N Katkhouda

Summary

Affiliation: University of Southern California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic splenectomy
    N Katkhouda
    Department of Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 11:383-90. 2001
  2. ncbi request reprint Internal hernia as a complication of laparoscopic nissen fundoplication
    Mahmoud B Malas
    Department of Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 12:115-6. 2002
  3. doi request reprint Evaluation and treatment of patients with cardiac disease undergoing bariatric surgery
    Namir Katkhouda
    Division of General and Laparoscopic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 8:634-40. 2012
  4. pmc Laparoscopic versus open appendectomy: a prospective randomized double-blind study
    Namir Katkhouda
    Division of Emergency Non Trauma Surgery, University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Ann Surg 242:439-48; discussion 448-50. 2005
  5. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic versus open appendectomy: a prospective, randomized, double-blind study
    Namir Katkhouda
    Division of Emergency Non Trauma Surgery, University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, 1510 San Pablo Street, Suite 514, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Adv Surg 40:1-19. 2006
  6. doi request reprint A new and standardized approach for trocar placement in laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
    Namir Katkhouda
    Department of Surgery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Surg Endosc 23:659-62. 2009
  7. pmc André Toupet: surgeon technician par excellence
    Namir Katkhouda
    Department of Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery Program, University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Ann Surg 235:591-9. 2002
  8. ncbi request reprint Predictors of response after laparoscopic splenectomy for immune thrombocytopenic purpura
    N Katkhouda
    Department of Surgery, Division of Emergency Non Trauma and Minimally Invasive Surgery, University of Southern California School of Medicine, Health Care Consultation Center 514, 1510 San Pablo Street, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Surg Endosc 15:484-8. 2001
  9. pmc Use of fibrin sealant for prosthetic mesh fixation in laparoscopic extraperitoneal inguinal hernia repair
    N Katkhouda
    Division of Emergency Nontrauma and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Southern California School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    Ann Surg 233:18-25. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic splenectomy
    N Katkhouda
    Department of Surgery, University of Southern California School of Medicine, Los Angeles, USA
    Surg Clin North Am 80:1285-97. 2000

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Publications23

  1. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic splenectomy
    N Katkhouda
    Department of Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 11:383-90. 2001
    ..To study the safety and efficacy of laparoscopic splenectomy (LS) in patients with hematologic disorders requiring surgical intervention...
  2. ncbi request reprint Internal hernia as a complication of laparoscopic nissen fundoplication
    Mahmoud B Malas
    Department of Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 12:115-6. 2002
    ..A rare case of strangulated small bowel through a defect in the falciform ligament is presented to emphasize the possibility of complication after the creation of a window in the falciform ligament during laparoscopic surgery...
  3. doi request reprint Evaluation and treatment of patients with cardiac disease undergoing bariatric surgery
    Namir Katkhouda
    Division of General and Laparoscopic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 8:634-40. 2012
    ..The setting was a university hospital in the United States...
  4. pmc Laparoscopic versus open appendectomy: a prospective randomized double-blind study
    Namir Katkhouda
    Division of Emergency Non Trauma Surgery, University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Ann Surg 242:439-48; discussion 448-50. 2005
    ..The value of laparoscopy in appendicitis is not established. Studies suffer from multiple limitations. Our aim is to compare the safety and benefits of laparoscopic versus open appendectomy in a prospective randomized double blind study...
  5. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic versus open appendectomy: a prospective, randomized, double-blind study
    Namir Katkhouda
    Division of Emergency Non Trauma Surgery, University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, 1510 San Pablo Street, Suite 514, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Adv Surg 40:1-19. 2006
  6. doi request reprint A new and standardized approach for trocar placement in laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
    Namir Katkhouda
    Department of Surgery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Surg Endosc 23:659-62. 2009
    ....
  7. pmc André Toupet: surgeon technician par excellence
    Namir Katkhouda
    Department of Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery Program, University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Ann Surg 235:591-9. 2002
    ..Behind the procedure, we discover a man with great surgical talent and meticulous attention to technical details who opposed criticism with hard work and strong family values...
  8. ncbi request reprint Predictors of response after laparoscopic splenectomy for immune thrombocytopenic purpura
    N Katkhouda
    Department of Surgery, Division of Emergency Non Trauma and Minimally Invasive Surgery, University of Southern California School of Medicine, Health Care Consultation Center 514, 1510 San Pablo Street, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Surg Endosc 15:484-8. 2001
    ..With the development of laparoscopic splenectomy, there is renewed interest in the surgical treatment of ITP. The aim of this study was to identify factors that are predictive of outcome after laparoscopic splenectomy for ITP...
  9. pmc Use of fibrin sealant for prosthetic mesh fixation in laparoscopic extraperitoneal inguinal hernia repair
    N Katkhouda
    Division of Emergency Nontrauma and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Southern California School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    Ann Surg 233:18-25. 2001
    ..To evaluate the efficacy of mesh fixation with fibrin sealant (FS) in laparoscopic preperitoneal inguinal hernia repair and to compare it with stapled fixation...
  10. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic splenectomy
    N Katkhouda
    Department of Surgery, University of Southern California School of Medicine, Los Angeles, USA
    Surg Clin North Am 80:1285-97. 2000
    ..Laparoscopic splenectomy for selected hematologic disorders should replace open splenectomy as the technique of choice and prompt earlier consideration of surgery when it is indicated...
  11. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic management of benign liver disease
    N Katkhouda
    Department of Surgery, University of Southern California School of Medicine, USA
    Surg Clin North Am 80:1203-11. 2000
    ..Laparoscopic resection of liver metastases with a safety margin of 1 cm, when the total number is less than four, is not unreasonable and can be offered to patients without evidence of extrahepatic disease...
  12. doi request reprint Obesity should not influence the management of appendicitis
    S Towfigh
    Department of Surgery, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, 8700 Beverly Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90048, USA
    Surg Endosc 22:2601-5. 2008
    ..Obesity implies an adverse effect on outcome after appendectomy. This study aimed to determine whether obese patients with appendicitis should be managed differently than nonobese patients...
  13. ncbi request reprint Totally laparoscopic abdominal wall reconstruction: lessons learned and results of a short-term follow-up
    A Moazzez
    Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA, USA
    Hernia 17:633-8. 2013
    ..However, neither the patient selection criteria nor the long-term results of this technique have been reported. Our objective is to discuss our experience with five patients who received a TLAWR...
  14. ncbi request reprint Healing of traumatic diaphragm injuries: comparison of laparoscopic versus open techniques in an animal model
    J A Murray
    Department of Surgery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    J Surg Res 100:189-91. 2001
    ..Simple approximation of the peritoneum with laparoscopic staples allows full-thickness healing of these injuries...
  15. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic appendectomy significantly reduces length of stay for perforated appendicitis
    S Towfigh
    Department of Surgery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90089 9322, USA
    Surg Endosc 20:495-9. 2006
    ..In fact, in 2002, the Cochrane Database Review concluded: 1) the clinical effects of LA are "small and of limited clinical relevance," and 2) the effects of LA in perforated appendicitis require further study...
  16. ncbi request reprint Severe trauma is not an excuse for prolonged antibiotic prophylaxis
    George C Velmahos
    Division of Trauma and Critical Care, Department of Surgery, University of Southern California and Los Angeles County USC Medical Center, 1200 N State St, Room 9900, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Arch Surg 137:537-41; discussion 541-2. 2002
    ..For critically injured patients, a limited course of antibiotics is as effective as a prolonged course in preventing sepsis and organ failures...
  17. pmc Selective nonoperative management in 1,856 patients with abdominal gunshot wounds: should routine laparotomy still be the standard of care?
    G C Velmahos
    Department of Surgery, Division of Trauma and Critical Care, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Ann Surg 234:395-402; discussion 402-3. 2001
    ..To evaluate the safety of a policy of selective nonoperative management (SNOM) in patients with abdominal gunshot wounds...
  18. ncbi request reprint Peptic ulcer surgery in 1994
    N Katkhouda
    Department of Surgery, University of Southern California School of Medicine, Los Angeles
    Endosc Surg Allied Technol 2:87-90. 1994
    ..The minimal invasive approach--as we have experienced in other procedures-increases patient acceptance of surgical treatment...
  19. ncbi request reprint New hemostatic agents in general open and laparoscopic surgery
    Namir Katkhouda
    Minimally Invasive Surgery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
    Surg Technol Int 13:65-70. 2004
    ..One evolving technique is the use of fibrin sealants (FSs) as a surgical tissue adhesive. The different and most common applications of fibrin glue in open and laparoscopic surgery are reviewed...
  20. ncbi request reprint A new technique for laparoscopic hernia repair using fibrin sealant
    Namir Katkhouda
    Minimally Invasive Surgery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
    Surg Technol Int 12:120-6. 2004
    ..The FS is equivalent to fixation achieved by staples and superior to no fixation. Soft fixation with FS prevents graft migration and avoids complications associated with use of staples...
  21. ncbi request reprint Wound management after colon injury: open or closed? A prospective randomized trial
    George C Velmahos
    Department of Surgery, University of Southern California and the Los Angeles County and University of Southern California Medical Center, 90033, USA
    Am Surg 68:795-801. 2002
    ..Because of the complexity of evaluating the real clinical significance of superficial wound infection larger studies on trauma patients are required...
  22. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic management of the perforated viscus
    Andreas M Kaiser
    Department of Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Semin Laparosc Surg 9:46-53. 2002
    ..Indications and contraindications, which depend on the nature of the disease, the duration of the perforation and the location, are discussed in detail...
  23. doi request reprint Establishing an acute care surgery service: lessons learned from the epidemiology of emergent non-trauma patients and increasing utilization of laparoscopy
    Allison L Speer
    Department of Surgery, Keck School of Medicine at the University of Southern California and Los Angeles County USC Medical Center, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Trauma 69:938-42. 2010
    ..Our objective was to identify the demographics and spectrum of diseases in patients presenting with non-trauma surgical emergencies and the use of laparoscopy in emergent surgery in light of implementing an acute care surgery model...