James P Dolan
Affiliation: Oregon Health and Science University
- The national mortality burden and significant factors associated with open and laparoscopic cholecystectomy: 1997-2006James P Dolan
Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, L223A, Portland, OR 97239, USA
J Gastrointest Surg 13:2292-301. 2009..This study aims to determine the mortality rate and significant factors associated with laparoscopic (LC) and open cholecystectomies (OC) over a 10-year period...
- Decreased conduit perfusion measured by spectroscopy is associated with anastomotic complicationsThai H Pham
Department of Surgery, Veterans Affairs Medical Center North Texas Health Care System, Dallas, Texas, USA
Ann Thorac Surg 91:380-5. 2011..We hypothesize that optical fiber spectroscopy (OFS) can reliably assess conduit perfusion and that the degree of intraoperative gastric ischemia is associated with subsequent anastomotic complications...
- Comparison of perioperative outcomes after combined thoracoscopic-laparoscopic esophagectomy and open Ivor-Lewis esophagectomyThai H Pham
Department of Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University, M C L223A, 3181 Sam Jackson Park Rd, Portland, OR 97239, USA
Am J Surg 199:594-8. 2010..Thoracoscopic-laparoscopic esophagectomy (TLE) has gained popularity in specialized centers. This study compares the perioperative outcomes of TLE and Ivor-Lewis esophagectomy (ILE)...
- Esophageal replacement following gastric devascularization is safe, feasible, and may decrease anastomotic complicationsKyle A Perry
Department of Surgery, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH, USA
J Gastrointest Surg 14:1069-73. 2010..Despite technical improvements, the incidence of anastomotic complications remains high. Gastric devascularization followed by esophageal resection and reconstruction has been proposed to minimize these complications...
- Dramatic decreases in mortality from laparoscopic colon resections based on data from the Nationwide Inpatient SampleMolly M Cone
Department of Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Rd, Portland, OR 97239, USA
Arch Surg 146:594-9. 2011..To determine the mortality rate and associated factors for laparoscopic and open colectomy as derived from the Nationwide Inpatient Sample database...
- Patient and peri-operative predictors of morbidity and mortality after esophagectomy: American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program (ACS-NSQIP), 2005-2008Birat Dhungel
Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, L223A, Portland, OR 97239, USA
J Gastrointest Surg 14:1492-501. 2010..Our aim was to determine what specific patient and peri-operative factors contribute to major complications after esophagectomy...
- Bile duct injury after laparoscopic cholecystectomy in hospitals with and without surgical residency programs: is there a difference?Vincent L Harrison
Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University, 3181 SW Sam Jackson Park Road, L223A, Portland, OR, USA
Surg Endosc 25:1969-74. 2011..The aim of this study was to compare the rate of bile duct injury, conversion, and mortality between hospitals with surgical residency programs (Group I) and hospitals without surgical training programs (Group II)...
- Gastrointestinal staple line reinforcementDouglas M Downey
Department of Surgery, Wright State University School of Medicine, Dayton, OH, USA
Surg Technol Int 16:55-60. 2007..A review of the available published literature was performed to review the current data pertaining to the reinforcement of living tissue and anastomoses with these various reinforcements available to surgeons...
- Validation of a radiographic model for the assessment of mesh migrationDouglas M Downey
Department of Surgery, Wright State University, Boonshoft School of Medicine, Dayton, Ohio, USA
J Surg Res 166:109-13. 2011..In this study, we devised and validated a safe and noninvasive model, utilizing computed radiography (CR), for measuring postoperative mesh migration that may be applied to the clinical setting...
- Does platelet administration affect mortality in elderly head-injured patients taking antiplatelet medications?Douglas M Downey
Department of Surgery, Wright State University Boonshoft School of Medicine, Dayton, OH 45409, USA
Am Surg 75:1100-3. 2009..5 per cent (29 of 166), whereas those who did not receive platelets had a mortality rate of 16.7 per cent (27 of 162) (P = 0.85). Transfusion of platelets in patients with TBI using antiplatelet therapy did not reduce mortality...
- Evaluation of endoscopic full-thickness plication on anti-reflux valve competencyJames P Dolan
Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, and The Digestive Health Center, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR, USA
J Surg Educ 65:140-4. 2008..We sought to investigate the efficacy of endoscopically created, full-thickness plications on the competency of the anti-reflux barrier when placed at different positions on the stomach adjacent to the gastroesophageal junction...
- Optical fiber probe spectroscopy for laparoscopic monitoring of tissue oxygenation during esophagectomiesDaniel S Gareau
Oregon Health and Science University, Department of Biomedical Engineering, Portland, OR 97239, USA
J Biomed Opt 15:061712. 2010..71 when the specificity equaled 0.71...
- Splenectomy for immune thrombocytopenic purpura: surgery for the 21st centuryJames P Dolan
Department of Surgery, Keesler Medical Center, Biloxi, Mississippi 39534, USA
Am J Hematol 83:93-6. 2008..In the interim, laparoscopic splenectomy should be considered as an additional front line therapeutic option in ITP patients...
- Retained common bile duct stone as a consequence of a fundus-first laparoscopic cholecystectomyJames P Dolan
Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery, Oregon Health and Sciences University, Portland, Oregon, USA
J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 15:318-21. 2005..If IOC is considered hazardous, then intraoperative ultrasound should be the modality of choice...