Piero Marco Fisichella

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Affiliation: Loyola University Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of pH monitoring in predicting the survival status of patients with scleroderma awaiting lung transplantation
    Piero Marco Fisichella
    Department of Surgery, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Illinois Electronic address
    J Surg Res 189:232-7. 2014
  2. pmc The evolution and long-term results of laparoscopic antireflux surgery for the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease
    C S Davis
    Department of Surgery, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Illinois 60153, USA
    JSLS 14:332-41. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Laparoscopic splenectomy: perioperative management, surgical technique, and results
    P Marco Fisichella
    Divisions of Minimally Invasive Surgery and Surgical Oncology, Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago, South 1st Ave, Maywood, IL, 60606, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 18:404-10. 2014
  4. doi request reprint The role of impaired esophageal and gastric motility in end-stage lung diseases and after lung transplantation
    Piero Marco Fisichella
    Department of Surgery, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Illinois Electronic address
    J Surg Res 186:201-6. 2014
  5. ncbi request reprint Aspiration, localized pulmonary inflammation, and predictors of early-onset bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome after lung transplantation
    P Marco Fisichella
    Department of Surgery, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 217:90-100; discussion 100-1. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Laparoscopic repair of epiphrenic diverticulum
    Piero Marco Fisichella
    Swallowing Center, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Illinois 60153, USA
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 24:223-8. 2012
  7. pmc Pulmonary immune changes early after laparoscopic antireflux surgery in lung transplant patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease
    P Marco Fisichella
    Department of Surgery, Loyola University Chicago, Health Sciences Campus, Maywood, Illinois, USA
    J Surg Res 177:e65-73. 2012
  8. pmc A review of the role of GERD-induced aspiration after lung transplantation
    P Marco Fisichella
    Department of Surgery, Swallowing Center, Loyola University Medical Center, 2160 South 1st Ave, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    Surg Endosc 26:1201-4. 2012
  9. pmc The protective role of laparoscopic antireflux surgery against aspiration of pepsin after lung transplantation
    P Marco Fisichella
    Department of Surgery, Loyola University Medical Center, Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    Surgery 150:598-606. 2011
  10. pmc Laparoscopic antireflux surgery for gastroesophageal reflux disease after lung transplantation
    P Marco Fisichella
    Department of Surgery, Loyola University Medical Center, Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, Illinois, USA
    J Surg Res 170:e279-86. 2011

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Publications16

  1. ncbi request reprint Usefulness of pH monitoring in predicting the survival status of patients with scleroderma awaiting lung transplantation
    Piero Marco Fisichella
    Department of Surgery, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Illinois Electronic address
    J Surg Res 189:232-7. 2014
    ..Therefore, we hypothesized that esophageal pH monitoring could predict survival of those with scleroderma and ESLD awaiting lung transplantation and that the severity of reflux can impact survival...
  2. pmc The evolution and long-term results of laparoscopic antireflux surgery for the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease
    C S Davis
    Department of Surgery, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Illinois 60153, USA
    JSLS 14:332-41. 2010
    ..We briefly review the evolution of antireflux surgery for the treatment of GERD, provide an update specific to the long-term efficacy of laparoscopic antireflux surgery (LARS), and analyze the factors predictive of a desirable outcome...
  3. doi request reprint Laparoscopic splenectomy: perioperative management, surgical technique, and results
    P Marco Fisichella
    Divisions of Minimally Invasive Surgery and Surgical Oncology, Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Chicago, South 1st Ave, Maywood, IL, 60606, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 18:404-10. 2014
    ..In this technical report, we aim to describe our preoperative and postoperative management of patients undergoing LS and to illustrate our preferred surgical technique, its rationale, and our results...
  4. doi request reprint The role of impaired esophageal and gastric motility in end-stage lung diseases and after lung transplantation
    Piero Marco Fisichella
    Department of Surgery, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Illinois Electronic address
    J Surg Res 186:201-6. 2014
    ....
  5. ncbi request reprint Aspiration, localized pulmonary inflammation, and predictors of early-onset bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome after lung transplantation
    P Marco Fisichella
    Department of Surgery, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 217:90-100; discussion 100-1. 2013
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Laparoscopic repair of epiphrenic diverticulum
    Piero Marco Fisichella
    Swallowing Center, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Illinois 60153, USA
    Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 24:223-8. 2012
    ..The goal of this article is to highlight the evidence-based rationale for our standard preoperative evaluation and chosen surgical technique...
  7. pmc Pulmonary immune changes early after laparoscopic antireflux surgery in lung transplant patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease
    P Marco Fisichella
    Department of Surgery, Loyola University Chicago, Health Sciences Campus, Maywood, Illinois, USA
    J Surg Res 177:e65-73. 2012
    ..We hypothesized that LARS alters the pulmonary immune profile in lung transplant patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease...
  8. pmc A review of the role of GERD-induced aspiration after lung transplantation
    P Marco Fisichella
    Department of Surgery, Swallowing Center, Loyola University Medical Center, 2160 South 1st Ave, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    Surg Endosc 26:1201-4. 2012
    ..The goal of this review was to assess the relationship between GERD and aspiration, focusing on the role of these events in the development of allograft injury after lung transplantation...
  9. pmc The protective role of laparoscopic antireflux surgery against aspiration of pepsin after lung transplantation
    P Marco Fisichella
    Department of Surgery, Loyola University Medical Center, Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    Surgery 150:598-606. 2011
    ..The goal of this study was to determine, in lung transplant patients, if laparoscopic antireflux surgery (LARS) is an effective means to prevent aspiration as defined by the presence of pepsin in the bronchoalveolar lavage fluid (BALF)...
  10. pmc Laparoscopic antireflux surgery for gastroesophageal reflux disease after lung transplantation
    P Marco Fisichella
    Department of Surgery, Loyola University Medical Center, Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, Illinois, USA
    J Surg Res 170:e279-86. 2011
    ..We hypothesize that the pathophysiology of GERD after lung transplantation differs from that of a control population, and that the 30-d morbidity and mortality of laparoscopic antireflux surgery (LARS) are equivalent in both populations...
  11. doi request reprint Laparoscopic treatment of epiphrenic diverticula: preoperative evaluation and surgical technique. How I do it
    Piero Marco Fisichella
    Department of Surgery, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 15:1866-71. 2011
    ..Unfortunately, the preoperative evaluation of patients with epiphrenic diverticula, and their surgical management, is still not well characterized...
  12. doi request reprint Presentation, diagnosis, and treatment of oesophageal motility disorders
    Piero Marco Fisichella
    Swallowing Center, Department of Surgery, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, IL, United States
    Dig Liver Dis 44:1-7. 2012
    ....
  13. doi request reprint Laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy with or without splenectomy: how I do it
    Piero Marco Fisichella
    Department of Surgery, Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Medical Center, 2160 South First Avenue, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 15:215-8. 2011
    ..In this technical report, we aimed to describe the technique of laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy with or without splenic preservation...
  14. pmc The prevalence and extent of gastroesophageal reflux disease correlates to the type of lung transplantation
    Piero Marco Fisichella
    Swallowing Center, Departments of Surgery, Division of Pulmonary and Critical Care Medicine, Loyola University Medical Center, Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, Illinois 60153, USA
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 22:46-51. 2012
    ..However, it is still not known if the type of lung transplant (unilateral, bilateral, or retransplant) plays a role in the pathogenesis of GERD...
  15. doi request reprint Medium and long-term outcomes after pneumatic dilation or laparoscopic Heller myotomy for achalasia: a meta-analysis
    Cynthia E Weber
    Department of Surgery, Loyola University Medical Center, Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 22:289-96. 2012
    ..1% and 79.6%, respectively. Finally, the perforation rate for LHM was twice that of PD (4.8% vs. 2.4%; P<0.05). We conclude that despite a higher frequency of perforation, LHM affords greater long-term durability...