Michael J Stamos

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Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc The use of a compression device as an alternative to hand-sewn and stapled colorectal anastomoses: is three a crowd?
    Brian S Buchberg
    Department of Surgery, University of California Irvine Medical Center, 333 City Blvd West, Suite 700, Orange, CA 92868, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 15:304-10. 2011
  2. ncbi request reprint Stapled hemorrhoidectomy
    Michael J Stamos
    Department of Surgery, Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, University of California, Irvine School of Medicine, California 92868, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 10:627-8. 2006
  3. ncbi request reprint Management of early rectal T1 and T2 cancers
    Michael J Stamos
    Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of California at Irvine, Orange, CA 92868, USA
    Clin Cancer Res 13:6885s-9s. 2007
  4. doi request reprint Colonic volvulus in the United States: trends, outcomes, and predictors of mortality
    Wissam J Halabi
    Department of Surgery, University of California Irvine Medical Center, Orange, CA and Department of Statistics, University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA
    Ann Surg 259:293-301. 2014
  5. doi request reprint Outcomes of laparoscopic colorectal surgery: data from the Nationwide Inpatient Sample 2009
    Celeste Y Kang
    Department of Surgery, University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine, Irvine, CA, USA
    Am J Surg 204:952-7. 2012
  6. doi request reprint Strategic laparoscopic surgery for improved cosmesis in general and bariatric surgery: analysis of initial 127 cases
    Ninh T Nguyen
    Department of Surgery, University of California Irvine Medical Center, Orange, California 92868, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 22:355-61. 2012
  7. ncbi request reprint Colorectal surgery in kidney transplant recipients: a decade of trends and outcomes in the United States
    Wissam J Halabi
    Department of Surgery, University of California, Irvine School of Medicine, Irvine, California, USA
    Am Surg 79:1026-33. 2013
  8. ncbi request reprint Morbidity of diverting ileostomy for rectal cancer: analysis of the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program
    Mehraneh D Jafari
    Department of Surgery, University of California, Irvine School of Medicine, Orange, California, USA
    Am Surg 79:1034-9. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Predictive factors of in-hospital mortality in colon and rectal surgery
    Hossein Masoomi
    Department of Surgery, University of California, Irvine School of Medicine, Orange, CA 92868, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 215:255-61. 2012
  10. ncbi request reprint Epidural analgesia in laparoscopic colorectal surgery: a nationwide analysis of use and outcomes
    Wissam J Halabi
    Department of Surgery, Irvine School of Medicine, University of California, Irvine
    JAMA Surg 149:130-6. 2014

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Publications81

  1. pmc The use of a compression device as an alternative to hand-sewn and stapled colorectal anastomoses: is three a crowd?
    Brian S Buchberg
    Department of Surgery, University of California Irvine Medical Center, 333 City Blvd West, Suite 700, Orange, CA 92868, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 15:304-10. 2011
    ..The NiTi CAR™ 27 is a newer device that uses compression to create an anastomosis. An analysis of this device in the creation of colorectal anastomoses in humans has yet to be reported in the USA...
  2. ncbi request reprint Stapled hemorrhoidectomy
    Michael J Stamos
    Department of Surgery, Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, University of California, Irvine School of Medicine, California 92868, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 10:627-8. 2006
    ..Attention to the technical details of the operation will limit these deleterious outcomes, and allow stapled hemorrhoidectomy to maintain it's niche role in the treatment of symptomatic hemorrhoids...
  3. ncbi request reprint Management of early rectal T1 and T2 cancers
    Michael J Stamos
    Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of California at Irvine, Orange, CA 92868, USA
    Clin Cancer Res 13:6885s-9s. 2007
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Colonic volvulus in the United States: trends, outcomes, and predictors of mortality
    Wissam J Halabi
    Department of Surgery, University of California Irvine Medical Center, Orange, CA and Department of Statistics, University of California Irvine, Irvine, CA
    Ann Surg 259:293-301. 2014
    ..Most studies come from areas of high endemicity and are limited by small numbers. No studies have investigated trends, outcomes, and predictors of mortality at the national level...
  5. doi request reprint Outcomes of laparoscopic colorectal surgery: data from the Nationwide Inpatient Sample 2009
    Celeste Y Kang
    Department of Surgery, University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine, Irvine, CA, USA
    Am J Surg 204:952-7. 2012
    ..Specific International Classification of Diseases, Ninth Revision, codes for laparoscopic procedures introduced in 2008 allow a more accurate evaluation of laparoscopic colorectal surgery...
  6. doi request reprint Strategic laparoscopic surgery for improved cosmesis in general and bariatric surgery: analysis of initial 127 cases
    Ninh T Nguyen
    Department of Surgery, University of California Irvine Medical Center, Orange, California 92868, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 22:355-61. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to examine the feasibility and safety of SLIC for general and bariatric surgical operations. Additionally, we compared the outcomes of laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy with those performed by the SLIC technique...
  7. ncbi request reprint Colorectal surgery in kidney transplant recipients: a decade of trends and outcomes in the United States
    Wissam J Halabi
    Department of Surgery, University of California, Irvine School of Medicine, Irvine, California, USA
    Am Surg 79:1026-33. 2013
    ..KTRs undergoing CRS have unique characteristics that are different than the GP. They are at an increased risk of complications, especially acute renal failure. ..
  8. ncbi request reprint Morbidity of diverting ileostomy for rectal cancer: analysis of the American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program
    Mehraneh D Jafari
    Department of Surgery, University of California, Irvine School of Medicine, Orange, California, USA
    Am Surg 79:1034-9. 2013
    ..These findings emphasize the need for refinement of patient selection and close follow-up to limit morbidity. ..
  9. doi request reprint Predictive factors of in-hospital mortality in colon and rectal surgery
    Hossein Masoomi
    Department of Surgery, University of California, Irvine School of Medicine, Orange, CA 92868, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 215:255-61. 2012
    ..This study endeavors to identify the risk factors for mortality that are associated with colon and rectal surgery...
  10. ncbi request reprint Epidural analgesia in laparoscopic colorectal surgery: a nationwide analysis of use and outcomes
    Wissam J Halabi
    Department of Surgery, Irvine School of Medicine, University of California, Irvine
    JAMA Surg 149:130-6. 2014
    ..Controversy exists, however, regarding its cost-effectiveness and its effect on postoperative outcomes...
  11. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for anastomotic leakage after anterior resection for rectal cancer
    Celeste Y Kang
    Department of Surgery, University of California Irvine, Orange, CA 92868, USA
    JAMA Surg 148:65-71. 2013
    ..The risk factors for anastomotic leak (AL) after anterior resection have been evaluated in several studies and remain controversial as the findings are often inconsistent or inconclusive...
  12. doi request reprint Does laparoscopic appendectomy impart an advantage over open appendectomy in elderly patients?
    Hossein Masoomi
    Department of Surgery, University of California, Irvine Medical Center, 333 City Blvd West Suite 700, Orange, CA 92868, USA
    World J Surg 36:1534-9. 2012
    ..The data comparing laparoscopic (LA) with open appendectomy (OA) in elderly patients are minimal. We evaluated outcomes of LA versus OA in perforated and nonperforated appendicitis in elderly patients (aged ≥ 65 years)...
  13. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic colorectal surgery: a better look into the latest trends
    Celeste Y Kang
    Department of Surgery, University of California, Irvine School of Medicine, Irvine, CA, USA
    Arch Surg 147:724-31. 2012
    ..This study evaluates LCRS trends before and after the application of specific codes for LCRS...
  14. doi request reprint Comparison of laparoscopic versus open appendectomy for acute nonperforated and perforated appendicitis in the obese population
    Hossein Masoomi
    Department of Surgery, University of California, Irvine, Medical Center, Orange, CA 92868, USA
    Am J Surg 202:733-8; discussion 738-9. 2011
    ..Use of laparoscopic appendectomy (LA) has been increasing in obese patients. We evaluated the outcomes of LA compared with open appendectomy (OA) in obese patients...
  15. doi request reprint Ureteral injuries in colorectal surgery: an analysis of trends, outcomes, and risk factors over a 10-year period in the United States
    Wissam J Halabi
    1Department of Surgery, University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine, Irvine, California 2Department of Statistics, University of California, Irvine, Irvine, California
    Dis Colon Rectum 57:179-86. 2014
    ..Iatrogenic ureteral injuries during colorectal surgical procedures are rare. Little is known about their incidence, associated outcomes, and predisposing factors...
  16. doi request reprint A nationwide analysis of laparoscopy in high-risk colorectal surgery patients
    Celeste Y Kang
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, University of California, Irvine School of Medicine, 333 City Blvd West Suite 850, Orange, CA 92868, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 17:382-91. 2013
    ..Due to safety concerns, the use of laparoscopy in high-risk colorectal surgery patients has been limited. Small reports have demonstrated the benefit of laparoscopy in this population; however, large comparative studies are lacking...
  17. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of laparoscopic and open appendectomy for acute appendicitis in patients with acquired immunodeficiency syndrome
    Hossein Masoomi
    Department of Surgery, University of California, Irvine Medical Center, Orange, California 92868, USA
    Am Surg 77:1372-6. 2011
    ..In patients with AIDS, LA has a lower morbidity, lower mortality, and shorter LOS compared with OA. Laparoscopic appendectomy should be considered as a preferred operative option for acute appendicitis in patients with AIDS...
  18. doi request reprint Trends in diverticulitis management in the United States from 2002 to 2007
    Hossein Masoomi
    University of California, Irvine, Department of Surgery and Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, 333 City Blvd West, Ste 850, Orange, CA 92868, USA
    Arch Surg 146:400-6. 2011
    ..To demonstrate the recent trends of admission and surgical management for diverticulitis in the United States...
  19. doi request reprint A decade analysis of trends and outcomes of partial versus total esophagectomy in the United States
    Mehraneh D Jafari
    Department of Surgery, University of California, Irvine Medical Center, Orange and Department of Statistics, University of California Irvine, Irvine
    Ann Surg 258:450-8. 2013
    ..To examine the trends and outcomes of partial esophagectomy with an intrathoracic anastomosis compared with total esophagectomy with a cervical anastomosis...
  20. doi request reprint Compression anastomosis ring device in colorectal anastomosis: a review of 1,180 patients
    Hossein Masoomi
    Department of Surgery, Division of Colorectal Surgery, University of California, Irvine, 333 City Boulevard West, Suite 700, Orange, CA 92868, USA
    Am J Surg 205:447-51. 2013
    ..We evaluated the anastomotic leak rate after end-to-end anastomosis using the ColonRing device...
  21. doi request reprint Outcomes of right vs. left colectomy for colon cancer
    Hossein Masoomi
    Department of Surgery, University of California, Irvine Medical Center, Orange, CA 92868, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 15:2023-8. 2011
    ....
  22. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of right and left colectomy at academic centers
    Marcelo W Hinojosa
    Department of Surgery, University of California Irvine School of Medicine, Irvine, California, USA
    Am Surg 73:945-8. 2007
    ..In this analysis of academic centers, RC was associated with a lower length of stay, lower morbidity, and lower cost when compared with LC for benign and malignant disease...
  23. ncbi request reprint Surgical outcomes of hyperthermic intraperitoneal chemotherapy: analysis of the american college of surgeons national surgical quality improvement program
    Mehraneh D Jafari
    Department of Surgery, University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine, Orange
    JAMA Surg 149:170-5. 2014
    ..Available data investigating the outcomes of HIPEC are mostly limited to single-center studies. To date, there have been few large-scale studies investigating the postoperative outcomes of HIPEC...
  24. doi request reprint A nationwide analysis of the use and outcomes of epidural analgesia in open colorectal surgery
    Wissam J Halabi
    Department of Surgery, University of California, Irvine School of Medicine, Orange, CA, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 17:1130-7. 2013
    ..Epidural analgesia has demonstrated superiority over conventional analgesia in controlling pain following open colorectal resections. Controversy exists regarding cost-effectiveness and postoperative outcomes...
  25. doi request reprint The use of indocyanine green fluorescence to assess anastomotic perfusion during robotic assisted laparoscopic rectal surgery
    Mehraneh D Jafari
    Division of Colorectal Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of California, Irvine, 333 City Blvd West, Suite 850, Orange, CA 92868, USA
    Surg Endosc 27:3003-8. 2013
    ....
  26. doi request reprint Risk factors for acute respiratory failure in bariatric surgery: data from the Nationwide Inpatient Sample, 2006-2008
    Hossein Masoomi
    Department of Surgery, University of California, Irvine School of Medicine, Irvine, California, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 9:277-81. 2013
    ..We sought to identify predictors of ARF in patients who underwent bariatric surgery...
  27. doi request reprint Does primary anastomosis with diversion have any advantages over Hartmann's procedure in acute diverticulitis?
    Hossein Masoomi
    Department of Surgery, Division of Colorectal Surgery, University of California, Irvine, Medical Center, Orange, CA 92868, USA
    Dig Surg 29:315-20. 2012
    ..The optimal treatment for acute complicated diverticulitis is still a matter of debate. We evaluated outcomes of primary anastomosis with proximal diversion (PAD) versus Hartman's procedure (HP) in acute diverticulitis...
  28. doi request reprint Comparison of outcomes of laparoscopic versus open appendectomy in adults: data from the Nationwide Inpatient Sample (NIS), 2006-2008
    Hossein Masoomi
    Department of Surgery, University of California, Irvine, Medical Center, Orange, CA 92868, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 15:2226-31. 2011
    ..Although laparoscopic appendectomy (LA) is being performed with increased frequency, the utilization of laparoscopy in the management of acute appendicitis remains controversial, and it continues to be used selectively...
  29. doi request reprint Predictive factors of early bowel obstruction in colon and rectal surgery: data from the Nationwide Inpatient Sample, 2006-2008
    Hossein Masoomi
    Department of Surgery, University of California, Irvine School of Medicine, Irvine, CA, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 214:831-7. 2012
    ....
  30. doi request reprint Comparison of outcomes of laparoscopic versus open appendectomy in children: data from the Nationwide Inpatient Sample (NIS), 2006-2008
    Hossein Masoomi
    Department of Surgery, University of California, Irvine, Medical Center, 333 City Blvd West, Suite 700, Orange, CA 92868, USA
    World J Surg 36:573-8. 2012
    ..The purpose of the present study was to evaluate the outcomes of LA versus OA in perforated and nonperforated appendicitis in children...
  31. doi request reprint Incidence and risk factors of venous thromboembolism in colorectal surgery: does laparoscopy impart an advantage?
    Brian Buchberg
    University of California Irvine Medical Center, Orange, CA 92868, USA
    Arch Surg 146:739-43. 2011
    ..We aimed to compare the incidences and to highlight the risk factors of developing VTE after LC and OC surgery...
  32. doi request reprint Blood transfusions in colorectal cancer surgery: incidence, outcomes, and predictive factors: an American College of Surgeons National Surgical Quality Improvement Program analysis
    Wissam J Halabi
    Department of Surgery, University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine, 333 City Blvd West, Suite 700, Orange, CA 92868, USA
    Am J Surg 206:1024-32; discussion 1032-3. 2013
    ..Data analyzing the short-term outcomes and predictors of blood transfusions (BTs) in colorectal cancer (CRC) surgery are limited...
  33. ncbi request reprint Predictive risk factors of early postoperative enteric fistula in colon and rectal surgery
    Hossein Masoomi
    Department of Surgery, University of California, Irvine School of Medicine, Irvine, California, USA
    Am Surg 79:1058-63. 2013
    ..Laparoscopic surgery was associated with a lower rate of PEF; further studies would be needed to evaluate the importance of this finding. ..
  34. doi request reprint Minimally invasive esophagectomy with and without gastric ischemic conditioning
    Ninh T Nguyen
    Department of Surgery, University of California Irvine Medical Center, 333 City Bldg West, Suite 850, Orange, CA 92868, USA
    Surg Endosc 26:1637-41. 2012
    ..Preoperative gastric ischemic conditioning is a concept aimed at inducing an ischemic insult to the gastric fundus and cardia prior to esophagectomy, thus leading to improvement of gastric perfusion...
  35. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of laparoscopic versus open colectomy in elective surgery for diverticulitis
    Hossein Masoomi
    Department of Surgery, University of California Irvine Medical Center, 333 City Boulevard West, Suite 850, Orange, CA 92868, USA
    World J Surg 35:2143-8. 2011
    ..This study was undertaken to evaluate the difference in overall outcomes between elective open and laparoscopic surgery with or without anastomosis for diverticulitis...
  36. ncbi request reprint Utilization of laparoscopy in colorectal surgery for cancer at academic medical centers: does site of surgery affect rate of laparoscopy?
    Joseph C Carmichael
    Department of Surgery, University of California, Irvine School of Medicine, Irvine, California 92868, USA
    Am Surg 77:1300-4. 2011
    ..Further studies are needed to determine the factors limiting the use of laparoscopy in colorectal surgery...
  37. ncbi request reprint Overview of outcomes of laparoscopic and open Roux-en-Y gastric bypass in the United States
    Hossein Masoomi
    University of California Irvine, Orange, California, USA
    Surg Technol Int 22:72-6. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to compare surgical outcomes of LGBP versus open gastric bypass (OGBP) for the treatment of morbid obesity...
  38. doi request reprint Analysis of factors predictive of gastrointestinal tract leak in laparoscopic and open gastric bypass
    Hossein Masoomi
    Department of Surgery, University of California, Irvine Medical Center, Orange, CA 92868, USA
    Arch Surg 146:1048-51. 2011
    ..Patient characteristics and comorbidities, payer type, and operative technique (laparoscopic vs open) predict the risk of gastrointestinal (GI) tract leak in patients with morbid obesity undergoing gastric bypass...
  39. doi request reprint Predictive factors of splenic injury in colorectal surgery: data from the Nationwide Inpatient Sample, 2006-2008
    Hossein Masoomi
    Department of Surgery, University of California, Irvine Medical Center, 333 City Blvd W, Ste 700, Orange, CA 92868, USA
    Arch Surg 147:324-9. 2012
    ..To determine frequency of splenic injury and to evaluate predictive risk factors of splenic injury during colorectal surgery...
  40. ncbi request reprint Robotic-assisted extralevator abdominoperineal resection in the lithotomy position: technique and early outcomes
    Celeste Y Kang
    Department of Surgery, University of California, Irvine, School of Medicine, Irvine, California, USA
    Am Surg 78:1033-7. 2012
    ..Robotic-assisted E-APR performed in the lithotomy position is safe and feasible. Future studies are needed to define the benefits of this technique...
  41. ncbi request reprint Factors affecting the successful management of intra-abdominal abscesses with antibiotics and the need for percutaneous drainage
    Ravin R Kumar
    Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Box 25, 1000 West Carson Street, Torrance, California 90509, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 49:183-9. 2006
    ..This retrospective study evaluated the use of antibiotic therapy and percutaneous image-guided drainage in adult patients with intra-abdominal abscesses...
  42. doi request reprint No visible scar (NVIS) colectomy: a new approach to minimal access surgery to the colon
    Vicrumdeep S Tung
    University of California Irvine Medical Center, Orange, CA, USA
    Surg Innov 18:79-85. 2011
    ..This study describes NVIS and its ability to provide operative capacity and outcomes similar to other minimal access techniques, but with improved cosmesis and possibly decreased associated complications...
  43. ncbi request reprint Selective treatment of rectal cancer with single-stage coloanal or ultralow colorectal anastomosis does not adversely affect morbidity and mortality
    Allen P Kong
    Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, University of California, Irvine Medical Center, Irvine, CA, USA
    Int J Colorectal Dis 22:897-901. 2007
    ..Many surgeons opt to routinely create a diverting ostomy to reduce the extent of morbidity should an anastomotic leak occur. The intent of our study was to determine if our policy of selected diversion is safe...
  44. doi request reprint Clostridium difficile colitis in the United States: a decade of trends, outcomes, risk factors for colectomy, and mortality after colectomy
    Wissam J Halabi
    Department of Surgery, University of California, Irvine School of Medicine, Irvine, CA
    J Am Coll Surg 217:802-12. 2013
    ..Studies analyzing predictors for total colectomy and mortality after colectomy are limited by small numbers...
  45. doi request reprint Robotic-assisted colorectal surgery in the United States: a nationwide analysis of trends and outcomes
    Wissam J Halabi
    Department of Surgery, University of California Irvine, Irvine School of Medicine, 333 City Blvd West, Suite 850, Orange, CA, 92868, USA
    World J Surg 37:2782-90. 2013
    ..Moreover, there are no large studies evaluating the trends of RACS at the national level...
  46. ncbi request reprint Predictive factors of acute respiratory failure in esophagectomy for esophageal malignancy
    Hossein Masoomi
    Department of Surgery, University of California, Irvine, Medical Center, Orange, California 92868, USA
    Am Surg 78:1024-8. 2012
    ..Surgeons can use these factors to inform patients of potential risks and should consider these factors during surgical-decision making...
  47. doi request reprint Management of gastrointestinal leaks after minimally invasive esophagectomy: conventional treatments vs. endoscopic stenting
    Ninh T Nguyen
    Department of Surgery, University of California Irvine Medical Center, Orange, CA 92868, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 15:1952-60. 2011
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the impact of endoluminal stenting in the management of esophagogastric leak after esophagectomy...
  48. ncbi request reprint Is laparoscopic colon surgery appropriate in patients who have had previous abdominal surgery?
    Andrew Barleben
    Department of Surgery, University of California, Irvine, Orange, California 92868, USA
    Am Surg 75:1015-9. 2009
    ..Our experience shows that laparoscopic colorectal surgery in patients with prior intra-abdominal surgery can be completed with an acceptable conversion rate...
  49. ncbi request reprint Recent experience with abdominal perineal resection with vertical rectus abdominis myocutaneous flap reconstruction after preoperative pelvic radiation
    Marcelo W Hinojosa
    Department of Surgery, University of California, Irvine Medical Center, Orange, California 92868, USA
    Am Surg 75:995-9. 2009
    ..All VRAM flaps remained viable through follow-up. APR with VRAM flap reconstruction after preoperative pelvic radiation can be performed safely with limited wound complications and no mortality...
  50. doi request reprint Laparoscopic versus open repair of parastomal hernias: an ACS-NSQIP analysis of short-term outcomes
    Wissam J Halabi
    Department of Surgery, University of California Irvine, 333 City Blvd West Suite 850, Orange, CA, 92868, USA
    Surg Endosc 27:4067-72. 2013
    ..While a significant number of cases require operative management, data comparing short-term outcomes of laparoscopic versus open repair of parastomal hernias are limited...
  51. ncbi request reprint Predictive factors of acute renal failure in colon and rectal surgery
    Hossein Masoomi
    Department of Surgery, University of California, Irvine, Medical Center, Orange, California 92868, USA
    Am Surg 78:1019-23. 2012
    ..Chronic renal failure, emergent operation, total colectomy and age 65 years or older are potent independent predictors of ARF. In high-risk circumstances, specific care should be taken to prevent renal insults...
  52. pmc Population-based evaluation of adenosquamous carcinoma of the colon and rectum
    Hossein Masoomi
    Division of Colorectal Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of California Irvine, Medical Center, Orange, California, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 55:509-14. 2012
    ..Information about adenosquamous carcinoma of the colon and rectum is scarce because of its extremely low incidence...
  53. doi request reprint A single-port technique for laparoscopic extended stapled appendectomy
    Ninh T Nguyen
    Department of Surgery, University of California Irvine Medical Center, Orange, California 92868, USA
    Surg Innov 16:78-81. 2009
    ..Significant limitations to this surgical concept include lack of surgical expertise and appropriate flexible instrumentation. An alternative and competing technology to NOTES is single-incision laparoscopic surgery...
  54. pmc Mortality risk after preoperative versus postoperative chemotherapy and radiotherapy in lymph node-positive rectal cancer
    Tara E Seery
    Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, Irvine, CA, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 17:374-81. 2013
    ..We quantified mortality risks of persistent pathologic lymph nodes in lymph node-positive rectal cancer patients treated with preoperative versus postoperative chemoradiation...
  55. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for postoperative urinary tract infection and urinary retention in patients undergoing surgery for colorectal cancer
    Celeste Y Kang
    Department of Surgery, University of California, Irvine School of Medicine, Irvine, California, USA
    Am Surg 78:1100-4. 2012
    ..Knowledge of these specific risk factors for UTI and UR is needed to counsel patients and prevent these complications in this high-risk population...
  56. doi request reprint Predictive factors of mortality in bariatric surgery: data from the Nationwide Inpatient Sample
    Ninh T Nguyen
    Department of Surgery, University of California, Irvine Medical Center, Orange, CA, USA
    Surgery 150:347-51. 2011
    ..Understanding predictors of mortality in bariatric surgery enables surgeons to use these factors for analysis of risk-adjusted mortality and aids in the surgical decision making and informed consent process...
  57. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of safety of increased time interval between chemoradiation and resection for rectal cancer
    Cam Ly Tran
    Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, University of California, Irvine, Medical Center, 101 The City Drive South, Building 55, Suite 110, Irvine, CA, USA
    Am J Surg 192:873-7. 2006
    ..We observed in our practice that further delay after radiotherapy led to increased downsizing. We performed this retrospective analysis to evaluate the safety of this approach...
  58. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic surgery is associated with a lower incidence of venous thromboembolism compared with open surgery
    Ninh T Nguyen
    Department of Surgery, University of California, Irvine Medical Center, 333 City Building West, Suite 850, Orange, CA 92868, USA
    Ann Surg 246:1021-7. 2007
    ..Although laparoscopy now plays a major role in most general surgical procedures, little is known about the relative risk of venous thromboembolism (VTE) after laparoscopic compared with open procedures...
  59. pmc Role of primary tumor resection among chemotherapy-treated patients with synchronous stage IV colorectal cancer: a survival analysis
    Walter Y Tsang
    Chao Family Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, Irvine, CA, 92697, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 18:592-8. 2014
    ..This study analyzed the survival benefits associated with primary tumor resection among chemotherapy-treated stage IV colorectal cancer patients...
  60. ncbi request reprint A tale of two (anal fistula) plugs: is there a difference in short-term outcomes?
    Brian Buchberg
    University of California Irvine Medical Center, Orange, California, USA
    Am Surg 76:1150-3. 2010
    ..Patients should be cautioned regarding potentially high failure rates; however, longer follow-up and a larger patient population are needed to confirm significant differences in fistula plug efficacy...
  61. ncbi request reprint Comparison of laparoscopic vs open sigmoid colectomy for benign and malignant disease at academic medical centers
    Marcelo W Hinojosa
    Department of Surgery, University of California Irvine Medical Center, Orange, CA, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 11:1423-9; discussion 1429-30. 2007
    ..The shorter length of stay and wound infection rate maintain significance when comparing laparoscopic vs open sigmoid resections for malignant and benign disease...
  62. ncbi request reprint Diverticulitis: truly minimally invasive management
    Luis H Macias
    Department of Surgery, Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California 90509, USA
    Am Surg 70:932-5. 2004
    ..Our conservative approach to percutaneous and surgical intervention resulted in relatively low percutaneous drainage, a low operative rate, and a reasonable length of hospitalization and recurrence rate...
  63. ncbi request reprint Contemporary indications for and early outcomes of abdominoperineal resection
    Zuri A Murrell
    Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Torrance, California, USA
    Am Surg 71:837-40. 2005
    ..Despite the significant morbidity associated with this surgery, APR may provide beneficial treatment for select cases of low rectal cancer, end-stage inflammatory bowel disease, and anal malignancies...
  64. doi request reprint Outcomes of bariatric surgery performed at accredited vs nonaccredited centers
    Ninh T Nguyen
    Department of Surgery, University of California, Irvine Medical Center, Orange, CA 92868, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 215:467-74. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to analyze the perioperative outcomes of bariatric surgery performed at accredited vs nonaccredited centers...
  65. ncbi request reprint An assessment of the severity of recurrent appendicitis
    Matthew R Dixon
    Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA, USA
    Am J Surg 186:718-22; discussion 722. 2003
    ..This study examines the clinical characteristics of patients who developed recurrent appendicitis after previous nonoperative management of perforated appendicitis...
  66. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic enucleation or wedge resection of benign gastric pathology: analysis of 44 consecutive cases
    Ninh T Nguyen
    Department of Surgery, University of California, Irvine Medical Center, Orange, California 92868, USA
    Am Surg 77:1390-4. 2011
    ..3 years. The laparoscopic approaches to local resection of gastric tumors are safe and feasible. The type of minimally invasive surgical approaches should be tailored based on the location and size of the lesion...
  67. ncbi request reprint Retrocecal appendix location and perforation at presentation
    Gabriel Herscu
    University of California Irvine Medical Center, Orange, USA
    Am Surg 72:890-3. 2006
    ..Appendix location was not. In this study, we found no significant association between retrocecal appendix anatomy and perforation at presentation...
  68. ncbi request reprint Reconstruction of traumatic transposition of the penis and scrotum and associated complex open abdominoperineal pelvic deformity with free innervated tensor fascia latae osteomyocutaneous flap
    Eleonore Zetrenne
    Aesthetic and Plastic Surgery, Institute, University of California, Irvine, Orange 92868, USA
    Ann Plast Surg 54:657-61. 2005
    ....
  69. ncbi request reprint Postoperative ileus-related morbidity profile in patients treated with alvimopan after bowel resection
    Bruce G Wolff
    Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 204:609-16. 2007
    ..The effect of alvimopan on POI-related morbidity for patients who underwent bowel resection was evaluated in a post-hoc analysis...
  70. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic-assisted colectomy: technique and discussion
    Allen P Kong
    Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of California, Irvine, Orange, CA, USA
    Surg Technol Int 15:95-101. 2006
    ..The authors contend that laparoscopic colectomy is a suitable, and perhaps preferable, alternative to open procedures for benign or malignant colon disease, with acceptable long-term results...
  71. ncbi request reprint Palliative care for colorectal cancer
    Farin Amersi
    Department of Surgery, David Geffen UCLA School of Medicine, 10833 Le Conte Avenue, 72 215 CHS, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Surg Oncol Clin N Am 13:467-77. 2004
    ..Although resection has been the mainstay of palliative care, an individualized multidisciplinary approach, which may involve both surgical and nonsurgical modalities, is probably the best current option...
  72. ncbi request reprint Endorectal flap advancement repair is an effective treatment for selected patients with anorectal fistulas
    Matthew Dixon
    Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California, USA
    Am Surg 70:925-7. 2004
    ..Anal advancement flaps demonstrate a reasonable success rate when utilized in this group of patients with challenging anorectal fistulas...
  73. pmc Colonic Crohn's disease
    Steven Mills
    Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of California, Irvine, Orange, California
    Clin Colon Rectal Surg 20:309-13. 2007
    ..The operative choice and conduct depends upon the clinical presentation and intraoperative findings. The extent of resection is controversial, but segmental resection is appropriate in selected cases...
  74. ncbi request reprint Stapled hemorrhoidectomy: a review of our early experience
    Matthew R Dixon
    Department of Surgery, Division of Colorectal Surgery, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California, USA
    Am Surg 69:862-5. 2003
    ..Our findings indicate an acceptable complication rate among a group of surgeons beginning to integrate this modality into clinical practice...
  75. ncbi request reprint Carcinoembryonic antigen and albumin predict survival in patients with advanced colon and rectal cancer
    Matthew R Dixon
    Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Harbor University of California Los Angeles, USA
    Arch Surg 138:962-6. 2003
    ..Patients with stage IV colon or rectal cancer at initial diagnosis have characteristics that will predict subsequent survival time...
  76. ncbi request reprint Focus Group on Laparoscopic Colectomy Education as endorsed by the American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS) and the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES): guidelines for laparoscopic colectomy course
    James Fleshman
    Washington University, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Surg Endosc 20:1162-7. 2006
  77. ncbi request reprint Strategies for palliative care in advanced colorectal cancer
    Matthew R Dixon
    Department of General Surgery, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, CA, USA
    Dig Surg 21:344-51. 2004
    ....
  78. ncbi request reprint The role of carcinoembryonic antigen as a predictor of the need for preoperative computed tomography in colon cancer patients
    Alicia D Holt
    Division of Colorectal Surgery, Harbor UCLA Medical Center, Torrance, California 90509, USA
    Am Surg 72:897-901. 2006
    ..We recommend obtaining a preoperative CT scan on those patients with a CEA value twice that of normal or greater...
  79. ncbi request reprint New approaches to assessing and treating early-stage colon and rectal cancer: summary statement from 2007 Santa Monica Conference
    Lee S Rosen
    Premiere Oncology, Santa Monica, CA 90404, USA
    Clin Cancer Res 13:6853s-6s. 2007
    ....
  80. ncbi request reprint Reduction in adhesive small-bowel obstruction by Seprafilm adhesion barrier after intestinal resection
    Victor W Fazio
    Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, Ohio, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 49:1-11. 2006
    ..Although Seprafilm has been demonstrated to reduce adhesion formation, it is not known whether its usage would translate into a reduction in adhesive small-bowel obstruction...
  81. ncbi request reprint Focus Group on Laparoscopic Colectomy Education as endorsed by The American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS) and The Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES)
    James Fleshman
    Department of Colorectal Surgery, Washington University, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 49:945-9. 2006