J Esteban Varela

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Affiliation: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Outcomes of laparoscopic and open colectomy at academic centers
    J Esteban Varela
    Minimally Invasive Surgery, Surgical Service, Veterans Affairs North Texas Health Care System, Dallas, TX, USA
    Am J Surg 196:403-6. 2008
  2. doi request reprint Retroperitoneoscopic adrenalectomy for pheochromocytoma in a morbidly obese
    J Esteban Varela
    Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery, Surgical Service, VA North Texas Healthcare System, 4500 South Lancaster Road Ste 112, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    Obes Surg 19:1180-2. 2009
  3. doi request reprint Laparoscopic improves perioperative outcomes of antireflux surgery at US academic centers
    J Esteban Varela
    Surgical Service, Veterans Affairs North Texas Health Care System, 4500 South Lancaster Road 112, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    Am J Surg 196:989-93; discussion 993. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Laparoscopic fundoplication compared with laparoscopic gastric bypass in morbidly obese patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease
    J Esteban Varela
    Surgical Service, Veterans Affairs North Texas Health Care System, Dallas, Texas 75216, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 5:139-43. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Laparoscopic surgery significantly reduces surgical-site infections compared with open surgery
    J Esteban Varela
    Minimally Invasive Surgery, Veteran Affairs North Texas Healthcare System, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    Surg Endosc 24:270-6. 2010
  6. doi request reprint Laparoscopy should be the approach of choice for acute appendicitis in the morbidly obese
    J Esteban Varela
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, TX, USA
    Am J Surg 196:218-22. 2008
  7. doi request reprint Laparoscopic gastric ischemic conditioning prior to esophagogastrectomy: technique and review
    Esteban Varela
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    Surg Innov 15:132-5. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Polyester composite mesh for laparoscopic paraesophageal hernia repair
    Esteban Varela
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    Surg Innov 15:90-4. 2008
  9. doi request reprint Bariatric surgery outcomes in morbidly obese with the metabolic syndrome at US academic centers
    J Esteban Varela
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern, 4500 South Lancaster Road Ste 112, Dallas, TX, 75216, USA
    Obes Surg 18:1273-7. 2008
  10. doi request reprint Laparoscopic circular biomesh hiatoplasty during paraesophageal hernia repair
    J Esteban Varela
    Minimally Invasive Surgery, Veteran Affairs North Texas Health Care System, Dallas, Texas 75216, USA
    Surg Innov 16:124-8. 2009

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Publications27

  1. doi request reprint Outcomes of laparoscopic and open colectomy at academic centers
    J Esteban Varela
    Minimally Invasive Surgery, Surgical Service, Veterans Affairs North Texas Health Care System, Dallas, TX, USA
    Am J Surg 196:403-6. 2008
    ..Laparoscopic techniques have emerged as a suitable approach for colon resection. This study determined and compared the outcomes of patients undergoing laparoscopic or open colectomy at United States academic centers...
  2. doi request reprint Retroperitoneoscopic adrenalectomy for pheochromocytoma in a morbidly obese
    J Esteban Varela
    Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery, Surgical Service, VA North Texas Healthcare System, 4500 South Lancaster Road Ste 112, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    Obes Surg 19:1180-2. 2009
    ..It is known that laparoscopic techniques in the morbidly obese may be challenging; therefore, alternative approaches such as the retroperitoneoscopic may prove to be of value in the morbidly obese...
  3. doi request reprint Laparoscopic improves perioperative outcomes of antireflux surgery at US academic centers
    J Esteban Varela
    Surgical Service, Veterans Affairs North Texas Health Care System, 4500 South Lancaster Road 112, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    Am J Surg 196:989-93; discussion 993. 2008
    ..The in-hospital outcomes of laparoscopic and open antireflux procedures were analyzed and compared at US academic medical centers...
  4. doi request reprint Laparoscopic fundoplication compared with laparoscopic gastric bypass in morbidly obese patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease
    J Esteban Varela
    Surgical Service, Veterans Affairs North Texas Health Care System, Dallas, Texas 75216, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 5:139-43. 2009
    ..S. academic medical centers...
  5. doi request reprint Laparoscopic surgery significantly reduces surgical-site infections compared with open surgery
    J Esteban Varela
    Minimally Invasive Surgery, Veteran Affairs North Texas Healthcare System, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    Surg Endosc 24:270-6. 2010
    ..This study aimed to compare the incidence of SSI after laparoscopic and open surgery...
  6. doi request reprint Laparoscopy should be the approach of choice for acute appendicitis in the morbidly obese
    J Esteban Varela
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, TX, USA
    Am J Surg 196:218-22. 2008
    ..The current study compared the outcome of morbidly obese patients undergoing laparoscopic versus open appendectomy...
  7. doi request reprint Laparoscopic gastric ischemic conditioning prior to esophagogastrectomy: technique and review
    Esteban Varela
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    Surg Innov 15:132-5. 2008
    ..Our experience showed that preoperative ligation of left gastric vessels prior to esophagogastrectomy is technically feasible and safe and may decrease ischemic complications such as leaks and strictures...
  8. doi request reprint Polyester composite mesh for laparoscopic paraesophageal hernia repair
    Esteban Varela
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    Surg Innov 15:90-4. 2008
    ..The short-term outcomes of the use of the polyester composite mesh for paraesophageal hernia repair reinforcement appeared to be favorable and are encouraging...
  9. doi request reprint Bariatric surgery outcomes in morbidly obese with the metabolic syndrome at US academic centers
    J Esteban Varela
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern, 4500 South Lancaster Road Ste 112, Dallas, TX, 75216, USA
    Obes Surg 18:1273-7. 2008
    ..We assessed the in-hospital outcomes of bariatric surgery in morbidly obese patients with the metabolic syndrome in comparison to a control group without the metabolic syndrome...
  10. doi request reprint Laparoscopic circular biomesh hiatoplasty during paraesophageal hernia repair
    J Esteban Varela
    Minimally Invasive Surgery, Veteran Affairs North Texas Health Care System, Dallas, Texas 75216, USA
    Surg Innov 16:124-8. 2009
    ..The acellular dermal matrix mesh is very elastic and has excellent intracorporeal handling characteristics during hiatoplasty...
  11. ncbi request reprint Resolution of obstructive sleep apnea after laparoscopic gastric bypass
    J Esteban Varela
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Scool, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    Obes Surg 17:1279-82. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the clinical outcome of a cohort of morbidly obese patients with documented sleep apnea who underwent laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LRYGBP)...
  12. ncbi request reprint Perioperative outcomes of bariatric surgery in adolescents compared with adults at academic medical centers
    J Esteban Varela
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, Texas 75216, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 3:537-40; discussion 541-2. 2007
    ..To compare the perioperative outcomes of bariatric surgery between adolescent (12-18 years) and adult (>18 years) patients for the treatment of morbid obesity using an administrative database...
  13. doi request reprint Correlations between intra-abdominal pressure and obesity-related co-morbidities
    J Esteban Varela
    Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery, Veterans Affairs North Texas Healthcare System, 4500 South Lancaster Road, Suite 112, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 5:524-8. 2009
    ..Obesity is associated with chronic increases in intra-abdominal pressure (IAP). The aim of the present study was to examine the correlation between the IAP and the number of obesity-related co-morbidities...
  14. doi request reprint Single-site laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy: preclinical use of a novel multi-access port device
    J Esteban Varela
    Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery, Veterans Affairs North Texas Health Care System, Dallas, Texas 75216, USA
    Surg Innov 16:207-10. 2009
    ..Single-site laparoscopy (SSL) has emerged as an alternative technique for sleeve gastrectomy. The author describes the preclinical technique of SSL sleeve gastrectomy through a novel multichannel port device in the porcine model...
  15. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of bariatric surgery in the elderly
    J Esteban Varela
    Department of Surgery, University of California Irvine School of Medicine, USA
    Am Surg 72:865-9. 2006
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  16. doi request reprint National trends in use and outcome of laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding
    Marcelo W Hinojosa
    Department of Surgery, University of California, Irvine Medical Center, Orange, California 92868, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 5:150-5. 2009
    ..Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding is gaining popularity in the United States. Our objective was to examine the use and outcomes of laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding at academic medical centers...
  17. doi request reprint Resolution of systemic hypertension after laparoscopic gastric bypass
    Marcelo W Hinojosa
    Department of Surgery, University of California, Irvine Medical Center, Orange, CA 92868, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 13:793-7. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to characterize the clinical outcome of a cohort of patients with documented hypertension who underwent laparoscopic gastric bypass...
  18. doi request reprint Preoperative weight loss decreases the operative time of gastric bypass at a Veterans Administration hospital
    Sergio Huerta
    Department of Surgery, Dallas VA Medical Center, 4500 Lancaster Road, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    Obes Surg 18:508-12. 2008
    ..This study assessed whether preoperative weight loss resulted in favorable outcomes after open Roux-en Y gastric bypass (RYGB)...
  19. 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...
  20. ncbi request reprint Reduction in prescription medication costs after laparoscopic gastric bypass
    Ninh T Nguyen
    Department of Surgery, University of California Irvine School of Medicine, USA
    Am Surg 72:853-6. 2006
    ..Improvement of GERD, DM, HLP, and HTN occur as early as 1 month after laparoscopic gastric bypass results in substantial monthly medication cost savings...
  21. pmc Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy versus laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding for the treatment severe obesity in high risk patients
    J Esteban Varela
    Department of Surgery, Washington University, St Louis, MO, USA
    JSLS 15:486-91. 2011
    ..We analyze and compare the clinical and weight loss outcomes of LSG versus LAGB for the treatment of severe obesity in high-risk patients...
  22. ncbi request reprint Comparison of laparoscopic and open gastrectomy for gastric cancer
    J Esteban Varela
    Department of Surgery, University of California, Irvine Medical Center, Orange, CA 92868, USA
    Am J Surg 192:837-42. 2006
    ..The aim of the current study was to compare the operative outcomes and adequacy of resection of laparoscopic gastrectomy compared to open gastrectomy for gastric cancer...
  23. doi request reprint Barrett's esophagus: a late complication of laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding
    J Esteban Varela
    Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery, Washington University, 660 South Euclid, Box 8109, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Obes Surg 20:244-6. 2010
    ..We present a case of Barrett's esophagus as a result of laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding placement due to a chronically and highly restrictive gastric band in a former morbidly obese patient...
  24. doi request reprint Video. Modified single-incision laparoscopic adjustable gastric band
    Daniel J Scott
    Southwestern Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75390 9156, USA
    Surg Endosc 24:2314-5. 2010
    ..This video describes a modified single-incision laparoscopic approach for adjustable gastric band placement...
  25. doi request reprint Perioperative outcomes of laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding in mildly obese (BMI < 35 kg/m2) compared to severely obese
    J Esteban Varela
    Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine in St Louis, 660 South Euclid Avenue, Box 8109, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Obes Surg 21:421-5. 2011
    ..The perioperative outcomes and hospital resource utilization are comparable between BMI groups. Lower BMI is associated with lower operative times and blood loss...
  26. ncbi request reprint The risk of death for Jehovah's Witnesses after major trauma
    J Esteban Varela
    Department of Surgery, University of Miami School of Medicine, Florida, USA
    J Trauma 54:967-72. 2003
    ..Trauma surgeons are faced with life-threatening blood loss in patients such as Jehovah's Witnesses. We assessed and compared the risks of death after major trauma for Jehovah's Witnesses and other religious groups...
  27. 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...