Marco G Patti

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Affiliation: University of Chicago
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint The outcome of laparoscopic Heller myotomy for achalasia is not influenced by the degree of esophageal dilatation
    Matthew P Sweet
    Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0790, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 12:159-65. 2008
  2. ncbi request reprint Spectrum of esophageal motility disorders: implications for diagnosis and treatment
    Marco G Patti
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco 94143 0788, USA
    Arch Surg 140:442-8; discussion 448-9. 2005
  3. doi request reprint Fundoplication after laparoscopic Heller myotomy for esophageal achalasia: what type?
    Marco G Patti
    Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, 5841 S Maryland Ave, MC 5095, Room G 201, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 14:1453-8. 2010
  4. doi request reprint Recurrent symptoms after Heller myotomy for achalasia: evaluation and treatment
    Marco G Patti
    Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, 5841 South Maryland Avenue, Room G 207, Chicago, IL, 60637, USA
    World J Surg 39:1625-30. 2015
  5. doi request reprint Controversies in management of achalasia
    Marco G Patti
    Department of Surgery, Center for Esophageal Diseases, Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago, 5841 S Maryland Ave, MC 5095, Room G 207, Chicago, IL, 60637, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 18:1705-9. 2014
  6. ncbi request reprint Current status of diagnosis and treatment of GERD in the United States
    M E Allaix
    Center for Esophageal Diseases, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Minerva Gastroenterol Dietol 59:41-8. 2013
  7. doi request reprint Gastroesophageal reflux disease and connective tissue disorders: pathophysiology and implications for treatment
    Marco G Patti
    Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, 5841 S Maryland Ave, MC 5095, Room G 201, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 12:1900-6. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Achalasia and other esophageal motility disorders
    Marco G Patti
    Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, 5841 S Maryland Ave, MC 5095, Room G 201, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 15:703-7. 2011
  9. doi request reprint Role of minimally invasive surgery in the modern treatment of Barrett's esophagus
    Marco G Patti
    Department of Surgery, University of Chicago, 5841 South Maryland Avenue, Room G 201, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am 21:135-44. 2011
  10. doi request reprint Laparoscopic paraesophageal hernia repair. How I do it
    Marco G Patti
    Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 13:1728-32. 2009

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  1. ncbi request reprint The outcome of laparoscopic Heller myotomy for achalasia is not influenced by the degree of esophageal dilatation
    Matthew P Sweet
    Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0790, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 12:159-65. 2008
    ....
  2. ncbi request reprint Spectrum of esophageal motility disorders: implications for diagnosis and treatment
    Marco G Patti
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco 94143 0788, USA
    Arch Surg 140:442-8; discussion 448-9. 2005
    ..Although the diagnosis and treatment of achalasia are well defined, such is not the case with the other disorders...
  3. doi request reprint Fundoplication after laparoscopic Heller myotomy for esophageal achalasia: what type?
    Marco G Patti
    Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, 5841 S Maryland Ave, MC 5095, Room G 201, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 14:1453-8. 2010
    ....
  4. doi request reprint Recurrent symptoms after Heller myotomy for achalasia: evaluation and treatment
    Marco G Patti
    Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, 5841 South Maryland Avenue, Room G 207, Chicago, IL, 60637, USA
    World J Surg 39:1625-30. 2015
    ..The best results are obtained by a team approach, in Centers where radiologists, gastroenterologists, and surgeons have experience in the diagnosis and treatment of this disease. ..
  5. doi request reprint Controversies in management of achalasia
    Marco G Patti
    Department of Surgery, Center for Esophageal Diseases, Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago, 5841 S Maryland Ave, MC 5095, Room G 207, Chicago, IL, 60637, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 18:1705-9. 2014
    ..This can be accomplished by either endoscopic modalities (intra-sphincteric injection of botulinum toxin, pneumatic dilatation, per oral endoscopic myotomy) or by a laparoscopic Heller myotomy...
  6. ncbi request reprint Current status of diagnosis and treatment of GERD in the United States
    M E Allaix
    Center for Esophageal Diseases, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Minerva Gastroenterol Dietol 59:41-8. 2013
    ..This article reviews the current status on diagnosis and treatment of GERD in the United States...
  7. doi request reprint Gastroesophageal reflux disease and connective tissue disorders: pathophysiology and implications for treatment
    Marco G Patti
    Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, 5841 S Maryland Ave, MC 5095, Room G 201, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 12:1900-6. 2008
    ..This belief has led to the common recommendation of avoiding antireflux surgery for fear of creating or worsening dysphagia...
  8. doi request reprint Achalasia and other esophageal motility disorders
    Marco G Patti
    Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, 5841 S Maryland Ave, MC 5095, Room G 201, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 15:703-7. 2011
    ..A careful evaluation is therefore necessary before an operation is considered...
  9. doi request reprint Role of minimally invasive surgery in the modern treatment of Barrett's esophagus
    Marco G Patti
    Department of Surgery, University of Chicago, 5841 South Maryland Avenue, Room G 201, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am 21:135-44. 2011
    ..This review defines the role of surgery in the modern treatment of BE, taking into consideration the pathophysiology of the disease and the new endoscopic procedures available at present...
  10. doi request reprint Laparoscopic paraesophageal hernia repair. How I do it
    Marco G Patti
    Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 13:1728-32. 2009
    ..The approach to paraesophageal hernias has changed radically over the last 15 years, both in terms of indications for the repair and of surgical technique...
  11. doi request reprint Lung transplantation in patients with connective tissue disorders and esophageal dysmotility
    Warren J Gasper
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143 0790, USA
    Dis Esophagus 21:650-5. 2008
    ..In conclusion, esophageal dysmotility and reflux are common in CTD patients referred for lung transplant. For this group, laparoscopic fundoplication is safe in experienced hands...
  12. doi request reprint Gastroesophageal reflux disease and antireflux surgery-what is the proper preoperative work-up?
    Brian Bello
    Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, 5841 S Maryland Ave, MC 5095, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 17:14-20; discussion p. 20. 2013
    ..While esophageal manometry is often obtained to assess esophageal peristalsis, pH monitoring is rarely considered necessary to confirm the diagnosis of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)...
  13. pmc Impact of minimally invasive surgery on the treatment of benign esophageal disorders
    Brian Bello
    Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    World J Gastroenterol 18:6764-70. 2012
    ..The most significant controversy with laparoscopic paraesophageal hernia repair is the optimal crural repair. This manuscript reviews the evolution of these techniques...
  14. ncbi request reprint Achalasia and chest pain: effect of laparoscopic Heller myotomy
    Silvana Perretta
    Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California 94143 0788, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 7:595-8. 2003
    ..Thus laparoscopic Heller myotomy was highly effective in treating achalasia with chest pain...
  15. ncbi request reprint Cause and treatment of epiphrenic diverticula
    Pietro Tedesco
    Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    Am J Surg 190:891-4. 2005
    ..We hypothesized that: (1) a motor disorder is the underlying cause of the diverticulum; and (2) optimal treatment consists of laparoscopic resection of the diverticulum, a Heller myotomy, and Dor fundoplication...
  16. doi request reprint The evolution of the treatment of esophageal achalasia: a look at the last two decades
    Marco E Allaix
    University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    Updates Surg 64:161-5. 2012
    ..This article reviews the evolution of the treatment of esophageal achalasia during the last two decades, with particular stress on the key technical elements of this operation...
  17. doi request reprint Hybrid trans-thoracic esophagectomy with side-to-side stapled intra-thoracic esophagogastric anastomosis for esophageal cancer
    Marco E Allaix
    Department of Surgery and Center for Esophageal Diseases, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, 5841 S Maryland Ave, MC 5031, Room G 207, Chicago, IL, 60637, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 17:1972-9. 2013
    ..This article describes the technique of trans-thoracic hybrid esophagectomy with side-to-side intra-thoracic esophagogastric anastomosis for esophageal cancer. ..
  18. doi request reprint Primary versus secondary esophageal motility disorders: diagnosis and implications for treatment
    Fernando A M Herbella
    Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 19:195-8. 2009
    ..Esophageal manometry and pH monitoring are essential to distinguish PEMD from GERD and to guide appropriate therapy...
  19. doi request reprint Clinical, radiological, and manometric profile in 145 patients with untreated achalasia
    Piero M Fisichella
    Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    World J Surg 32:1974-9. 2008
    ....
  20. ncbi request reprint Gastroesophageal reflux in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis referred for lung transplantation
    Matthew P Sweet
    University of California San Francisco, Department of Surgery, San Francisco, Calif, USA
    J Thorac Cardiovasc Surg 133:1078-84. 2007
    ..The aims of this study were to determine in patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (1) the prevalence of reflux symptoms, (2) the esophageal manometric profile, and (3) the prevalence of proximal and distal esophageal reflux...
  21. doi request reprint Esophageal angulation after hiatoplasty and fundoplication: a cause of dysphagia?
    Fernando A M Herbella
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Dis Esophagus 22:95-8. 2009
    ..2). We concluded that (i) laparoscopic hiatoplasty and fundoplication does not significantly change the esophageal anteroposterior angle; and (ii) de novo dysphagia is not with the esophageal anteroposterior angle...
  22. ncbi request reprint Gastroesophageal reflux disease and obesity. Pathophysiology and implications for treatment
    Fernando A M Herbella
    Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco, CA 94143 0790, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 11:286-90. 2007
    ..These findings show that the pathophysiology of GERD in morbidly obese patients might differ from that of nonobese patients, suggesting the need for a different therapeutic approach...
  23. ncbi request reprint Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis: how often is it really idiopathic?
    Marco G Patti
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, California 94143 0790, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 9:1053-6; discussion 1056-8. 2005
    ..We conclude that patients with IPF should be screened for GERD, and if GERD is present, a fundoplication should be performed before or shortly after lung transplantation...
  24. ncbi request reprint Impact of minimally invasive surgery on the treatment of esophageal achalasia: a decade of change
    Marco G Patti
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 196:698-703; discussion 703-5. 2003
    ..Ten years ago we started using minimally invasive surgery to treat this disease...
  25. pmc Gastroesophageal reflux disease: From pathophysiology to treatment
    Fernando A Herbella
    Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60637, United States
    World J Gastroenterol 16:3745-9. 2010
    ....
  26. doi request reprint Laparoscopic paraesophageal hernia repair
    Marco E Allaix
    Department of Surgery, Center for Esophageal Diseases, Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 23:425-8. 2013
    ..This article describes our approach step-by-step to the repair of a paraesophageal hiatal hernia, focusing on several technical controversies. ..
  27. doi request reprint The pulmonary side of reflux disease: from heartburn to lung fibrosis
    Marco E Allaix
    Center for Esophageal Diseases, Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 17:1526-35. 2013
    ..Heartburn is the symptom most commonly associated with this disease, and the highly commercialized medical treatment directed toward relief of this symptom represents a 10-billion-dollar-per-year industry...
  28. pmc The prevalence of distal and proximal gastroesophageal reflux in patients awaiting lung transplantation
    Matthew P Sweet
    Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0790, USA
    Ann Surg 244:491-7. 2006
    ..To determine the prevalence and proximal extent of gastroesophageal reflux (GERD) in patients awaiting lung transplantation...
  29. ncbi request reprint Outcomes of multivisceral resection of gastric gastrointestinal stromal tumors
    Sabha Ganai
    University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, IL
    J Clin Oncol 30:91. 2012
    ..91 Background: Despite the recent introduction of imatinib and laparoendoscopic techniques to the management of gastric gastrointestinal stromal tumors (GISTs), outcomes remain uncertain in the setting of multivisceral involvement...
  30. doi request reprint What is the best primary therapy for achalasia: medical or surgical treatment? Who owns achalasia?
    Marco E Allaix
    Center for Esophageal Diseases, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, 5841 S Maryland Ave, MC 5031, Room G 207, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 17:1547-9. 2013
    ..Nevertheless, the success of either procedure is based on the careful selection of the patients and on the surgeon's and gastroenterologist's level of expertise. ..
  31. doi request reprint Laparoscopic total fundoplication for gastroesophageal reflux disease. How I do it
    Marco E Allaix
    Department of Surgery and Center for Esophageal Diseases, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, 5841 S Maryland Ave, MC 5095, Room G 207, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 17:822-8. 2013
    ..A laparoscopic fundoplication is considered today the procedure of choice for the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD)...
  32. doi request reprint Laparoscopic repair of paraesophageal hiatal hernias
    Piero M Fisichella
    Department of Surgery, Loyola University Medical Center, Maywood, Illinois 60153, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 18:629-32. 2008
    ..This paper describes, step by step, our approach to the laparoscopic repair of a paraesophageal hiatal hernia...
  33. ncbi request reprint Management of high-grade dysplasia
    Francesco Palazzo
    University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    Curr Gastroenterol Rep 10:240-5. 2008
    ..This review analyzes the progress in the understanding and treatment of high-grade dysplasia during the past 24 to 36 months and examines how this new information plays a role in the disease's treatment algorithm...
  34. pmc Minimally invasive esophagectomy
    Fernando A Herbella
    Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL 60637, United States
    World J Gastroenterol 16:3811-5. 2010
    ..Based on the available literature, there is no evidence that MIE brings clear benefits compared to conventional esophagectomy. Increasing experience and the report of larger series might change this scenario...
  35. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic surgery for benign esophageal disorders
    Marco G Patti
    Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco, 94143 0788, USA
    Chir Ital 57:681-6. 2005
  36. doi request reprint Gastroesophageal reflux disease and morbid obesity: is there a relation?
    Piero M Fisichella
    Department of Surgery, Stritch School of Medicine, Loyola University Medical Center, 2160 South First Avenue, Room 3226, Maywood, IL, 60153, USA
    World J Surg 33:2034-8. 2009
    ..The following review describes the current evidence linking esophageal reflux to obesity, covering the pathophysiology of the disease and the implications for treatment of GERD in the obese patient...
  37. doi request reprint Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis and gastroesophageal reflux. Implications for treatment
    Marco E Allaix
    Center for Esophageal Diseases, Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, 5841 S Maryland Ave, MC 5031, Room G 207, Chicago, IL, 60637, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 18:100-4; discussion 104-5. 2014
    ..Even though the pathogenesis of idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis (IPF) is unknown, there is mounting evidence that abnormal reflux (GERD) and aspiration of gastric contents may play a role in the pathogenesis of this disease...
  38. pmc Multidisciplinary approach for patients with esophageal cancer
    Victoria M Villaflor
    Department of Medicine, Section Hematology Oncology, University of Chicago Medicine, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    World J Gastroenterol 18:6737-46. 2012
    ..The aim of this article is to describe the multidisciplinary approach used by an established team at a single high volume center for esophageal cancer, and to review the literature which guides our treatment recommendations...
  39. doi request reprint Esophageal achalasia 2011: pneumatic dilatation or laparoscopic myotomy?
    Marco G Patti
    University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 16:870-3. 2012
    ..It supports the use of laparoscopic Heller myotomy as the preferred treatment for the average patient with this disease in the USA...
  40. ncbi request reprint Interstitial lung disease and gastroesophageal reflux disease: key role of esophageal function tests in the diagnosis and treatment
    Renato Vianna Soares
    Department of Surgery, Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, USA
    Arq Gastroenterol 48:91-7. 2011
    ..There is still confusion about the diagnostic steps necessary to confirm the presence of GERD, and about the role of effective control of GERD in the natural history of these respiratory disorders...
  41. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic Heller myotomy and Dor fundoplication for esophageal achalasia. How I do it
    Marco G Patti
    Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco, 521 Parnassus Ave, Room C 341, San Francisco, CA 94143 0790, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 12:764-6. 2008
    ..Today, a laparoscopic Heller myotomy and partial fundoplication is considered the treatment of choice for this disease. This article describes the technique of laparoscopic Heller myotomy and Dor fundoplication...
  42. doi request reprint Achalasia and Respiratory Symptoms: Effect of Laparoscopic Heller Myotomy
    Ciro Andolfi
    1 Department of Surgery and Center for Esophageal Diseases, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 26:675-9. 2016
    ..Dysphagia and regurgitation are considered typical symptoms of achalasia. However, there is mounting evidence that some achalasia patients may also experience respiratory symptoms such as cough, wheezing, and hoarseness...
  43. doi request reprint Is resection of an esophageal epiphrenic diverticulum always necessary in the setting of achalasia?
    Marco E Allaix
    Center for Esophageal Diseases and Department of Surgery, Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago, 5841 S Maryland Ave, MC 5031, Chicago, IL, 60637, USA
    World J Surg 39:203-7. 2015
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the outcome of ED patients who underwent ED resection and myotomy and those of ED patients who had a myotomy only...
  44. doi request reprint Evolution of the minimally invasive treatment of esophageal achalasia
    Brian Bello
    Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, 5841 South Maryland Avenue, MC 5031, Room G 201, Chicago, IL 60637, USA
    World J Surg 35:1442-6. 2011
    ..This shift in the treatment algorithm reflects the fact that laparoscopic Heller myotomy with partial fundoplication outperforms nonsurgical approaches, such as balloon dilatation and intrasphincteric botulinum toxin injection...
  45. doi request reprint Importance of Esophageal Manometry and pH Monitoring in the Evaluation of Patients with Refractory Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease: A Multicenter Study
    Ciro Andolfi
    1 Department of Surgery, Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 26:548-50. 2016
    ..In the absence of a response to therapy, patients are often assumed to have refractory GERD, and they are referred for laparoscopic antireflux surgery (LARS), often without further diagnostic evaluation...
  46. doi request reprint Emerging Techniques in Minimally Invasive Surgery. Pros and Cons
    P Marco Fisichella
    Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women s Hospital and Boston VA Healthcare System, Harvard Medical School, 1400 VFW Parkway, West Roxbury, Boston, MA, 02132, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 19:1355-62. 2015
    ....
  47. doi request reprint Analysis of the Causes of Failed Antireflux Surgery and the Principles of Treatment: A Review
    Marco G Patti
    Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois
    JAMA Surg 150:585-90. 2015
    ..The management of patients who fail antireflux surgery is complex and not well codified...
  48. doi request reprint [New trends and concepts in diagnosis and treatment of achalasia]
    Marco E Allaix
    Department of Surgery, Center for Esophageal Diseases, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, Estados Unidos
    Cir Esp 91:352-7. 2013
    ..This article reviews the evolution of the diagnosis and treatment of esophageal achalasia during the last 20 years...
  49. doi request reprint Predictors of unsuccessful laparoscopic resection of gastric submucosal neoplasms
    Sabha Ganai
    Department of Surgery, The University of Chicago Medical Center, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 17:244-55; discussion 255-6. 2013
    ..Concern exists for technical feasibility related to tumor size and location, as well as oncologic outcome...
  50. ncbi request reprint Adjuvant and neoadjuvant therapy for esophageal cancer: a critical reappraisal
    Brendan C Visser
    Department of Surgery, University of California, 533 Parnassus Avenue, Room U 122, San Francisco, CA 94143 7088, USA
    Surg Oncol 12:1-7. 2003
    ..Future investigation must focus on the development of new biologic or chemotherapeutic agents, and the identification of biologic markers that might predict response to chemoradiation...
  51. ncbi request reprint Gastro-oesophageal reflux disease: a decade of changes
    Marco G Patti
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco 94143 0788, USA
    Asian J Surg 26:4-6. 2003
  52. doi request reprint Epiphrenic diverticulum of the esophagus. From pathophysiology to treatment
    Renato Soares
    Department of Surgery, Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 14:2009-15. 2010
    ..The main symptoms experienced by patients are dysphagia, regurgitation, and aspiration. The best surgical treatment is still debated, particularly the need for a myotomy in addition to resection of the diverticulum...
  53. pmc The Intersection of GERD, Aspiration, and Lung Transplantation
    Marco G Patti
    1 Pritzker School of Medicine, University of Chicago, Chicago, Illinois
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 26:501-5. 2016
    ....
  54. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic Antireflux Surgery: Importance of Patient's Selection and Preoperative Workup
    Ciro Andolfi
    1 Department of Surgery, University of Chicago Pritzker School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A . 2016
    ....
  55. doi request reprint Symptom Relief After Laparoscopic Paraesophageal Hernia Repair Without Mesh
    Rym El Khoury
    Department of Surgery, Northwestern University, 676 North Saint Clair, Suite 650, Chicago, IL, 60611, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 19:1938-42. 2015
    ..While attention has been mostly focused on the incidence of postoperative radiologic recurrence of a hiatal hernia, few data are available about the effect of the operation on symptoms...
  56. doi request reprint The surgical management of achalasia in the morbid obese patient
    P Marco Fisichella
    Department of Surgery, Boston VA Healthcare System, Harvard Medical School, 1400 VFW Parkway, West Roxbury, MA, 02132, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 19:1139-43. 2015
    ..The goal of our report is to provide our evidence-based approach for the surgical management of the patient with achalasia and morbid obesity...
  57. doi request reprint GERD procedures: when and what?
    P Marco Fisichella
    Department of Surgery, Boston VA Healthcare System, Harvard Medical School, 1400 VFW Parkway, West Roxbury, Boston, MA, 02132, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 18:2047-53. 2014
    ....
  58. doi request reprint From Heller to POEM (1914-2014): a 100-year history of surgery for Achalasia
    P Marco Fisichella
    Department of Surgery, Boston VA Healthcare System, Harvard Medical School, 1400 VFW Parkway West Roxbury, Boston, MA, 02132, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 18:1870-5. 2014
    ..This 100-year-old operation, which is today performed laparoscopically with the addition of a partial fundoplication, is considered the treatment of choice for patients with achalasia...