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Selected Publications and Presentations (2013 – 2016)

Publications

Fei P., Bonanni F.B: Biliopancreatic Diversion and Duodenal Switch: Indications, Procedures, and Outcomes, In: Obesity Care and Bariatric Surgery. World Scientific Publishing company, 2016. Chapter 4, pgs 37 - 54. 2015 Editors: Kenrich M Murayama and Shanu N Kothari.

Mohammed R, Van Houtte O, Antanavicius G. Laparoscopic Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy: A Technological Alternative for Imbrication. First published January 2016. doi: 10.1089/vor.2015.0329

Zaveri H, Dallal RM, Cottam D, Surve A, Kartiko S, Bonnani F, Cottam A, Cottam S: Indications and Operative Outcomes of Gastric Bypass Reversal. Obes Surg. 2016 Feb 16. [Epub ahead of print] PMID:26883929

Sucandy I, Abulfaraj M, Naglak M, Antanavicius G: Risk of Biliary Events After Selective Cholecystectomy During Biliopancreatic Diversion with Duodenal Switch. Obes Surg. 2016 Mar;26(3):531-7. doi: 10.1007/s11695-015-1786-4. PMID:26156307

Fazendin JM, Fazendin EA, Shariff FU, Purdy, M, Pezzi P, Noonan K, Castellanos A, Shewokis PA, Lind S. Selp/Peer Resident Assessment of the Basics of Open Laparotomy Training (BOLT) on a Simulated Abdominal Model. Submitted for publication, March 2016.

Mohammed R, Fei P, Phu J, Antanavicius G: The efficiency of preoperative Esophagogastroduodenoscopy in identifying operable hiatal hernia for bariatric surgery patients. Submitted to “Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases“, 2016

Antanavicius G, Mohammed R, Van Houtte O: Total Robotic Biliopancreatic Diversion with Duodenal Switch Technique. Submitted to “Obesity Surgery”, 2016

Sucandy I, Abulfaraj M, Naglak M, Antanavicius G: Risk of Biliary Events After Selective Cholecystectomy During Biliopancreatic Diversion with Duodenal Switch. Obes Surg. 2016 Mar;26(3):531-7. doi: 10.1007/s11695-015-1786-4. PMID: 26156307

Halawani H, Antanavicius G, Bonanni FB: Laparoscopic Conversion of failed Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass to Biliopancreatic Diversion with Duodenal Switch, a step by step video case, Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.soard.2016.12.022

Sucandy I, Chrestiana D, Bonanni F, Antanavicius G: Gastroesophageal Reflux Symptoms After Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy for Morbid Obesity. The Importance of Preoperative Evaluation and Selection. N Am J Med Sci. 2015 May;7(5):189-93. doi: 10.4103/1947-2714.157624. PMID:26110129

Abulfaraj M, Klar A, Sucandy I, Antanavicius G: Does preoperative diabetes mellitus affect weight loss outcome after biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch? Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2015 Nov-Dec;11(6):1295-9. doi: 10.1016/j.soard.2015.06.006. Epub 2015 Jun 11. PMID:26163177

Antanavicius G: Invited Commentary “Infundibular laparoscopic cholecystectomy method requires a quality renewal: 18 year 13 274 cholecystectomy analysis with assessment of 45 iatrogenic bile duct injuries”. ISSN 1392–0995, Journal of Lithuanian Surgery 2015, 14 (1), p. 14–30

Bonanni FB, Fei P, Fitzpatrick LL: Normoglycemic ketoacidosis in a postoperative gastric bypass patient taking canagliflozin. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2016 Jan;12(1):e11-2. doi: 10.1016/j.soard.2015.08.502. Epub 2015 Aug 18. No abstract available. PMID:26686305

R Mohammed, O Van Houtte, G Antanavicius: Laparoscopic Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy: A Technological Alternative for Imbrication, J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech Part B Videoscopy. XXXX, DOI: 10.1089/vor.2015.0329.

Antanavicius G, Rezvani M, Sucandy I: One-stage robotically assisted laparoscopic biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch: analysis of 179 patients. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2015 Mar-Apr;11(2):367-71. doi: 10.1016/j.soard.2014.10.023. Epub 2014 Nov 4. PMID: 25820081

Rezvani M, Sucandy I, Klar A, Bonanni F, Antanavicius G: Is laparoscopic single-stage biliopancreatc diversion with duodenal switch safe in super morbidly obese patients? Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2014 May-Jun;10(3):427-30. PMID: 24439116

Rezvani, M., Sucandy, I., Das, R., Naglak, M. C., Bonanni, F. B., & Antanavicius, G: Venous thromboembolism after laparoscopic biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch: analysis of 362 patients. Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2014 May-Jun;10(3):469-73. doi: 10.1016/j.soard.2013.07.011. Epub 2013 Jul 22. PMID:24342034

Sucandy I, Titano J, Antanavicius G, Pezzi CM. Laparoscopic Splenic and Vessel-preserving Distal Pancreatectomy: An Alternative Minimally Invasive Method for Benign and Low Malignant Potential Pancreatic Lesions. Am Surg 2014 Jul; 80(7):200-1.

Sucandy I, Titano J, Bonanni F, Antanavicius G: Comparison of vertical sleeve gastrectomy versus biliopancreatic diversion. N Am J Med Sci. 2014 Jan;6(1):35-8.

Sucandy I, Antanavicius G: Impact of minimally invasive/bariatric surgery fellowship on perioperative complications and outcomes in the first year of practice. N Am J Med Sci. 2013 Jul;5(7):419-21.

Rezvani M, Casillas-Berumen S, Bonanni F, Antanavicius G: Swallowing syncope after laparoscopic vertical sleeve gastrectomy: first reported case. Surg Obest Relat Dis 2013 Sep-Oct;9(5):e77-78.

Rezvani M, Sucandy I, Antanavicius G: Totally robotic stapleless vertical sleeve gastrectomy. Surg Obest Relat Dis 2013 Sep-Oct;9(5):e79-81.

Sucandy I, Antanavicius G: Outcomes and complications after biliopancreatic diversion based on age. J Obes Weight Loss Ther. 2013 3:4.

Sucandy I, Antanavicius G: Robotically-assisted laparoscopic biliopancreatic diversion with duodenal switch: the utility of the robotic system in bariatric surgery. J Robotic Surg.

Sucandy I, Antanavicius G. Comparative outcomes of weight loss and perioperative complications in the morbidly obese population undergoing biliopancreatic diversion based on age. International Journal of Surgery.

Sucandy I, Antanavicius G, Bonanni F: Outcome analysis of early laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy experience. JSLS. 2013 Oct-Dec;17(4):602-6.

Presentations

Fazendin JM, Fazendin EA, Shariff FU, Purdy, M, Pezzi C, Noonan K, Castellanos A, Shewokis PA, Lind S. Selp/Peer Resident Assessment of the Basics of Open Laparotomy Training (BOLT) on a Simulated Abdominal Model. American College of Surgeons Consortium of Accredited Education Institutes 2016 Annual Meeting, March 7-8, 2016, Chicago, Illinois.

Van Houtte, O, Mohammed, R, Antanavicius, G. Laparoscopic vertical sleeve gastectomy: Technological alternative for staple line imbrication. Poster session presented at: Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons Annual Meeting; 2016 March 16-19; Boston, MA.

Bonanni, F. B Video Presentation, “Laparoscopic Revision of Roux-n-y Gastric Bypass to Duodenal Switch. International Consensus Conference On The Duodenal Switch May 27, 2016. Quebec City, Canada.

Bonanni, F. B Presentation: “Classic Duodenal Switch versus Loop Duodenal Switch “. International Consensus Conference On The Duodenal Switch May 28, 2016. Quebec City, Canada.

Noonan K: Overview of Bariatric Surgery, SAGES Resident Basic Laparoscopy and Endoscopy Course, May 2016, Cleveland, Ohio.

Noonan K: Robotic Surgery: Utility in 2016, SAGES Resident Basic Laparoscopy and Endoscopy Course, May 2016, Cleveland, Ohio.

Antanavicius G: “Robotic BPD/DS” G. Antanavicius, MD live surgery broadcast to International Consensus Conference on Duodenal Switch (ICCDS)in Quebec City, Canada 2016.

J Gigioli, R Mohammed, P Falatoonzadeh, R Lee, F Bonanni, G Antanavicius “ Psycho-social support and outcomes in weight loss surgery” Submitted to “Obesity week”

Noonan KM, Pezzi P, Josloff R, Augustine A. Using QITI Data as the Foundation for a Comprehensive Quality Improvement Curriculum for Surgery Residents. National Surgery Quality Improvement Program 2016 Annual Meeting, July 15-19, 2016, San Diego, California.

Moskalenko M, Asai M, Beem K, Pezzi TA, Noonan KM, Pezzi CM. Incidence of Surgical Site Infections after Thyroid and Parathyroid Surgery: Antimicrobial Prophylaxis is not advantageous. National Surgery Quality Improvement Program 2016 Annual Meeting, July 15-19, 2016, San Diego, California.

Noonan KM, Pezzi P, Josloff R, Augustine A. Using QITI Data as the Foundation for a Comprehensive Quality Improvement Curriculum for Surgery Residents. PA NSQIP Consortium Quarterly Meeting, April 1, 2016, Abington Memorial Hospital, Abington, PA.

Jacob J, Josloff R, Pezzi P, Noonan K, Augustine R This Week in SCORE. Association of Residency Coordinators in Surgery 2016 Annual Meeting, April 14-16, 2016, Boston, Massachusetts.

Noonan KM, Rehfuss B, Laumann K, Kaufman B. Management of the Bariatric Patient. Abington Hospital Jefferson Health, Schwartz Rounds, March 9, 2016.

Bonanni F. B., Huang R. A: Single Surgeon's Experience Using ViSiGi 3D(™) Calibration System for Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy. Poster and oral presentation presented at: Paper Session II. 20th World Congress of International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity. 2015 Aug 26 - 29; Vienna, Austria.

Bonanni F. B., Huang R.: Instructional Video for the Laparoscopic Biliopancreatic Diversion/Duodenal Switch. Video presented at: Paper Session II. 20th World Congress of International Federation of the Surgery of Obesity. 2015 Aug 26-29; Vienna, Austria.

Antanavicius G: The efficiency of preoperative EGD in identifying operable hiatal hernia for bariatric surgery patients” poster presentation at the annual meeting of the ASMBS at Obesity Week in Los Angeles, CA 2015.

Fei P, Antanavicius G: “Do findings on routine preoperative EGD alter our management of bariatric surgery patients” oral presentation at the annual meeting of the ASMBS at Obesity Week 2015.

Antanavicius G: “Robotic Conversion of Sleeve to DS procedure” G. Antanavicius, MD live surgery broadcast to annual meeting of the ASMBS at Obesity Week in Los Angeles, CA, 2015.

Das R, Abulfaraj M, Sucandy I, Antanavicius G: Management of Duodenal Leiomyoma During Robotically-Assisted Laparoscopic Biliopancreatic Diversion with Duodenal Switch for Morbid Obesity. Southeastern Surgical Congress, Chattanooga, TN 2/21-2/24/15.

Abulfaraj M, Antanavicius G: “Risk of Biliary Events after Selective Cholecystectomy During Biliopancreatic Diversion with Duodenal Switch” ACS Clinical Congress. November 2014.

Sucandy I, Antanavicius G, Pezzi C: “Laparoscopic Splenic and Vessel-Preserving Distal Pancreatectomy: An Alternative Minimally Invasive Method for Benign and Low Malignant Potential Pancreatic Lesions.” [Video] Southeastern Surgical Congress, February 24, 2014. Savannah, Georgia.

Rezvani M, Sucandy I, Antanavicius G: “Totally Robotic Stapleless Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy” [Video]. SAGES, Salt Lake City, April 2014.

Sucandy I, Samayoa A, Bonanni F, Antanavicius G: “Insufficient Weight Loss and Weight Regain after Bariatric Operations.” SAGES, Salt Lake City. April 2014.

Sucandy I, Antanavicius G: “Robotically Assisted Laparoscopic Biliopancreatic Diversion after Duodenal Switch. Learning Curve and Progress in Past 5 Years.” SAGES, Salt Lake City. April 2014.

Rezvani M, Sucandy I, Antanavicius G, Klar A, Bonanni F: “Venous thrombosis after Laparoscopic Biliopancreatic Diversion with Duodenal Switch: Analysis of 362 Patients,” ASMBS, Atlanta, November 2013.

Sucandy I, Antanavicius G: “Single-stage Robotically-Assisted Laparoscopic Biliopancreatic Diversion with Duodenal Switch. Five Year Experience of 179 Patients.” Association for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery, Atlanta, November 2013.

Kartiko S.,Bonanni F.B., Cottam D, Roye W, Dallal R.M.: “Indications and Operative Outcomes of Gastric Bypass Reversal”. Obesity Week, Atlanta, GA, November 11-16, 2013

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