George M Eid
Affiliation: University of Pittsburgh
- Ventral hernias in morbidly obese patients: a suggested algorithm for operative repairGeorge M Eid
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Obes Surg 23:703-9. 2013..Only a total of three hernia recurrences were observed. Successful treatment of ventral hernias in morbidly obese patients should be individualized based on the patient's symptoms and defined hernia characteristics...
- Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy for super obese patients: forty-eight percent excess weight loss after 6 to 8 years with 93% follow-upGeorge M Eid
Department of Veterans Affairs, Pittsburgh Healthcare System, University Drive, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Ann Surg 256:262-5. 2012..In this study, we report long-term outcomes of high-risk, high-BMI (body mass index) patients who underwent laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy (LSG)...
- A novel technique for fascial fixation of laparoscopic adjustable gastric band portsG M Eid
Division of Minimally Invasive Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Magee Women s Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
Surg Endosc 20:697-9. 2006..Therefore, we have devised a novel and simple technique for access port fixation using the EndoStitch device...
- Application of a trocar wound closure system designed for laparoscopic procedures in morbidly obese patientsGeorge M Eid
Division of Minimally Invasive Surgery, The University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, PA, USA
Obes Surg 15:871-3. 2005..In this report, we describe use of the system in the case of a 34-year-old Caucasian female who underwent a laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass procedure...
- Surgically-induced weight loss significantly improves nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and the metabolic syndromeSamer G Mattar
Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh and Veteran Affairs Administration, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Ann Surg 242:610-7; discussion 618-20. 2005..To evaluate the effects of surgical weight loss on fatty liver disease in severely obese patients...
- Pre- to postoperative changes in physical activity: report from the longitudinal assessment of bariatric surgery-2 (LABS-2)Wendy C King
University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Surg Obes Relat Dis 8:522-32. 2012..Numerous studies have reported that bariatric surgery patients report more physical activity (PA) after surgery than before; however, the quality of the PA assessment has been questionable...
- Effect of laparoscopic Roux-en Y gastric bypass on type 2 diabetes mellitusPhilip R Schauer
Departments of Surgery, University of Pittsburg, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Ann Surg 238:467-84; discussion 84-5. 2003..To evaluate pre- and postoperative clinical parameters associated with improvement of diabetes up to 4 years after laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LRYGBP) in patients with type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM)...
- Long-term outcomes of laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass in US veteransDebra L Hauser
Veterans Administration Pittsburgh Healthcare System, University Drive C, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Obes Surg 20:283-9. 2010....
- Effective treatment of polycystic ovarian syndrome with Roux-en-Y gastric bypassGeorge M Eid
Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh and UPMC Minimally Invasive Surgery Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Surg Obes Relat Dis 1:77-80. 2005..This study investigated the impact of weight loss surgery on the clinical manifestations of this disorder in morbidly obese women with PCOS-a major risk factor for the development of heart disease, stroke, and type II diabetes...
- StomaphyX vs a sham procedure for revisional surgery to reduce regained weight in Roux-en-Y gastric bypass patients : a randomized clinical trialGeorge M Eid
Division of Minimally Invasive Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania2Department of Veterans Affairs, Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
JAMA Surg 149:372-9. 2014..Revisional laparoscopic surgery after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) has been linked to substantial complications and morbidity...
- Results of laparoscopic gastric bypass in patients with cirrhosisRamsey M Dallal
The University of Pittsburgh, Department of Surgery, Pittsburgh, PA 15231, USA
Obes Surg 14:47-53. 2004..The safety and efficacy of bariatric surgery in patients with cirrhosis has not been well studied...
- Walking capacity of bariatric surgery candidatesWendy C King
University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Surg Obes Relat Dis 8:48-59. 2012..The setting was multi-institutional at research university hospitals in the United States...
- Incidence of marginal ulcers and the use of absorbable anastomotic sutures in laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypassBethany C Sacks
Division of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, PA 15213, USA
Surg Obes Relat Dis 2:11-6. 2006..This study examines the incidence of marginal ulcers before and after a change was made from using nonabsorbable suture to using absorbable suture for the inner layer of the anastomosis...
- Laparoscopic colorectal surgery is safe in the high-risk patient: a NSQIP risk-adjusted analysisCarol A McCloskey
Department of Surgery, VA Pittsburgh Healthcare System and the University of Pittsburgh School of Medicine, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
Surgery 142:594-7; discussion 597.e1-2. 2007..We hypothesized that this procedure is safe to perform in high-risk patients, stratifying this risk using National VA Surgical Quality Improvement Program (NSQIP) algorithms...
- Medium-term follow-up confirms the safety and durability of laparoscopic ventral hernia repair with PTFEGeorge M Eid
University of Pittsburgh Medical Center and the Veterans Affairs Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Surgery 134:599-603; discussion 603-4. 2003..4% to 9%. In this study, we review our experience and assess the clinical outcome of patients who have undergone laparoscopic repair of ventral hernias...
- Laparoscopic repair of umbilical hernias in conjunction with other laparoscopic proceduresGeorge M Eid
Veteran Administration Pittsburgh Healthcare System, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
JSLS 10:63-5. 2006..This study evaluates the feasibility of laparoscopic transfascial suture repair of umbilical hernias when combined with another laparoscopic procedure that potentially contaminates the peritoneal cavity...
- Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass in morbidly obese adolescentsAla Stanford
Department of Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery Center, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh and the University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
J Pediatr Surg 38:430-3. 2003..Experience with the laparoscopic approach has not been reported previously. The authors examined the outcome of adolescents undergoing laparoscopic Roux-En-Y gastric bypass (lap RYGB)...
- Physical activity and physical function changes in obese individuals after gastric bypass surgeryDeborah A Josbeno
Department of Physical Therapy, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Surg Obes Relat Dis 6:361-6. 2010..We examined the physical activity, physical function, psychosocial correlates to physical activity participation, and health-related quality of life of patients before and after GBS...
- Laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery: current techniquePhilip R Schauer
Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylania, USA
J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 13:229-39. 2003
- Groin defects seen at extra-peritoneal laparoscopic dissection during surgical treatment of athletic pubalgiaKrzysztof J Wikiel
Magee Womens Hospital of UPMC, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
Surg Endosc 29:1695-9. 2015..Despite many surgeons consistently noting rectus insertion or adductor thinning, multiple hernia defects are often seen during dissections and the clinical significance of these findings is still not known...
- Changes in hormones and biomarkers in polycystic ovarian syndrome treated with gastric bypassGeorge M Eid
Department of Surgery, Allegheny Health Network, Temple University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Department of Surgery, Pittsburgh VA Healthcare System, University Drive, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Electronic address
Surg Obes Relat Dis 10:787-91. 2014..The objective of this study was to prospectively determine clinical improvements in obese women with PCOS treated with gastric bypass and identify postoperative biomarker changes...
- Physical activity levels of patients undergoing bariatric surgery in the Longitudinal Assessment of Bariatric Surgery studyWendy C King
Department of Epidemiology, University of Pittsburgh Graduate School of Public Health, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15261, USA
Surg Obes Relat Dis 4:721-8. 2008..We also examined the relationships between objectively determined PA level and the patient's body mass index and self-reported purposeful exercise...