Brian E Louie

Summary

Affiliation: Swedish Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Short-Term Outcomes Using Magnetic Sphincter Augmentation Versus Nissen Fundoplication for Medically Resistant Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
    Brian E Louie
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Swedish Cancer Institute and Medical Center, Seattle, Washington Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 98:498-505. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint Robotic pneumonectomy
    Brian E Louie
    Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery Program, Division of Thoracic Surgery, Swedish Cancer Institute and Medical Center, Suite 900, 1101 Madison Street, Seattle, WA 98104, USA Electronic address
    Thorac Surg Clin 24:169-75, vi. 2014
  3. doi request reprint Defining the cost of care for lobectomy and segmentectomy: a comparison of open, video-assisted thoracoscopic, and robotic approaches
    Shaun A Deen
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Swedish Medical Center and Cancer Institute, Seattle, Washington Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 97:1000-7. 2014
  4. doi request reprint Length and pressure of the reconstructed lower esophageal sphincter is determined by both crural closure and Nissen fundoplication
    Brian E Louie
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Swedish Cancer Institute and Medical Center, Suite 850, 1101 Madison Street, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 17:236-43. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Early experience with robotic lung resection results in similar operative outcomes and morbidity when compared with matched video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery cases
    Brian E Louie
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Swedish Cancer Institute, Seattle, Washington 98105, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 93:1598-604; discussion 1604-5. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Is esophagectomy the paradigm for volume-outcome relationships?
    Brian E Louie
    Section of Thoracic and Esophageal Surgery, Swedish Cancer Institute and Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 14:S115-20. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Safety and utility of mediastinoscopy in non-small cell lung cancer in a complex mediastinum
    Brian E Louie
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Swedish Cancer Institute and Medical Center, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 92:278-82; discussion 282-3. 2011
  8. doi request reprint Repair of symptomatic giant paraesophageal hernias in elderly (>70 years) patients results in improved quality of life
    Brian E Louie
    Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, Swedish Cancer Institute and Medical Center, Suite 850, 1101 Madison Street, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 15:389-96. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint A randomized multiinstitution comparison of the laparoscopic Nissen and Hill repairs
    Ralph W Aye
    Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 94:951-7; discussion 957-8. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Comparison of open and minimally invasive thymectomies at a single institution
    Samuel J Youssef
    Swedish Cancer Institute and Medical Center, 1101 Madison St, Suite 850, Seattle, WA, USA
    Am J Surg 199:589-93. 2010

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Publications20

  1. ncbi request reprint Short-Term Outcomes Using Magnetic Sphincter Augmentation Versus Nissen Fundoplication for Medically Resistant Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease
    Brian E Louie
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Swedish Cancer Institute and Medical Center, Seattle, Washington Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 98:498-505. 2014
    ..We sought to compare our initial experience with magnetic sphincter augmentation (MSA) with laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication (LNF)...
  2. ncbi request reprint Robotic pneumonectomy
    Brian E Louie
    Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery Program, Division of Thoracic Surgery, Swedish Cancer Institute and Medical Center, Suite 900, 1101 Madison Street, Seattle, WA 98104, USA Electronic address
    Thorac Surg Clin 24:169-75, vi. 2014
    ..Several pioneering surgeons have determined it to be feasible but more data are required to determine the benefits and disadvantages of robotic pneumonectomy. ..
  3. doi request reprint Defining the cost of care for lobectomy and segmentectomy: a comparison of open, video-assisted thoracoscopic, and robotic approaches
    Shaun A Deen
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Swedish Medical Center and Cancer Institute, Seattle, Washington Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 97:1000-7. 2014
    ..This study aims to define the cost of anatomic lung resection and evaluate potential cost-saving measures...
  4. doi request reprint Length and pressure of the reconstructed lower esophageal sphincter is determined by both crural closure and Nissen fundoplication
    Brian E Louie
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Swedish Cancer Institute and Medical Center, Suite 850, 1101 Madison Street, Seattle, WA 98104, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 17:236-43. 2013
    ..We hypothesized gastroesophageal junction competence effected by Nissen fundoplication results from closure of the crural diaphragm and creation of the fundoplication...
  5. doi request reprint Early experience with robotic lung resection results in similar operative outcomes and morbidity when compared with matched video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery cases
    Brian E Louie
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Swedish Cancer Institute, Seattle, Washington 98105, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 93:1598-604; discussion 1604-5. 2012
    ..Therefore, we compared our initial experience with robotic anatomic resection to our most recent video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery (VATS) cases...
  6. doi request reprint Is esophagectomy the paradigm for volume-outcome relationships?
    Brian E Louie
    Section of Thoracic and Esophageal Surgery, Swedish Cancer Institute and Medical Center, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 14:S115-20. 2010
    ..Esophagectomy is considered one of the most complicated, difficult to perform, and physiologically altering operations performed by surgeons...
  7. doi request reprint Safety and utility of mediastinoscopy in non-small cell lung cancer in a complex mediastinum
    Brian E Louie
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Swedish Cancer Institute and Medical Center, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 92:278-82; discussion 282-3. 2011
    ..We sought to determine the safety and utility of restaging mediastinoscopy before surgical resection...
  8. doi request reprint Repair of symptomatic giant paraesophageal hernias in elderly (>70 years) patients results in improved quality of life
    Brian E Louie
    Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, Swedish Cancer Institute and Medical Center, Suite 850, 1101 Madison Street, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 15:389-96. 2011
    ..These are usually symptomatic and commonly occur in the elderly. The benefits and risks of operating on elderly patients with giant PEH have not been clearly elucidated...
  9. ncbi request reprint A randomized multiinstitution comparison of the laparoscopic Nissen and Hill repairs
    Ralph W Aye
    Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 94:951-7; discussion 957-8. 2012
    ..This trial was designed to compare the effectiveness of LHR against the gold-standard LNF...
  10. ncbi request reprint Comparison of open and minimally invasive thymectomies at a single institution
    Samuel J Youssef
    Swedish Cancer Institute and Medical Center, 1101 Madison St, Suite 850, Seattle, WA, USA
    Am J Surg 199:589-93. 2010
    ..Most thymectomies are performed via sternotomy. Minimally invasive thymectomy (MIT) has been described but its potential benefits and drawbacks remain unclear...
  11. ncbi request reprint The prevalence of nodal upstaging during robotic lung resection in early stage non-small cell lung cancer
    Jennifer L Wilson
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Swedish Cancer Institute and Medical Center, Seattle, Washington
    Ann Thorac Surg 97:1901-6; discussion 1906-7. 2014
    ..We sought to determine the rate of nodal upstaging and disease-free and overall survival with a robotic approach in clinical stage I NSCLC...
  12. doi request reprint Laparoscopic repair of gastric herniation after extrapleural pneumonectomy for mesothelioma
    Melinda Egan
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Swedish Medical Center and Cancer Institute, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 93:e127-9. 2012
    ..This approach is an alternative to repeated thoracotomy and is a viable option for treatment of this difficult problem with potentially less morbidity...
  13. doi request reprint Thoracoscopic talc versus tunneled pleural catheters for palliation of malignant pleural effusions
    Ben M Hunt
    Division of Thoracic Surgery and Interventional Pulmonology, Center for Pleural Diseases, Swedish Cancer Institute, Swedish Medical Center, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 94:1053-7; discussion 1057-9. 2012
    ..We compared video-assisted thorascopic (VATS) talc insufflation with placement of a tunneled pleural catheter (TPC) to assess which intervention better met these palliative goals...
  14. doi request reprint Outcomes in patients who have failed endoscopic therapy for dysplastic Barrett's metaplasia or early esophageal cancer
    Ben M Hunt
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Swedish Cancer Institute and Medical Center, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 95:1734-40. 2013
    ..We compared patients who had successful eradication of their disease with those in whom endotherapy failed to try to identify factors predictive of failure and outcomes after salvage therapy...
  15. doi request reprint Near-infrared fluorescence imaging can help identify the contralateral phrenic nerve during robotic thymectomy
    Oliver J Wagner
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Swedish Medical Center and Cancer Institute, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 94:622-5. 2012
    ..We evaluated the feasibility and technique of fluorescence imaging on the daVinci-Si robot (Intuitive Surgical Inc, Sunnyvale, CA) to identify the contralateral periocardiophrenic neurovascular bundle (PNB)...
  16. doi request reprint Fully covered self-expanding metal stents are effective for benign esophagogastric disruptions and strictures
    Jennifer L Wilson
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Swedish Cancer Institute and Medical Center, Seattle, WA, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 17:2045-50. 2013
    ..We reviewed our experience with CS to evaluate outcomes, to determine a role for CS in a standard treatment for benign esophageal conditions, and to compare our results with recently published studies...
  17. doi request reprint Extrapleural pneumonectomy for primary pleural mullerian tumor in a young woman
    Alexander S Farivar
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Swedish Cancer Institute, Center for Pleural Diseases, Seattle, Washington 98104, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 93:e1-2. 2012
    ..She subsequently underwent intensity-modulated radiotherapy to the right hemithorax. We propose a treatment paradigm for this previously undescribed primary pleural mullerian tumor...
  18. ncbi request reprint Lung resection outcomes and costs in washington state: a case for regional quality improvement
    Farhood Farjah
    Division of Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington Surgical Outcomes Research Center, University of Washington, Seattle, Washington Electronic address
    Ann Thorac Surg 98:175-82. 2014
    ..To initiate the development of one, we sought to describe temporal trends and hospital-level variability in associated outcomes and costs of pulmonary resection in Washington (WA) State...
  19. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic paraesophageal hernia repair
    Zeljka Jutric
    Divisions of General Surgery, Swedish Medical Center Thoracic Surgery, Swedish Cancer Institute and Medical Center, Seattle, WA
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 23:436-41. 2013
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  20. doi request reprint Hemoptysis and thoracic fungal infections
    Seema Kapur
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Swedish Cancer Institute and Medical Center, Suite 850, 1101 Madison Street, Seattle, WA 98105, USA
    Surg Clin North Am 90:985-1001. 2010
    ..The role of the surgeon is to assist in diagnosis, evaluate and treat pulmonary nodules, and consider resectional therapy for mycetoma and invasive fungal infections in selected candidates...