B Y Safadi

Summary

Affiliation: Stanford University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Laparoscopic antireflux surgery
    B Y Safadi
    Department of Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
    Minerva Chir 59:447-59. 2004
  2. ncbi 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
  3. ncbi 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
  4. ncbi The impact of preoperative weight loss in patients undergoing laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
    R Alvarado
    Department of Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine 94305, and VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, CA, USA
    Obes Surg 15:1282-6. 2005
  5. ncbi Transnasal small-caliber esophagogastroduodenoscopy for preoperative evaluation of the high-risk morbidly obese patient
    R S Alami
    Department of Surgery, Palo Alto Veterans Health Care System, 3801 Miranda Avenue, Palo Alto, CA, USA
    Surg Endosc 21:758-60. 2007
  6. ncbi 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
  7. ncbi 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
  8. ncbi 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
  9. ncbi 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
  10. ncbi Minimally invasive approaches to inguinal hernia repair
    B Y Safadi
    Department of Surgery, Stanford University and VA Medical Center, Palo Alto, California, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 11:361-6. 2001

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Publications16

  1. ncbi Laparoscopic antireflux surgery
    B Y Safadi
    Department of Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
    Minerva Chir 59:447-59. 2004
    ..Redo laparoscopic antireflux operations are technically challenging but feasible in experienced hands...
  2. ncbi 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...
  3. ncbi 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...
  4. ncbi The impact of preoperative weight loss in patients undergoing laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
    R Alvarado
    Department of Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine 94305, and VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, CA, USA
    Obes Surg 15:1282-6. 2005
    ..Preoperative factors that predict successful outcomes are currently being studied. The goal of this study was to determine if preoperative weight loss was associated with positive outcomes in patients undergoing LRYGBP...
  5. ncbi Transnasal small-caliber esophagogastroduodenoscopy for preoperative evaluation of the high-risk morbidly obese patient
    R S Alami
    Department of Surgery, Palo Alto Veterans Health Care System, 3801 Miranda Avenue, Palo Alto, CA, USA
    Surg Endosc 21:758-60. 2007
    ..Morbidly obese patients are at high risk for airway complications during this procedure, and an attractive alternative is transnasal EGD. This report describes a series of patients evaluated successfully using this technique...
  6. ncbi 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...
  7. ncbi 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)...
  8. ncbi 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...
  9. ncbi 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...
  10. ncbi Minimally invasive approaches to inguinal hernia repair
    B Y Safadi
    Department of Surgery, Stanford University and VA Medical Center, Palo Alto, California, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 11:361-6. 2001
    ..Its limitations continue to be higher cost and complexity and the requirement for general anesthesia. The results and cost-effectiveness are maximized when applied to properly chosen patients by surgeons experienced in the procedure...
  11. ncbi 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...
  12. ncbi 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...
  13. ncbi 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...
  14. ncbi 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...
  15. ncbi 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 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...