Vivek N Prachand

Summary

Affiliation: University of Chicago
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Duodenal switch provides superior weight loss in the super-obese (BMI > or =50 kg/m2) compared with gastric bypass
    Vivek N Prachand
    University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Ann Surg 244:611-9. 2006
  2. pmc Gastroesophageal reflux disease and severe obesity: Fundoplication or bariatric surgery?
    Vivek N Prachand
    Center for the Surgical Treatment of Obesity, Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60637, United States
    World J Gastroenterol 16:3757-61. 2010
  3. doi request reprint The evolution of minimally invasive bariatric surgery
    Vivek N Prachand
    Center for the Surgical Treatment of Obesity, Section of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    World J Surg 35:1464-8. 2011
  4. doi request reprint Duodenal switch provides superior resolution of metabolic comorbidities independent of weight loss in the super-obese (BMI > or = 50 kg/m2) compared with gastric bypass
    Vivek N Prachand
    Section of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Medical Center, 5841 S Maryland Ave MC 5036, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 14:211-20. 2010
  5. doi request reprint Predictors of unsuccessful laparoscopic resection of gastric submucosal neoplasms
    Sabha Ganai
    Department of Surgery, The University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 17:244-55; discussion 255-6. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Vitamin D deficiency in preoperative bariatric surgery patients
    Kelly Gemmel
    Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 5:54-9. 2009
  7. pmc Reverse NOTES: a Hybrid Technique of Laparoscopic and Endoscopic Retrieval of an Ingested Foreign Body
    Cindy Wu
    Department of General Surgery, University of Chicago Hospitals, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    JSLS 12:395-8. 2008

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Publications7

  1. pmc Duodenal switch provides superior weight loss in the super-obese (BMI > or =50 kg/m2) compared with gastric bypass
    Vivek N Prachand
    University of Chicago, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Ann Surg 244:611-9. 2006
    ..Here we report the first large single institution series directly comparing weight-loss outcomes in super-obese patients following biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch (DS) and Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass (RYGB)...
  2. pmc Gastroesophageal reflux disease and severe obesity: Fundoplication or bariatric surgery?
    Vivek N Prachand
    Center for the Surgical Treatment of Obesity, Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60637, United States
    World J Gastroenterol 16:3757-61. 2010
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  3. doi request reprint The evolution of minimally invasive bariatric surgery
    Vivek N Prachand
    Center for the Surgical Treatment of Obesity, Section of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    World J Surg 35:1464-8. 2011
    ..This article reviews the evolution of laparoscopic bariatric surgery over the last 20 years. The results of the most common procedures are analyzed and current and future trends described...
  4. doi request reprint Duodenal switch provides superior resolution of metabolic comorbidities independent of weight loss in the super-obese (BMI > or = 50 kg/m2) compared with gastric bypass
    Vivek N Prachand
    Section of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Medical Center, 5841 S Maryland Ave MC 5036, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 14:211-20. 2010
    ..We now report follow-up comparison of comorbidity resolution and correlation with weight loss...
  5. doi request reprint Predictors of unsuccessful laparoscopic resection of gastric submucosal neoplasms
    Sabha Ganai
    Department of Surgery, The University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 17:244-55; discussion 255-6. 2013
    ..Concern exists for technical feasibility related to tumor size and location, as well as oncologic outcome...
  6. doi request reprint Vitamin D deficiency in preoperative bariatric surgery patients
    Kelly Gemmel
    Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 5:54-9. 2009
    ..We hypothesized that it is necessary to screen for vitamin D deficiency preoperatively and conducted a study to identify the patterns of vitamin D deficiency among prospective bariatric surgery patients...
  7. pmc Reverse NOTES: a Hybrid Technique of Laparoscopic and Endoscopic Retrieval of an Ingested Foreign Body
    Cindy Wu
    Department of General Surgery, University of Chicago Hospitals, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    JSLS 12:395-8. 2008
    ..We report a novel technique of foreign body removal that utilizes the concept of natural orifice surgery by combining both laparoscopic and endoscopic techniques...