George M Eid

Summary

Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Ventral hernias in morbidly obese patients: a suggested algorithm for operative repair
    George M Eid
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Obes Surg 23:703-9. 2013
  2. doi request reprint Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy for super obese patients: forty-eight percent excess weight loss after 6 to 8 years with 93% follow-up
    George M Eid
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Pittsburgh Healthcare System, University Drive, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Ann Surg 256:262-5. 2012
  3. ncbi request reprint Application of a trocar wound closure system designed for laparoscopic procedures in morbidly obese patients
    George M Eid
    Division of Minimally Invasive Surgery, The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, PA, USA
    Obes Surg 15:871-3. 2005
  4. ncbi request reprint A novel technique for fascial fixation of laparoscopic adjustable gastric band ports
    G M Eid
    Division of Minimally Invasive Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Magee Women s Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Surg Endosc 20:697-9. 2006
  5. pmc Surgically-induced weight loss significantly improves nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and the metabolic syndrome
    Samer G Mattar
    Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh and Veteran Affairs Administration, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Ann Surg 242:610-7; discussion 618-20. 2005
  6. pmc Pre- to postoperative changes in physical activity: report from the longitudinal assessment of bariatric surgery-2 (LABS-2)
    Wendy C King
    University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 8:522-32. 2012
  7. pmc Effect of laparoscopic Roux-en Y gastric bypass on type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Philip R Schauer
    Departments of Surgery, University of Pittsburg, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Ann Surg 238:467-84; discussion 84-5. 2003
  8. doi request reprint Long-term outcomes of laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass in US veterans
    Debra L Hauser
    Veterans Administration Pittsburgh Healthcare System, University Drive C, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Obes Surg 20:283-9. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint Effective treatment of polycystic ovarian syndrome with Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
    George M Eid
    Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh and UPMC Minimally Invasive Surgery Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 1:77-80. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint StomaphyX vs a sham procedure for revisional surgery to reduce regained weight in Roux-en-Y gastric bypass patients : a randomized clinical trial
    George M Eid
    Division of Minimally Invasive Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania2Department of Veterans Affairs, Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    JAMA Surg 149:372-9. 2014

Detail Information

Publications20

  1. ncbi request reprint Ventral hernias in morbidly obese patients: a suggested algorithm for operative repair
    George M Eid
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Obes Surg 23:703-9. 2013
    ..Only a total of three hernia recurrences were observed. Successful treatment of ventral hernias in morbidly obese patients should be individualized based on the patient's symptoms and defined hernia characteristics...
  2. doi request reprint Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy for super obese patients: forty-eight percent excess weight loss after 6 to 8 years with 93% follow-up
    George M Eid
    Department of Veterans Affairs, Pittsburgh Healthcare System, University Drive, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Ann Surg 256:262-5. 2012
    ..In this study, we report long-term outcomes of high-risk, high-BMI (body mass index) patients who underwent laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG)...
  3. ncbi request reprint Application of a trocar wound closure system designed for laparoscopic procedures in morbidly obese patients
    George M Eid
    Division of Minimally Invasive Surgery, The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, PA, USA
    Obes Surg 15:871-3. 2005
    ..In this report, we describe use of the system in the case of a 34-year-old Caucasian female who underwent a laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass procedure...
  4. ncbi request reprint A novel technique for fascial fixation of laparoscopic adjustable gastric band ports
    G M Eid
    Division of Minimally Invasive Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Magee Women s Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Surg Endosc 20:697-9. 2006
    ..Therefore, we have devised a novel and simple technique for access port fixation using the EndoStitch device...
  5. pmc Surgically-induced weight loss significantly improves nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and the metabolic syndrome
    Samer G Mattar
    Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh and Veteran Affairs Administration, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Ann Surg 242:610-7; discussion 618-20. 2005
    ..To evaluate the effects of surgical weight loss on fatty liver disease in severely obese patients...
  6. pmc Pre- to postoperative changes in physical activity: report from the longitudinal assessment of bariatric surgery-2 (LABS-2)
    Wendy C King
    University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 8:522-32. 2012
    ..Numerous studies have reported that bariatric surgery patients report more physical activity (PA) after surgery than before; however, the quality of the PA assessment has been questionable...
  7. pmc Effect of laparoscopic Roux-en Y gastric bypass on type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Philip R Schauer
    Departments of Surgery, University of Pittsburg, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Ann Surg 238:467-84; discussion 84-5. 2003
    ..To evaluate pre- and postoperative clinical parameters associated with improvement of diabetes up to 4 years after laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LRYGBP) in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM)...
  8. doi request reprint Long-term outcomes of laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass in US veterans
    Debra L Hauser
    Veterans Administration Pittsburgh Healthcare System, University Drive C, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Obes Surg 20:283-9. 2010
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  9. ncbi request reprint Effective treatment of polycystic ovarian syndrome with Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
    George M Eid
    Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh and UPMC Minimally Invasive Surgery Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 1:77-80. 2005
    ..This study investigated the impact of weight loss surgery on the clinical manifestations of this disorder in morbidly obese women with PCOS-a major risk factor for the development of heart disease, stroke, and type II diabetes...
  10. ncbi request reprint StomaphyX vs a sham procedure for revisional surgery to reduce regained weight in Roux-en-Y gastric bypass patients : a randomized clinical trial
    George M Eid
    Division of Minimally Invasive Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania2Department of Veterans Affairs, Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
    JAMA Surg 149:372-9. 2014
    ..Revisional laparoscopic surgery after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) has been linked to substantial complications and morbidity...
  11. ncbi request reprint Results of laparoscopic gastric bypass in patients with cirrhosis
    Ramsey M Dallal
    The University of Pittsburgh, Department of Surgery, Pittsburgh, PA 15231, USA
    Obes Surg 14:47-53. 2004
    ..The safety and efficacy of bariatric surgery in patients with cirrhosis has not been well studied...
  12. pmc Walking capacity of bariatric surgery candidates
    Wendy C King
    University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 8:48-59. 2012
    ..The setting was multi-institutional at research university hospitals in the United States...
  13. ncbi request reprint Incidence of marginal ulcers and the use of absorbable anastomotic sutures in laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
    Bethany C Sacks
    Division of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, PA 15213, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 2:11-6. 2006
    ..This study examines the incidence of marginal ulcers before and after a change was made from using nonabsorbable suture to using absorbable suture for the inner layer of the anastomosis...
  14. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic colorectal surgery is safe in the high-risk patient: a NSQIP risk-adjusted analysis
    Carol A McCloskey
    Department of Surgery, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System and the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Surgery 142:594-7; discussion 597.e1-2. 2007
    ..We hypothesized that this procedure is safe to perform in high-risk patients, stratifying this risk using National VA Surgical Quality Improvement Program (NSQIP) algorithms...
  15. ncbi request reprint Medium-term follow-up confirms the safety and durability of laparoscopic ventral hernia repair with PTFE
    George M Eid
    University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and the Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
    Surgery 134:599-603; discussion 603-4. 2003
    ..4% to 9%. In this study, we review our experience and assess the clinical outcome of patients who have undergone laparoscopic repair of ventral hernias...
  16. pmc Laparoscopic repair of umbilical hernias in conjunction with other laparoscopic procedures
    George M Eid
    Veteran Administration Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    JSLS 10:63-5. 2006
    ..This study evaluates the feasibility of laparoscopic transfascial suture repair of umbilical hernias when combined with another laparoscopic procedure that potentially contaminates the peritoneal cavity...
  17. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass in morbidly obese adolescents
    Ala Stanford
    Department of Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery Center, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh and the University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 38:430-3. 2003
    ..Experience with the laparoscopic approach has not been reported previously. The authors examined the outcome of adolescents undergoing laparoscopic Roux-En-Y gastric bypass (lap RYGB)...
  18. ncbi request reprint Physical activity and physical function changes in obese individuals after gastric bypass surgery
    Deborah A Josbeno
    Department of Physical Therapy, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 6:361-6. 2010
    ..We examined the physical activity, physical function, psychosocial correlates to physical activity participation, and health-related quality of life of patients before and after GBS...
  19. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery: current technique
    Philip R Schauer
    Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylania, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 13:229-39. 2003
  20. pmc Physical activity levels of patients undergoing bariatric surgery in the Longitudinal Assessment of Bariatric Surgery study
    Wendy C King
    Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 4:721-8. 2008
    ..We also examined the relationships between objectively determined PA level and the patient's body mass index and self-reported purposeful exercise...