G H Ballantyne

Summary

Affiliation: Hackensack University Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Short-term changes in insulin resistance following weight loss surgery for morbid obesity: laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding versus laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
    G H Ballantyne
    Section of Minimally Invasive and Telerobotic Surgery, Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, NJ 07601, USA
    Obes Surg 16:1189-97. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Hand-assisted laparoscopic colectomy: evolution to a clinically useful technique
    Garth H Ballantyne
    Minimally Invasive and Telerobotic Surgery, Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, New Jersey 07601, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 47:753-65. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Measuring outcomes following bariatric surgery: weight loss parameters, improvement in co-morbid conditions, change in quality of life and patient satisfaction
    Garth H Ballantyne
    Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, NJ, USA
    Obes Surg 13:954-64. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Peptide YY(1-36) and peptide YY(3-36): Part I. Distribution, release and actions
    Garth H Ballantyne
    Minimally Invasive and Telerobotic Surgery, Hackensack University Medical Center, 20 Prospect Avenue, Hackensack, NJ 07601, USA
    Obes Surg 16:651-8. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint The da Vinci telerobotic surgical system: the virtual operative field and telepresence surgery
    Garth H Ballantyne
    Hackensack University, Medical Center, 20 Prospect Avenue, Hackensack, NJ 07601, USA
    Surg Clin North Am 83:1293-304, vii. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Peptide YY(1-36) and peptide YY(3-36): Part II. Changes after gastrointestinal surgery and bariatric surgery
    Garth H Ballantyne
    Director of Minimally Invasive and Telerobotic Surgery, Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, NJ 07601, USA
    Obes Surg 16:795-803. 2006
  7. pmc Telerobotic laparoscopic repair of incisional ventral hernias using intraperitoneal prosthetic mesh
    Garth H Ballantyne
    Minimally Invasive and Telerobotic Surgery Institute, Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, New Jersey 07601, USA
    JSLS 7:7-14. 2003
  8. ncbi request reprint Predictors of prolonged hospital stay following open and laparoscopic gastric bypass for morbid obesity: body mass index, length of surgery, sleep apnea, asthma, and the metabolic syndrome
    Garth H Ballantyne
    Bariatric Surgery Center, Hackensack University Medical Center, NJ 07601, USA
    Obes Surg 14:1042-50. 2004
  9. ncbi request reprint Telerobotic-assisted laparoscopic right hemicolectomy: lateral to medial or medial to lateral dissection?
    Garth H Ballantyne
    Division of Minimally Invasive and Telerobotic Surgery, Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, NJ 07601, USA
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 16:406-10. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Telerobotic gastrointestinal surgery: phase 2--safety and efficacy
    G H Ballantyne
    Section of Minimally Invasive and Telerobotic Surgery, Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, New Jersey 07601, USA
    Surg Endosc 21:1054-62. 2007

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Publications35

  1. ncbi request reprint Short-term changes in insulin resistance following weight loss surgery for morbid obesity: laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding versus laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
    G H Ballantyne
    Section of Minimally Invasive and Telerobotic Surgery, Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, NJ 07601, USA
    Obes Surg 16:1189-97. 2006
    ..The aim of this study was to compare directly the short-term changes in insulin resistance following LAGB and LRYGBP in similar populations of patients...
  2. ncbi request reprint Hand-assisted laparoscopic colectomy: evolution to a clinically useful technique
    Garth H Ballantyne
    Minimally Invasive and Telerobotic Surgery, Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, New Jersey 07601, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 47:753-65. 2004
    ..This review was designed to trace the evolution of hand-assisted colectomy from an infrequently used technique to a clinically useful surgical approach to diseases of the colon and rectum...
  3. ncbi request reprint Measuring outcomes following bariatric surgery: weight loss parameters, improvement in co-morbid conditions, change in quality of life and patient satisfaction
    Garth H Ballantyne
    Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, NJ, USA
    Obes Surg 13:954-64. 2003
    ..In addition, surgeons should characterize their study population and report outcomes for sub-populations...
  4. ncbi request reprint Peptide YY(1-36) and peptide YY(3-36): Part I. Distribution, release and actions
    Garth H Ballantyne
    Minimally Invasive and Telerobotic Surgery, Hackensack University Medical Center, 20 Prospect Avenue, Hackensack, NJ 07601, USA
    Obes Surg 16:651-8. 2006
    ..PYY may play a primary role in the appetite suppression and weight loss observed after bariatric operations...
  5. ncbi request reprint The da Vinci telerobotic surgical system: the virtual operative field and telepresence surgery
    Garth H Ballantyne
    Hackensack University, Medical Center, 20 Prospect Avenue, Hackensack, NJ 07601, USA
    Surg Clin North Am 83:1293-304, vii. 2003
    ..da Vinci has recently released a second generation of telerobots with four arms and will continue to meet the evolving challenges of surgery...
  6. ncbi request reprint Peptide YY(1-36) and peptide YY(3-36): Part II. Changes after gastrointestinal surgery and bariatric surgery
    Garth H Ballantyne
    Director of Minimally Invasive and Telerobotic Surgery, Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, NJ 07601, USA
    Obes Surg 16:795-803. 2006
    ....
  7. pmc Telerobotic laparoscopic repair of incisional ventral hernias using intraperitoneal prosthetic mesh
    Garth H Ballantyne
    Minimally Invasive and Telerobotic Surgery Institute, Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, New Jersey 07601, USA
    JSLS 7:7-14. 2003
    ..This report indicates that telerobotic laparoscopic ventral hernia repair is feasible and suggests that telepresence technology facilitates this procedure...
  8. ncbi request reprint Predictors of prolonged hospital stay following open and laparoscopic gastric bypass for morbid obesity: body mass index, length of surgery, sleep apnea, asthma, and the metabolic syndrome
    Garth H Ballantyne
    Bariatric Surgery Center, Hackensack University Medical Center, NJ 07601, USA
    Obes Surg 14:1042-50. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to identify patient characteristics that increased the odds of a prolonged hospital length of stay (LOS) following open or laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGBP)...
  9. ncbi request reprint Telerobotic-assisted laparoscopic right hemicolectomy: lateral to medial or medial to lateral dissection?
    Garth H Ballantyne
    Division of Minimally Invasive and Telerobotic Surgery, Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, NJ 07601, USA
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 16:406-10. 2006
    ..The motion scaling made the large excursion arcs required for adequate exposure in a LtM dissection cumbersome to achieve...
  10. ncbi request reprint Telerobotic gastrointestinal surgery: phase 2--safety and efficacy
    G H Ballantyne
    Section of Minimally Invasive and Telerobotic Surgery, Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, New Jersey 07601, USA
    Surg Endosc 21:1054-62. 2007
    ..In the past 6 years, virtually all gastrointestinal operations have been accomplished using telerobotic techniques. The purpose of this review is to summarize the short-term outcomes achieved with telerobotic gastrointestinal operations...
  11. ncbi request reprint Robotic surgery, telerobotic surgery, telepresence, and telementoring. Review of early clinical results
    G H Ballantyne
    Minimally Invasive and Telerobotic Surgery Institute, Hackensack University Medical Center, 20 Prospect Avenue, Hackensack, NJ, USA
    Surg Endosc 16:1389-402. 2002
    ..Nonetheless, these technologies are still in an early stage of development, and each device entails its own set of challenges and limitations for actual use in clinical settings...
  12. ncbi request reprint The learning curve measured by operating times for laparoscopic and open gastric bypass: roles of surgeon's experience, institutional experience, body mass index and fellowship training
    Garth H Ballantyne
    Bariatric Surgery Center, Hacekensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, NJ 07601, USA
    Obes Surg 15:172-82. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the learning curves in terms of surgical time for the first 3 surgeons performing LRYGBP in our hospital with the length of surgery for open gastric bypass (CONTROLS)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Granting clinical privileges for telerobotic surgery
    Garth H Ballantyne
    Hackensack University Medical Center, New Jersey 07601, USA
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 12:17-25. 2002
    ..This process has facilitated the safe and orderly introduction of telerobotics operations into clinical practice in our hospitals...
  14. ncbi request reprint The pitfalls of laparoscopic surgery: challenges for robotics and telerobotic surgery
    Garth H Ballantyne
    Department of Surgery, Hackensack University Medical Center, New Jersey 07601, USA
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 12:1-5. 2002
    ..The articles presented in this issue suggest that robotics and telerobotics offer solutions to these nagging pitfalls of laparoscopic surgery...
  15. doi request reprint Bariatric surgery: low mortality at a high-volume center
    Garth H Ballantyne
    Bariatric Surgery Center, Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, NJ, USA
    Obes Surg 18:660-7. 2008
    ..These programs postulate that concentration of weight loss operations in high-volume centers will decrease surgical mortality and improve outcomes...
  16. ncbi request reprint Changes in insulin resistance following bariatric surgery and the adipoinsular axis: role of the adipocytokines, leptin, adiponectin and resistin
    Garth H Ballantyne
    Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Obes Surg 15:692-9. 2005
    ..These changes correlate with weight loss and improvement in insulin. Although resistin may play an important role in explaining insulin resistance, animal and human studies currently show conflicting results...
  17. doi request reprint Short-term outcomes for super-super obese (BMI > or =60 kg/m2) patients undergoing weight loss surgery at a high-volume bariatric surgery center: laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding, laparoscopic gastric bypass, and open tubular gastric bypass
    Daniel J Stephens
    Bariatric Surgery Center, Hackensack University Medical Center, 20 Prospect Avenue, Hackensack, NJ 07601, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 4:408-15. 2008
    ..The goal of this study was to re-examine the short-term outcomes for super-super obese patients undergoing weight loss surgery at our high-volume bariatric surgery center well beyond our learning curve...
  18. ncbi request reprint 1st International Congress of the Minimally Invasive Robotic Association (MIRA), 7-10 December 2006, Innsbruck, Austria. Congress summary: MIRA and the future of surgical robotics (www.teleroboticsurgeons.com)
    S J Belsley
    Section of Minimally Invasive and Telerobotics, Hackensack University Medical Centre, Hackensack, NJ 07601, USA
    Int J Med Robot 2:98-103. 2006
  19. doi request reprint The surgical treatment of type II diabetes mellitus: changes in HOMA Insulin resistance in the first year following laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LRYGB) and laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding (LAGB)
    Garth H Ballantyne
    Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Hackensack University Medical Center, 20 Prospect Avenue, Suite 901, Hackensack, NJ 07601, USA
    Obes Surg 19:1297-303. 2009
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Comparison of laparoscopic colectomy with and without the aid of a robotic camera holder
    Stephen Merola
    Department of Surgery, Hackensack University Medical Center, New Jersey 07601, USA
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 12:46-51. 2002
    ..In addition, using a voice-controlled robot as a camera holder does eliminate the need for a surgical assistant...
  21. ncbi request reprint Patient characteristics impacting excess weight loss following laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding
    Wai Yip Chau
    Bariatric Surgery Center, Hackensack University Medical Center HUMC, Hackensack, NJ, USA
    Obes Surg 15:346-50. 2005
    ..Subgroup analysis of patients may offer insight into this variability. The aim of our study was to identify preoperative factors that predict outcome...
  22. pmc Plasma and tissue alterations of peptide YY and enteroglucagon in rats after colectomy
    A P Vukasin
    Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, Connecticut
    Yale J Biol Med 65:1-15. 1992
    ....
  23. ncbi request reprint Changes in insulin resistance following bariatric surgery: role of caloric restriction and weight loss
    Andrew A Gumbs
    Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT, USA
    Obes Surg 15:462-73. 2005
    ..Observed changes in glucose metabolism and insulin resistance following bariatric surgery do not require the posit of novel regulatory mechanisms...
  24. ncbi request reprint Robotic versus telerobotic laparoscopic cholecystectomy: duration of surgery and outcomes
    Katherine Hourmont
    Minimally Invasive and Telerobotic Surgery Institute, Hackensack University Medical Center, 20 Prospect Avenue, Suite 901, Hackensack, NJ 07601, USA
    Surg Clin North Am 83:1445-62. 2003
    ..This study justifies further comparison of these techniques in a randomized prospective trial...
  25. ncbi request reprint 30-day readmission rates at a high volume bariatric surgery center: laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding, laparoscopic gastric bypass, and vertical banded gastroplasty-Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
    John K Saunders
    Bariatric Surgery Center, Hacekensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, NJ 07601, USA
    Obes Surg 17:1171-7. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the 30-day readmission rates following bariatric operations at a high volume bariatric surgery program...
  26. ncbi request reprint Short-term results of laparoscopic gastric bypass in patients with BMI > or = 60
    David Oliak
    Department of Surgery, Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, NJ, USA
    Obes Surg 12:643-7. 2002
    ..Little information is available about the subgroup of patients with BMI > or = 60. The goal of this study was to evaluate the feasibility and safety of LRYGBP for patients with BMI > or = 60...
  27. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic cryoablation of a metastatic carcinoid tumor
    T Duperier
    Department of Surgery, New Jersey Medical School, University of Medicine and Dentistry New Jersey, Newark, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 11:105-9. 2001
    ..With the addition of laparoscopy, surgeons now possess a new technique to treat primary and various secondary liver lesions. We report for the first time laparoscopic cryoablation for the treatment of a carcinoid metastatic to the liver...
  28. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: defining the learning curve
    D Oliak
    Department of Surgery, Hackensack University Medical Center, 30 Prospect Avenue, Hackensack, NJ 07601, USA
    Surg Endosc 17:405-8. 2003
    ..Increasing numbers of laparoscopic surgeons are performing laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LGB). Our aim was to determine the length of the learning curve for a skilled laparoscopic surgeon...
  29. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic wedge resection of a gastric leiomyoma
    S G Pereira
    Department of Surgery, Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, NJ 07601, USA
    Surg Endosc 15:896-7. 2001
    ..We present a minimally invasive local excision of a gastric stromal tumor. We also review the previously published management of gastric stromal tumors and show how it is being influenced by laparoscopy...
  30. ncbi request reprint Telerobotic-assisted laparoscopic right and sigmoid colectomies for benign disease
    Philip A Weber
    Minimally Invasive and Telerobotic Surgery Institute, Hackensack University Medical Center, New Jersey 07601, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 45:1689-94; discussion 1695-6. 2002
    ..In this article, we present the first two reported cases of telerobotic-assisted laparoscopic colectomies performed on March 6 and 8, 2001...
  31. ncbi request reprint Robots in the operating room--the history
    Douglas R Ewing
    Minimally Invasive and Telerobotic Surgery Institute, Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, New Jersey 07601, USA
    Semin Laparosc Surg 11:63-71. 2004
    ....
  32. pmc Calcium modulation of the effects of serotonin, carbachol, and histamine on rabbit ileal ion transport
    S P Chough
    Department of Surgery, Yale University School of Medicine, New Haven, CT 06520-8062, USA
    Yale J Biol Med 66:525-40. 1993
    ..Findings from this study support previous work which has suggested that multiple calcium pathways may be involved in mediating chloride secretion in mammalian intestine...
  33. ncbi request reprint Bowel obstruction after open and laparoscopic gastric bypass operation
    Hans J Schmidt
    J Am Coll Surg 204:337-8; author reply 338-9. 2007
  34. ncbi request reprint [Robotic and telerobotic surgical systems for abdominal surgery]
    Alfredo Córdova Dupeyrat
    Hospital Nacional Arzobispo Loayza, Facultad de Medicina Humana USMP, Lima, Peru
    Rev Gastroenterol Peru 23:58-66. 2003
    ....
  35. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic medial-to-lateral colon dissection: how and why
    Alessio Pigazzi
    Department of General and Oncologic Surgery, City of Hope National Cancer Center, 1500 East Duarte Road, Duarte, CA 91010, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 11:778-82. 2007
    ..We believe that surgeons familiar with this technique will have an important tool in their armamentarium to circumvent some of the challenges of laparoscopic colectomy...