B K Poulose

Summary

Affiliation: Vanderbilt University
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Fundamentals of Endoscopic Surgery cognitive examination: development and validity evidence
    Benjamin K Poulose
    Department of Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, D 5203 MCN, VUMC, 1161 Medical Center Drive, Nashville, TN, 37232, USA
    Surg Endosc 28:631-8. 2014
  2. ncbi request reprint The chosen few: disproportionate resource use in ventral hernia repair
    Benjamin K Poulose
    Department of Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
    Am Surg 79:815-8. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Disease-based mortality after percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy: utility of the enterprise data warehouse
    Benjamin K Poulose
    Department of Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, D 5203 MCN, VUMC, 1161 Medical Center Drive, Nashville, TN, 37232, USA
    Surg Endosc 27:4119-23. 2013
  4. doi request reprint Epidemiology and cost of ventral hernia repair: making the case for hernia research
    B K Poulose
    Department of Surgery, VUMC, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Hernia 16:179-83. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Inpatient mortality analysis of paraesophageal hernia repair in octogenarians
    Benjamin K Poulose
    Department of Surgery, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Lakeside 7010, Mailstop 5047, 11100 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 12:1888-92. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Optimizing choledocholithiasis management: a cost-effectiveness analysis
    Benjamin K Poulose
    Section of Surgical Sciences, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, 1161 21st Avenue, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Arch Surg 142:43-8; discussion 49. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint National analysis of in-hospital resource utilization in choledocholithiasis management using propensity scores
    B K Poulose
    Section of Surgical Sciences, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, A 1124 Medical Center North, 1161 21st Avenue, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Surg Endosc 20:186-90. 2006
  8. doi request reprint Choledocholithiasis management in rural America: health disparity or health opportunity?
    Benjamin K Poulose
    Department of Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
    J Surg Res 170:214-9. 2011
  9. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for post-operative mortality in bariatric surgery
    Benjamin K Poulose
    Division of General Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
    J Surg Res 127:1-7. 2005
  10. pmc Resident work hour limits and patient safety
    Benjamin K Poulose
    Section of Surgical Sciences, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Ann Surg 241:847-56; discussion 856-60. 2005

Detail Information

Publications26

  1. doi request reprint Fundamentals of Endoscopic Surgery cognitive examination: development and validity evidence
    Benjamin K Poulose
    Department of Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, D 5203 MCN, VUMC, 1161 Medical Center Drive, Nashville, TN, 37232, USA
    Surg Endosc 28:631-8. 2014
    ..This report describes the validity evidence in the development of the FES cognitive examination...
  2. ncbi request reprint The chosen few: disproportionate resource use in ventral hernia repair
    Benjamin K Poulose
    Department of Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
    Am Surg 79:815-8. 2013
    ..1 to 1.3). For inpatient VHR, a remarkably small proportion of patients use disproportionately high hospital resources. The identified risk factors can help surgeons predict patients who are likely to consume large amounts of resources. ..
  3. ncbi request reprint Disease-based mortality after percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy: utility of the enterprise data warehouse
    Benjamin K Poulose
    Department of Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, D 5203 MCN, VUMC, 1161 Medical Center Drive, Nashville, TN, 37232, USA
    Surg Endosc 27:4119-23. 2013
    ..On the basis of this concept, we developed the Vanderbilt Procedural Outcomes Database (VPOD) and analyzed these data for evaluation of post-PEG mortality over time...
  4. doi request reprint Epidemiology and cost of ventral hernia repair: making the case for hernia research
    B K Poulose
    Department of Surgery, VUMC, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Hernia 16:179-83. 2012
    ..We analyzed national trends for VHR performance and associated costs to demonstrate potential savings resulting from an improvement in outcomes...
  5. ncbi request reprint Inpatient mortality analysis of paraesophageal hernia repair in octogenarians
    Benjamin K Poulose
    Department of Surgery, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Lakeside 7010, Mailstop 5047, 11100 Euclid Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 12:1888-92. 2008
    ..Paraesophageal hernia repair is often performed in an elderly population. Few studies have evaluated perioperative mortality in this group. We identified predictors of inpatient mortality using a nationally representative sample...
  6. ncbi request reprint Optimizing choledocholithiasis management: a cost-effectiveness analysis
    Benjamin K Poulose
    Section of Surgical Sciences, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, 1161 21st Avenue, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Arch Surg 142:43-8; discussion 49. 2007
    ....
  7. ncbi request reprint National analysis of in-hospital resource utilization in choledocholithiasis management using propensity scores
    B K Poulose
    Section of Surgical Sciences, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, A 1124 Medical Center North, 1161 21st Avenue, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Surg Endosc 20:186-90. 2006
    ..The power of this method lies in balancing groups on variables by PS, resulting in 90% bias reduction and improved inferential validity compared to traditional analytic techniques...
  8. doi request reprint Choledocholithiasis management in rural America: health disparity or health opportunity?
    Benjamin K Poulose
    Department of Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
    J Surg Res 170:214-9. 2011
    ..Choledocholithiasis (CDL) management is dictated by local expertise, individual training, and availability of appropriate staff. This study evaluates the management of CDL between urban and rural communities...
  9. ncbi request reprint Risk factors for post-operative mortality in bariatric surgery
    Benjamin K Poulose
    Division of General Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
    J Surg Res 127:1-7. 2005
    ..The objective of this study was to identify risk factors for increased post-operative mortality in patients undergoing BaS using a nationally representative sample...
  10. pmc Resident work hour limits and patient safety
    Benjamin K Poulose
    Section of Surgical Sciences, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Ann Surg 241:847-56; discussion 856-60. 2005
    ..This study evaluates the effect of resident physician work hour limits on surgical patient safety...
  11. ncbi request reprint Physiologic properties of small intestine submucosa
    Benjamin K Poulose
    Division of General Surgery, Section of Surgical Sciences, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    J Surg Res 123:262-7. 2005
    ..Porcine small intestine submucosa (SiS) has been introduced as a bioprosthesis in herniorrhaphy. This study evaluates in vivo properties of SiS that would affect clinical use...
  12. doi request reprint Endoscopic full-thickness resection of gastric tumors using a novel grasp-and-snare technique: feasibility in ex vivo and in vivo porcine models
    B J Elmunzer
    Department of Surgery, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Cleveland, OH, USA
    Endoscopy 40:931-5. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the feasibility of a grasp-and-snare EFTR technique using a novel tissue-lifting device that provides more secure tissue anchoring and manipulation...
  13. ncbi request reprint Mechanical abrasion improves early incorporation of small intestinal submucosa
    Thomas P Rauth
    Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 2577, USA
    Am Surg 73:647-51; discussion 651. 2007
    ..Long-term studies and histologic analysis are needed to validate this method as a means for improving early incorporation of SiS...
  14. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic adrenalectomy: 100 resections with clinical long-term follow-up
    B K Poulose
    Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, D 5203 Medical Center North, 1161 21st Avenue, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Surg Endosc 19:379-85. 2005
    ..The operative results of 100 laparoscopic adrenal resections in 94 patients and the subsequent impact on postoperative antihypertensive therapy are presented...
  15. ncbi request reprint A comparative analysis of expanded polytetrafluoroethylene and small intestinal submucosa--implications for patch repair in ventral herniorrhaphy
    Thomas P Rauth
    Department of Surgery, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee 37232 2577, USA
    J Surg Res 143:43-9. 2007
    ..L. Gore and Associates, Flagstaff, AZ)...
  16. ncbi request reprint Inpatient mortality and length of stay comparison of percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy and percutaneous endoscopic gastrojejunostomy
    Stephen J Poteet
    Department of Surgical Sciences, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 20:587-90. 2010
    ..No recent population-based study has compared inpatient mortality or length of stay between patients who undergo PEG or PEGJ placement during their hospitalization...
  17. doi request reprint Facilitating gastrotomy closure during natural-orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery using tissue anchors
    J A Trunzo
    Department of Surgery, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA
    Endoscopy 41:487-92. 2009
    ..We describe a novel method for gastrotomy closure using endoscopic tissue anchors...
  18. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication with carbon dioxide pneumoperitoneum preserves cell-mediated immunity in an immature animal model
    M Mendoza-Sagaon
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins University, School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 36:1564-8. 2001
    ..In addition, the type of gas used during laparoscopy also may modulate this transient immunosuppression...
  19. doi request reprint Peritoneal inflammatory response of natural orifice translumenal endoscopic surgery (NOTES) versus laparoscopy with carbon dioxide and air pneumoperitoneum
    Joseph A Trunzo
    Department of Surgery, University Hospitals Case Medical Center, Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine, 11100 Euclid Avenue, Lakeside Building 7th Floor, Cleveland, OH 44106, USA
    Surg Endosc 24:1727-36. 2010
    ..The local peritoneal reaction and immunomodulatory influence of pneumoperitoneum agents in NOTES also are not known and may play an important role in altering the physiologic insult induced by NOTES...
  20. ncbi request reprint National analysis of adverse patient safety for events in bariatric surgery
    Benjamin K Poulose
    Department of Surgery, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, Tennessee 37232, USA
    Am Surg 71:406-13. 2005
    ..Further, risk factors associated with adverse events varied by gender, age, insurance status, and comorbidity. Evaluation of these higher risk BaS groups is needed to improve patient safety...
  21. ncbi request reprint National variations in morbid obesity and bariatric surgery use
    Benjamin K Poulose
    Department of Surgery, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 201:77-84. 2005
    ..Exploring bariatric surgery use provides data on effective treatment allocation. This study analyzed national rates of bariatric surgery use and the burden of morbid obesity by gender, census region, and age...
  22. ncbi request reprint New tools for laparoscopic division of the pancreas: a comparative animal study
    Eric J Hanly
    Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, USA
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 14:53-60. 2004
    ..Fewer adhesions to the pancreatic stump were found in the ultrasonic scalpel groups as compared with the stapler groups. Ultrasonic dissection may be the superior means oflaparoscopic transection of the pancreas...
  23. doi request reprint Transgastric natural-orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery peritoneoscopy in humans: a pilot study in efficacy and gastrotomy site selection by using a hybrid technique
    Mehrdad Nikfarjam
    Department of Surgery, University Hospitals, Case Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio 44106, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 72:279-83. 2010
    ..The efficacy and optimal transgastric site for NOTES access in humans, however, has not been determined...
  24. ncbi request reprint Cervical spine evaluation in urban trauma centers: lowering institutional costs and complications through helical CT scan
    Eric L Grogan
    Departments of Surgery, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 200:160-5. 2005
    ..We hypothesize that institutional costs associated with missed injuries make helical CT scan the least costly approach...
  25. ncbi request reprint Model for end-stage liver disease: did the new liver allocation policy affect waiting list mortality?
    Mary T Austin
    Department of Surgery, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, Nashville, Tennessee, USA
    Arch Surg 142:1079-85. 2007
    ..To examine the impact of the Model for End-stage Liver Disease (MELD) on waiting list mortality...
  26. doi request reprint NOTES: of caution
    Jeffrey L Ponsky
    Surg Endosc 22:1561-2. 2008