M G Patti

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Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease: a decade of changes
    Marco G Patti
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco 94143 0788, USA
    Asian J Surg 26:4-6. 2003
  2. ncbi Laparoscopic Heller myotomy and Dor fundoplication for esophageal achalasia. How I do it
    Marco G Patti
    Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco, 521 Parnassus Ave, Room C 341, San Francisco, CA 94143 0790, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 12:764-6. 2008
  3. ncbi Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: how often is it really idiopathic?
    Marco G Patti
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0790, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 9:1053-6; discussion 1056-8. 2005
  4. ncbi Timing of surgical intervention does not influence return of esophageal peristalsis or outcome for patients with achalasia
    M G Patti
    Department of Surgery and Swallowing Center, University of California, San Francisco, 533 Parnassus Avenue, Room U 122, San Francisco, CA 94143 0788, USA
    Surg Endosc 19:1188-92. 2005
  5. ncbi Spectrum of esophageal motility disorders: implications for diagnosis and treatment
    Marco G Patti
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco 94143 0788, USA
    Arch Surg 140:442-8; discussion 448-9. 2005
  6. ncbi Laparoscopic antireflux surgery: preoperative lower esophageal sphincter pressure does not affect outcome
    M G Patti
    Department of Surgery and Swallowing Center, University of California, 533 Parnassus Avenue, Room U 122, San Francisco, CA 94143 0788, USA
    Surg Endosc 17:386-9. 2003
  7. ncbi Preoperative evaluation of patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease
    M G Patti
    Department of Surgery and Swallowing Center, University of California San Francisco, 94143 0788, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 11:327-31. 2001
  8. ncbi Laparoscopic Heller myotomy and Dor fundoplication for achalasia: analysis of successes and failures
    M G Patti
    Department of Surgery, University of California, 533 Parnassus Ave, Room U 122, San Francisco, CA 94143 0788, USA
    Arch Surg 136:870-7. 2001
  9. ncbi Esophageal achalasia: preoperative assessment and postoperative follow-up
    M G Patti
    Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco, 533 Parnassus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94143 0788, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 5:11-2. 2001
  10. ncbi Laparoscopic Heller myotomy relieves dysphagia in patients with achalasia and low LES pressure following pneumatic dilatation
    U Diener
    Department of Surgery, University of California, 533 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94143-0788, USA
    Surg Endosc 15:687-90. 2001

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Publications55

  1. ncbi Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease: a decade of changes
    Marco G Patti
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco 94143 0788, USA
    Asian J Surg 26:4-6. 2003
  2. ncbi Laparoscopic Heller myotomy and Dor fundoplication for esophageal achalasia. How I do it
    Marco G Patti
    Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco, 521 Parnassus Ave, Room C 341, San Francisco, CA 94143 0790, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 12:764-6. 2008
    ..Today, a laparoscopic Heller myotomy and partial fundoplication is considered the treatment of choice for this disease. This article describes the technique of laparoscopic Heller myotomy and Dor fundoplication...
  3. ncbi Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: how often is it really idiopathic?
    Marco G Patti
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0790, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 9:1053-6; discussion 1056-8. 2005
    ..We conclude that patients with IPF should be screened for GERD, and if GERD is present, a fundoplication should be performed before or shortly after lung transplantation...
  4. ncbi Timing of surgical intervention does not influence return of esophageal peristalsis or outcome for patients with achalasia
    M G Patti
    Department of Surgery and Swallowing Center, University of California, San Francisco, 533 Parnassus Avenue, Room U 122, San Francisco, CA 94143 0788, USA
    Surg Endosc 19:1188-92. 2005
    ..This study aimed to assess whether the timing of surgical intervention affects the return of esophageal peristalsis and the clinical outcome for patients with achalasia...
  5. ncbi Spectrum of esophageal motility disorders: implications for diagnosis and treatment
    Marco G Patti
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco 94143 0788, USA
    Arch Surg 140:442-8; discussion 448-9. 2005
    ..Although the diagnosis and treatment of achalasia are well defined, such is not the case with the other disorders...
  6. ncbi Laparoscopic antireflux surgery: preoperative lower esophageal sphincter pressure does not affect outcome
    M G Patti
    Department of Surgery and Swallowing Center, University of California, 533 Parnassus Avenue, Room U 122, San Francisco, CA 94143 0788, USA
    Surg Endosc 17:386-9. 2003
    ..We hypothesized that fundoplication is effective in patients with GERD irrespective of the preoperative LES pressure, and that in patients with normal LES pressure, a total fundoplication does not result in a high incidence of dysphagia...
  7. ncbi Preoperative evaluation of patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease
    M G Patti
    Department of Surgery and Swallowing Center, University of California San Francisco, 94143 0788, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 11:327-31. 2001
    ....
  8. ncbi Laparoscopic Heller myotomy and Dor fundoplication for achalasia: analysis of successes and failures
    M G Patti
    Department of Surgery, University of California, 533 Parnassus Ave, Room U 122, San Francisco, CA 94143 0788, USA
    Arch Surg 136:870-7. 2001
    ..The results of laparoscopic Heller myotomy have proven to be so good, however, that most experts now consider surgery the primary treatment...
  9. ncbi Esophageal achalasia: preoperative assessment and postoperative follow-up
    M G Patti
    Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco, 533 Parnassus Ave, San Francisco, CA 94143 0788, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 5:11-2. 2001
    ..Treatment is palliative and is directed toward elimination of the outflow resistance caused by the abnormal LES function...
  10. ncbi Laparoscopic Heller myotomy relieves dysphagia in patients with achalasia and low LES pressure following pneumatic dilatation
    U Diener
    Department of Surgery, University of California, 533 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94143-0788, USA
    Surg Endosc 15:687-90. 2001
    ..Thus, a laparoscopic Heller myotomy is indicated if dilatation does not relieve dysphagia, even if LES pressure has been decreased to <10 mmHg. Esophagectomy should be reserved for the occasional failure of this simpler operation...
  11. ncbi Esophageal dysmotility and gastroesophageal reflux disease
    U Diener
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco 94143-0788, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 5:260-5. 2001
    ..We conclude that esophageal manometry and pH monitoring can be used to stage the severity of GERD, and this, in turn, should help identify those who would benefit most from surgical treatment...
  12. ncbi Effect of partial and total laparoscopic fundoplication on esophageal body motility
    F A M Herbella
    Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Surg Endosc 21:285-8. 2007
    ..Although the effect of surgery on the pressure and behavior of the lower esophageal sphincter (LES) has been extensively studied, it still is unclear whether a successful fundoplication improves esophageal peristalsis...
  13. ncbi Laparoscopic Heller myotomy and Dor fundoplication for esophageal achalasia in children
    M G Patti
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143-0788, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 36:1248-51. 2001
    ..Hospital stay and recovery time was short, and the functional results were excellent. These data support the notion that laparoscopic Heller myotomy should become the primary treatment of esophageal achalasia in children...
  14. doi Side-to-side stapled intra-thoracic esophagogastric anastomosis reduces the incidence of leaks and stenosis
    D J Raz
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0788, USA
    Dis Esophagus 21:69-72. 2008
    ..We consider this to be the procedure of choice for patients with distal esophageal cancers...
  15. ncbi Role of esophageal function tests in diagnosis of gastroesophageal reflux disease
    M G Patti
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 46:597-602. 2001
    ..More liberal use of these tests early in patient management would avoid much improper and costly medical therapy and would help single out for special attention the patients with GERD who have the most severe disease...
  16. ncbi Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and chest pain. Results of laparoscopic antireflux surgery
    M G Patti
    Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco, 533 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94143 0788, USA
    Surg Endosc 16:563-6. 2002
    ....
  17. ncbi Preoperative lower esophageal sphincter pressure has little influence on the outcome of laparoscopic Heller myotomy for achalasia
    M V Gorodner
    Department of Surgery and Swallowing Center, University of California at San Francisco, 533 Parnassus Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94143 0788, USA
    Surg Endosc 18:774-8. 2004
    ..The goals of this study were to determine the incidence of a normal or hypotensive LES in untreated achalasia patients and the outcome of laparoscopic Heller myotomy in achalasia patients with either normal or low LES pressure...
  18. ncbi Effect of laparoscopic fundoplication on gastroesophageal reflux disease-induced respiratory symptoms
    M G Patti
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0788, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 4:143-9. 2000
    ..Following laparoscopic surgery, respiratory symptoms resolved in 83% of patients when a temporal correlation between cough and reflux was found on pH monitoring; heartburn and regurgitation resolved in 90%...
  19. doi Gastro-oesophageal reflux and aspiration in patients with advanced lung disease
    M P Sweet
    University of California San Francisco, 500 Parnassus Ave, MU W405, Box 0118, San Francisco, CA 94117, USA
    Thorax 64:167-73. 2009
    ....
  20. ncbi Impact of minimally invasive surgery on the treatment of esophageal achalasia: a decade of change
    Marco G Patti
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 196:698-703; discussion 703-5. 2003
    ..Ten years ago we started using minimally invasive surgery to treat this disease...
  21. ncbi [Laparoscopic Heller myotomy for esophageal achalasia. Is a fundoplication necessary?]
    M G Patti
    University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine, Department of Surgery, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    G Chir 30:472-5. 2009
    ..The following review describes the data present in the literature in order to identify the best procedure that can achieve relief of dysphagia while avoiding development of gastroesophageal reflux...
  22. doi Outcomes after laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication are not influenced by the pattern of reflux
    A T Meneghetti
    Department of Surgery and Swallowing Center, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 0790, USA
    Dis Esophagus 21:165-9. 2008
    ..The type of reflux identified preoperatively does not have an adverse effect on postoperative outcomes after Nissen fundoplication and should not discourage physicians from offering antireflux surgery to patients with upright reflux...
  23. ncbi The outcome of laparoscopic Heller myotomy for achalasia is not influenced by the degree of esophageal dilatation
    Matthew P Sweet
    Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0790, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 12:159-65. 2008
    ....
  24. doi Gastroesophageal reflux disease and connective tissue disorders: pathophysiology and implications for treatment
    Marco G Patti
    Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, 5841 S Maryland Ave, MC 5095, Room G 201, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 12:1900-6. 2008
    ..This belief has led to the common recommendation of avoiding antireflux surgery for fear of creating or worsening dysphagia...
  25. ncbi Achalasia and chest pain: effect of laparoscopic Heller myotomy
    Silvana Perretta
    Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 0788, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 7:595-8. 2003
    ..Thus laparoscopic Heller myotomy was highly effective in treating achalasia with chest pain...
  26. ncbi Total fundoplication is superior to partial fundoplication even when esophageal peristalsis is weak
    Marco G Patti
    Department of Surgery and Swallowing Center, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0788, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 198:863-9; discussion 869-70. 2004
    ..Short-term results seemed to confirm these ideas...
  27. ncbi Cause and treatment of epiphrenic diverticula
    Pietro Tedesco
    Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Am J Surg 190:891-4. 2005
    ..We hypothesized that: (1) a motor disorder is the underlying cause of the diverticulum; and (2) optimal treatment consists of laparoscopic resection of the diverticulum, a Heller myotomy, and Dor fundoplication...
  28. ncbi Correlation of paired liver biopsies in morbidly obese patients with suspected nonalcoholic fatty liver disease
    Raphael B Merriman
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, CA 94143 0538, USA
    Hepatology 44:874-80. 2006
    ..In conclusion, significant sampling variability occurs in NAFLD, particularly for features of necroinflammation. This should be factored into the design of clinical trials and studies of the natural history of the disease...
  29. doi Clinical, radiological, and manometric profile in 145 patients with untreated achalasia
    Piero M Fisichella
    Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    World J Surg 32:1974-9. 2008
    ....
  30. ncbi Thoracoscopic resection of esophageal duplication cysts
    F A M Herbella
    Departments of Surgery and Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0790, USA
    Dis Esophagus 19:132-4. 2006
    ..The authors describe two cases of esophageal duplication resected via a left thoracoscopic approach...
  31. ncbi Thoracoscopic and laparoscopic Heller's myotomy in the treatment of esophageal achalasia
    M G Patti
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Ann Chir Gynaecol 84:159-64. 1995
    ..A thoracoscopic or laparoscopic Heller's myotomy should be considered today the primary form of treatment for esophageal achalasia...
  32. ncbi Antireflux surgery for patients with end-stage lung disease before and after lung transplantation
    W J Gasper
    Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco, 521 Parnassus Avenue, Room C 341, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Surg Endosc 22:495-500. 2008
    ..This study aimed to report the safety of laparoscopic fundoplication for patients with ESLD and GERD before or after lung transplantation...
  33. ncbi Symptoms are a poor indicator of reflux status after fundoplication for gastroesophageal reflux disease: role of esophageal functions tests
    Carlos Galvani
    Department of Surgery and Swallowing Center, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco 94143 0788, USA
    Arch Surg 138:514-8; discussion 518-9. 2003
    ..Esophageal function tests (manometry and pH monitoring) are seldom performed early in the management of these patients...
  34. ncbi Gastroesophageal reflux disease and obesity. Pathophysiology and implications for treatment
    Fernando A M Herbella
    Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco, CA 94143 0790, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 11:286-90. 2007
    ..These findings show that the pathophysiology of GERD in morbidly obese patients might differ from that of nonobese patients, suggesting the need for a different therapeutic approach...
  35. ncbi Gastroesophageal reflux in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis referred for lung transplantation
    Matthew P Sweet
    University of California San Francisco, Department of Surgery, San Francisco, Calif, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 133:1078-84. 2007
    ..The aims of this study were to determine in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (1) the prevalence of reflux symptoms, (2) the esophageal manometric profile, and (3) the prevalence of proximal and distal esophageal reflux...
  36. doi Primary versus secondary esophageal motility disorders: diagnosis and implications for treatment
    Fernando A M Herbella
    Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 19:195-8. 2009
    ..Esophageal manometry and pH monitoring are essential to distinguish PEMD from GERD and to guide appropriate therapy...
  37. ncbi Laparoscopic fundoplication in elderly patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease
    Pietro Tedesco
    Department of Surgery and Anesthesia, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Arch Surg 141:289-92; discussion 292. 2006
    ..We hypothesized that the outcome of laparoscopic antireflux operations in patients younger than 65 years is similar to that of patients 65 years and older...
  38. ncbi Laparoscopic surgery for benign esophageal disorders
    Marco G Patti
    Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco, 94143 0788, USA
    Chir Ital 57:681-6. 2005
  39. doi Postprandial proximal gastric acid pocket in patients after distal gastrectomy
    F A M Herbella
    Department of Surgery, Escola Paulista de Medicina, Federal University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Neurogastroenterol Motil 23:1081-3. 2011
    ..The role of gastric anatomy, specifically the antrum, in the physiology of the PPGAP is not yet fully elucidated. This study aims to analyze the presence of PPGAP in patients submitted to distal gastrectomy...
  40. ncbi Endoscopic ablation of intestinal metaplasia containing high-grade dysplasia in esophagectomy patients using a balloon-based ablation system
    C D Smith
    Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, 1364 Clifton Road, NE, Suite H 122, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Surg Endosc 21:560-9. 2007
    ..This study aimed to determine the optimal treatment parameters for the ablation of intestinal metaplasia (IM) containing high-grade dysplasia (HGD) using a balloon-based ablation system for patients undergoing esophagectomy...
  41. ncbi Routine upper GI series after gastric bypass does not reliably identify anastomotic leaks or predict stricture formation
    J T Carter
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, 505 Parnassus Avenue, Box 0780, San Francisco, CA 94143 0780, USA
    Surg Endosc 21:2172-7. 2007
    ..We hypothesized that this practice is unreliable...
  42. ncbi Esophageal mucosal damage may promote dysmotility and worsen esophageal acid exposure
    Adam T Meneghetti
    Department of Surgery and Swallowing Center, University of California San Francisco, California 94143 0790, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 9:1313-7. 2005
    ..These findings suggest that Barrett's esophagus is an end-stage form of gastroesophageal reflux, and that if surgical therapy is performed early in the course of the disease, this cascade of events might be blocked...
  43. doi Gastroesophageal reflux disease and morbid obesity: is there a relation?
    Piero M Fisichella
    Department of Surgery, Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Medical Center, 2160 South First Avenue, Room 3226, Maywood, IL, 60153, USA
    World J Surg 33:2034-8. 2009
    ..The following review describes the current evidence linking esophageal reflux to obesity, covering the pathophysiology of the disease and the implications for treatment of GERD in the obese patient...
  44. doi Esophageal angulation after hiatoplasty and fundoplication: a cause of dysphagia?
    Fernando A M Herbella
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Dis Esophagus 22:95-8. 2009
    ..2). We concluded that (i) laparoscopic hiatoplasty and fundoplication does not significantly change the esophageal anteroposterior angle; and (ii) de novo dysphagia is not with the esophageal anteroposterior angle...
  45. doi Laparoscopic paraesophageal hernia repair. How I do it
    Marco G Patti
    Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 13:1728-32. 2009
    ..The following describes a step by step approach to the laparoscopic repair of paraesophageal hernia...
  46. doi Laparoscopic repair of paraesophageal hiatal hernias
    Piero M Fisichella
    Department of Surgery, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Illinois 60153, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 18:629-32. 2008
    ..This paper describes, step by step, our approach to the laparoscopic repair of a paraesophageal hiatal hernia...
  47. doi Lung transplantation in patients with connective tissue disorders and esophageal dysmotility
    Warren J Gasper
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0790, USA
    Dis Esophagus 21:650-5. 2008
    ..In conclusion, esophageal dysmotility and reflux are common in CTD patients referred for lung transplant. For this group, laparoscopic fundoplication is safe in experienced hands...
  48. doi Postprandial proximal gastric acid pocket and gastroesophageal reflux disease
    F A M Herbella
    Department of Surgery, Escola Paulista de Medicina, Federal University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Dis Esophagus 25:652-5. 2012
    ..Gastric anatomy and physiology seem to be important elements for PPGAP genesis. Gastric operations and acid suppression medications may decrease distal - proximal intragastric acid reflux and help control gastroesophageal reflux...
  49. doi Esophageal diverticula and cancer
    F A M Herbella
    Department of Surgery, Escola Paulista de Medicina, Federal University of Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
    Dis Esophagus 25:153-8. 2012
    ..Patients must be carefully evaluated before therapy and a long-term follow-up is advisable...
  50. pmc The prevalence of distal and proximal gastroesophageal reflux in patients awaiting lung transplantation
    Matthew P Sweet
    Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0790, USA
    Ann Surg 244:491-7. 2006
    ..To determine the prevalence and proximal extent of gastroesophageal reflux (GERD) in patients awaiting lung transplantation...
  51. ncbi Laparoscopic treatment of recurrent dysphagia following transthoracic myotomy for achalasia
    Thomas N Robinson
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, California
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 13:401-3. 2003
    ..Often pneumatic dilatation is tried first, followed by esophagectomy in case of failure. We propose laparoscopic Heller myotomy as an alternative treatment for this group of patients...
  52. doi Has recognition of the relationship between mortality rates and hospital volume for major cancer surgery in California made a difference?: A follow-up analysis of another decade
    Warren J Gasper
    Departments of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Ann Surg 250:472-83. 2009
    ..It is unknown whether this information has affected referral patterns or operative mortality rates...
  53. ncbi Autologous tissue reconstruction of ventral hernias in morbidly obese patients
    Edward I Chang
    Division of Plastic Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, 521 Parnassus Ave, Room C 341, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Arch Surg 142:746-9; discussion 749-51. 2007
    ..Separation of components is a safe and effective technique for abdominal wall reconstruction in morbidly obese patients...
  54. ncbi The Stretta procedure for the treatment of GERD: 6 and 12 month follow-up of the U.S. open label trial
    George Triadafilopoulos
    Gastroenterology and Otolaryngology Head and Neck Surgery Sections, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 55:149-56. 2002
    ..This multicenter prospective study investigated the longer-term (12 month) safety and efficacy of radiofrequency energy delivery for the treatment of GERD...
  55. ncbi Management of high-grade dysplasia
    Francesco Palazzo
    University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Curr Gastroenterol Rep 10:240-5. 2008
    ..This review analyzes the progress in the understanding and treatment of high-grade dysplasia during the past 24 to 36 months and examines how this new information plays a role in the disease's treatment algorithm...