Sherry M Wren
Affiliation: Stanford University
- Preoperative oral antibiotics in colorectal surgery increase the rate of Clostridium difficile colitisSherry M Wren
Palo Alto Veterans Health Care System and Department of Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, 3801 Miranda Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
Arch Surg 140:752-6. 2005..We hypothesize that the use of oral antibiotics in bowel preparation results in a higher rate of postoperative Clostridium difficile colitis...
- Introducing laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass at a Veterans Affairs medical facilityBassem Y Safadi
Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA, USA VA Palo Alto Health Care System, 3801 Miranda Ave, 112G, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
Am J Surg 188:606-10. 2004..Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) has become an established treatment modality for morbid obesity. Our objective was to review the initial experience with laparoscopic (RYGB) for morbid obesity at our VA facility...
- Positron emission tomography in the initial staging of esophageal cancerSherry M Wren
Department of Surgery, Palo Alto Veterans Hospital, 3801 Miranda Ave, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
Arch Surg 137:1001-6; discussion 1006-7. 2002..To assess the value of positron emission tomography (PET) compared with computed tomography (CT) in the initial staging of esophageal cancer...
- Single-port robotic cholecystectomy: results from a first human use clinical study of the new da Vinci single-site surgical platformSherry M Wren
Department of Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, USA
Arch Surg 146:1122-7. 2011....
- Postoperative pneumonia-prevention program for the inpatient surgical wardSherry M Wren
Stanford University School of Medicine, VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
J Am Coll Surg 210:491-5. 2010..Postoperative pneumonia can lead to increased morbidity, length of hospital stay, and costs. Pneumonia-prevention programs have been successfully implemented in ICU settings, but no program exists for surgical ward patients...
- Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass at a Veterans Affairs and high-volume academic facilities: a comparison of institutional outcomesRamzi S Alami
Department of Surgery, Veterans Affairs Palo Alto Health Care System, 3801 Miranda Ave, 112G, Palo Alto, CA 94303, USA
Am J Surg 190:821-5. 2005..The objective of our study was to compare outcome of laparoscopic Roux-en-y gastric bypass (RYGB) in 2 settings: a low-volume Veterans Affairs (VA) and a high-volume university hospital (UH)...
- Death after colectomy: it's later than we thinkBrendan C Visser
Department of Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California, USA
Arch Surg 144:1021-7. 2009..Informed consent relies on accurate estimation of operative risk. Current scoring systems for assessment of operative mortality after colorectal surgery (CRS) almost uniformly report 30-day mortality and may not represent true risk...
- Concurrent gastric bypass and repair of anterior abdominal wall herniasRob Schuster
Department of Surgery, Palo Alto Veterans Health Care System, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
Obes Surg 16:1205-8. 2006..We report our series of patients undergoing Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGBP) and simultaneous anterior abdominal wall hernia repair...
- Self-reported Determinants of Access to Surgical Care in 3 Developing CountriesJoseph D Forrester
Department of Surgery, Stanford University, Stanford, California
JAMA Surg 151:257-63. 2016..Surgical care is recognized as a growing component of global public health...
- The use of acellular dermal matrix for contaminated abdominal wall defects: wound status predicts successRob Schuster
Department of Surgery, Palo Alto Veterans Health Care System, Palo Alto, CA, USA
Am J Surg 192:594-7. 2006..The aim of the current study was to determine what factors predicted fascial wall failure as determined by the presence of hernia on follow-up exam after AlloDerm placement...
- Long-term results of a postoperative pneumonia prevention program for the inpatient surgical wardHadiza S Kazaure
Department of General Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California
JAMA Surg 149:914-8. 2014..Prevention has focused primarily on mechanically ventilated patients. This study outlines the results of the longest-running postoperative pneumonia prevention program for nonmechanically ventilated patients, to our knowledge...
- Racial and ethnic differences in lymph node examination after colon cancer resection do not completely explain disparities in mortalityKim F Rhoads
Section of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Department of Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, 300 Pasteur Drive, H3680F, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
Cancer 118:469-77. 2012..To date, however, none has investigated the correlation between disparities in LN examination and disparities in outcomes after colon cancer treatment...
- Institutional commitment to rectal cancer screening results in earlier-stage cancers on diagnosisAnna C Battat
Department of Surgery, Stanford University, G112 PAVAHCS, 3801 Miranda Avenue, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
Ann Surg Oncol 11:970-6. 2004..This intervention should result in an increase in the hospital's screening rate and percentage of early-stage rectal cancers diagnosed...
- Infant, maternal, and geographic factors influencing gastroschisis related mortality in ZimbabweJordan C Apfeld
Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA
Surgery 158:1475-80. 2015..This study describes the burden of gastroschisis at the major pediatric hospital in Zimbabwe with the goal of identifying modifiable factors influencing gastroschisis-related infant mortality...
- Missing the obvious: psychosocial obstacles in Veterans with hepatocellular carcinomaKimberly J Hwa
Department of Surgery, Palo Alto Veterans Affairs, Palo Alto, CA, USA
HPB (Oxford) 17:1124-9. 2015..In addition to socioeconomic barriers, the Veteran population suffers from significant psychosocial obstacles. This study identifies the social challenges that Veterans face while undergoing treatment for HCC...
- The evolving application of single-port robotic surgery in general surgeryMotaz Qadan
Department of Surgery, Stanford University Medical Center, Palo Alto, CA, USA
J Hepatobiliary Pancreat Sci 21:26-33. 2014..This review provides a comprehensive report of the evolving application single-port robotic surgery in the field of general surgery today. ..
- Traumatic injuries in developing countries: report from a nationwide cross-sectional survey of Sierra LeoneKerry Ann A Stewart
Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
JAMA Surg 148:463-9. 2013..To use a nationwide household survey tool to provide an estimate of injury prevalence, mechanisms of traumatic injuries, and number of injury-related deaths in a low-income country...
- The influence of intern home call on objectively measured perioperative outcomesZachary J Kastenberg
Department of Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto 94304, California, USA
JAMA Surg 148:347-51. 2013..In support of the new Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education work-hour restrictions, we expected that a period of intern home call would correlate with increased rates of postoperative morbidity and mortality...
- Metastatic colon adenocarcinoma mimicking herpes zosterTress L Goodwin
Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, CA, USA
J Am Coll Surg 205:625. 2007
- Comparison of training on two laparoscopic simulators and assessment of skills transfer to surgical performancePatricia L Youngblood
SUMMIT Research Laboratory, Stanford University Medical Media and Information Technologies, Stanford, CA, USA
J Am Coll Surg 200:546-51. 2005..The purpose of this study was to compare the effectiveness of two laparoscopic surgery simulators by assessing the transfer of skills learned on simulators to closely matched surgical tasks in the animal laboratory...