Raymond J Joehl
- Preoperative evaluation: pulmonary, cardiac, renal dysfunction and comorbiditiesRaymond J Joehl
Loyola University Medical Center, 2160 South First Avenue, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
Surg Clin North Am 85:1061-73, vii. 2005..The article also discusses how to improve the condition of selected patients so that the surgeon can achieve the best possible result and outcome...
- Comparison of resident self-assessments with trained faculty and standardized patient assessments of clinical and technical skills in a structured educational moduleLuke P Brewster
Loyola University Medical Center, Department of Surgery, Maywood, IL, USA
Am J Surg 195:1-4. 2008....
- Causes of high mortality in colorectal surgery: a review of episodes of care in Veterans Affairs hospitalsKamal M F Itani
Boston Veterans Affairs Health Care System, 1400 VFW Parkway, West Roxbury, MA 02132, USA
Am J Surg 194:639-45. 2007..The episode of care for colorectal surgery in 8 outlier Veterans Affairs Hospitals with high mortality and the volume outcome relationship in 118 Hospitals are examined...
- Gastroesophageal reflux disease in lung transplant patients with cystic fibrosisBernardino M Mendez
Department of Surgery, Loyola University Chicago, Stritch School of Medicine, Maywood, IL 60153, USA
Am J Surg 204:e21-6. 2012..However, information concerning the characteristics of GERD in cystic fibrosis (CF) patients is scarce...
- Management of adverse surgical events: a structured education module for residentsLuke P Brewster
Loyola University Medical Center, USA
Am J Surg 190:687-90. 2005..It integrated teaching and assessment of clinical, technical, and interpersonal skills, as well as professionalism within the context of an adverse surgical event...
- One hundred consecutive laparoscopic ventral hernia repairsMichael B Ujiki
Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
Am J Surg 188:593-7. 2004..Our objective was to evaluate the efficacy of the laparoscopic approach to ventral hernia repair...
- The mechanical basis of impaired esophageal emptying postfundoplicationSudip K Ghosh
Department of Mechanical Engineering, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, Pennsylvania, University Park, PA 16802, USA
Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol 289:G21-35. 2005..Immobilization of the intrinsic sphincter by the surgical procedure may contribute to this deficiency, impaired emptying, and possibly, dysphagia...
- Restoration of normal distensive characteristics of the esophagogastric junction after fundoplicationJohn E Pandolfino
Department of Medicine, Northwestern University Medical School, Chicago, IL, USA
Ann Surg 242:43-8. 2005..To study the mechanical characteristics of the esophagogastric junction (EGJ) of postfundoplication patients and compare them with previously reported data on normal subjects and GERD patients...