbi Laparoscopic omental-cerebellar pedicled graft harvest
    Constantine T Frantzides
    Department of Surgery, Rush University, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 12:383-6. 2002
    ..The omental harvest now has been attempted successfully laparoscopically, although usually for reconstructive efforts. Here we describe the first case of a laparoscopic omental-cerebellar pedicled graft harvest...
  28. ncbi Nonsurgical skills do not predict baseline scores in inanimate box or virtual-reality trainers
    Atul K Madan
    Minimally Invasive Surgery Section, Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    Surg Endosc 22:1686-9. 2008
    ..Certain nonsurgical skills may predict baseline skills in these trainers. This study tested the hypothesis that baseline scores could be predicted in inanimate box trainers and virtual-reality trainers by nonsurgical skills...
  29. ncbi Assessment of individual hand performance in box trainers compared to virtual reality trainers
    Atul K Madan
    Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
    Am Surg 69:1112-4. 2003
    ..Virtual reality trainers, such as the MIST-VR, allow assessment of individual hand skills which may lead to improved laparoscopic skill acquisition. It is difficult to assess individual hand performance with box trainers alone...
  30. pmc Laparoscopic wedge resection of gastric leiomyoma
    Atul K Madan
    Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Memphis, USA
    JSLS 8:77-80. 2004
    ..Below, we describe a case of laparoscopic wedge resection and review the various laparoscopic techniques for the treatment of gastric leiomyoma...
  31. pmc Substituting virtual reality trainers for inanimate box trainers does not decrease laparoscopic skills acquisition
    Atul K Madan
    Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee 38163, USA
    JSLS 11:87-9. 2007
    ..This study examined the hypothesis that there is no difference in laparoscopic skills acquisition when virtual reality trainers are partially substituted for inanimate box trainers...
  32. pmc Evaluation of specialized laparoscopic suturing and tying devices
    Atul K Madan
    Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Memphis, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
    JSLS 8:191-3. 2004
    ..This study investigated the hypothesis that the use of a specialized suturing device and a specialized tying device allows inexperienced medical students to suture and tie laparoscopically...
  33. ncbi Participants' opinions of laparoscopic training devices after a basic laparoscopic training course
    Atul K Madan
    Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, 956 Court Ave, Room G210, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    Am J Surg 189:758-61. 2005
    ..These devices range from simple box trainers to sophisticated virtual reality trainers. This investigation tested the hypothesis that participants would prefer one trainer to another trainer...
  34. pmc Effects of a laparoscopic course on student interest in surgical residency
    Atul K Madan
    Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, 956 Court Ave, Room G210, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    JSLS 9:134-7. 2005
    ..This study investigated the hypothesis that a laparoscopic skills course introduced in preclinical years would stimulate student interest in entering surgical residency...
  35. ncbi Laparoscopic baseline ability assessment by virtual reality
    Atul K Madan
    University of Tennessee at Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 15:13-7. 2005
    ..Virtual reality has been utilized for laparoscopic training of surgical residents. Our hypothesis is that this technology can be utilized for laparoscopic ability metrics...