Bassem Y Safadi

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Introducing laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass at a Veterans Affairs medical facility
    Bassem Y Safadi
    Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA, USA VA Palo Alto Health Care System, 3801 Miranda Ave, 112G, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    Am J Surg 188:606-10. 2004
  2. ncbi request reprint Postherpetic self-limited abdominal wall herniation
    Bassem Y Safadi
    Department of Surgery, Stanford University, VA Palo Alto HCS, 3801 Miranda Ave, 112G, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    Am J Surg 186:148. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Which stoma works better for colonic dysmotility in the spinal cord injured patient?
    Bassem Y Safadi
    VA Palo Alto Health Care System, 3801 Miranda Avenue 112G, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    Am J Surg 186:437-42. 2003
  4. ncbi request reprint Utilization of laparoscopic antireflux surgery at a single Veterans Affairs facility compared with the Veterans Affairs national trend
    Bassem Y Safadi
    Department of Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
    Am J Surg 186:505-8. 2003
  5. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic repair of parastomal hernias: early results
    B Safadi
    Department of Surgery, Stanford University, Veteran Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, 3801 Miranda Avenue, 112G, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    Surg Endosc 18:676-80. 2004
  6. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass at a Veterans Affairs and high-volume academic facilities: a comparison of institutional outcomes
    Ramzi S Alami
    Department of Surgery, Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, 3801 Miranda Ave, 112G, Palo Alto, CA 94303, USA
    Am J Surg 190:821-5. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Comparison of totally robotic laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass and traditional laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
    Barry R Sanchez
    Department of Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, California 94305, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 1:549-54. 2005
  8. ncbi request reprint Concurrent gastric bypass and repair of anterior abdominal wall hernias
    Rob Schuster
    Department of Surgery, Palo Alto Veterans Health Care System, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
    Obes Surg 16:1205-8. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Incidental finding of gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) during laparoscopic gastric bypass
    Barry R Sanchez
    Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA 94305 5655, USA
    Obes Surg 15:1384-8. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Orogastric tube complications in laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
    Barry S Sanchez
    Dept of Surgery, University Medical Center, Stanford School of Medicine, 300 Pasteur Drive, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Obes Surg 16:443-7. 2006

Detail Information

Publications18

  1. ncbi request reprint Introducing laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass at a Veterans Affairs medical facility
    Bassem Y Safadi
    Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA, USA VA Palo Alto Health Care System, 3801 Miranda Ave, 112G, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    Am J Surg 188:606-10. 2004
    ..Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) has become an established treatment modality for morbid obesity. Our objective was to review the initial experience with laparoscopic (RYGB) for morbid obesity at our VA facility...
  2. ncbi request reprint Postherpetic self-limited abdominal wall herniation
    Bassem Y Safadi
    Department of Surgery, Stanford University, VA Palo Alto HCS, 3801 Miranda Ave, 112G, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    Am J Surg 186:148. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint Which stoma works better for colonic dysmotility in the spinal cord injured patient?
    Bassem Y Safadi
    VA Palo Alto Health Care System, 3801 Miranda Avenue 112G, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    Am J Surg 186:437-42. 2003
    ..Little is known about the difference in the long-term outcome among left-sided colostomies, right-sided colostomies, and ileostomies in this patient population...
  4. ncbi request reprint Utilization of laparoscopic antireflux surgery at a single Veterans Affairs facility compared with the Veterans Affairs national trend
    Bassem Y Safadi
    Department of Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
    Am J Surg 186:505-8. 2003
    ..The objective of this study was to determine the trend in the use of laparoscopic antireflux surgical procedures at our VA facility and compare it with the national VA trend...
  5. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic repair of parastomal hernias: early results
    B Safadi
    Department of Surgery, Stanford University, Veteran Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, 3801 Miranda Avenue, 112G, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    Surg Endosc 18:676-80. 2004
    ..The purpose of this study was to review our institution's experience with the laparoscopic repair of parastomal hernias...
  6. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass at a Veterans Affairs and high-volume academic facilities: a comparison of institutional outcomes
    Ramzi S Alami
    Department of Surgery, Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, 3801 Miranda Ave, 112G, Palo Alto, CA 94303, USA
    Am J Surg 190:821-5. 2005
    ..The objective of our study was to compare outcome of laparoscopic Roux-en-y gastric bypass (RYGB) in 2 settings: a low-volume Veterans Affairs (VA) and a high-volume university hospital (UH)...
  7. ncbi request reprint Comparison of totally robotic laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass and traditional laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
    Barry R Sanchez
    Department of Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, California 94305, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 1:549-54. 2005
    ..This study was undertaken to compare a single surgeon's results using the daVinci Surgical System with those using traditional laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LRYGB) when the techniques were learned simultaneously...
  8. ncbi request reprint Concurrent gastric bypass and repair of anterior abdominal wall hernias
    Rob Schuster
    Department of Surgery, Palo Alto Veterans Health Care System, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
    Obes Surg 16:1205-8. 2006
    ..We report our series of patients undergoing Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGBP) and simultaneous anterior abdominal wall hernia repair...
  9. ncbi request reprint Incidental finding of gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) during laparoscopic gastric bypass
    Barry R Sanchez
    Stanford University Medical Center, Stanford, CA 94305 5655, USA
    Obes Surg 15:1384-8. 2005
    ..Gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs) are rare tumors, accounting for <1% of all neoplasms of the alimentary tract. GISTs have not been previously reported in association with gastric bypass surgery...
  10. ncbi request reprint Orogastric tube complications in laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
    Barry S Sanchez
    Dept of Surgery, University Medical Center, Stanford School of Medicine, 300 Pasteur Drive, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Obes Surg 16:443-7. 2006
    ..An adverse event in laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LRYGBP) which has not received much scrutiny involves orogastric tube complications during gastric pouch formation...
  11. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: differences in outcome between attendings and assistants of different training backgrounds
    Gloria P Hsu
    Department of Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
    Obes Surg 15:1104-10. 2005
    ..Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LRYGBP) is associated with a significant learning curve. We hypothesize that differences in surgeon and assistant training backgrounds may significantly impact outcomes during the learning curve...
  12. ncbi request reprint Preoperative oral antibiotics in colorectal surgery increase the rate of Clostridium difficile colitis
    Sherry M Wren
    Palo Alto Veterans Health Care System and Department of Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, 3801 Miranda Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    Arch Surg 140:752-6. 2005
    ..We hypothesize that the use of oral antibiotics in bowel preparation results in a higher rate of postoperative Clostridium difficile colitis...
  13. ncbi request reprint The use of acellular dermal matrix for contaminated abdominal wall defects: wound status predicts success
    Rob Schuster
    Department of Surgery, Palo Alto Veterans Health Care System, Palo Alto, CA, USA
    Am J Surg 192:594-7. 2006
    ..The aim of the current study was to determine what factors predicted fascial wall failure as determined by the presence of hernia on follow-up exam after AlloDerm placement...
  14. doi request reprint Outcomes following endovascular vs open repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm: a randomized trial
    Frank A Lederle
    Medicine Service, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Minneapolis, Minnesota 55417, USA
    JAMA 302:1535-42. 2009
    ..Limited data are available to assess whether endovascular repair of abdominal aortic aneurysm (AAA) improves short-term outcomes compared with traditional open repair...
  15. ncbi request reprint Gastric bypass reduces biochemical cardiac risk factors
    D Brandon Williams
    Department of Surgery, Stanford School of Medicine, 300 Pasteur Drive, H3680, Stanford, CA 94305 5655, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 3:8-13. 2007
    ..Certain biochemical markers have demonstrated strong prediction for cardiovascular events. We hypothesized that in addition to weight reduction, gastric bypass will also induce a salutary effect on the biochemical cardiac risk factors...
  16. ncbi request reprint Trends in insurance coverage for bariatric surgery and the impact of evidence-based reviews
    Bassem Y Safadi
    Department of Surgery, Stanford University 300 Pasteur Drive, H 3591, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Surg Clin North Am 85:665-80, v. 2005
    ..Over the years, so-called "evidence-based reviews" have been used to back these claims. Some of these reviews have significant flaws and limitations that are discussed...
  17. ncbi request reprint Institutional commitment to rectal cancer screening results in earlier-stage cancers on diagnosis
    Anna C Battat
    Department of Surgery, Stanford University, G112 PAVAHCS, 3801 Miranda Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 11:970-6. 2004
    ..This intervention should result in an increase in the hospital's screening rate and percentage of early-stage rectal cancers diagnosed...
  18. ncbi request reprint Effect of laparoscopic fundoplication on gastroesophageal reflux disease-induced respiratory symptoms
    M G Patti
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0788, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 4:143-9. 2000
    ..Following laparoscopic surgery, respiratory symptoms resolved in 83% of patients when a temporal correlation between cough and reflux was found on pH monitoring; heartburn and regurgitation resolved in 90%...