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..Securing the mesh with full-thickness abdominal wall sutures in at least 4 quadrants remains a key factor in preventing early recurrence...
- 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..Laparoscopic myotomy improves quality of life and dysphagia symptoms and may be the treatment of choice in most patients with achalasia...
- 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..Laparotomy is rarely needed to place enteral feeding tubes. Cost analysis has shown that laparoscopic procedures are similar to open procedures...