Sonia Ramamoorthy

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Affiliation: University of California
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Unique complications of robotic colorectal surgery
    Sonia Ramamoorthy
    Rebecca and John Moores Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    Surg Clin North Am 93:273-86. 2013
  2. pmc Detection of multiple human papillomavirus genotypes in anal carcinoma
    Sonia Ramamoorthy
    Departments of Surgery, University of California, 9500 Gilman Drive, San Diego, California, 92093 0068, USA
    Infect Agent Cancer 5:17. 2010
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. doi request reprint Video. Magnetic retraction for NOTES transvaginal cholecystectomy
    Santiago Horgan
    University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    Surg Endosc 24:2322. 2010
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. pmc John Cunningham virus T-antigen expression in anal carcinoma
    Sonia Ramamoorthy
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Diego, California Moores Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, California
    Cancer 117:2379-85. 2011
  9. 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
  10. 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

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Publications31

  1. doi request reprint Unique complications of robotic colorectal surgery
    Sonia Ramamoorthy
    Rebecca and John Moores Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA 92093, USA
    Surg Clin North Am 93:273-86. 2013
    ..This article reviews the potential advantages and disadvantages, current indications, future directions, and lessons learned for robotic approaches in colorectal surgery...
  2. pmc Detection of multiple human papillomavirus genotypes in anal carcinoma
    Sonia Ramamoorthy
    Departments of Surgery, University of California, 9500 Gilman Drive, San Diego, California, 92093 0068, USA
    Infect Agent Cancer 5:17. 2010
    ..We have employed a custom microarray to examine DNA for several HPV genotypes. We aimed to determine the accuracy of our microarray in anal cancer DNA for HPV genotypes compared to the DNA sequencing gold standard...
  3. 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...
  4. 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...
  5. 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...
  6. 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...
  7. 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...
  8. pmc John Cunningham virus T-antigen expression in anal carcinoma
    Sonia Ramamoorthy
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Diego, California Moores Comprehensive Cancer Center, University of California, San Diego, California
    Cancer 117:2379-85. 2011
    ..JCV T-antigen is present in brain, gastric, and colon malignancies, but has not been evaluated in anal cancers. The authors examined a cohort of anal cancers for JCV T-antigen and correlated this with clinicopathologic data...
  9. 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...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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
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  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. 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...
  16. pmc Relationship of EMAST and microsatellite instability among patients with rectal cancer
    Bikash Devaraj
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 14:1521-8. 2010
    ..We evaluated the prevalence of EMAST and MSI in a population-based cohort of rectal cancers, as EMAST has not been previously determined in rectal cancers...
  17. 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...
  18. pmc Racial disparity in consultation, treatment, and the impact on survival in metastatic colorectal cancer
    Daniel R Simpson
    Affiliations of authors Center for Advanced Radiotherapy Technologies, Department of Radiation Medicine and Applied Science DRS, JHG, LKM, JDM, Department of Family and Preventive Medicine MEM, Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Internal Medicine SG, Division of Hematology Oncology GH, PF, Department of Surgery SR, Moores Cancer Center DRS, MEM, SG, JHG, LKM, GH, PF, SR, JDM, University of California San Diego, La Jolla, California San Diego Veterans Affairs Healthcare System, San Diego, California SG Department of Radiation Oncology, Stanford University, Stanford, California QL
    J Natl Cancer Inst 105:1814-20. 2013
    ..The purpose of this study was to examine disparity in specialist consultation and multimodality treatment and the impact that treatment inequality has on survival...
  19. pmc Evidence for colorectal sarcomatoid carcinoma arising from tubulovillous adenoma
    Jeffrey K Lee
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Diego UC 303 MC 0063, 9500 Gilman Drive, La Jolla CA 92093 0063, United States
    World J Gastroenterol 14:4389-94. 2008
    ..This observation supports the "monoclonal theory" of pathogenesis with an adenoma-sarcoma progression with or without an intermediate stage of carcinoma...
  20. pmc Women in surgery: bright, sharp, brave, and temperate
    Elisabeth C McLemore
    University of California San Diego, CA, USA
    Perm J 16:54-9. 2012
    ..A secondary aim of the article is to add some levity to the discussion with personal anecdotes representing the primary author's (ECM) personal opinions, biases, and reflections...
  21. pmc Loss of histone variant macroH2A2 expression associates with progression of anal neoplasm
    Wan Hsiang Hu
    Department of Surgery, University of California San Diego Health System, San Diego, California, USA Rebecca and John Moores Cancer Center, University of California San Diego Health System, San Diego, California, USA Department of Colorectal Surgery, Kaohsiung Chang Gung Memorial Hospital and Chang Gung University College of Medicine, Kaohsiung, Taiwan
    J Clin Pathol 69:627-31. 2016
    ..The macroH2A histone variants are epigenetic marks for inactivated chromatin. In this study, we examined the expression of macroH2A2 in anal neoplasm from anal intraepithelial neoplasia (AIN) to anal squamous cell carcinoma (SCC)...
  22. 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...
  23. pmc Strategies for the care of adults hospitalized for active ulcerative colitis
    Suresh Pola
    Inflammatory Bowel Disease Center, Division of Gastroenterology, University of California San Diego Health System, La Jolla, CA, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 10:1315-1325.e4. 2012
    ..We review practical evidence-based management principles and propose a day-by-day algorithm for managing patients hospitalized for ulcerative colitis...
  24. doi request reprint Lessons learned from the institution of the Surgical Care Improvement Project at a teaching medical center
    Bruce Potenza
    Division of Trauma, Critical Care and Burns, University of California, San Diego, 200 W Arbor Dr, San Diego, CA 92103 8896, USA
    Am J Surg 198:881-8. 2009
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  25. 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...
  26. pmc Tobacco smoking and risk of recurrence for squamous cell cancer of the anus
    Sonia Ramamoorthy
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Diego, CA 92093 0063, USA
    Cancer Detect Prev 32:116-20. 2008
    ..Here, we evaluated the risk of recurrence and mortality of anal carcinoma in association with tobacco smoking...
  27. 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)...
  28. 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...
  29. ncbi request reprint Surgical resident and attending physician attitudes toward glucose control in the surgical patient
    Todd W Costantini
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Diego Medical Center, San Diego, California, USA
    Am Surg 74:993-6. 2008
    ..This study reveals an important knowledge deficit among surgical resident and attending physicians. Focused education on glycemic control in the perioperative patient should be a mandatory component of surgical training...
  30. doi request reprint Image of the month--quiz case. Heterotopic gastric mucosa
    Joseph Mareno
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Diego, CA, USA
    Arch Surg 143:513-4. 2008
  31. pmc Decreased Jun-D and myogenin expression in muscle wasting of human cachexia
    Sonia Ramamoorthy
    Department of Surgery, University of California San Diego, San Diego, California, USA
    Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 297:E392-401. 2009
    ..These studies show that these molecular pathways are modulated in association with muscle wasting in patients with cancer or AIDS, and whether or not they cause muscle wasting remains to be determined...