Kenric M Murayama
Affiliation: Northwestern University
- A critical evaluation of the morbidity and mortality conferenceKenric M Murayama
Department of Surgery, Northwestern University Medical School, 201 East Huron, Galter 10 105, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
Am J Surg 183:246-50. 2002..This study was designed to evaluate the impact of changes made to our morbidity and mortality (M&M) conference...
- One hundred consecutive laparoscopic ventral hernia repairsMichael B Ujiki
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
Am J Surg 188:593-7. 2004..Our objective was to evaluate the efficacy of the laparoscopic approach to ventral hernia repair...
- Bariatric surgery outcomesKristoffel R Dumon
Department of Surgery, Perelman School of Medicine, University of Pennsylvania, 3400 Spruce Street, 4 Silverstein, Philadelphia, PA 19104, USA
Surg Clin North Am 91:1313-38, x. 2011..Despite this increase, only 1% of the eligible morbidly obese population are currently treated with bariatric surgery...
- Housestaff performance is improved by participation in a laparoscopic skills curriculumThomas W Powers
Department of Surgery, Northwestern University Medical School, 201 East Huron St, Galter 10 105, Chicago, IL 60611, USA
Am J Surg 184:626-9; discussion 629-30. 2002..of a laparoscopic skills curriculum, we studied two questions: (1) can skills curriculum participation improve performance and (2) can we identify housestaff who may benefit from early instruction in laparoscopic technical skills?..
- Achalasia treatment: improved outcome of laparoscopic myotomy with operative manometryJennifer R Chapman
Surgical Service, Veterans Affairs Chicago Health Care System Lakeside Division, and Department of Surgery, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
Arch Surg 139:508-13; discussion 513. 2004..Operative manometry detects residual esophagogastric junction (EGJ) high pressure, ensuring complete myotomy...
- Five-year follow-up after laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric and partial ileal bypass for treatment of morbid obesity and uncontrolled hyperlipidemiaEdward D Auyang
Department of Surgery, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, 675 N St Clair St, Galter 10 250, Chicago, IL, 60611, USA
Obes Surg 19:121-4. 2009..However, a morbidly obese patient with medically refractory hyperlipidemia may benefit from a combined laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass and partial ileal bypass. We are describing the first case of a totally laparoscopic approach...
- Laparoscopic gastrostomy and jejunostomyAlexander P Nagle
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Department of Surgery, Chicago, Illinois, USA
J Long Term Eff Med Implants 14:1-11. 2004..Minimally invasive techniques have several advantages over the standard open surgery. The purpose of this article is to review the indications, various techniques, and outcomes of laparoscopic gastrostomy and jejunostomy tubes...