L Michael Brunt

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Affiliation: Washington University School of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Comparison of laparoscopic skills performance between single-site access (SSA) devices and an independent-port SSA approach
    Matthew R Schill
    Department of Surgery and Institute for Minimally Invasive Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 S Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8109, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Surg Endosc 26:714-21. 2012
  2. ncbi request reprint Minimal access adrenal surgery
    L M Brunt
    Department of Surgery, Institute for Minimally Invasive Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, Campus Box 8109, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Surg Endosc 20:351-61. 2006
  3. doi request reprint Accelerated skills preparation and assessment for senior medical students entering surgical internship
    L Michael Brunt
    Department of Surgery, Institute for Minimally Invasive Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 206:897-904; discussion 904-7. 2008
  4. doi request reprint Risk factors affecting operative approach, conversion, and morbidity for adrenalectomy: a single-institution series of 402 patients
    James G Bittner
    Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 S Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8109, St Louis, MO 63111, USA
    Surg Endosc 27:2342-50. 2013
  5. pmc Multiple rapid swallow responses during esophageal high-resolution manometry reflect esophageal body peristaltic reserve
    Anisa Shaker
    Division of Gastroenterology, and the Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 108:1706-12. 2013
  6. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of laparoscopic paraesophageal hernia repair in elderly and high-risk patients
    Noopur Gangopadhyay
    Department of Surgery and Institute for Minimally Invasive Surgery Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    Surgery 140:491-8; discussion 498-9. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Pooled data analysis of laparoscopic vs. open ventral hernia repair: 14 years of patient data accrual
    Richard A Pierce
    Department of Surgery and Institute for Minimally Invasive Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    Surg Endosc 21:378-86. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Laparoscopic Dor versus Toupet fundoplication following Heller myotomy for achalasia: results of a multicenter, prospective, randomized-controlled trial
    Arthur Rawlings
    Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 S Euclid Ave, Box 8109, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Surg Endosc 26:18-26. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Clinical outcomes of atypical extra-esophageal reflux symptoms following laparoscopic antireflux surgery
    Shaun R Brown
    Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 South Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8109, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Surg Endosc 25:3852-8. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of resection of extra-adrenal pheochromocytomas/paragangliomas in the laparoscopic era: a comparison with adrenal pheochromocytoma
    Trudie A Goers
    Department of Surgery, Institute for Minimally Invasive Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 S Euclid Ave, Box 8109, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Surg Endosc 27:428-33. 2013

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Publications56

  1. doi request reprint Comparison of laparoscopic skills performance between single-site access (SSA) devices and an independent-port SSA approach
    Matthew R Schill
    Department of Surgery and Institute for Minimally Invasive Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 S Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8109, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Surg Endosc 26:714-21. 2012
    ..This study compared the performance of validated laparoscopic tasks on four commercially available single-site-access (SSA) devices with the performance of those tasks on an independent-port (IP) SSA setup...
  2. ncbi request reprint Minimal access adrenal surgery
    L M Brunt
    Department of Surgery, Institute for Minimally Invasive Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, Campus Box 8109, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Surg Endosc 20:351-61. 2006
    ..The article concludes with a discussion of the indications and technique for partial adrenalectomy...
  3. doi request reprint Accelerated skills preparation and assessment for senior medical students entering surgical internship
    L Michael Brunt
    Department of Surgery, Institute for Minimally Invasive Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 206:897-904; discussion 904-7. 2008
    ..Skills training plays an increasing role in residency training. Few medical schools have skills courses for senior students entering surgical residency...
  4. doi request reprint Risk factors affecting operative approach, conversion, and morbidity for adrenalectomy: a single-institution series of 402 patients
    James G Bittner
    Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 S Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8109, St Louis, MO 63111, USA
    Surg Endosc 27:2342-50. 2013
    ..This study aimed to investigate variables that are important in selecting patients for OA, predict risk of conversion from laparoscopic adrenalectomy (LA), and impact 30-day outcomes of OA and LA...
  5. pmc Multiple rapid swallow responses during esophageal high-resolution manometry reflect esophageal body peristaltic reserve
    Anisa Shaker
    Division of Gastroenterology, and the Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 108:1706-12. 2013
    ..We hypothesized that suboptimal contraction response following multiple rapid swallows (MRS) could be associated with chronic transit symptoms following antireflux surgery...
  6. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of laparoscopic paraesophageal hernia repair in elderly and high-risk patients
    Noopur Gangopadhyay
    Department of Surgery and Institute for Minimally Invasive Surgery Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    Surgery 140:491-8; discussion 498-9. 2006
    ..This study examines the impact of age and comorbidities on complications and outcomes of laparoscopic (Lap) paraesophageal hernia (PEH) repair...
  7. ncbi request reprint Pooled data analysis of laparoscopic vs. open ventral hernia repair: 14 years of patient data accrual
    Richard A Pierce
    Department of Surgery and Institute for Minimally Invasive Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    Surg Endosc 21:378-86. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to analyze the published perioperative results and outcomes of laparoscopic (LVHR) and open (OVHR) ventral hernia repair focusing on complications and hernia recurrences...
  8. doi request reprint Laparoscopic Dor versus Toupet fundoplication following Heller myotomy for achalasia: results of a multicenter, prospective, randomized-controlled trial
    Arthur Rawlings
    Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 S Euclid Ave, Box 8109, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Surg Endosc 26:18-26. 2012
    ..We prospectively compared anterior fundoplication (Dor) with partial posterior fundoplication (Toupet) in patients undergoing laparoscopic Heller myotomy...
  9. doi request reprint Clinical outcomes of atypical extra-esophageal reflux symptoms following laparoscopic antireflux surgery
    Shaun R Brown
    Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 South Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8109, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Surg Endosc 25:3852-8. 2011
    ..The purpose of this study is to critically analyze the clinical outcomes of atypical symptoms in patients undergoing LARS...
  10. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of resection of extra-adrenal pheochromocytomas/paragangliomas in the laparoscopic era: a comparison with adrenal pheochromocytoma
    Trudie A Goers
    Department of Surgery, Institute for Minimally Invasive Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 S Euclid Ave, Box 8109, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Surg Endosc 27:428-33. 2013
    ..Laparoscopic adrenalectomy (LA) is the standard for removal of adrenal pheochromocytomas (pheos), but laparoscopic (LAP) resection of paragangliomas (PGs) is controversial. This study analyzes our results of resection of PGs in the LAP era...
  11. doi request reprint Prospective evaluation of adhesion characteristics to intraperitoneal mesh and adhesiolysis-related complications during laparoscopic re-exploration after prior ventral hernia repair
    Eric D Jenkins
    Department of Surgery, Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 South Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8109, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Surg Endosc 24:3002-7. 2010
    ....
  12. pmc Collagen type I:III ratio of the gastroesophageal junction in patients with paraesophageal hernias
    Shaun R Brown
    Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 South Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8109, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Surg Endosc 25:1390-4. 2011
    ....
  13. ncbi request reprint Efficacy of laparoscopic antireflux surgery in patients with Barrett's esophagus
    Ketan M Desai
    Department of Surgery and Institute for Minimally Invasive Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Am J Surg 186:652-9. 2003
    ..This study compared clinical outcomes after LARS in patients with and without BE...
  14. doi request reprint Laparoscopic gastric resection for gastrointestinal stromal tumors
    Jennifer A Sexton
    Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 S Euclid Ave, Campus Box 8109, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Surg Endosc 22:2583-7. 2008
    ..This study aimed to review clinical outcomes for patients selected to undergo laparoscopic resection for gastrointestinal stromal tumor (GIST) of the stomach...
  15. doi request reprint Best resident poster award: evaluation of anastomotic techniques for laparoscopic resection of isolated small intestine pathology
    Shaun R Brown
    Department of Surgery, William Beaumont Army Medical Center, El Paso, TX, USA
    Am J Surg 200:851-5. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare perioperative outcomes for intracorporeal versus extracorporeal anastomotic techniques for isolated laparoscopic small-intestine resection...
  16. ncbi request reprint Ultrasound facilitates minimally invasive parathyroidectomy in patients lacking definitive localization from preoperative sestamibi scan
    Matthew L Davis
    Department of Surgery, Scott and White Memorial Hospital and the Scott, Sherwood and Brindley Foundation, Texas A and M University System Health Science Center College of Medicine, 2401 S 31st St, Temple, TX 76508, USA
    Am J Surg 194:785-90; discussion 790-1. 2007
    ..However, 12% to 15% of these studies are equivocal or negative. Ultrasound may also be used to identify patients suitable for a minimally invasive parathyroidectomy...
  17. ncbi request reprint Needle biopsy of incidentally discovered adrenal masses is rarely informative and potentially hazardous
    Frank J Quayle
    Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis Missouri 63110, USA
    Surgery 142:497-502; discussion 502-4. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to review the value of FNA biopsy of adrenal masses in patients referred to a large university endocrine surgical practice...
  18. doi request reprint Incidence of residual choledocholithiasis detected by intraoperative cholangiography at the time of laparoscopic cholecystectomy in patients having undergone preoperative ERCP
    Richard A Pierce
    Department of Surgery and Institute for Minimally Invasive Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 South Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8109, Saint Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Surg Endosc 22:2365-72. 2008
    ....
  19. doi request reprint Clinical utility of routine barium esophagram after laparoscopic anterior esophageal myotomy for achalasia
    Lora Melman
    Department of Surgery, Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Surg Endosc 23:606-10. 2009
    ..This study aimed to evaluate the clinical utility of routine barium esophagram after laparoscopic anterior esophageal myotomy for achalasia...
  20. doi request reprint Primary and overall success rates for clinical outcomes after laparoscopic, endoscopic, and open pancreatic cystgastrostomy for pancreatic pseudocysts
    Lora Melman
    Department of Surgery, Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 South Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8109, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Surg Endosc 23:267-71. 2009
    ..This study aimed to evaluate the primary and overall success rates and clinical outcomes after laparoscopic, endoscopic, and open pancreatic cystgastrostomy for pancreatic pseudocysts...
  21. doi request reprint Evaluation of acute fixation strength for mechanical tacking devices and fibrin sealant versus polypropylene suture for laparoscopic ventral hernia repair
    Lora Melman
    Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Surg Innov 17:285-90. 2010
    ..The purpose of this comparative study is to evaluate the acute fixation strength of mechanical tacking devices and fibrin sealant against polypropylene suture for laparoscopic ventral hernia repair...
  22. ncbi request reprint Perioperative outcomes and complications of laparoscopic ventral hernia repair
    Juan M Perrone
    Department of Surgery and Institute for Minimally Invasive Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Surgery 138:708-15; discussion 715-6. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to review our experience with laparoscopic ventral hernia repair (LVHR) since its inception at our institution...
  23. ncbi request reprint Outcomes analysis in patients undergoing laparoscopic adrenalectomy for hormonally active adrenal tumors
    L M Brunt
    Department of Surgery, Section of Endocrine and Oncologic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Surgery 130:629-34; discussion 634-5. 2001
    ..LA is associated with few major complications, and clinical and biochemical cure rates are comparable with those of open adrenalectomy during long-term follow-up...
  24. doi request reprint Differential regulation of MMP-2 in the gastrohepatic ligament of the gastroesophageal junction
    Lora Melman
    Department of Surgery, Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 South Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8109, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Surg Endosc 24:1562-5. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to survey baseline levels of MMPs in supporting ligaments of the GE junction from patients without hiatal hernia...
  25. doi request reprint Single-incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy: initial experience with critical view of safety dissection and routine intraoperative cholangiography
    Arthur Rawlings
    Department of Surgery and Institute for Minimally Invasive Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 211:1-7. 2010
    ..We present our initial experience with SILC using CVS dissection and routine IOC...
  26. doi request reprint Previously unreported high-grade complications of adrenalectomy
    Deron J Tessier
    Department of Surgery, Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 S Euclid Ave, Campus Box 8109, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Surg Endosc 23:97-102. 2009
    ..We report five cases of high-grade complications after adrenalectomy that have not been previously described...
  27. pmc Retention of suturing and knot-tying skills in senior medical students after proficiency-based training: Results of a prospective, randomized trial
    Victoria Gershuni
    Department of Surgery and Institute for Minimally Invasive Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO
    Surgery 154:823-9; discussion 829-30. 2013
    ..We evaluated suturing skills performance and retention in senior medical students (MS4) at the beginning of their fourth year and 7 months later...
  28. ncbi request reprint The value of multiple rapid swallows during preoperative esophageal manometry before laparoscopic antireflux surgery
    Nathaniel Stoikes
    Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Surg Endosc 26:3401-7. 2012
    ..The authors hypothesize that multiple rapid swallows (MRS) may have value in predicting esophageal transit symptoms in patients undergoing laparoscopic antireflux surgery (LARS)...
  29. ncbi request reprint Focused surgical skills training for senior medical students and interns
    Mary E Klingensmith
    Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, Saint Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Surg Clin North Am 90:505-18. 2010
    ..The advantages, limitations, and challenges of learning in the skills laboratory are described, and practical information is provided regarding the resources needed to carry out training for junior learners...
  30. ncbi request reprint Perioperative outcomes of laparoscopic versus open splenectomy: a meta-analysis with an emphasis on complications
    Emily R Winslow
    Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 South Euclid, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Surgery 134:647-53; discussion 654-5. 2003
    ....
  31. doi request reprint Analysis of standard multiport versus single-site access for laparoscopic skills training
    Daniel R Cox
    Department of Surgery and Institute for Minimally Invasive Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 S Euclid Avenue, Box 8109, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Surg Endosc 25:1238-44. 2011
    ..Single-site-access (SSA) laparoscopy is more challenging to perform than multiport (MP) laparoscopy. This study examined the effect of MP versus SSA skills training on laparoscopic performance using surgically naive medical students...
  32. doi request reprint Do preclinical background and clerkship experiences impact skills performance in an accelerated internship preparation course for senior medical students?
    Wenjing Zeng
    Department of Surgery and Institute for Minimally Invasive Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Surgery 148:768-76; discussion 776-7. 2010
    ..The purpose of this study was to analyze the factors that influence the preparedness of 4th-year medical students planning a surgical career, and the role that our skills course plays in that preparedness...
  33. ncbi request reprint The positive impact of laparoscopic adrenalectomy on complications of adrenal surgery
    L M Brunt
    Department of Surgery and Institute for Minimally Invasive Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Surg Endosc 16:252-7. 2002
    ..This study was conducted to determine whether laparoscopic adrenalectomy (LA) has had a positive impact on the incidence and nature of adrenalectomy-related complications, as compared with the prelaparoscopic era...
  34. ncbi request reprint Outcomes analysis of laparoscopic cholecystectomy in the extremely elderly
    L M Brunt
    Department of Surgery, Institute for Minimally Invasive Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 S Euclid Ave, Campus Box 8109, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Surg Endosc 15:700-5. 2001
    ..A study was conducted to determine whether extremely elderly patients, age 80 years or older, were at higher risk for adverse outcomes from laparoscopic cholecystectomy than patients younger than 80 years...
  35. pmc Adrenal myelolipoma: operative indications and outcomes
    Victoria M Gershuni
    Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 24:8-12. 2014
    ..Adrenal myelolipoma (AM) is a benign lesion for which adrenalectomy is infrequently indicated. We investigated operative indications and outcomes for AM in a large single-institution series...
  36. doi request reprint Laparoscopic paraesophageal hernia repair: defining long-term clinical and anatomic outcomes
    Brant K Oelschlager
    Department of Surgery, University of Washington, 1959 NE Pacific Street, Box 356410, Seattle, WA 98195 6410, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 16:453-9. 2012
    ..This study focuses exclusively on the symptomatic response to LPEHR and its relationship with the development of a recurrent hernia...
  37. doi request reprint Year one outcomes assessment of a masters suturing and knot-tying program for surgical interns
    Matthew Schill
    Department of Surgery and Institute for Minimally Invasive Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    J Surg Educ 68:526-33. 2011
    ..We implemented and evaluated the outcomes of a proficiency-based program to enhance basic suturing and knot-tying skills in surgical interns...
  38. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic paraesophageal hernia repair, a challenging operation: medium-term outcome of 116 patients
    Sergio Diaz
    Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 7:59-66; discussion 66-7. 2003
    ..Protocol esophagograms detect recurrences that are minimally symptomatic. Improved techniques must be devised to improve the long-term outcomes of laparoscopic paraesophageal hernia repair...
  39. pmc Adrenalectomy for familial pheochromocytoma in the laparoscopic era
    L Michael Brunt
    Department of Surgery, Section of Endocrine and Oncologic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Ann Surg 235:713-20; discussion 720-1. 2002
    ..To report the results of treatment of patients with familial pheochromocytomas in the laparoscopic era...
  40. ncbi request reprint Outpatient minimally invasive parathyroidectomy using local/regional anesthesia: a safe and effective operative approach for selected patients
    Mark S Cohen
    Section of Endocrine and Oncologic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA
    Surgery 138:681-7; discussion 687-9. 2005
    ..Minimally invasive parathyroidectomy (MIP) using local/regional anesthesia has become an accepted treatment for selected patients with primary hyperparathyroidism (HPT) and can be performed in the ambulatory setting...
  41. ncbi request reprint Outcomes analysis of laparoscopic resection of pancreatic neoplasms
    R A Pierce
    Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 South Euclid Avenue, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Surg Endosc 21:579-86. 2007
    ..Experience with laparoscopic resection of pancreatic neoplasms remains limited. The purpose of this study is to critically analyze the indications for and outcomes after laparoscopic resection of pancreatic neoplasms...
  42. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic ventral hernia repair: 5-mm port technique and alternative mesh insertion method
    Abdelrahman A Nimeri
    Department of Surgery and Institute for Minimally Invasive Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 202:708-10. 2006
  43. ncbi request reprint Adrenal incidentaloma
    L M Brunt
    Department of Surgery, Section of Endocrine and Oncologic Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, 6605 Euclid Ave, Campus Box 8109, St. Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    World J Surg 25:905-13. 2001
    ..The indications for adrenalectomy in patients with nonfunctioning adrenal tumors should not be liberalized because of the laparoscopic approach...
  44. doi request reprint Incidence, mechanisms, and outcomes of esophageal and gastric perforation during laparoscopic foregut surgery: a retrospective review of 1,223 foregut cases
    Linda P Zhang
    Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 S Euclid Avenue, Box 8109, St Louis, MO, 63110, USA
    Surg Endosc 28:85-90. 2014
    ..This study analyzed the incidence, mechanism, and outcomes of intraoperative perforations during these procedures in a large institutional experience...
  45. doi request reprint Evaluation and management of adrenal incidentaloma
    James G Bittner
    Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    J Surg Oncol 106:557-64. 2012
    ..Adrenalectomy is indicated for lesions that are hormonally active, larger than 4-5 cm, symptom-related, and have an imaging appearance that is atypical of a benign lesion...
  46. ncbi request reprint Portal vein thrombosis after splenectomy
    Emily R Winslow
    Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 South Euclid, Campus Box 8109, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Am J Surg 184:631-5; discussion 635-6. 2002
    ..Portal vein thrombosis (PVT) has been described after splenectomy, but the factors associated with its development and the clinical outcomes are poorly characterized...
  47. ncbi request reprint Perioperative outcomes and complications of open vs laparoscopic extraperitoneal inguinal hernia repair in a mature surgical practice
    E R Winslow
    Department of Surgery and Institute for Minimally Invasive Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 South Euclid, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Surg Endosc 18:221-7. 2004
    ....
  48. doi request reprint Laparoscopic splenectomy for splenic masses
    D J Tessier
    Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Surg Endosc 22:2062-6. 2008
    ..This study aimed to evaluate the perioperative outcomes and pathology of patients undergoing laparoscopic splenectomy for splenic masses...
  49. ncbi request reprint Retroperitoneal endoscopic adrenalectomy: an experimental study
    L M Brunt
    Department of Surgery, Jewish Hospital of St Louis, MO 63110
    Surg Laparosc Endosc 3:300-6. 1993
    ..The results suggest that posterior adrenalectomy using RP CO2 insufflation and direct retroperitoneoscopy is potentially applicable to the treatment of small adrenal lesions in humans...
  50. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of the performance and clinical impact of a rapid intraoperative parathyroid hormone assay in conjunction with preoperative imaging and concise parathyroidectomy
    L R Johnson
    Washington University School of Medicine, Department of Pathology and Immunology, Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Clin Chem 47:919-25. 2001
    ....
  51. ncbi request reprint Evaluation of acellular human dermis reinforcement of the crural closure in patients with difficult hiatal hernias
    E Lee
    Department of Surgery and Institute for Minimally Invasive Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
    Surg Endosc 21:641-5. 2007
    ..Biologic prosthetics may circumvent mesh-related complications at the esophageal hiatus by becoming remodeled by native cells. We present our experience with acellular human dermal matrix in the repair of difficult hiatal hernias (HH)...
  52. doi request reprint Esophageal manometric characteristics and outcomes for laparoscopic esophageal diverticulectomy, myotomy, and partial fundoplication for epiphrenic diverticula
    Lora Melman
    Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 South Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8109, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Surg Endosc 23:1337-41. 2009
    ....
  53. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic excision of mesenteric cysts: a report of two cases
    J E Mason
    Department of Surgery, Institute for Minimally Invasive Surgery, Washington University Department of Surgery, St. Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 11:382-4. 2001
    ..Both patients recovered promptly with minimal morbidity and returned to full activity within a short time. This reveals the suitability of minimally invasive surgery for this particular disease process...
  54. ncbi request reprint Wound complications of laparoscopic vs open colectomy
    E R Winslow
    Department of Surgery and Institute for Minimally Invasive Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 South Euclid, Campus Box 8109, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
    Surg Endosc 16:1420-5. 2002
    ..This study was conducted to determine if laparoscopic colon surgery has changed the incidence of wound complications after colon resection...
  55. ncbi request reprint Experience with laparoscopic gastric resection: results and outcomes for 37 cases
    R E Rivera
    Department of Surgery and Institute for Minimally Invasive Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, 660 South Euclid Avenue, Campus Box 8109, St Louis, Missouri, 63110, USA
    Surg Endosc 19:1622-6. 2005
    ..This study aimed to review the authors' technique, results, and outcomes for laparoscopic gastric wedge and segmental resections in patients with benign gastric diseases...
  56. pmc Problem of portal venous thrombosis after splenectomy
    Emily R Winslow
    Ann Surg 242:745; author reply 745-6. 2005