Santiago Horgan

Summary

Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. pmc Endoscopic anterior fundoplication with the Medigus Ultrasonic Surgical Endostapler (MUSE™) for gastroesophageal reflux disease: 6-month results from a multi-center prospective trial
    Johannes Zacherl
    Department of General Surgery, Herz Jesu Krankenhaus, Vienna, Austria
    Surg Endosc 29:220-9. 2015
  2. doi request reprint Broad clinical utilization of NOTES: is it safe?
    Santiago Horgan
    Division of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA
    Surg Endosc 27:1872-80. 2013
  3. pmc Clinical experience with a multifunctional, flexible surgery system for endolumenal, single-port, and NOTES procedures
    Santiago Horgan
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Diego, 200 West Arbor Drive, 8402, San Diego, CA, USA
    Surg Endosc 25:586-92. 2011
  4. pmc Natural orifice surgery: initial clinical experience
    Santiago Horgan
    Department of Surgery, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    Surg Endosc 23:1512-8. 2009
  5. doi request reprint Hybrid natural orifice translumenal surgery (NOTES) sleeve gastrectomy: a feasibility study using an animal model
    Yoav Mintz
    Department of Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, University of California San Diego, 200 West Arbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    Surg Endosc 22:1798-802. 2008
  6. doi request reprint Transrectal endoscopic retrorectal access (TERA): a novel NOTES approach to the peritoneal cavity
    Sonia L Ramamoorthy
    Department of Surgery, University of California San Diego, San Diego, California, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 19:603-6. 2009
  7. doi request reprint Video. Magnetic retraction for NOTES transvaginal cholecystectomy
    Santiago Horgan
    University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    Surg Endosc 24:2322. 2010
  8. doi request reprint One-year human experience with a novel endoluminal, endoscopic gastric bypass sleeve for morbid obesity
    Bryan J Sandler
    Division of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, UC San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA
    Surg Endosc 29:3298-303. 2015
  9. doi request reprint Feasibility of transrectal hybrid natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (NOTES) nephrectomy in the cadaveric model
    Wassim M Bazzi
    Department of Surgery Division of Urology, University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, La Jolla, CA 92093 0987, USA
    Urology 80:590-5. 2012
  10. doi request reprint Video. NOTES: transvaginal cholecystectomy with assisting articulating instruments
    Santiago Horgan
    University of California San Diego, San Diego, USA
    Surg Endosc 23:1900. 2009

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Publications58

  1. pmc Endoscopic anterior fundoplication with the Medigus Ultrasonic Surgical Endostapler (MUSE™) for gastroesophageal reflux disease: 6-month results from a multi-center prospective trial
    Johannes Zacherl
    Department of General Surgery, Herz Jesu Krankenhaus, Vienna, Austria
    Surg Endosc 29:220-9. 2015
    ..This multi-center, prospective study evaluated the clinical experiences of 69 patients who received an alternative treatment: endoscopic anterior fundoplication with a video- and ultrasound-guided transoral surgical stapler...
  2. doi request reprint Broad clinical utilization of NOTES: is it safe?
    Santiago Horgan
    Division of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA
    Surg Endosc 27:1872-80. 2013
    ..After 2 years of experience in the laboratory, we started our clinical experience. We report our experience with clinical utilization of NOTES procedures from 2007 to 2010...
  3. pmc Clinical experience with a multifunctional, flexible surgery system for endolumenal, single-port, and NOTES procedures
    Santiago Horgan
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Diego, 200 West Arbor Drive, 8402, San Diego, CA, USA
    Surg Endosc 25:586-92. 2011
    ..The authors report their results using these four separate surgical approaches tailored to three different therapeutic procedures, all with the use of a single flexible platform, the Incisionless Operating Platform (IOP)...
  4. pmc Natural orifice surgery: initial clinical experience
    Santiago Horgan
    Department of Surgery, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    Surg Endosc 23:1512-8. 2009
    ..This study aimed to identify challenges and develop solutions for NOTES during the initial clinical experience...
  5. doi request reprint Hybrid natural orifice translumenal surgery (NOTES) sleeve gastrectomy: a feasibility study using an animal model
    Yoav Mintz
    Department of Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery, University of California San Diego, 200 West Arbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92103, USA
    Surg Endosc 22:1798-802. 2008
    ..As a bariatric restrictive procedure, sleeve gastrectomy could be one indication for NOTES. To test the feasibility of this procedure with a NOTES approach, a pig model was used...
  6. doi request reprint Transrectal endoscopic retrorectal access (TERA): a novel NOTES approach to the peritoneal cavity
    Sonia L Ramamoorthy
    Department of Surgery, University of California San Diego, San Diego, California, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 19:603-6. 2009
    ..The aim of this article is to describe a new method to peritoneal access: transrectal endoscopic retrorectal access (TERA)...
  7. doi request reprint Video. Magnetic retraction for NOTES transvaginal cholecystectomy
    Santiago Horgan
    University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    Surg Endosc 24:2322. 2010
    ..Limitations of the endoscopic platform require innovative solutions to provide retraction and create an operation comparable with the gold standard, laparoscopic cholecystectomy...
  8. doi request reprint One-year human experience with a novel endoluminal, endoscopic gastric bypass sleeve for morbid obesity
    Bryan J Sandler
    Division of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, UC San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA
    Surg Endosc 29:3298-303. 2015
    ..Carpinteria, CA, USA). In this report, we present the safety, feasibility of the device, weight loss, and changes in comorbidities...
  9. doi request reprint Feasibility of transrectal hybrid natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (NOTES) nephrectomy in the cadaveric model
    Wassim M Bazzi
    Department of Surgery Division of Urology, University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, La Jolla, CA 92093 0987, USA
    Urology 80:590-5. 2012
    ....
  10. doi request reprint Video. NOTES: transvaginal cholecystectomy with assisting articulating instruments
    Santiago Horgan
    University of California San Diego, San Diego, USA
    Surg Endosc 23:1900. 2009
    ..Transvaginal cholecystectomy has been performed at several institutions using hybrid natural orifice translumenal endoscopic surgery (NOTES) techniques...
  11. doi request reprint Technical aspects of robotic proctectomy
    Carrie Y Peterson
    Division of Minimal Invasive Surgery, University of California, San Diego, CA 92093, USA
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 22:189-93. 2012
    ..The 3-arm, 4-arm laparoscopic-assisted, and the 4-arm totally robotic techniques for performing robotic proctectomy are described in detail, including port placement and patient position as well as robot docking...
  12. ncbi request reprint Robotic distal pancreatectomy and nephrectomy for living donor pancreas-kidney transplantation
    Santiago Horgan
    Department of Surgery, Division of Transplantation and Minimally Invasive Center, University of Illinois at Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Transplantation 84:934-6. 2007
    ..The availability of minimally invasive robotic surgery may further increase the willingness for live organ donation from suitable donors...
  13. doi request reprint Robotic single-incision transabdominal and transvaginal surgery: initial experience with intersecting robotic arms
    Monika E Hagen
    Center for the Future of Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of California at San Diego, CA 92108, USA
    Int J Med Robot 6:251-5. 2010
    ..Single-incision laparoscopic and natural orifice translumenal endoscopic surgery (NOTES) are technically challenging methods. Robotics might have the potential to overcome such hurdles with computer technology...
  14. doi request reprint Foramen of Winslow hernia: a minimally invasive approach
    Cristina R Harnsberger
    Department of Surgery, Center for the Future of Surgery, University of California, San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA
    Surg Endosc 29:2385-8. 2015
    ..We describe a minimally invasive approach to the management of an incarcerated FWH requiring decompression and bowel resection...
  15. pmc TAMIS-assisted laparoscopic low anterior resection with total mesorectal excision in a cadaveric series
    Elisabeth C McLemore
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA
    Surg Endosc 27:3478-84. 2013
    ..This procedure has not been described using a combination of a single incision laparoscopy and TAMIS transanal endoscopic platform. We describe the first cadaveric series of TAMIS-assisted LAR with TME...
  16. doi request reprint Transesophageal endoscopic myotomy (TEEM) for the treatment of achalasia: the United States human experience
    Ozanan R Meireles
    Department of Surgery, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA
    Surg Endosc 27:1803-9. 2013
    ..This study was designed to assess the safety, feasibility, and efficacy of TEEM in a series of patients with achalasia...
  17. doi request reprint Comparison of transrectal and transvaginal hybrid natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery partial nephrectomy in the porcine model
    Wassim M Bazzi
    Department of Surgery, University of California, La Jolla, CA, USA
    Urology 82:84-9. 2013
    ..To compare the feasibility of porcine transrectal (TR) and transvaginal (TV) hybrid natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (NOTES) partial nephrectomy (PN), as NOTES nephrectomy has recently been performed in the porcine model...
  18. pmc Morbid obesity with achalasia: a surgical challenge
    Monika E Hagen
    Center for the Future of Surgery, Division of Minimally Invasive Surgery, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA
    Obes Surg 20:1456-8. 2010
    ..The case illustrates that a simultaneous gastric sleeve resection and robotic Heller myotomy might be an option for the treatment of concurrent obesity and achalasia...
  19. doi request reprint Human experience with an endoluminal, endoscopic, gastrojejunal bypass sleeve
    Bryan J Sandler
    Division of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of California, 200 West Arbor Drive, 8400, San Diego, CA 92103 8400, USA
    Surg Endosc 25:3028-33. 2011
    ..This report describes the authors' experience with a unique endoluminal, endoscopically delivered and retrieved gastroduodenojejunal bypass sleeve, including short-term weight loss and changes in comorbidities...
  20. pmc The inflammatory response in transgastric surgery: gastric content leak leads to localized inflammatory response and higher adhesive disease
    Sonia L Ramamoorthy
    Center for the Future of Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of California, San Diego Medical Center, San Diego, CA, USA
    Surg Endosc 24:531-5. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to determine risk outcomes from gastric spillage in a rat survival model by measuring local and systemic inflammatory markers, adhesive disease, and morbidity...
  21. pmc Laparo-endoscopic transgastric resection of gastric submucosal tumors
    Juan S Barajas-Gamboa
    Center for the Future of Surgery, University of California at San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive La Jolla, San Diego, CA, 92093, USA
    Surg Endosc 29:2149-57. 2015
    ..Herein, we present the largest single institution series utilizing this technique for the resection of gastric SMT in North America...
  22. doi request reprint Concomitant cholecystectomy should be routinely performed with laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
    Anna C Weiss
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Diego, 200 W Arbor Drive, MC 8402, San Diego, CA, 92103, USA
    Surg Endosc 29:3106-11. 2015
    ..Low rates of gallbladder disease following RYGB and high complication rates of concomitant cholecystectomy have been published, but these population-based studies have lacked long-term outcomes and survival data...
  23. doi request reprint Increasing the Value of Healthcare: Improving Mortality While Reducing Cost in Bariatric Surgery
    Ryan C Broderick
    Department of Surgery, Division of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Center for the Future of Surgery, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Ave, MC 0740, San Diego, CA, 92093, USA
    Obes Surg 25:2231-8. 2015
    ..As outcomes improve, such as decreased length of stay and decreased mortality, it is expected that costs should go down. The aim of this study is to analyze hospital charges, cost of care, and mortality in bariatric surgery over time...
  24. doi request reprint Phase II clinical experience and long-term follow-up using the next-generation single-incision platform FMX314
    Martin Berducci
    Division of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Center for the Future of Surgery, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, MC 0740, La Jolla, CA, 92093 0740, USA
    Surg Endosc 30:953-60. 2016
    ..The objective of this phase II study was to evaluate the safety and feasibility of the platform in a larger collective and to evaluate 1-year follow-up data of the phase I trial...
  25. doi request reprint Variation of outcome and charges in operative management for diverticulitis
    Hans F Fuchs
    Division of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Center for the Future of Surgery, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, MC 0740, La Jolla, CA, 92093 0740, USA
    Surg Endosc 29:3090-6. 2015
    ..The aim of this study was to assess variations in mortality, length of stay, and patient charges between geographic regions of the United States...
  26. doi request reprint Outcomes of robotic-assisted transhiatal esophagectomy for esophageal cancer after neoadjuvant chemoradiation
    Alisa M Coker
    Department of Surgery, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 24:89-94. 2014
    ..The purpose of this report was to determine if RATE could be performed safely with good outcomes for esophageal cancer in a more recent series of patients, the majority of whom were treated with neoadjuvant chemoradiation...
  27. doi request reprint Transvaginal organ extraction: potential for broad clinical application
    Garth R Jacobsen
    Department of Surgery, University of California at San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA
    Surg Endosc 28:484-91. 2014
    ..A transvaginal approach is a promising alternative for intraperitoneal procedures. Our objective was to evaluate the safety and feasibility of transvaginal organ extraction...
  28. ncbi request reprint Initial experience with an innovative endoscopic clipping system
    Garth R Jacobsen
    University of California San Diego, Department of Surgery, Division of Minimally Invasive Surgery, San Diego, California, USA
    Surg Technol Int 22:39-43. 2012
    ..Further experience and longer follow-up are needed to assess its indications as related to defect size and location...
  29. doi request reprint Transgastric large-organ extraction: the initial human experience
    Takayuki Dotai
    The Center for the Future of Surgery, University of California San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, MET Building, CFS, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    Surg Endosc 27:394-9. 2013
    ..We describe the details and feasibility of this procedure and compare the outcomes to conventional LSG...
  30. doi request reprint NOTES transvaginal hybrid cholecystectomy: the United States human experience
    Sheetal Nijhawan
    Center for the Future of Surgery, University of California at San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA
    Surg Endosc 27:514-7. 2013
    ..Pure" NOTES and "hybrid" NOTES procedures have gained popularity during the past few years. However, most of these published series have been documented outside the United States...
  31. doi request reprint NOTES: a review of the technical problems encountered and their solutions
    Yoav Mintz
    Department of Surgery, University of California San Diego, San Diego, California 92103 8400, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 18:583-7. 2008
    ..In this paper, we review the problems encountered in NOTES and provide possible temporary solutions...
  32. doi request reprint Women's positive perception of transvaginal NOTES surgery
    Carrie Y Peterson
    Department of Minimally Invasive Surgery and Robotic Surgery, Center for the Future of Surgery, University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    Surg Endosc 23:1770-4. 2009
    ..To date, there is no data evaluating women's perceptions of such a procedure and their willingness to consent to this type of surgical approach...
  33. doi request reprint Patients with psychiatric comorbidity can safely undergo bariatric surgery with equivalent success
    Hans F Fuchs
    Division of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Center for the Future of Surgery, University of California, San Diego, 9500 Gilman Drive, MC 0740, La Jolla, CA, 92093 0740, USA
    Surg Endosc 30:251-8. 2016
    ..We aimed to compare excess weight loss (%EWL) in patients with and without psychiatric comorbidities who underwent LSG or LAGB...
  34. doi request reprint Quality and safety in obesity surgery-15 years of Roux-en-Y gastric bypass outcomes from a longitudinal database
    Anna C Weiss
    University of California, San Diego, Department of Surgery, San Diego, California Electronic address
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 12:33-40. 2016
    ..An accurate estimate of these rates in a high-risk population is critical for obtaining informed consent, especially for an elective procedure such as Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB)...
  35. doi request reprint Laparoscopic cholecystectomy using a novel single-incision surgical platform through a standard 15 mm trocar: initial experience and technical details
    Ryan C Broderick
    Division of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Center for the Future of Surgery, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA
    Surg Endosc 29:1250-6. 2015
    ..0-3.0 cm in length. We present a novel single-incision surgical platform compatible for insertion through a standard 15-mm trocar. The objective of this study is to evaluate the safety and feasibility of the platform...
  36. doi request reprint Benefits of bariatric surgery do not reach obese men
    Hans F Fuchs
    1 Center for the Future of Surgery, Division of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of California, San Diego, San Diego, California
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 25:196-201. 2015
    ..The aim of this study is to identify factors that contribute to this gender disparity...
  37. doi request reprint The price of decreased mortality in the operative management of diverticulitis
    Ryan C Broderick
    Division of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Center for the Future of Surgery, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA
    Surg Endosc 29:1185-91. 2015
    ..Healthcare costs in the United States are increasing. It is thought that as cost increases, outcomes should improve. The aim of this study was to analyze patient charges and mortality in the operative management of diverticulitis over time...
  38. doi request reprint Transanal minimally invasive surgery for benign and malignant rectal neoplasia
    Elisabeth C McLemore
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Diego, CA, USA Electronic address
    Am J Surg 208:372-81. 2014
    ..Transanal minimally invasive surgery (TAMIS), an alternative technique to transanal endoscopic microsurgery, was developed in 2009. Herein, we describe our initial experience using TAMIS for benign and malignant rectal neoplasia...
  39. doi request reprint Single-incision laparoscopic surgery through an ostomy site: a natural approach by an unnatural orifice
    Nicole E Lopez
    Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery Division of Surgical Oncology, Moores UCSD Cancer Center Division of Minimally Invasive Surgery Division of Colorectal Surgery, University of California, San Diego, UC San Diego Health System, La Jolla, CA
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 25:74-8. 2015
    ....
  40. doi request reprint Robotic-assisted laparoscopic stage II restorative proctectomy for toxic ulcerative colitis
    Elisabeth C McLemore
    Department of Surgery, University of California at San Diego, CA, USA
    Int J Med Robot 8:178-83. 2012
    ..There is a paucity of literature reporting minimally invasive proctectomy for ulcerative colitis (UC). We report a novel application of a robotic system to perform restorative proctectomy in patients with toxic UC...
  41. pmc Supra-pubic single incision cholecystectomy
    Monika E Hagen
    Department of Surgery, Center for the Future of Surgery, University of California, San Diego, CA 92108, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 14:404-7. 2010
    ..Access within the pubic hairline allows preservation of the umbilicus and results in a scar which is concealed within the pubic hair...
  42. doi request reprint eTAMIS: endoscopic visualization for transanal minimally invasive surgery
    Elisabeth C McLemore
    UC San Diego Medical Center, Moores Cancer Center, Department of Surgery, University of California, 3855 Health Sciences Dr, 0987, La Jolla, San Diego, CA 92093 0987, USA
    Surg Endosc 27:1842-5. 2013
    ..Herein, we describe our novel experience using endoscopic visualization to perform TAMIS (eTAMIS) to remove a large rectal polyp...
  43. doi request reprint Transrectal hybrid natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (NOTES) nephrectomy in a porcine model
    Wassim M Bazzi
    Department of Surgery, Division of Urology, University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, La Jolla 92093, CA
    Urology 77:518-23. 2011
    ..NOTES uses ports of entry to the peritoneal cavity instead of abdominal wall incisions, thereby eliminating visible scar and also potentially reducing postoperative pain...
  44. doi request reprint Impact of surgically induced weight loss on pelvic floor disorders
    Emily L Whitcomb
    Southern California Permanente Medical Group, Irvine, CA, USA
    Int Urogynecol J 23:1111-6. 2012
    ..We hypothesized PFDs would improve after surgical weight loss...
  45. ncbi request reprint Short-term outcome in the first 10 morbidly obese adolescent patients in the FDA-approved trial for laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding
    Ai Xuan Holterman
    Division of Pediatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, and the New Hope Pediatric and Adolescent Weight Management Project, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
    J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 45:465-73. 2007
    ....
  46. doi request reprint The impact of proton-pump inhibitors on intraperitoneal sepsis: a word of caution for transgastric NOTES procedures
    Sonia L Ramamoorthy
    Center for the Future of Surgery Department of Surgery, UC San Diego Medical Center, Suite 2073, La Jolla, CA 92093 0987, USA
    Surg Endosc 24:16-20. 2010
    ..The aim of this study is to determine the effect of proton-pump inhibitors (PPI) and alterations of gastric pH on infection during transgastric surgery...
  47. doi request reprint Reoperation rates after laparoscopic fundoplication
    Tianzan Zhou
    Department of General Surgery, Division of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Center for the Future of Surgery, University of California, San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA
    Surg Endosc 29:510-4. 2015
    ..Current literature on redo antireflux surgery has limitations due to small sample size or single center experiences. This study aims to evaluate the reoperation rate of laparoscopic fundoplication in a large population database...
  48. ncbi request reprint NOTES: the hybrid technique
    Yoav Mintz
    Department of Surgery, Minimally Invasive and Robotic Assisted Surgery Service, University of California San Diego, San Diego, California 92103, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 17:402-6. 2007
    ..The NOTES technique is rapidly being developed, but one of the major issues involved in the procedure that has to be addressed prior to implementation is in obtaining adequate spatial orientation...
  49. doi request reprint Incisionless revision of post-Roux-en-Y bypass stomal and pouch dilation: multicenter registry results
    Santiago Horgan
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Diego, School of Medicine, San Diego, California 92103, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 6:290-5. 2010
    ..We report our multicenter intraoperative experience and postoperative follow-up to date using the Incisionless Operating Platform for this patient subset...
  50. doi request reprint Magnetic lower esophageal sphincter augmentation device removal
    Cristina R Harnsberger
    Division of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of General Surgery, Center for the Future of Surgery, University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    Surg Endosc 29:984-6. 2015
    ..The details of the technique for laparoscopic magnetic lower esophageal sphincter device removal are presented to assist surgeons should device removal become necessary. ..
  51. doi request reprint The effect of restrictive bariatric surgery on urolithiasis
    Tony Chen
    University of California, San Diego School of Medicine, La Jolla, California, USA
    J Endourol 27:242-4. 2013
    ..We aim to analyze the incidence of kidney stones in patients who undergo either adjustable gastric banding or sleeve gastrectomy...
  52. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding for the treatment of adolescent morbid obesity in the United States: a safe alternative to gastric bypass
    Santiago Horgan
    Division of General Surgery and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 40:86-90; discussion 90-1. 2005
    ....
  53. pmc Fluorescence laparoscopy imaging of pancreatic tumor progression in an orthotopic mouse model
    Hop S Tran Cao
    Department of Surgery, University of California San Diego, San Diego, CA, USA
    Surg Endosc 25:48-54. 2011
    ..This report describes the use of fluorescence laparoscopy to image green fluorescent protein (GFP)-expressing tumors in an orthotopic mouse model of human pancreatic cancer...
  54. doi request reprint A laboratory training and evaluation technique for robot assisted ex vivo kidney transplantation
    Ajai Khanna
    Center for Future of Surgery and Section of Transplantation and Hepatobiliary Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of California San Diego, CA, USA
    Int J Med Robot 7:118-22. 2011
    ..This article describes a simple model of ex-vivo kidney transplantation using the robotic technique. This is a good training model and could be applied in select group of patients in the clinical setting...
  55. ncbi request reprint Routine left robotic-assisted laparoscopic donor nephrectomy is safe and effective regardless of the presence of vascular anomalies
    Veronica Gorodner
    Division of General Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    Transpl Int 19:636-40. 2006
    ..7%) versus none in the group with multiple arteries. Left kidney procurement using robotic-assisted laparoscopic technique is safe and effective, even in the presence of vascular anomalies...
  56. doi request reprint Indocyanine green (ICG) fluorescence-guided laparoscopic adrenalectomy
    Jonathan C DeLong
    Department of Surgery, University of California San Diego, San Diego, California
    J Surg Oncol 112:650-3. 2015
    ..We hypothesize that this will increase the safety of laparoscopic adrenalectomy...
  57. ncbi request reprint Minimally invasive treatment of esophageal cancer: laparoscopic staging to robotic esophagectomy
    N Joseph Espat
    Minimally Invasive Surgery Center, Department of Surgery, University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago Illinois 60612, USA
    Cancer J 11:10-7. 2005
    ....
  58. ncbi request reprint Short-term outcomes with small intestinal submucosa for ventral abdominal hernia
    W Scott Helton
    Department of Surgery, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA
    Arch Surg 140:549-60; discussion 560-2. 2005
    ..A bioabsorbable tissue scaffold of porcine submucosal small intestine extracellular matrix (Surgisis Gold [SIS]; Cook Biotech Inc, West Lafayette, Ind) mesh is safe and effective for ventral hernia repair...