J H Peters

Summary

Affiliation: University of Southern California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Surgical treatment of esophageal adenocarcinoma: concepts in evolution
    Jeffrey H Peters
    Department of Surgery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 6:518-21. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Lower esophageal sphincter injection of a biocompatible polymer: accuracy of implantation assessed by esophagectomy
    J H Peters
    University of Southern California, 1510 San Pablo Street, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Surg Endosc 17:547-50. 2003
  3. ncbi request reprint How should Barrett's ulceration be treated?
    J H Peters
    Department of Surgery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles 90033, USA
    Surg Endosc 18:338-44. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Barrett's esophagus
    Jeffrey H Peters
    Department of Surgery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 8:1-17. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Retinoic acid receptor-alpha messenger RNA expression is increased and retinoic acid receptor-gamma expression is decreased in Barrett's intestinal metaplasia, dysplasia, adenocarcinoma sequence
    R V Lord
    Department of Surgery, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine and USC/Norris Cancer Center, Los Angeles, Calif, USA
    Surgery 129:267-76. 2001
  6. pmc Long-term outcome of antireflux surgery in patients with Barrett's esophagus
    W L Hofstetter
    Department of Surgery, Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, University of Southern California, 1510 San Pablo St, Los Angeles, CA 90033-4612, USA
    Ann Surg 234:532-8; discussion 538-9. 2001
  7. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic ultrasonic epithelial ablation of the lower esophagus after nissen fundoplication in a porcine model: assessment of tissue damage and healing process
    P I Tsai
    Department of Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
    Am Surg 67:1178-80. 2001
  8. ncbi request reprint Predictive factors of coexisting cancer in Barrett's high-grade dysplasia
    C Tharavej
    Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Surg Endosc 20:439-43. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Risk factors and the prevalence of trocar site herniation after laparoscopic fundoplication
    D J Bowrey
    Department of Surgery, University of Southern California, HCC Suite 514, 1510 San Pablo St, Los Angeles, CA 90033-4612, USA
    Surg Endosc 15:663-6. 2001
  10. ncbi request reprint Cdx-2 expression in squamous and metaplastic columnar epithelia of the esophagus
    D Vallbohmer
    Department of Surgery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 90033, USA
    Dis Esophagus 19:260-6. 2006

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  1. ncbi request reprint Surgical treatment of esophageal adenocarcinoma: concepts in evolution
    Jeffrey H Peters
    Department of Surgery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 6:518-21. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint Lower esophageal sphincter injection of a biocompatible polymer: accuracy of implantation assessed by esophagectomy
    J H Peters
    University of Southern California, 1510 San Pablo Street, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Surg Endosc 17:547-50. 2003
    ..The safety and efficacy of LES augmentation depend on accurate placement of the implant into the wall of the esophagus. To date, no study has demonstrated the prevalence and location of the intended implant...
  3. ncbi request reprint How should Barrett's ulceration be treated?
    J H Peters
    Department of Surgery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles 90033, USA
    Surg Endosc 18:338-44. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Barrett's esophagus
    Jeffrey H Peters
    Department of Surgery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 8:1-17. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Retinoic acid receptor-alpha messenger RNA expression is increased and retinoic acid receptor-gamma expression is decreased in Barrett's intestinal metaplasia, dysplasia, adenocarcinoma sequence
    R V Lord
    Department of Surgery, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine and USC/Norris Cancer Center, Los Angeles, Calif, USA
    Surgery 129:267-76. 2001
    ..These results also suggest that a cancer field is present in the esophagus in patients with cancer and that genetic alterations can precede histopathologic alterations in this disease...
  6. pmc Long-term outcome of antireflux surgery in patients with Barrett's esophagus
    W L Hofstetter
    Department of Surgery, Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, University of Southern California, 1510 San Pablo St, Los Angeles, CA 90033-4612, USA
    Ann Surg 234:532-8; discussion 538-9. 2001
    ..Importantly, dysplasia regressed in nearly half of the patients in whom it was present before surgery, intestinal metaplasia disappeared in 14% of patients, and high-grade dysplasia and adenocarcinoma were prevented in all...
  7. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic ultrasonic epithelial ablation of the lower esophagus after nissen fundoplication in a porcine model: assessment of tissue damage and healing process
    P I Tsai
    Department of Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
    Am Surg 67:1178-80. 2001
    ..No stricture formation was seen. We conclude that the CUSA technique can completely ablate Barrett's mucosa in the setting of a prior antireflux procedure. Healing with squamous mucosal regeneration is rapid and complete...
  8. ncbi request reprint Predictive factors of coexisting cancer in Barrett's high-grade dysplasia
    C Tharavej
    Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Surg Endosc 20:439-43. 2006
    ..This study aimed to determine the endoscopic, histologic, and demographic features associated with the presence of occult cancer in patients with HGD...
  9. ncbi request reprint Risk factors and the prevalence of trocar site herniation after laparoscopic fundoplication
    D J Bowrey
    Department of Surgery, University of Southern California, HCC Suite 514, 1510 San Pablo St, Los Angeles, CA 90033-4612, USA
    Surg Endosc 15:663-6. 2001
    ..This method utilizes a paramedian skin incision and separate fascial incisions through anterior and posterior rectus sheathes, with retraction of the rectus abdominis muscle laterally...
  10. ncbi request reprint Cdx-2 expression in squamous and metaplastic columnar epithelia of the esophagus
    D Vallbohmer
    Department of Surgery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, 90033, USA
    Dis Esophagus 19:260-6. 2006
    ..Therefore, Cdx-2 may be a potential biomarker to detect the early transition to Barrett's esophagus...
  11. ncbi request reprint Bravo capsule induction of esophageal hypercontractility and chest pain
    C Tharavej
    Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Surg Endosc 20:783-6. 2006
    ..The authors hypothesized that chest pain in this setting may be attributable to hypertensive esophageal contractions induced by the Bravo capsule...
  12. ncbi request reprint Can clinical and endoscopic findings accurately predict early-stage adenocarcinoma?
    G Portale
    Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, University of Southern California, 1510 San Pablo Street, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Surg Endosc 20:294-7. 2006
    ..Therefore, we conducted a study to determine whether symptomatic and endoscopic findings can accurately identify node-negative early-stage adenocarcinoma...
  13. pmc Curative resection for esophageal adenocarcinoma: analysis of 100 en bloc esophagectomies
    J A Hagen
    Department of Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, 1510 San Pablo St, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Ann Surg 234:520-30; discussion 530-1. 2001
    ..Local control is excellent after en bloc resection. The extent of disease associated with tumors confined to the mucosa and submucosa provides justification for more limited and less morbid resections...
  14. ncbi request reprint Biology of gastroesophageal reflux disease: pathophysiology relating to medical and surgical treatment
    T R Demeester
    Department of Surgery, University of Southern California School of Medicine, Los Angeles 90033 4612, USA
    Annu Rev Med 50:469-506. 1999
    ..Practical concepts regarding the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease are developed, based on a review of studies on the natural history of the disease and the long-term outcome of therapy...
  15. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic and symptomatic assessment of anastomotic strictures following esophagectomy and cervical esophagogastrostomy
    V A Williams
    Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Surg Endosc 22:1470-6. 2008
    ..The prevalence, risk factors, symptomatic and endoscopic severity, and response to dilation of such strictures, however, are poorly defined...
  16. ncbi request reprint Predictive factors of Barrett esophagus: multivariate analysis of 502 patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease
    G M Campos
    Department of Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, 1441 Eastlake Ave, Suite 7418, Los Angeles, CA 90033-0804, USA
    Arch Surg 136:1267-73. 2001
    ..Elimination of reflux with an antireflux operation in patients with 1 or more of these factors may prevent the future development of BE...
  17. ncbi request reprint Epigenetic patterns in the progression of esophageal adenocarcinoma
    C A Eads
    Department of Surgery, University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, Los Angeles, CA 90089-9176, USA
    Cancer Res 61:3410-8. 2001
    ....
  18. ncbi request reprint The crura and crura-sphincter pressure dynamics in patients with isolated upright and isolated supine reflux
    F Banki
    Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles 90033, USA
    Am Surg 67:1150-6. 2001
    ..Higher crura-sphincter pressure gradient and larger-size hiatal hernias in patients with supine reflux results in pressurization of the hernia sac and subsequent reflux when these patients are in a supine position...
  19. doi request reprint Future developments in total Barrett's eradication: the surgeon's view
    T J Watson
    Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Endoscopy 40:1048-51. 2008
    ..As refinements in both endoscopic and surgical approaches continue to evolve, accurate and contempary assessments of outcomes are critical in assuring that each is applied in appropriate circumstances...
  20. ncbi request reprint The safety and usefulness of endoscopy for evaluation of the graft and anastomosis early after esophagectomy and reconstruction
    M S Maish
    Department of Surgery, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Surg Endosc 19:1093-102. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to review our experience with early endoscopy for evaluation of the graft and anastomosis after esophagectomy and reconstruction...
  21. ncbi request reprint Etiology of intestinal metaplasia at the gastroesophageal junction
    N S Balaji
    Department of Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, 1510 San Pablo Street, 514, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Surg Endosc 17:43-8. 2003
    ..We hypothesized that CIM has dual etiologies: gastroesophageal reflux in some, H. pylori infection in others, and that cytokeratin immunostaining can help to differentiate between these two etiologies...
  22. ncbi request reprint Esophageal adenocarcinoma in patients < or = 50 years old: delayed diagnosis and advanced disease at presentation
    G Portale
    Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Am Surg 70:954-8. 2004
    ..With appropriate aggressive treatment, survival is similar. Liberal use of endoscopy and aggressive diagnostic approach are paramount in young patients with dysphagia/symptoms of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)...
  23. ncbi request reprint Upregulation of ornithine decarboxylase mRNA expression in Barrett's esophagus and Barrett's-associated adenocarcinoma
    J Brabender
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology/Norris Comprehensive Cancer Research Center, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 5:174-81; discussion 182. 2001
    ..early event in the development and progression of Barrett's-associated adenocarcinoma of the esophagus, and they suggest that high ODC mRNA expression levels may be a clinically useful biomarker for the detection of occult adenocarcinoma..
  24. ncbi request reprint Loss of function of Trp53, but not Apc, leads to the development of esophageal adenocarcinoma in mice with jejunoesophageal reflux
    M Fein
    Department of Surgery, University of Southern California, Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, 1441 Eastlake Avenue, Los Angeles, California 90033 4612, USA
    J Surg Res 83:48-55. 1999
    ..To determine the functional role of these genes in the development of EAC, we have created reflux in mice gene-targeted for either Trp53 or Apc...
  25. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic and endoscopic surgery in esophageal malignancy
    S A Wajed
    Department of Surgery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Surg Oncol Clin N Am 10:493-510, vii. 2001
    ..Minimally invasive techniques, including laparoscopic and thoracoscopic esophageal resection and endoscopic ablative and resectional therapies, have emerged recently as possible alternatives...
  26. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic augmentation of the cardia with a biocompatible injectable polymer (Enteryx) in a porcine model
    R J Mason
    Center for Heartburn and Esophageal Disorders, Midway Hospital Medical Center, 5901 West Olympic Boulevard, Suite 101, Los Angeles, CA 90036, USA
    Surg Endosc 16:386-91. 2002
    ..The aim of the study was to demonstrate the feasibility, durability, safety, and antireflux efficacy following augmentation of the cardia with a biocompatible injectable polymer (Enteryx)...
  27. ncbi request reprint The importance of symptom assessment in the surgical treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease and Barrett's esophagus
    J H Peters
    Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, USA
    Surg Endosc 20:S456-61. 2006
    ..The following outlines both an approach to the assessment of symptoms and when possible, clinical studies shedding light on their cause and interpretation...
  28. ncbi request reprint [The physiopathological basis for Zenker's diverticulum]
    J H Peters
    Department of Surgery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California
    Chirurg 70:741-6. 1999
    ..Altered compliance is detectable with specialized cricopharyngeal manometric recording as impaired sphincter opening or a raised intrabolus pressure. Both return to normal following diverticulectomy and cricopharyngeal myotomy...
  29. ncbi request reprint Causes of failure of antireflux surgery
    D A Theodorou
    Department of Surgery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Semin Laparosc Surg 8:272-80. 2001
    ..In this report, we analyze the different types of failure and discuss the diagnostic and therapeutic options that are available to manage this challenging clinical problem...
  30. ncbi request reprint Redefining gastroesophageal reflux (GER)
    N S Balaji
    Department of Surgery, University of Southern California, 1510 San Pablo Street, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Surg Endosc 17:1380-5. 2003
    ..It is clear, however that nonacid reflux can be a significant clinical problem. Recently, as impedance technology with the capacity to detect all types of reflux (acid, nonacid, liquid, mixed, and air) has been developed...
  31. doi request reprint Association of gastroesophageal reflux and O2 desaturation: a novel study of simultaneous 24-h MII-pH and continuous pulse oximetry
    R Salvador
    Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, Department of Surgery, School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Rochester, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box Surgery, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 13:854-61. 2009
    ..Our aim was to determine the association between reflux events and O(2) desaturation in GERD patients with primary respiratory symptoms (RS) compared to those with primary esophageal symptoms (ES) using ambulatory monitoring systems...
  32. doi request reprint Hiatal hernia and disorders of the spine: a historical perspective
    M Polomsky
    Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Rochester, School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    Dis Esophagus 25:367-72. 2012
    ..A historical review of past publications related to the subject forms the basis for this publication, thus revealing insight and improving our understanding of the association between spinal abnormalities and hiatal hernias...
  33. ncbi request reprint Survivin, a potential biomarker in the development of Barrett's adenocarcinoma
    Daniel Vallbohmer
    Department of Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
    Surgery 138:701-6; discussion 706-7. 2005
    ..The aim of this study was to measure survivin gene expression in normal squamous/columnar epithelium and in the various stages of development of Barrett's adenocarcinoma...
  34. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the clinical and histological characteristics and survival of distal esophageal-gastroesophageal junction adenocarcinoma in patients with and without barrett mucosa
    Giuseppe Portale
    Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Arch Surg 140:570-4; discussion 574-5. 2005
    ..This has led to the belief that patients with and without Barrett mucosa may represent 2 distinct cancer types...
  35. ncbi request reprint Enteryx implantation for GERD: expanded multicenter trial results and interim postapproval follow-up to 24 months
    Lawrence B Cohen
    Division of Gastroenterology, Mount Sinai Hospital, New York, New York, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 61:650-8. 2005
    ..Although this treatment resulted in highly significant improvement at 6 and 12 months, longer follow-up is needed to more fully assess the durability of these positive effects...
  36. ncbi request reprint A current assessment of endoluminal approaches to the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease
    Giuseppe Portale
    Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    Surg Innov 11:225-34. 2004
    ..Evolution of the current technologies will almost certainly occur, and a commonly performed, efficacious endoscopic antireflux procedure is likely to emerge...
  37. ncbi request reprint Lower esophageal sphincter injections for the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease
    Thomas J Watson
    Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box Surgery, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Thorac Surg Clin 15:405-15. 2005
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Carcinogenesis in reflux disease--in search for bile-specific effects
    Martin Fein
    Department of Surgery, University of Wuerzburg, Wuerzburg, Germany
    Microsurgery 27:647-50. 2007
    ..However, mechanisms of carcinogenesis in the esophageal cancer model other than chronic inflammation could not be identified because of the only moderately increased MF...
  39. ncbi request reprint Esophagectomy for high grade dysplasia is safe, curative, and results in good alimentary outcome
    Valerie A Williams
    Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 11:1589-97. 2007
    ..The purpose of our study was to document the perioperative and symptomatic outcomes and long-term survival after esophagectomy for HGD of the esophagus...
  40. doi request reprint Getting it "just right": the continued dilemma of the ideal treatment of Barrett's esophagus with early neoplasia
    Jeffrey H Peters
    Gastrointest Endosc 67:602-3. 2008
  41. ncbi request reprint Increasing cyclooxygenase-2 (cox-2) gene expression in the progression of Barrett's esophagus to adenocarcinoma correlates with that of Bcl-2
    Daisuke Shimizu
    Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, University of Southern California Norris Comprehensive Cancer Center, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Int J Cancer 119:765-70. 2006
    ..0053, p = 0.0220) and adenocarcinoma (p < 0.0001, p < 0.0001) compared to squamous epithelium or reflux-esophagitis. Furthermore, there is a significant correlation between these two genes, especially in carcinoma (p < 0.0001)...
  42. ncbi request reprint Office-based unsedated small-caliber endoscopy is equivalent to conventional sedated endoscopy in screening and surveillance for Barrett's esophagus: a randomized and blinded comparison
    Blair A Jobe
    Department of Surgery, Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, Oregon, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 101:2693-703. 2006
    ..This study examines the feasibility, accuracy, and patient acceptability of office-based unsedated endoscopy as an alternative...
  43. ncbi request reprint Adenocarcinoma of the gastroesophageal junction: benefits of an extended lymphadenectomy
    Valerie A Williams
    Department of Surgery, 601 Elmwood Avenue, University of Rochester Medical Center, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Surg Oncol Clin N Am 15:765-80. 2006
    ..Studies from around the world strongly suggest that for early cancers of the lower esophagus and cardia, en bloc esophagogastrectomy results in significantly better survival rates than does transhiatal esophagogastrectomy...
  44. ncbi request reprint Towards the molecular characterization of disease: comparison of molecular and histological analysis of esophageal epithelia
    Daniel Vallbohmer
    Department of Surgery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 11:1095-104. 2007
    ..When differences occur, it is unclear whether this effect is due to intraobserver variability in pathological diagnosis or to a genuine difference between gene expression and histopathology...
  45. 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...
  46. ncbi request reprint Modern 5-year survival of resectable esophageal adenocarcinoma: single institution experience with 263 patients
    Giuseppe Portale
    Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 202:588-96; discussion 596-8. 2006
    ..Epidemiologic and clinical changes over the past decade indicate that these assumptions should be reevaluated. The aim of this study was to assess the modern outcomes of esophagectomy for adenocarcinoma...
  47. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of esophageal function for antireflux surgery
    Thomas J Watson
    Department of Surgery, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Box Surgery, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am 15:347-60. 2005
    ....
  48. pmc The mutagenic potential of duodenoesophageal reflux
    Jorg Theisen
    Department of Surgery, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technische Universitaet Muenchen, Munich, Germany
    Ann Surg 241:63-8. 2005
    ..Despite this link, little is known about the mutagenic potential of refluxed material on the esophageal mucosa. We hypothesize that the reflux of gastric and duodenal content causes mutations in esophageal mucosa in vivo...
  49. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic implantation of enteryx for treatment of GERD: 12-month results of a prospective, multicenter trial
    David A Johnson
    Division of Gastroenterology, Eastern Virginia School of Medicine, Norfolk, Virginia, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 98:1921-30. 2003
    ..This study aimed to assess the efficacy and safety of endoscopically implanting a nonresorbable biocompatible polymer (Enteryx) in the distal esophagus and proximal gastric cardia for the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)...
  50. ncbi request reprint Barrett's esophagus can and does regress after antireflux surgery: a study of prevalence and predictive features
    Richard R Gurski
    Department of Surgery, Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 196:706-12; discussion 712-3. 2003
    ..To investigate the factors leading to histologic regression of metaplastic and dysplastic Barrett's esophagus (BE)...
  51. pmc Barrett's esophagus: now what?
    Jeffrey H Peters
    Ann Surg 237:299-300. 2003
  52. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic, deep mural implantation of Enteryx for the treatment of GERD: 6-month follow-up of a multicenter trial
    David A Johnson
    Division of Gastroenterology, Eastern Virginia School of Medicine, Norfolk 23502, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 98:250-8. 2003
    ..This prospective, multicenter, single-arm study evaluated the safety and efficacy of the endoscopic implantation of Enteryx, a biocompatible, non-biodegradable liquid polymer for the treatment of GERD...
  53. ncbi request reprint Vascular endothelial growth factor and basic fibroblast growth factor expression in esophageal adenocarcinoma and Barrett esophagus
    Reginald V N Lord
    Department of Surgery and Cardiothoracic Surgery, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 125:246-53. 2003
    ....
  54. ncbi request reprint Cytokeratin and DAS-1 immunostaining reveal similarities among cardiac mucosa, CIM, and Barrett's esophagus
    Steven R Demeester
    Department of Cardiothoracic Surgery, The University of Southern California, Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 97:2514-23. 2002
    ..We hypothesized that the immunostaining patterns of these foregut tissues would provide insight into the nature and etiology of cardiac mucosa and CIM...
  55. 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...
  56. ncbi request reprint Controversies in the current therapy of carcinoma of the esophagus
    Dennis Blom
    Department of Surgery, Medical College of Wisconsin, Milwaukee 53226, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 195:241-50. 2002
  57. ncbi request reprint Physiologic mechanism and preoperative prediction of new-onset dysphagia after laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication
    Dennis Blom
    Division of Thoracic Foregut Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 9033, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 6:22-7; discussion 27-8. 2002
    ..Patients with a normal LES or high mean LES pressures are at increased risk for developing this complication and should be informed of this before laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication...
  58. ncbi request reprint Absence of gastroesophageal reflux disease in a majority of patients taking acid suppression medications after Nissen fundoplication
    Reginald V N Lord
    Department of Surgery, University of Southern California Keck School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 6:3-9; discussion 10. 2002
    ..Because of the limited predictive power of symptoms, objective evidence of reflux disease should be obtained before prescribing acid suppression medication for patients who have undergone antireflux surgery...
  59. ncbi request reprint The management of dysplastic Barrett's esophagus: where do we go from here?
    Jeffrey H Peters
    Ann Surg Oncol 9:215-6. 2002
  60. ncbi request reprint Experimental evidence for mutagenic potential of duodenogastric juice on Barrett's esophagus
    Joerg Theisen
    Chirurgische Klinik und Poliklinik, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technische Universitaet Muenchen, Ismaningerstrasse 22, 81675 Munich, Germany
    World J Surg 27:1018-20. 2003
    ..Future studies must be aimed at esophageal cell lines, cultured Barrett's tissue, and esophageal adenocarcinoma cell lines...
  61. ncbi request reprint Surgical management of hypertensive lower esophageal sphincter with dysphagia or chest pain
    Anand P Tamhankar
    Department of Surgery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 7:990-6; discussion 996. 2003
    ..A myotomy with partial fundoplication for isolated hypertensive LES relieves dysphagia and chest pain suggesting a primary sphincter dysfunction...
  62. ncbi request reprint The prognostic importance of immunohistochemically detected node metastases in resected esophageal adenocarcinoma
    Tara A Waterman
    Department of Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California 90033, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 78:1161-9; discussion 1161-9. 2004
    ..My colleagues and I hypothesized that the extent of nodal disease determined by both H&E and IHC examination would more accurately predict survival than either technique alone...
  63. ncbi request reprint Omeprazole does not reduce gastroesophageal reflux: new insights using multichannel intraluminal impedance technology
    Anand P Tamhankar
    Department of Surgery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 8:890-7; discussion 897-8. 2004
    ..These observations may explain the persistence of symptoms and emergence of mucosal injury white on proton pump inhibitor therapy...
  64. ncbi request reprint En bloc vs transhiatal esophagectomy for stage T3 N1 adenocarcinoma of the distal esophagus
    Jan Johansson
    Department of Surgery, Lund University Hospital, Lund, Sweden
    Arch Surg 139:627-31; discussion 631-3. 2004
    ..En bloc esophagectomy (EBE) provides improved survival over transhiatal esophagectomy (THE) in patients with similarly sized transmural tumors (T3) and lymph node metastases (N1)...
  65. 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...
  66. ncbi request reprint Preoperative lower esophageal sphincter pressure affects outcome of laparoscopic esophageal myotomy for achalasia
    Mustafa A Arain
    Department of Surgery, Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, 1510 San Pablo Street, Suite 514, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 8:328-34. 2004
    ..Ninety-four percent of patients are satisfied with their surgical myotomy for achalasia. By physician assessment dysphagia was resolved in 77% of patients. A high LES resting pressure before surgery predicted resolution of dysphagia...
  67. ncbi request reprint Quantitative, tissue-specific analysis of cyclooxygenase gene expression in the pathogenesis of Barrett's adenocarcinoma
    Hidekazu Kuramochi
    From the Department of Biochemistry and Molecular Biology, USC Norris Cancer Center, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 8:1007-16; discussion 1016-7. 2004
    ..These results confirm the important role of Cox-2 amplification in the pathogenesis of esophageal adenocarcinoma, but the unexpected down-regulation of Cox-1 raises questions about its role in carcinogenesis...
  68. ncbi request reprint Increased acid exposure in patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease influences cyclooxygenase-2 gene expression in the squamous epithelium of the lower esophagus
    Nahid Hamoui
    Department of Surgery, Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles 90033, USA
    Arch Surg 139:712-6; discussion 716-7. 2004
    ..PATIENTS, DESIGN, AND SETTING: Prospective analysis of 61 patients initially seen with reflux symptoms at a private academic hospital...
  69. ncbi request reprint Letter to the editors
    Jeffrey H Peters
    J Gastrointest Surg 12:400. 2008
  70. ncbi request reprint Surgical innovation and diseases of the foregut
    Jeffrey H Peters
    Surg Innov 11:219. 2004
  71. ncbi request reprint Prevalence and risk factors for ischemia, leak, and stricture of esophageal anastomosis: gastric pull-up versus colon interposition
    John W Briel
    Department of Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, 1510 San Pablo Street, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 198:536-41; discussion 541-2. 2004
    ..Reports of esophageal anastomotic complications often involve more gastric than colonic reconstructions and are incomplete because of fragmented followup by physicians unfamiliar with the surgical procedure...
  72. ncbi request reprint Excellent quality of life after Nissen fundoplication depends on successful elimination of reflux symptoms and not the invasiveness of the surgical approach
    Christopher G Streets
    Department of Surgery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
    Ann Thorac Surg 74:1019-24; discussion 1024-5. 2002
    ....
  73. ncbi request reprint Minimally invasive surgery for esophageal motility disorders
    Nagammapudur S Balaji
    Department of Surgery, University of Southern California, 1510 San Pablo Street, HCC 514, Los Angeles, CA 90033, USA
    Surg Clin North Am 82:763-82. 2002
    ..Endoscopic stapled diverticulotomy is a safe and effective procedure for Zenker's diverticulum and has potential advantages over the open approach...
  74. ncbi request reprint The pathogenesis of Barrett's esophagus: secondary bile acids upregulate intestinal differentiation factor CDX2 expression in esophageal cells
    Yingchuan Hu
    Department of Surgery, School of Medicine and Dentistry, University of Rochester, 601 Elmwood Ave, Rochester, New York 14642, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 11:827-34. 2007
    ....
  75. ncbi request reprint Gastrectomy as a remedial operation for failed fundoplication
    Valerie A Williams
    Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 11:29-35. 2007
    ..Gastrectomy is an acceptable treatment option for recurrent symptoms particularly when another attempt at fundoplication is ill advised, such as in the setting of multiple prior fundoplications or failed Collis gastroplasty...
  76. ncbi request reprint Esophageal function testing with combined multichannel intraluminal impedance and manometry: multicenter study in healthy volunteers
    Radu Tutuian
    Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 1:174-82. 2003
    ..Normative data for this method have not been published. The aim of this study was to establish normative data for combined MII-EM and to correlate liquid and viscous bolus transit by impedance with esophageal contractions by manometry...
  77. ncbi request reprint Molecular determinants in targeted therapy for esophageal adenocarcinoma
    Daniel Vallbohmer
    Department of Surgery, Keck School of Medicine, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, USA
    Arch Surg 141:476-81; discussion 481-2. 2006
    ..Cyclooxygenase 2 (COX-2), vascular endothelial growth factor (VEGF), and epidermal growth factor receptor (EGFR) are useful biological determinants in targeted therapy for esophageal adenocarcinoma...
  78. ncbi request reprint Development and validation of a comprehensive program of education and assessment of the basic fundamentals of laparoscopic surgery
    Jeffrey H Peters
    Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons, Los Angeles, Calif, USA
    Surgery 135:21-7. 2004
  79. ncbi request reprint Pathogenesis of Barrett esophagus: deoxycholic acid up-regulates goblet-specific gene MUC2 in concert with CDX2 in human esophageal cells
    Yingchuan Hu
    Department of Surgery, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, 601 Elmwood Avenue, Rochester, NY 14642, USA
    Arch Surg 142:540-4; discussion 544-5. 2007
    ..We investigated mucin 2 (MUC2) and CDX2 mRNA expression before and after treatment with deoxycholic acid in 4 human esophageal cell lines...