Farzaneh Banki

Summary

Affiliation: Texas Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Pneumomediastinum: etiology and a guide to diagnosis and treatment
    Farzaneh Banki
    The University of Texas Medical School, Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA Electronic address
    Am J Surg 206:1001-6; discussion 1006. 2013
  2. doi request reprint A surgical team with focus on staff education in a community hospital improves outcomes, costs and patient satisfaction
    Farzaneh Banki
    Memorial Hermann Southeast Esophageal Disease Center, 11800 Astoria Boulevard, Houston, TX 77089, USA Electronic address
    Am J Surg 206:1007-14; discussion 1014-5. 2013
  3. doi request reprint Pulmonary assessment for general thoracic surgery
    Farzaneh Banki
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, 6400 Fannin Street, Suite 2850, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Surg Clin North Am 90:969-84. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Adenoid cystic carcinoma of the thymus gland: a rare tumor
    Farzaneh Banki
    Heart and Vascular Institute, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 90:e56-8. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Progressive mucosal injury in patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease and increasing peripheral blood eosinophil counts
    Farzaneh Banki
    University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
    Arch Surg 145:363-6. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Recurrence after esophagectomy for adenocarcinoma: defining optimal follow-up intervals and testing
    Emmanuele Abate
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 210:428-35. 2010
  7. doi request reprint Detection of gastric conduit ischemia or anastomotic breakdown after cervical esophagogastrostomy: the use of computed tomography scan versus early endoscopy
    Arzu Oezcelik
    Department of Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, 1510 San Pablo Street, Suite 514, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Surg Endosc 24:1948-51. 2010
  8. doi request reprint Survival in lymph node negative adenocarcinoma of the esophagus after R0 resection with and without neoadjuvant therapy: evidence for downstaging of N status
    Jessica M Leers
    Department of Surgery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 208:553-6. 2009
  9. doi request reprint Measurement of gastric pH in ambulatory esophageal pH monitoring
    Shahin Ayazi
    Department of Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, 1510 San Pablo Street Suite 514, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Surg Endosc 23:1968-73. 2009
  10. doi request reprint Plasma DNA is more reliable than carcinoembryonic antigen for diagnosis of recurrent esophageal cancer
    Farzaneh Banki
    Department of Surgery, University of California, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 207:30-5. 2008

Detail Information

Publications27

  1. doi request reprint Pneumomediastinum: etiology and a guide to diagnosis and treatment
    Farzaneh Banki
    The University of Texas Medical School, Health Science Center at Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA Electronic address
    Am J Surg 206:1001-6; discussion 1006. 2013
    ..Pneumomediastinum may be associated with mediastinal organ injury. The aim of this study was to identify predictive factors of mediastinal organ injury in patients with pneumomediastinum to guide diagnosis and treatment...
  2. doi request reprint A surgical team with focus on staff education in a community hospital improves outcomes, costs and patient satisfaction
    Farzaneh Banki
    Memorial Hermann Southeast Esophageal Disease Center, 11800 Astoria Boulevard, Houston, TX 77089, USA Electronic address
    Am J Surg 206:1007-14; discussion 1014-5. 2013
    ..Outcomes, decreased costs, and patient satisfaction are the driving forces of a successful surgical practice...
  3. doi request reprint Pulmonary assessment for general thoracic surgery
    Farzaneh Banki
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, 6400 Fannin Street, Suite 2850, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Surg Clin North Am 90:969-84. 2010
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Adenoid cystic carcinoma of the thymus gland: a rare tumor
    Farzaneh Banki
    Heart and Vascular Institute, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 90:e56-8. 2010
    ..We describe the clinical and pathologic features of this extremely rare thymic epithelial tumor, with survival at 2 years and 6 months of follow-up...
  5. doi request reprint Progressive mucosal injury in patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease and increasing peripheral blood eosinophil counts
    Farzaneh Banki
    University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
    Arch Surg 145:363-6. 2010
    ..Peripheral blood eosinophil count increases with the degree of mucosal injury associated with gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)...
  6. doi request reprint Recurrence after esophagectomy for adenocarcinoma: defining optimal follow-up intervals and testing
    Emmanuele Abate
    Division of Thoracic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 210:428-35. 2010
    ..To determine the optimal follow-up strategy after esophagectomy for adenocarcinoma of the esophagus or gastroesophageal junction by evaluating the timing of recurrence and the method that first detected the recurrence...
  7. doi request reprint Detection of gastric conduit ischemia or anastomotic breakdown after cervical esophagogastrostomy: the use of computed tomography scan versus early endoscopy
    Arzu Oezcelik
    Department of Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, 1510 San Pablo Street, Suite 514, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Surg Endosc 24:1948-51. 2010
    ..This study aimed to compare CT scan with early endoscopy for diagnosing gastric conduit ischemia or anastomotic breakdown after esophagectomy with cervical esophagogastrostomy...
  8. doi request reprint Survival in lymph node negative adenocarcinoma of the esophagus after R0 resection with and without neoadjuvant therapy: evidence for downstaging of N status
    Jessica M Leers
    Department of Surgery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 208:553-6. 2009
    ..To address this issue, we compared clinical outcomes in N0 patients treated with neoadjuvant therapy with outcomes in patients treated with surgery alone...
  9. doi request reprint Measurement of gastric pH in ambulatory esophageal pH monitoring
    Shahin Ayazi
    Department of Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, 1510 San Pablo Street Suite 514, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Surg Endosc 23:1968-73. 2009
    ..Normal subjects and symptomatic patients undergoing 24-h pH monitoring were studied to determine whether a relationship exists between resting gastric pH and the degree of esophageal acid exposure...
  10. doi request reprint Plasma DNA is more reliable than carcinoembryonic antigen for diagnosis of recurrent esophageal cancer
    Farzaneh Banki
    Department of Surgery, University of California, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 207:30-5. 2008
    ..The sensitivity and specificity of these markers in the diagnosis of recurrent esophageal cancer have not been compared...
  11. doi request reprint An improved method of assessing esophageal emptying using the timed barium study following surgical myotomy for achalasia
    Arzu Oezcelik
    Department of Surgery, University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, 1510 San Pablo Street, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 13:14-8. 2009
    ..Improvement in emptying correlates with outcome after endoscopic therapy, but the results of the TBS have been variable after myotomy. Our aim was to evaluate a new method for assessing improvement in emptying after myotomy...
  12. doi request reprint The value of high-resolution manometry in the assessment of the resting characteristics of the lower esophageal sphincter
    Shahin Ayazi
    Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, Department of Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, 1510 San Pablo Street, Suite 514, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 13:2113-20. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to compare the resting characteristics of the LES determined by HRM and conventional manometry in the same patients...
  13. pmc Day-to-day discrepancy in Bravo pH monitoring is related to the degree of deterioration of the lower esophageal sphincter and severity of reflux disease
    Shahin Ayazi
    Division of Thoracic Foregut Surgery, Department of Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, 1510 San Pablo Street, Suite 514, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Surg Endosc 25:2219-23. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to assess the day-to-day discrepancy following transnasal placement of the Bravo capsule without endoscopy or sedation and to determine factors related to this variability...
  14. doi request reprint Clinical characteristics, biologic behavior, and survival after esophagectomy are similar for adenocarcinoma of the gastroesophageal junction and the distal esophagus
    Jessica M Leers
    Department of Surgery, The University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, Calif, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 138:594-602; discussion 601-2. 2009
    ....
  15. ncbi request reprint Esophageal pH exposure and epithelial cell differentiation
    Philip Wy Chiu
    Department of Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Dis Esophagus 22:596-9. 2009
    ..This suggests that the exposure of stem cells to a luminal pH between 2 and 5 may trigger the differentiation of CE into intestinalized CE...
  16. pmc Obesity and gastroesophageal reflux: quantifying the association between body mass index, esophageal acid exposure, and lower esophageal sphincter status in a large series of patients with reflux symptoms
    Shahin Ayazi
    Department of Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, 1510 San Pablo St, Ste 514, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 13:1440-7. 2009
    ..The aim of this study is to quantify the relationship between body mass index (BMI) and 24-h esophageal pH measurements and the status of the lower esophageal sphincter (LES) in patients with reflux symptoms...
  17. doi request reprint Bravo catheter-free pH monitoring: normal values, concordance, optimal diagnostic thresholds, and accuracy
    Shahin Ayazi
    Department of Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 7:60-7. 2009
    ....
  18. doi request reprint Delayed esophagogastrostomy: a safe strategy for management of patients with ischemic gastric conduit at time of esophagectomy
    Arzu Oezcelik
    Department of Surgery, University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 208:1030-4. 2009
    ..We report a group of patients with multiple comorbid conditions and an ischemic gastric conduit that was successfully managed by a delayed esophagogastrostomy...
  19. doi request reprint A simplified technique for intrathoracic stomach repair: laparoscopic fundoplication with Vicryl mesh and BioGlue crural reinforcement
    Jörg Zehetner
    Department of Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, 1510 San Pablo Street, Suite 514, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Surg Endosc 24:675-9. 2010
    ..This study aimed to assess a simplified technique for reinforcing the crural repair using absorbable Vicryl mesh secured with BioGlue during laparoscopic repair of an intrathoracic stomach...
  20. ncbi request reprint Barrett's esophagus in females: a comparative analysis of risk factors in females and males
    Farzaneh Banki
    Department of Surgery and Cardiothoracic Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, The University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 100:560-7. 2005
    ..The reason for this disparity is unknown. The aim of this study was to determine the factors related to Barrett's in females...
  21. doi request reprint Changes in age, stage distribution, and survival of patients with esophageal adenocarcinoma over three decades in the United States
    Putao Cen
    Division of Oncology, Department of Internal Medicine, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX, USA
    Ann Surg Oncol 19:1685-91. 2012
    ..Our aim was to evaluate the changes in age, stage distribution, and overall survival (OS) of patients with esophageal adenocarcinoma (EAC) over time...
  22. ncbi request reprint Plasma DNA as a molecular marker for completeness of resection and recurrent disease in patients with esophageal cancer
    Farzaneh Banki
    Division of Thoracic Foregut Surgery, Department of Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California Los Angeles, 1950 San Pablo, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Arch Surg 142:533-8; discussion 538-9. 2007
    ..To identify a marker for completeness of resection and recurrent disease in patients with esophageal cancer...
  23. ncbi request reprint Antireflux surgery normalizes cyclooxygenase-2 expression in squamous epithelium of the distal esophagus
    Daniel Vallbohmer
    Department of Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 101:1458-66. 2006
    ..Further, we hypothesized that Cox-2 expression in the squamous mucosa would be reduced following the elimination of reflux with an antireflux operation...
  24. ncbi request reprint Giant cell tumor of the sternum
    Emmanuele Abate
    Department of Surgery and Pathology, University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 88:645-7. 2009
    ..The mass was resected and the sternum was reconstructed with methyl methacrylate prosthesis and bilateral pectoralis muscle advancement flaps. Excellent functional and aesthetic results were achieved...
  25. ncbi request reprint Partial pulmonary torsion after thoracotomy without pulmonary resection
    Farzaneh Banki
    Division of Trauma and Critical Care, Department of Surgery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    J Trauma 59:478-81. 2005
  26. pmc Vagal-sparing esophagectomy: a more physiologic alternative
    Farzaneh Banki
    Department of Surgery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    Ann Surg 236:324-35; discussion 335-6. 2002
    ..To evaluate the function of the vagal nerves and the gastric reservoir after vagal-sparing esophagectomy...
  27. pmc Mediastinal mature teratoma in a Jehovah's Witness: Discrepancy between imaging and intraoperative findings
    Farzaneh Banki
    Department of Cardiothoracic and Vascular Surgery, The University of Texas Medical School at Houston, Houston, TX 77030, United States
    Int J Surg Case Rep 3:49-51. 2012
    ..The treatment is complete resection but the assessment of resectability based on computed tomographic imaging can be misleading...