James G Bittner

Summary

Affiliation: Medical College of Georgia
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Face and construct validity of a computer-based virtual reality simulator for ERCP
    James G Bittner
    Department of Surgery, Medical College of Georgia School of Medicine, Augusta, Georgia, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 71:357-64. 2010
  2. ncbi request reprint Impact of traumatic suicide methods on a level I trauma center
    James G Bittner
    Department of Surgery, Medical College of Georgia School of Medicine, 1120 15th Street, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
    Am Surg 76:176-81. 2010
  3. doi request reprint Comparison of renal artery occlusion techniques in hand-assisted laparoscopic living donor nephrectomy
    James G Bittner
    Department of Surgery, Medical College of Georgia, School of Medicine, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
    J Endourol 23:933-7. 2009
  4. doi request reprint Nonoperative management of solid organ injury diminishes surgical resident operative experience: is it time for simulation training?
    James G Bittner
    Department of Surgery, Medical College of Georgia School of Medicine, Augusta, Georgia 30912, USA
    J Surg Res 163:179-85. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Do increased training requirements in gastrointestinal endoscopy and advanced laparoscopy necessitate a paradigm shift? A survey of program directors in surgery
    James G Bittner
    Department of Surgery, Medical College of Georgia School of Medicine, Augusta, Georgia 30912, USA
    J Surg Educ 65:418-30. 2008
  6. doi request reprint A pilot study to integrate an immersive virtual patient with a breast complaint and breast examination simulator into a surgery clerkship
    Adeline M Deladisma
    Department of Surgery, Medical College of Georgia, School of Medicine, 1120 15th St, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
    Am J Surg 197:102-6. 2009
  7. ncbi request reprint Resident training in flexible gastrointestinal endoscopy: a review of current issues and options
    James G Bittner
    Department of Surgery, Medical College of Georgia School of Medicine, Augusta, Georgia 30912, USA
    J Surg Educ 64:399-409. 2007
  8. pmc Laparoscopic repair of a right paraduodenal hernia
    James G Bittner
    Department of Surgery, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia 30912, USA
    JSLS 13:242-9. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint Mesh-free laparoscopic spigelian hernia repair
    James G Bittner
    Section of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Department of Surgery, Medical College of Georgia School of Medicine, Augusta, Georgia 30912, USA
    Am Surg 74:713-20; discussion 720. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Risk factors affecting operative approach, conversion, and morbidity for adrenalectomy: a single-institution series of 402 patients
    James G Bittner
    Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 S Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8109, St Louis, MO 63111, USA
    Surg Endosc 27:2342-50. 2013

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. doi request reprint Face and construct validity of a computer-based virtual reality simulator for ERCP
    James G Bittner
    Department of Surgery, Medical College of Georgia School of Medicine, Augusta, Georgia, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 71:357-64. 2010
    ..Currently, little evidence supports computer-based simulation for ERCP training...
  2. ncbi request reprint Impact of traumatic suicide methods on a level I trauma center
    James G Bittner
    Department of Surgery, Medical College of Georgia School of Medicine, 1120 15th Street, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
    Am Surg 76:176-81. 2010
    ..Nonfirearm traumatic suicide prevention strategies aimed at select individuals may decrease overall attempts, reduce mechanism-related mortality, and potentially impact healthcare expenditures...
  3. doi request reprint Comparison of renal artery occlusion techniques in hand-assisted laparoscopic living donor nephrectomy
    James G Bittner
    Department of Surgery, Medical College of Georgia, School of Medicine, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
    J Endourol 23:933-7. 2009
    ..This study assessed differences in outcomes between left renal artery clipping and stapling techniques in hand-assisted laparoscopic living donor nephrectomy (HALDN)...
  4. doi request reprint Nonoperative management of solid organ injury diminishes surgical resident operative experience: is it time for simulation training?
    James G Bittner
    Department of Surgery, Medical College of Georgia School of Medicine, Augusta, Georgia 30912, USA
    J Surg Res 163:179-85. 2010
    ..We hypothesize that the increasing use and success of NOM for SAOI negatively impacts resident operative experience with these injuries and that curriculum-based simulation might be necessary to augment clinical experience...
  5. ncbi request reprint Do increased training requirements in gastrointestinal endoscopy and advanced laparoscopy necessitate a paradigm shift? A survey of program directors in surgery
    James G Bittner
    Department of Surgery, Medical College of Georgia School of Medicine, Augusta, Georgia 30912, USA
    J Surg Educ 65:418-30. 2008
    ..To address this issue, our study examined the variability in endoscopy and laparoscopy training, the potential impact of new requirements, and opinions of Program Directors in Surgery (PDs)...
  6. doi request reprint A pilot study to integrate an immersive virtual patient with a breast complaint and breast examination simulator into a surgery clerkship
    Adeline M Deladisma
    Department of Surgery, Medical College of Georgia, School of Medicine, 1120 15th St, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
    Am J Surg 197:102-6. 2009
    ..We aimed to determine if an immersive virtual patient (VP) with a breast complaint and a breast mannequin could prepare third-year medical students for history-taking (HT) and clinical breast examination (CBE) on a real patient...
  7. ncbi request reprint Resident training in flexible gastrointestinal endoscopy: a review of current issues and options
    James G Bittner
    Department of Surgery, Medical College of Georgia School of Medicine, Augusta, Georgia 30912, USA
    J Surg Educ 64:399-409. 2007
  8. pmc Laparoscopic repair of a right paraduodenal hernia
    James G Bittner
    Department of Surgery, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, Georgia 30912, USA
    JSLS 13:242-9. 2009
    ..2% to 5.8% of all cases of intestinal obstruction. In addition, PDH exhibits male and left-sided predominance. Ours is the second report to describe the preoperative diagnosis and totally laparoscopic repair of a right PDH...
  9. ncbi request reprint Mesh-free laparoscopic spigelian hernia repair
    James G Bittner
    Section of Gastrointestinal Surgery, Department of Surgery, Medical College of Georgia School of Medicine, Augusta, Georgia 30912, USA
    Am Surg 74:713-20; discussion 720. 2008
    ..This novel uncomplicated approach to small Spigelian hernias combines the benefits of laparoscopic localization, reduction, and closure without the morbidity and cost associated with foreign material...
  10. doi request reprint Risk factors affecting operative approach, conversion, and morbidity for adrenalectomy: a single-institution series of 402 patients
    James G Bittner
    Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 S Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8109, St Louis, MO 63111, USA
    Surg Endosc 27:2342-50. 2013
    ..This study aimed to investigate variables that are important in selecting patients for OA, predict risk of conversion from laparoscopic adrenalectomy (LA), and impact 30-day outcomes of OA and LA...
  11. doi request reprint Imaging of gastrointestinal bleeding
    John D Mellinger
    Department of Surgery, Southern Illinois University, 701 North First Street, Springfield, IL 62794, USA
    Surg Clin North Am 91:93-108. 2011
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  12. doi request reprint Program directors' views on general surgery resident travel for transplant rotations
    James G Bittner
    Department of Surgery, Georgia Health Sciences University Medical College of Georgia, 1120 15th Street, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
    Am J Surg 202:618-22. 2011
    ..Some program directors in surgery (PDs) must maintain transplant rotations at nonintegrated (away) hospitals. This study investigated the opinions of PDs related to resident travel for transplant surgery experience...
  13. ncbi request reprint Stress, burnout, and maladaptive coping: strategies for surgeon well-being
    James G Bittner
    Georgia Health Sciences University, Augusta, USA
    Bull Am Coll Surg 96:17-22. 2011
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  14. ncbi request reprint Medical student satisfaction using a virtual patient system to learn history-taking communication skills
    Adeline M Deladisma
    Department of Surgery, Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA 30912, USA
    Stud Health Technol Inform 132:101-5. 2008
    ..Further enhancements to the system, including increased fidelity of the interaction and novel feedback mechanisms, should improve learner satisfaction with and adoption of the virtual patient system...