Abraham Mathew

Summary

Affiliation: Pennsylvania State University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc An intestinal occlusion device for prevention of small bowel distention during transgastric natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery
    Jonathan M Tomasko
    Division of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA, USA
    JSLS 17:306-11. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Reliability of gastric access closure with the self-approximating transluminal access technique (STAT) for NOTES
    Abraham Mathew
    Division of Gastroenterology, Penn State Hershey Medical Center and Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Surg Endosc 25:2718-24. 2011
  3. pmc Improvement in quality of life measures in patients with refractory hepatitis C, responding to re-treatment with Pegylated interferon alpha -2b and ribavirin
    Abraham Mathew
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, Milton S, Hershey Medical Center, Pennsylvania State University, P, O, Box 850, H045 Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033 0850, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 4:30. 2006
  4. doi request reprint Gastrojejunal stricture after gastric bypass and efficacy of endoscopic intervention
    Abraham Mathew
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, C6600, Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine and The Milton S Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 54:1971-8. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Directed submucosal tunneling permits in-line endoscope positioning for transgastric natural orifice translumenal endoscopic surgery (NOTES)
    Eric Mark Pauli
    Section of Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA, USA
    Surg Endosc 24:1474-81. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Durability of the self-approximating translumenal access technique (STAT) for potential use in natural orifice translumenal surgery (NOTES)
    Matthew T Moyer
    Division of Gastroenterology Hepatology, Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA, USA
    Surg Endosc 25:315-21; discussion 321-2. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Intramural acellular porcine dermal matrix (APDM)-assisted gastrotomy closure for natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (NOTES)
    Jegan Gopal
    Department of Surgery, Division of Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery, Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA, USA
    Surg Endosc 26:2322-30. 2012
  8. doi request reprint Transgastric organ resection solely with the prototype R-scope and the self-approximating transluminal access technique
    Matthew T Moyer
    Division of Gastroenterology Hepatology, Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 72:170-6. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Technique for transesophageal endoscopic cardiomyotomy (Heller myotomy): video presentation at the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) 2008, Philadelphia, PA
    Eric M Pauli
    Department of Surgery, Milton S Hershey Medical Center, Penn State College of Medicine, MC H149, 500 University Drive, Room C3628, P O Box 850, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Surg Endosc 22:2279-80. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Self-approximating transluminal access technique for natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery: a porcine survival study (with video)
    Eric M Pauli
    Division of Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery, The Milton S Hershey Medical Center, Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 67:690-7. 2008

Detail Information

Publications17

  1. pmc An intestinal occlusion device for prevention of small bowel distention during transgastric natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery
    Jonathan M Tomasko
    Division of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA, USA
    JSLS 17:306-11. 2013
    ....
  2. doi request reprint Reliability of gastric access closure with the self-approximating transluminal access technique (STAT) for NOTES
    Abraham Mathew
    Division of Gastroenterology, Penn State Hershey Medical Center and Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Surg Endosc 25:2718-24. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to assess the safety and reliability of gastric access and closure in a porcine experience using STAT for natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (NOTES)...
  3. pmc Improvement in quality of life measures in patients with refractory hepatitis C, responding to re-treatment with Pegylated interferon alpha -2b and ribavirin
    Abraham Mathew
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, Milton S, Hershey Medical Center, Pennsylvania State University, P, O, Box 850, H045 Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033 0850, USA
    Health Qual Life Outcomes 4:30. 2006
    ..We hypothesized that the HRQOL will improve in those patients who attain sustained viral response similar to naïve patients undergoing treatment for HCV...
  4. doi request reprint Gastrojejunal stricture after gastric bypass and efficacy of endoscopic intervention
    Abraham Mathew
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, C6600, Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine and The Milton S Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 54:1971-8. 2009
    ..Radiographic studies appear to have poor specificity for diagnosis of GJS and have a low positive predictive value. EGD should be performed in all suspected cases of GJS...
  5. doi request reprint Directed submucosal tunneling permits in-line endoscope positioning for transgastric natural orifice translumenal endoscopic surgery (NOTES)
    Eric Mark Pauli
    Section of Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA, USA
    Surg Endosc 24:1474-81. 2010
    ....
  6. doi request reprint Durability of the self-approximating translumenal access technique (STAT) for potential use in natural orifice translumenal surgery (NOTES)
    Matthew T Moyer
    Division of Gastroenterology Hepatology, Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA, USA
    Surg Endosc 25:315-21; discussion 321-2. 2011
    ..This study aimed to evaluate the technical performance of organ resection using STAT, the integrity of the STAT gastric tunnel after organ resection, and the postoperative morbidity of organ resection using STAT...
  7. doi request reprint Intramural acellular porcine dermal matrix (APDM)-assisted gastrotomy closure for natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (NOTES)
    Jegan Gopal
    Department of Surgery, Division of Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery, Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA, USA
    Surg Endosc 26:2322-30. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the feasibility of implanting an acellular porcine dermal matrix (LifeCell) into the STAT tunnel and investigate whether it will become incorporated into the submucosal plane of the STAT tunnel...
  8. doi request reprint Transgastric organ resection solely with the prototype R-scope and the self-approximating transluminal access technique
    Matthew T Moyer
    Division of Gastroenterology Hepatology, Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 72:170-6. 2010
    ..We hypothesized that the in-line positioning and partial stability provided by STAT would allow single-access NOTES procedures if a multiarticulated endoscope could be used...
  9. doi request reprint Technique for transesophageal endoscopic cardiomyotomy (Heller myotomy): video presentation at the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) 2008, Philadelphia, PA
    Eric M Pauli
    Department of Surgery, Milton S Hershey Medical Center, Penn State College of Medicine, MC H149, 500 University Drive, Room C3628, P O Box 850, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Surg Endosc 22:2279-80. 2008
    ..Previous investigators have shown the feasibility of performing an esophageal myotomy using natural orifice translumenal endoscopic surgery (NOTES), but have been unsuccessful at extending the myotomy onto the body of the stomach...
  10. doi request reprint Self-approximating transluminal access technique for natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery: a porcine survival study (with video)
    Eric M Pauli
    Division of Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery, The Milton S Hershey Medical Center, Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17033, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 67:690-7. 2008
    ..However, the optimal technique to access the abdomen remains unknown...
  11. ncbi request reprint A self-approximating transluminal access technique for potential use in NOTES: an ex vivo porcine model (with video)
    Matthew T Moyer
    Division of Gastroenterology Hepatology, Penn State Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 66:974-8. 2007
    ..Currently used methods directly cut through the organ wall into the peritoneum; however, rare difficulty in closing the defect with negative outcomes have been described...
  12. doi request reprint Endoscopic repair of small symptomatic gastrogastric fistulas after gastric bypass surgery: a single center experience
    Atul Bhardwaj
    Department of Internal Medicine, Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center, 500 University Drive, H034, P O Box 850, Hershey, PA 17033 0850, USA
    Obes Surg 20:1090-5. 2010
    ..Endoscopic repair of small GGFs using endoclips is feasible. It must be considered as an option for management of small GGFs, given its safety, and ease of performance compared to revisional surgery...
  13. doi request reprint Multidisciplinary management of early and locally advanced esophageal cancer
    Jussuf T Kaifi
    Section of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, Penn State Hershey Cancer Institute, Penn State College of Medicine, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    J Clin Gastroenterol 45:391-9. 2011
    ..This comprehensive review addresses the multidisciplinary management of early and locally advanced esophageal cancer...
  14. doi request reprint A meta-analysis of the diagnostic accuracy of esophageal capsule endoscopy for Barrett's esophagus in patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease
    Atul Bhardwaj
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center, 500 University Drive, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 104:1533-9. 2009
    ..To evaluate the diagnostic accuracy of esophageal capsule endoscopy (ECE) for Barrett's esophagus (BE) in patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)...
  15. doi request reprint Biliary stenting in patients with malignant biliary obstruction: comparison of double layer, plastic and metal stents
    Saleh Elwir
    Department of Internal Medicine, Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center and School of Medicine, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 58:2088-92. 2013
    ..Our aim was to compare plastic (PS), DLS and metal stents (MS) in terms of complication rates, time to occlusion, and patency rate in patients with malignant biliary obstruction (MBO)...
  16. doi request reprint Completion pancreatectomy for treatment of a Clostridium perfringens pancreatic infection
    Jovenel Cherenfant
    Department of Surgery, Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA 17033 0850, USA
    Arch Surg 144:368-70. 2009
    ..Invasive intraductal papillary mucinous neoplasm with lymph node involvement was identified on histologic examination. The patient made a complete recovery from surgery without complications...
  17. ncbi request reprint Successful recovery of esophageal patency in 2 patients with complete obstruction by using combined antegrade retrograde dilation procedure, needle knife, and EUS needle
    Matthew T Moyer
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Pennsylvania State University Hospital, Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, Pennsylvania 17078, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 64:789-92. 2006
    ..Reproducing this technique and improving its speed and convenience would be advances in treating this difficult clinical problem...