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Members of Khalili Center’s medical staff are well-known authorities on general surgery, minimally invasive surgery, robotics, and bariatric surgery. They have published extensively. Here is a list of the various medical journal articles, lectures, and research papers the doctors have written and delivered, highlighting their particular areas of expertise.

Surgery on Call 4th ed. (In press)

Chopra R
Fluid and Electrolytes

Arch Surgery (in press)

Lyass S, Chopra R , Fujita F, Otsuka K, Lublin M, Lahman B, Phillips E.H.,. Khalili T
Radiological Studies after Laparoscopic ROUX-EN-Y Gastric Bypass: Routine or Selective?

Submitted for publication

American Journal of Gastroenterology
Basseri B, Levy M, Want HL, Shaye OA, Pimentel M, Soffer EE, Conklin JL
Epithelial Lymphocytosis is Prevalent in both Reflux and Eosinophilic Esophagitis

Submitted for publication

American Journal of Gastroenterology
Basseri B, Shaye OA, Pimentel M, Soffer EE, Conklin JL
Apple sauce improves the detection of abnormal esophageal motor function during high-resolution manometry evaluation of dysphagia

Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery(submitted)

Chopra R and Kulber D
Current Concepts in Breast Cancer and Radiation: What the Plastic Surgeon needs to know

Submitted for publication

Inflammatory Bowel Diseases
Ippoliti A, Devlin S, Mei L, Yang H, Papadakis KA, Vasiliauskas EA, McGovern D, Abreu MT, Melmed G, Shaye O, Enayati P, Chen G, Choi J, Taylor K, Landers CJ, Rotter JI, Targan SR
The Combination of Innate and Adaptive Immune Alterations Increased the Likelihood of Fibrostenosis in Crohn’s Disease

CPC-New England Journal Of Medicine(submitted)

Avital I and Chopra R
Amyand Hernia

Manuscript in progress

Enayati P, Pimentel M, Kong Y, Lees-Kim V, Constantino T, Wade R
Post- Prandial Hypoglycemia is Common in Patients with Irritable Bowel Syndrome and Seems to be Related to the Absence of Methane on Lactulose Breath Test

Manuscript in progress

Enayati P, Basseri B, Yamini D, Poordad F
The Current Natural History of Hepatitis C in the United States

Manuscript in progress

Enayati P, Basseri B, Papadakis K
Pulmonary Manifestations of Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Accepted for presentation at Digestive Diseases Week 2009

Basseri, B, Shaye OA, Pimentel M, Soffer EE, Conklin JL
Apple sauce improves the detection of abnormal esophageal motor function during high-resolution manometry evaluation of dysphagia

Accepted for presentation at Digestive Diseases Week 2009

Basseri, B, Levy M, Want HL, Shaye OA, Pimentel M, Soffer EE, Conklin JL
Epithelial Lymphocytosis is Prevalent in both Reflux and Eosinophilic Esophagitis

October 16, 2009

MD/RN Collaborative Group Lecture, Department of Pediatrics, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Chen S
Nursing Care for Chest Wall Correction Surgical Patients

June 10, 2009

OR Nursing Rounds, Department of Nursing, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Chen S
Surgical Management of Chest Wall Deformities

May 30 – June 3, 2009

Video presentation at the SSAT Digestive Disease Week
Nishi GK, et al
Transoral Gastroplasty. A Novel Technique for Incisionless Weight Loss Surgery

April 22 – 25, 2009

Video presentation at the SAGES Surgical Spring Week
Nishi GK, et al
Incisionless Weight Loss Surgery. A Novel Gastric Restrictive Procedure Using the Transoral Gastroplasty Technique

April 14, 2009

Pediatric Case Conference CME Lecture, Department of Pediatrics, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Chen S
Surgical Management of Short Bowel Syndrome

 

March 31, 2009

Pediatrics Case Conference CME Lecture, Department of Pediatrics, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Chen S
Minimally Invasive Surgery in Pectus Excavatum Repair

January 18, 2009

Presentation at the Southern California Chapter of the ACS, Bariatric Surgery Speciality Session
Nishi GK
Endoscopic Removal of Gastric Band

January 18, 2009

Presentation at the Southern California Chapter of 4 the ACS, Bariatric Surgery Speciality Session
Fukumoto R, Nishi GK, Cunneen S, Lyass S, Khalili T, Phillips E
Medical Tourism for Bariatric Surgery: The Real Cost

January 18, 2009

Presentation at the Southern California Chapter of the ACS, Bariatric Surgery Speciality Session
Nishi GK
TOGA procedure

January 16-18, 2009

2009 Annual Meeting Southern California Chapter of the American College of Surgeons
Magner D, Alban R, Chen SC
Laparoscopic management of an unusual presentation of intussusception

Poster Presentation at the 2008 SAGES Scientific Session

Joshi NR, Basseri EM, Kashani S, Nishi GK, Cunneen S, Phillips EH, Khalili TM
Mesenteric Defect Closure and Prevention of Internal Herniation Following Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass

2008;40(1):30-5

Endoscopy
Mehdizadeh S, Chen G, Enayati PJ, Cheng DW, Han NJ, Shaye OA, Ippoliti A, Vasiliauskas EA, Lo SK, Papadakis KA
Diagnostic yield of capsule endoscopy in ulcerative colitis and inflammatory bowel disease of unclassified type (IBDU)

2008:273-279

Weight Loss Surgery: A Multidisciplinary Approach
Lyass S, Cunneen SA, Khalili TM, Phillips EH
Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Banding

2008:391-394

Weight Loss Surgery: A Multidisciplinary Approach
Joshi NR, Gaon MD, Lyass S, Nishi GK, Feizbakhsh FM, Cunneen S, Phillips EH, Khalili TM
Free Perforation of a Gastric Ulcer On Year after Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass

September 16, 2008

Community Lecture. Valencia Pediatric Associates
Chen S
Minimally Invasive Pediatric Surgery

April 9-12, 2008

Presented at the SAGES Surgical Spring Week
Joshi NR, Basseri E, Kashani S, Nishi GK, Cunneen S, Phillips EH, Khalili TM
Mesenteric Defect Closure and Prevention of Internal Herniation Following Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass

April 9-12, 2008

Video presentation at the SAGES Surgical Spring Week
Gaon MD, Murell S, Nishi GK, Fleshner P
Single port laparoscopic ileal-pouch anal anastomosis

January 18-20, 2008

2008 Annual Meeting Southern California Chapter of the American College of Surgeons
Gaon M, Tom M, ChenSC, Kulber D
The novel use of Alloderm in soft tissue reconstruction of the upper Extremity in a neonate: a case report

January 18-20, 2008

2008 Annual Meeting Southern California Chapter of the American College of Surgeons
Nasseri Y, Chen SC, Frykman P, Hui T
Tracheal diverticulum and esophageal atresia

2007:chap 102

Shackelford’s Surgery of the Alimentary Tract. 6th ed. Vol. 2.
Phillips EH, Nishi GK
Laparoscopic Management of Common Bile Duct Stones

Oral Presentation at 2007 Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons (SLS) Annual Meeting

Basseri EM, Joshi NR, Lyass S, Nishi GK, Cunneen SA, Khalili TM
One-Stage Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery is Safe and Effective in High-Risk Superobese Patients (Honorable Mention, Best Scientific Paper-General Surgery)

2007;102(11):2488-94

American Journal of Gastroenterology
Shaye OA, Yadegari M, Abreu MT, Poordad FF, Simon K, Martin P, Papadakis KA, Ippoliti A, Vasiliauskas E, Tran TT
Hepatotoxicity of 6-mercaptopurine (6-MP) and Azathioprine (AZA) in adult IBD patients

September 18, 2007

Pediatrics Case Conference CME Lecture, Department of Pediatrics, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Chen S
An Unusual Cause of Acute Respiratory Failure in a Seven Week Old

September 6-9, 2007

2007 Annual Congress of the International Pediatric Endosurgery Group
Aranda A, Gaon M, Frykman P, Hui T, Ochoa C, Stein J, Chen SC, Shin C
Preliminary results of thoracoscopic repair in neonatal diaphragmatic hernia: two institution experience

 

August 13, 2007

Pediatrics Resident Teaching Conference, Department of Pediatrics, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Chen S
Acute Abdomen

June 2007; 62(6):1504-1506

The Journal of Trauma
Nisim AA, Spivak J, Margulies DR, Chopra R, Nishi GK, Gabbay JS, Wilson MT
Anomalous origin of the Left Main Coronary Artery: A Rare Cause of Respiratory Distress in an Adult Trauma Patient with a Lower Extremity Injury

April 18-22, 2007

Video Presentation at the SAGES Surgical Spring Week
Basseri EM, Joshi NR, Gaon MD, Nishi GK, Khalili TM
Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass in a Patient with Situs Inversus

April 18-22, 2007

Video Presentation at the SAGES Surgical Spring Week
Gaon MD, Basseri EM, Osborne R, Nishi GK, Khalili TM
Minimally Invasive Repair of Traumatic Hypopharyngeal Injury

April 15-19, 2007

2007 Annual Meeting of the Pacific Association of Pediatric Surgeons
Frykman P, De Castro M, Hagiike M, Hui T, Chen SC, Tan G, Berci G
A new pediatric video laryngoscope provides improved view which facilitates endotracheal intubation: a preliminary report

January 19-21, 2007

2007 Annual Meeting Southern California Chapter of the American College of Surgeons
Gaon M, Frykman P, Hui T, Chen SC
Thoracoscopic repair of congenital diaphragmatic hernia: the Cedars-Sinai Experience

January 19-21, 2007

2007 Annual Meeting Southern California Chapter of the American College of Surgeons
Gabbay J, Gupta A, Hui T, Frykman P, Chen SC
Combined esophageal and duodenal atresias: a case presentation and review of the literature

2006; 102:1387-93

Ambulatory Anesthesia
White PF, Tang J, Hamza MA, Ogunnaike B, Lo M, Wender RH, Naruse R, Sloninsky A, Kariger R, Cunneen S, Khalili T
The use of oral granisetron versus intravenous ondansetron for antiemetic prophylaxis in patients undergoing laparoscopic surgery: The effect of emetic symptoms and quality of recovery

2006

Surgery on Call. 4th edition
Basseri EM
Abdominal Pain (Ch. 2)

2006

Surgery on Call. 4th edition
Basseri EM
Anaphylaxis (Ch. 5)

2006

Surgery on Call. 4th edition
Basseri EM
Hematochezia (Ch. 10)

2006;130(4 Suppl 2):A24(127)

Gastroenterology

Ippoliti A, Devlin S, Yang H, Mei L, Papadakis K, Vasiliauskas E, Abreu M, Melmed G, Shaye O, Enayati P, Chen G, Choi J, Nastaskin I, Patel Y, Mehdikhani E, Taylor K, Landers C, Rotter JI, Targan S

The relationship between abnormal innate and adaptive immune function and fibrostenosis in Crohn’s disease patients

2006; 102:1387-93

Ambulatory Anesthesia

White PF, Tang J, Hamza MA, Ogunnaike B, Lo M, Wender RH, Naruse R, Sloninsky A, Kariger R, Cunneen S, Khalili T

The use of oral granisetron versus intravenous ondansetron for antiemetic prophylaxis in patients undergoing laparoscopic surgery: The effect of emetic symptoms and quality of recovery

2006;12(8):1249-1254

World J Gastroenterol

Chen G, Enayati P, Chan S, Kalpakian M, Tran T, Dulai G, ArnottI, Kitahara F, Gornbein J, Jutabha R

Sensitivity and inter-observer variability for capsule endoscopy image analysis in a cohort of novice readers

2006 Jun;290(6):G1089-95

Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol

Pimentel M, Lin H, Enayati P, Van den Berg B, Lee H, Chen J, Park S, Kong Y, Conklin J

Methane, a gas produced by enteric bacteria, slows transit and stimulates nonpropulsive motor activity in the small intestine

140 (18): 1923-30, 2006

Am. J. Med. Genetics

Wang R, Jones JR, Chen SC, Rogers RC, Friez MJ, Schwartz CE, Graham JM Jr

A previously unreported mutation in a Currarino Syndrome kindred

November 2, 2006

Neonatology Symposium: Expanding Towards New Horizons in Neonatal Care, Presb. Intercom. Hospital
Chen S
Neonatal Surgery in the New Millennium

September 13-16, 2006

Presented at the 2006 European Association for Endoscopic Surgery 14th International Congress
Basseri EM, Joshi NR, Lyass S, Nishi GK, Cunneen SA, Khalili TM
One stage Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery is safe and effective in high-risk super-obese patients

September 13-16, 2006

Oral Presentation at the 2006 European Assoc. for Endoscopic Surgery 14th International Congress
Joshi NR, Gaon MD, Lyass S, Nishi GK, Hagiike M, Cunneen S, Phillips EH, Khalili TM
Gastric Bypass Versus Gastric Banding in the Superobese

September 13-16, 2006

Oral Presentation at the 2006 World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery
Joshi NR, Gaon MD, Lyass S, Nishi GK, Hagiike M, Cunneen S, Phillips EH, Khalili TM
Gastric bypass versus gastric banding in the superobese

September 13-16, 2006

Oral Presentation at the 2006 World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery
Basseri EM, Joshi NR, Lyass S, Nishi GK, Cunneen SA, Khalili TM
One-Stage Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery is Safe and Effective in Superobese Patients

September 6-9, 2006

Presented at the 2006 Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons 15th International Congress and Endo Expo
Basseri EM, Joshi NR, Lyass S, Nishi GK, Cunneen SA, Khalili TM
One stage Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery is safe and effective in high-risk super-obese patients

September 6-9, 2006

Presented at the 2006 Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons 15th International Congress and Endo Expo
Gaon MD, Joshi NR, Nishi GK, Lyass S, Khalili TM
Laparoscopic Thoracic Duct Ligation (Received Award for Best Video – General Surgery)

September 6-9, 2006

Presented at the 2006 Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons 15th International Congress and Endo Expo
Joshi NR, Gaon MD, Lyass S, Nishi GK, Hagiike M, Cunneen S, Phillips EH, Khalili TM
The impact of laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery on c-reactive protein levels

September 6-9, 2006

Presented at 2006 Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons (SLS) Annual Meeting
Joshi NR, Gaon MD, Lyass S, Nishi GK, Hagiike M, Cunneen S, Phillips EH, Khalili TM
The impact of laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery on c-reactive protein levels (Received Award for Best Poster in EducationalContent or Innovation 3rd Place)

September 6-9, 2006

Video presentation at 2006 Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons (SLS) Annual Meeting
Gaon MD, Joshi NR, Nishi GK, Lyass S, Khalili TM
Laparoscopic Thoracic Duct Ligation (Received Award for BestVideo- General Surgery)

September 6-9, 2006

Oral presentation at 2006 Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons (SLS) Annual Meeting
Basseri EM, Joshi NR, Lyass S, Nishi GK, Cunneen SA, Khalili TM
One-Stage Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery is Safe and Effective in High-Risk Superobese Patients (HonorableMention, Best Scientific Paper- General Surgery)

Aug 2006

Endoscopic Oncology Gastrointestinal Endoscopy and Cancer Management
Shaye OA, Ippoliti
Premalignant lesions of the stomach

August 1, 2006

Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech
Lyass S, Joshi NR, Cunneen S, Hagiike M, Phillips EH, Khalili TM
Robotic-assisted Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass for Morbid Obesity

May 24, 2006

Annual Nat’l Symposium in Minimally Invasive Pediatric Surgery, Shanghai Children’s Medical Center
Chen S
Application of Minimally Invasive Techniques in Pediatric Abdominal Conditions

May 23, 2006

Annual Nat’l Symposium in Minimally Invasive Pediatric Surgery, Shanghai Children’s Medical Center
Chen S
Minimally Invasive Techniques in Pediatric Thoracic Surgery

May 22, 2006

Annual Nat’l Symposium in Minimally Invasive Pediatric Surgery, Shanghai Children’s Medical Center
Chen S
Development of Minimally Invasive Pediatric Surgery in United States

May 2006; 3(4):20-21

Bariatric Times
Joshi NR, Gaon MD, Lyass S, Nishi GK, Feizbakhsh FM, Cunneen S, Phillips EH, Khalili TM
Free Perforation of a Gastric Ulcer One Year After Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass

May 2006; 3(4):20-21

Bariatric Times
Joshi NR, Gaon MD, Lyass S, Nishi GK, Feizbakhsh FM, Cunneen S, Phillips EH, Khalili TM
Free Perforation of a Gastric Ulcer On Year after Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass

May 2006; 60(5):1027-1031

The Journal of Trauma
Alban RF, Nisim AA, Ho J, Nishi GK, Shabot MM
Readmission to Surgical Intensive Care Increases Severity-Adjusted Patient Mortality.

May 3-7, 2006

Poster Presentation at 2006 Southwestern Surgical Congress
Lyass S, Joshi NR, Hagiike M, Feizbakhsh FM, Nishi GK, Cunneen SA, Phillips EH, Khalili TM
Surgical complications in bariatric patients: what the general surgeon should know

April 26-29, 2006

Presented at the 2006 SAGES Scientific Session
Hagiike M, Lyass S, Chopra R, Cunneen SA, Khalili TM, Phillips EH
Demographic Features of Patients Choosing Adjustable Band and Bypass

April 26-29, 2006

Poster Presentation at 2006 SAGES Scientific Session
Joshi NR, Gaon MD, Lyass S, Hagiike M, Nishi GK, Cunneen S, Phillips EH, Khalili TM
Outpatient laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery

April 26-29, 2006

2006 Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons Scientific Session
Joshi NR, Gaon MD, Lyass S, Nishi GK, Hagiike M, Cunneen S, Phillips EH, Khalili TM
Gastric bypass versus gastric banding in the superobese (Poster of Distinction Winner)

April 3 – 7, 2006

Presented at the 58th Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Surgical Congress
Basseri E, Hunt MD, Soukiasian HJ, Lefor AT, Margulies DR, Khalili TM, Nishi GK
Traumatic Penetrating Trans-Spinal Cord Neck Injury with Minimal Loss of Neurologic Function

January 31, 2006

Pediatrics Case Conference CME Lecture, Department of Pediatrics, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Chen S
Surgical Management of Necrotizing Fasciitis

January 20-22, 2006

2006 Annual Meeting Southern California Chapter of the American College of Surgeons
Chung A, Chen SC
2 years old female presents with adrenocortical carcinoma and bilateral pulmonary metastases

January 20-22, 2006

2006 Annual Meeting Southern California Chapter of the American College of Surgeons

Chung A, Chen SC

Thoracoscopic resections of prenatally diagnosed congenital pulmonary malformations

January 2006; 3(1):1, 16-18

Bariatric Times
Lyass S, Cunneen SA, Khalili TM, Phillips EH
Moderate weight loss produces significant improvement in comorbid conditions after laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding

December 1, 2005

Presented at 1st Worldwide Meeting of the Minimally Invasive Robotic Association

Lyass S, Joshi NR, Cunneen S, Hagiike M, Phillips EH, Khalili TM

Robotic-assisted Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass for Morbid Obesity

 

2005; 128(4, Suppl 2): A-441

Gastroenterology
Shaye O, Yang J, Mehdizadeh S, Ognibene S, Fleshner P, Vasiliauskas E, Papadakis KA, Targan S, Ippoliti A
Efficacy of cyclosporine A in severe ulcerative colitis ? a 9-year experience

2005 Apr;39(4):303-6

J Clin Gastroenterol
Enayati P, Papadakis K
Association of Anti-Tumor Necrosis Factor Therapy with Infliximab and Development of Multiple Sclerosis

2005; 128(4, Suppl 2):A-584

Gastroenterology
Ognibene SJ, Vasiliauskas E, Dubinsky M, Ippoliti A, Papadakis KA, Shaye O, Mehdizadeh S, Targan S, Fleshner P
Long term morbidity of cyclosporine A treated patients with ulcerative colitis: a word of caution

2005; 61(5):AB175

Gastrointest Endosc
Mehdizadeh S, Chen GC, Enayati P, Shaye O, De Leon V, Ippoliti A, Lo SK, Papadakis KA
The Diagnostic Yield of Wireless Capsule Enteroscopy (WCE) in Patients with Ulcerative Colitis (UC)

2005; 61(5):AB175

Gastrointest Endosc
Mehdizadeh S, Chen GC, Enayati P, Shaye O, Lo SK, Papadakis KA
Utility of wireless capsule enteroscopy in evaluating Crohn?s disease patients with abdominal symptoms

 

2005; 19(6) 845-8

Surgical Endoscopy
Lublin M, Lyass S, Lahmann B, Cunneen SA, Khalili TM, Elashoff JD, Phillips EH
Leveling the learning curve for laparoscopic bariatric surgery

2005;61 (7):914-6

Gastrointest Endosc
Quan C, Chen G, Mary Lee Henderson M, Kalpakian M, Chan S, Tran T, Enayati P, Dulai G, Kitahara F, Arnott I, Sul J, Jutabha R
Overtube-assisted placement of wireless capsule endoscopy devise

2005;100:75-9

American Journal of Gastroenterology

Papadakis KA, Shaye OA, Vasiliauskas EA, Ippoliti A, Dubinsky MC, Birt J, Paavola J, Lee SK, Price J, Targan SR, Abreu MT

Safety and efficacy of Adalimumab (D2E7) in Crohn’s disease patients with an attenuated response to infliximab

2005;61(5):AB175 (#1370)

Gastrointest Endosc

Mehdizadeh S, Chen G, Enayati P, Shaye O, De Leon V, Ippoliti A, Lo SK, Papadakis KA

The diagnostic yield of wireless capsule endoscopy in patients with ulcerative colitis

2005;61(5):AB175 (#1371)

Gastrointest Endosc

Mehdizadeh S, Chen G, Enayati P, Shaye O, Lo SK, Papadakis KA

Utility of wireless capsule endoscopy in evaluating Crohn’s disease patients with abdominal symptoms

September 27, 2005

Pediatrics Resident Teaching Conference, Department of Pediatrics, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Chen S
Acute Abdomen

September 27, 2005

Pediatrics Resident Teaching Conference, Department of Pediatrics, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

Chen S

Acute Abdomen

September 2005; 71(9):738-43

Am Surg

Lyass S, Cunneen SA, Hagiike M, Misra M, Burch M, Khalili TM, Furman G, Phillips EH

Device related reoperations after laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding

September 14-17, 2005

14th International Congress and Endo Expo Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons

Spivak J, Lyass S, Chen SC

Laparoscopic repair of duodenal atresia (Best Pediatric Video Award)

August 30, 2005

Community Lecture. Lancaster Medical Group

Chen S

What’s New in Pediatric Surgery

June 14, 2005

Grand Rounds CME Lecture, Department of Pediatrics, Martin Luther King/Drew Medical Center, UCLA

Chen S

Updates in Pediatric Surgery

June 1-4, 2005

Presented at the 13th International Congress of the European Association for Endoscopic Surgery

Khalili T, Lyass S, Burch M

Outpatient Laparoscopic Gastric Bypass Surgery

June 1, 2005

Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Bariatric Surgery

Lyass S, Burch M, Misra M, Hagiike M, Cunneen SA, Furman G, Phillips EH, Khalili TM

The linear stapler technique for creation of the gastrojejunostomy in laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass results in a minimal rate of anastomotic Stricture

May 17, 2005

Advances in Pediatric Surgery Symposium, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and Shanghai Children Medical C

Chen S

Pediatric Surgery in the 21st Century: Application of Minimally Invasive Techniques

May 14-18, 2005

Presented at the 46th Annual Meeting of the Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract

Lyass S, Cunneen SA, Hagiike M, Misra M, Burch M, Khalili T, Furman G, Phillips EH

Pattern of weight loss during first six months after laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding predicts success

April 13-16, 2005

Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
Soukaissian HJ, Khalili TM et al.
Laparoscopic repair of GSW injury of the small bowel

May 10, 2005

Advances in Pediatric Surgery Symposium, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center and Capital Pediatric Institute

Chen S

Pediatric Surgery in the 21st Century: Application of Minimally Invasive Techniques

April 13-16, 2005

Presented at the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
Lyass S, Cunneen SA, Hagiike M, Misra M, Burch M, Khalili T, Furman G, Phillips EH
Moderate weight loss produces significant in comorbid conditions after laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding

April 1, 2005

Presented at the 57th Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Surgical Congress

Nishi GK, Lyass S, Hagiike M, Burch M, Misra M, Soukiasian HJ, Cunneen SA, Phillips EH, Khalili TM

Laparoscopic Weight Loss Surgery In Patients Greater Than 65 Years Of Age Achieves Similar Weight Loss With No Increase In Morbidity

January 21-23, 2005

2005 Annual Meeting Southern California Chapter of the American College of Surgeons

Lyass S, Chen SC

Thoracoscopic repair of esophageal atresia with tracheoesophageal fistula in neonates

January 1, 2005

Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American College of Surgeons

Lyass S, Cunneen SA, Hagiike M, Misra M, Burch M, Khalili T, Furman G, Phillips EH

Device related reoperations after laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding

2004; 40: A-648

Hepatology
Tran T, Shaye O, Simon K, Poordad F, Martin P, Vierling J, Abreu M
Hepatotoxicity of 6- Mercaptopurine in Adult IBD Patients

 

2004;128(Suppl.2):A578

Gastroenterology
Ippoliti A, Shaye O, Abreu M, Fleshner P, Papadakis K, Vasiliauskas E, Targan S
Cyclosporine in Crohn?s and Indeterminate Colitis ? a 5 Year Experience

2004;19(s5):A490 (#573)

J Gastroenterol Hepatol
Chan S, Enayati P, Chen G, Kalpakian M, Quan C, Lee-Henderson M, Tran T, Dulai G, Arnott I, Kitahara F, Gornbein J, Jutabha R
Factors that delay transit time of wireless capsule endoscopy

2004;59(5):AB165 (#1777)

Gastrointest Endosc
Chen G, Chan S, Quan C, Kalpakian M, Tran T, Enayati P, Lee-Henderson M, Dulai G, Arnott I, Kitahara F, Gornbein, Jutabha R
Sensitivity and inter-observer variability for capsule endoscopy image analysis in a cohort of novice readers

2004;19(s5):A490 (#574)

J Gastroenterol Hepatol
Quan C, Chen G, Lee-Henderson M, Kalpakian M, Chan S, Tran T, Enayati P, Dulai G, Kitahara F, Arnott I, Jutabha
Overtube-assisted introduction of a wireless capsule in a patient with difficulty swallowing

2004;59(5):AB174 (#1811)

Gastrointest Endosc
Chan S, Chen G, Kalpakian M, Quan C, Lee-Henderson M, Tran T, Enayati P, Dulai G, Arnott I, Kitahara F, Gornbein J, Jutabha R
Factors that delay transit time of wireless capsule endoscopy

2004

Annual meeting of the Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES)
Lyass S, Chopra R , Fujita F, Otsuka K, Lublin M, Lahman B, Phillips E.H.,. Khalili T
Elevated Intra-Abdominal Pressure Does Not Effect Small Bowel Perfusion in the Animal Model Of Mesenteric Ischemia

2004

Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons
Chopra R, Lahmann B, Khalili T
Robotic Assisted Roux en Y Gastric Bypass

2004; 70(10):918-21

American Surgeon
Lyass S, Khalili TM, Cunneen S, Fujita F, Otsuka K, Chopra R, Lahmann B, Lublin M, Furman G, Phillips EH
Radiological studies after laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: Routine or selective?

2004

15th Annual Southern California Chapter of the American College of Surgeons Conference
Lyass S, Chopra R , Fujita F, Otsuka K, Lublin M, Lahman B, Phillips E.H.,. Khalili T
Radiological Studies after Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass: Routine or Selective?

2004

Clinical Dialysis 4th Edition
Tram T, Enayati P, Jutabha R
Gastrointestinal Diseases in Patients with Chronic Renal Failure

October 14, 2004

American College of Surgeons, Owen H. Wangensteen Surgical Forum, 90th Annual Clinical Congress
Soukiasian HJ, Wong AV, Czer LSC, Lefor AT, Nishi GK, Chopra R, Fontana GP, Demetriou AA, Trento A
Cold Ischemic Injury And Donor-Recipint Mhc Disparity Significantly Increase Post-Transplant Cardiac Graft Coronary Arteriosclerosis

October 14, 2004

Presented at the 90th Annual Clinical Congress of the ACS, Video presentation
Nishi GK, Lyass S, Lahman B, Lublin M, Cunneen SA, Khalili TM, Phillips E
Laparoscopic approach to internal hernia after laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass

October 14, 2004

Presented at the 90th Annual Clinical Congress ACS, Owen H. Wangensteen Surgical Forum
Soukiasian HJ, Wong AV, Czer LSC, Lefor AT, Nishi GK, Chopra R, Fontana GP, Demetriou AA, Trento A
Cold Ischemic Injury And Donor-Recipient Mhc Disparity Significantly Increase Post-Transplant Cardiac Graft Coronary Arteriosclerosis

October 4-7, 2004

Asian Pacific Digestive Week 2004
Chan S, Enayati P, Chen G, Kalpakian M, Quan C, Henderson M, Tran T, Gareth D, Arnott I, Kitahara F, Gornbein J, Jutabha R
Factors that Delay Transit Time of Wireless Capsule Endoscopy

October 4-7, 2004

Asian Pacific Digestive Week 2004
Chen G, Enayati P, Chan S, Quan C, Kalpakian M, Tran T, Henderson M, Dulai G, Arnott I, Kitahara F, Gornbein J, Jutabha R
Sensitivity and Inter-Observer Variability for Capsule Endoscopy Image Analysis in A Cohort of Novice Readers

October 4-7, 2004

Asian Pacific Digestive Week 2004
Quan C, Chen G, Mary Lee Henderson M, Kalpakian M, Chan S, Tran T, Enayati P, Dulai G, Kitahara F, Arnott I, Sul J, Jutabha R
Overtube-assisted placement of wireless capsule endoscopy device

October 1, 2004

Presented at the Meeting of the Society of Laparoscopic Surgeons
Lyass S, Fowler S, Cunneen S, Khalili T
Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass in a patient after Nissen Fundoplication

October 1, 2004

Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American College of Surgeons
Spivak J, Lyass S, Cunneen S, Hagiike M, Misra M, Burch M, Furman G, Phillips EH, Khalili T
Robotic-assisted Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass for Morbid Obesity

September 29 – October 4, 2004

Presented at the 63rd Meeting of the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma
Alban RF, Nishi GK, Choi E, Shabot MM
Readmission to Surgical Intensive Care is an Independent Predictor of ICU Mortality

September 29 – October 4, 2004

Presented at the 63rd Meeting of the American Association for the Surgery of Trauma
Nishi GK, Avital I, Woo K, Ng P, Ault M, Nisim, A, Margulies DR, Shabot MM, Wilson MT
Outcomes of percutaneous dilatational tracheostomy performed by a designated team headed by a trauma surgeon is superior to the random team approach: A prospective study

September 17, 2004

Pediatrics Resident Teaching Conference, Department of Pediatrics, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Chen S
Surgical Management of Appendicitis

September 9 – 12, 2004

American Motility Society Scientific Meeting
Enayati P, Lee H, Park S, Kong Y, Pimentel M
Small intestinal manometric findings differ between methane and hydrogen producing irritable bowel syndrome subjects

 

September 1, 2004

Presented at the Meeting of the Society of Laparoscopic Surgeons
Spivak J, Lyass S, Khalili T
Laparoscopic Hartmann procedure for penetrating rectal injury

September 1, 2004

Surgical Rounds
Kwan D, Nishi GK, Sedrak M, Wilson MT
Primary Papillary Thyroid Carcinoma Within the Peritoneal Cavity

July 9, 2004

Marfan Syndrome Symposium, National Marfan Foundation and Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Chen S
Surgical Management of Pectus Conditions

June 1, 2004

Presented at the Annual Meeting of the American College of Surgeons
Khalili T
Surgical complications of laparoscopic gastric bypass of morbid obesity

May 14-20, 2004

Digestive Disease Week
Chan S, Enayati P, Chen G, Kalpakian M, Quan C, Henderson M, Tran T, Gareth D, Arnott I, Kitahara F, Gornbein J, Jutabha R
Factors that Delay Transit Time of Wireless Capsule Endoscopy

May 14-20, 2004

Digestive Disease Week
Chen G, Enayati P, Chan S, Quan C, Kalpakian M, Tran T, Henderson M, Dulai G, Arnott I, Kitahara F,Gornbein J, Jutabha R
Sensitivity and Inter-Observer Variability for Capsule Endoscopy Image Analysis in A Cohort of Novice Readers

April 1, 2004

Presented at the 56th Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Surgical Congress
Nishi GK, Alban RF, Danielpour M, Shabot MM
Evaluation Of Postoperative Neurosurgical Patients For Stepdown Unit Care

April 1, 2004

Presented at the 56th Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Surgical Congress
Alban RF, Nishi GK, Choi E, Shabot MM
Surgical Intensive Care Increases Severity-Adjusted Patient Mortality

January, 2004

Presented at the 15th Annual Conference Of The Southern California Chapter Of The ACS and the ACTC
Soukiasian HJ, Czer LSC, Nishi GK, Avital I, Spivak J, Trento A
Inhibition of Graft Coronary Arteriosclerosis After Heart Transplantation

January, 2004

Presented at the 15th Annual Conference Of The Southern California Chapter Of The ACS and the ACTC
Nishi GK, Lyass S, Lahmann B, Soukiasian HJ, Philips E, Cunneen SA, Khalili TM
Comparison of Laparoscopic Roux-en-y Gastric Bypass In Patients Greater Than 55 Years Of Age With Patients Less Than 55 Years Of Age

January 1, 2004

Presented at the 15th Annual Conference of The Southern California Chapter of the ACS ACTC
Nishi GK, Lyass S, Lahmann B, Soukiasian HJ, Philips E, Cunneen SA, Khalili TM
Comparison of laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass in patients greater than 55 years of age with patients less than 55 years of age

2003

14th Annual Southern California Chapter of the American College of Surgeons Conference
Chopra R, McVay C, Phillips E.H., Khalili T
Laprascopic Lysis of Adhesions

2003

Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
Lyass S, Fujita F, Otsuka K, Chopra R, Michelotti M, Phillips E, Khalili TM
Effect of elevated intra-abdominal pressure on small bowel perfusion and mesenteric blood flow

2003

Poster presentation South Wester Surgical Congress
Chopra R, Nishi K, Mcvay C, Khalili T
Isolated Chyloretroperitoneum from Blunt Abdominal Trauma

2003

Poster presentation Southwestern Surgical Congress
McVay C, Chopra R, Nissen N
Splenic Arteriovenous Fistula in a Liver transplant patient

2003

14th Annual Southern California Chapter of the American College of Surgeons Conference
Major K, Chopra R, Nishi G, McVay C, Shabot M, Wilson
The Incidence of Venous Thromboembolism and DVT Survelliance In The SICU

2003; 69(11):951-6

American Surgeon
Fujita F, Lyass S, Otsuka K, Giordano L, Rosenbaum DL, Khalili TM, Phillips EH
Portal vein thrombosis following splenectomy: Identification of risk factors

2003; 19:85-87

Nutrition
Chopra R, McVay
Nutritional Requirements

2003;69:857-86

Am. Surg
Major K, Chopra R, Nishi G, McVay C, Shabot M, Wilson, M
Incidence of Thromboembolism in the Surgical Intensive Care Unit

2003; 69(11):966-8

American Surgeon
Chopra R, McVay C, Phillips E, Khalili TM
Laparoscopic Lysis of Adhesions

2003;69:852-855

Am Surg
Chopra R, McVay C, Phillips E. H., Khalili T
Laparoscopic Lysis of Adhesions

44 Suppl 1to No.5:49, 2003

Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery
Soukiasian HJ, Czer LSC, Nishi GK, McVay C, Chopra RR, Fontana GP and Trento A
Aortic Valve Replacement In Patients With Aortic Stenosis And Severe Left Ventricular Dysfunction: A Suitable Alternative To Transplantation

24: 429-31, 2003

J. Emergency Med
Whitman PJ, Wilson MT, Barcay D, Ting PP, Chen SC
Tension pyopneumothorax in a child: a case report

44 Suppl 1to No.5:49, 2003

Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery
Soukiasian HJ, Czer LSC, Nishi GK, McVay C, Chopra RR, Fontana GP and Trento A
Inhibition of Graft Coronary Arteriosclerosis After Heart Transplantation

November 1-5, 2003

The World Society of Cardio-Thoracic Surgeons (WSCTS) 13th World Congress
Soukiasian HJ, Czer LSC, Chopra RR, Nishi GK, McVay C, Fontana GP and Trento A
Aortic Valve Replacement In Patients With Aortic Stenosis And Severe Left Ventricular Dysfunction: A Suitable Alternative To Transplantation

November 1-5, 2003

The World Society of Cardio-Thoracic Surgeons (WSCTS) 13th World Congress
Soukiasian HJ, Czer LSC, Nishi GK, McVay C, Chopra RR, Fontana GP and Trento A
Inhibition of Graft Coronary Arteriosclerosis After Heart Transplantation

November 1, 2003

Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society of Laparoscopic Surgeons
Lyass S, Khalili T, et al.
Initial experience with robotic assisted laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass

November 1-5, 2003

Presented at the 13th World Congress of The World Society of Cardio-Thoracic Surgeons (WSCTS)
Soukiasian HJ, Czer LSC, Nishi GK, McVay C, Chopra RR, Fontana GP and Trento A
Aortic Valve Replacement In Patients With Aortic Stenosis And Severe Left Ventricular Dysfunction: A Suitable Alternative To Transplantation

November 1-5, 2003

Presented at the 13th World Congress of The World Society of Cardio-Thoracic Surgeons (WSCTS)
Soukiasian HJ, Czer LSC, Fontana GP, Nishi GK, Chopra RR, McVay C, Raissi SR, Trento A
Exercise Performance With Bicaval Vs. Biatrial Orthotopic Heart Transplantation, Which Should Be Performed?

October 2003; 44 (suppl 1-5):49

Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery
Soukiasian HJ, Czer LSC, Nishi GK, McVay C, Chopra RR, Fontana GP and Trento A
Inhibition of Graft Coronary Arteriosclerosis After Heart Transplantation

October 2003; 44 (suppl 1-5):49

Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery
Soukiasian HJ, Czer LSC, Nishi GK, McVay C, Chopra RR, Fontana GP and Trento A
Aortic Valve Replacement In Patients With Aortic Stenosis And Severe Left Ventricular Dysfunction: A Suitable Alternative To Transplantation

October 2003; 44 (suppl 1-5):49

Journal of Cardiovascular Surgery
Soukiasian HJ, Czer LSC, Fontana GP, Nishi GK, Chopra RR, McVay C, Raissi SR, Trento A
Exercise Performance With Bicaval Vs. Biatrial Orthotopic Heart Transplantation, Which Should Be Performed?

October 2003; 69(10):857-61

American Surgeon
Major KM, Wilson M, Nishi GK, Farber A, Chopra R, Chung A, McVay C, Spivak J, Shabot MM
The incidence of thromboembolism in the surgical intensive care unit

October 2003; 69(10):913-7

American Surgeon
Nishi GK, Suh RH, Wilson MT, Cunneen SA, Margulies DR, Shabot MM
Analysis of causes and prevention of early readmission to surgical intensive care

September 19, 2003

Pediatrics Resident Teaching Conference, Department of Pediatrics, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Chen S
Acute Abdomen

May 22, 2003

Presented at the 2003 Paul Rubenstein, M.D., Prize for Excellence in Resident Research Competition
Nishi GK, Suh RH, Wilson MT, Cunneen SA, Margulies DR, Shabot MM
Analysis of causes and prevention of early readmission to surgical intensive care (First Place Award)

June 13, 2003

Grand Rounds CME Lecture, Department of Obstetrics/Gynecology, Women?s and Children?s Hospital, USC
Chen S
Current Advances in Pediatric Surgery

June 5, 2003

Kagan Day Lectureship and Symposium on Pediatrics Surgical Specialties CME Lectures
Chen S
Minimally Invasive Surgery: Application in Pediatrics

June 3, 2003

Pediatrics Case Conference CME Lecture, Department of Pediatrics, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Chen S
Surgical Management of Meckel?s Diverticulum

April 26, 2003

Symposium CME Lecture, Departments of Pediatrics, Obstetrics/Gynecology, and Surgery, Cedars-Sinai M
Chen S
Neonatal Surgery for Prenatal Diagnoses. The Fetus as Patient: A Multidisciplinary Approach to Diagnosis, Management, and Treatment

April 15, 2003

Community Lecture, La Vida Medical Group
Chen S
Minimally Invasive Pediatric Surgery

April 1, 2003

Presented at the 55th Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Surgical Congress
Nishi GK, Cunneen SA, Danielpour M, Shabot M
Is Surgical ICU Care Necessary After Uncomplicated Elective Craniotomy?

April 1, 2003

Presented at the 55th Annual Meeting of the Southwestern Surgical Congress
Chopra R, Nishi GK, Mcvay C, Khalili TK
Isolated Chyloretroperitoneum From Blunt Abdominal Trauma

April 1, 2003

Pediatrics Resident Teaching Conference, Department of Pediatrics, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Chen S
Appendicitis: Surgical Abdomen Management

February 24, 2003

Community Lecture, Santa Barbara Medical Foundation Clinic
Chen S
Advances in Pediatric Surgery

February 1, 2003

Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Southern California Chapter of American College of Surgeons
Lyass S, Fujita F, Otsuka K, Changsri C, Alsabeh R, Michelotti M, Khalili TM, Phillips EH
Splenectomy for malignant disease

 

February 1, 2003

Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Southern California Chapter of American College of Surgeons
Fujita F, Lyass S, Otsuka K, Rosenbaum DL, Khalili TM, Phillips EH
Portal vein thrombosis following splenectomy

February 1, 2003

Presented at the Meeting of the American College of Surgeons
Chopra R, McVay C, Phillips E, Khalili TM
Laparoscopic lysis of adhesions

January 25, 2003

Presented at the14th Annual Conference Of The Southern California Chapter Of The ACS and the ACTC
Soukiasian HJ, Czer LSC, Magliato KE, Nishi GK, Avital I, Major K, Raissi SS, Trento A
Aortic Valve Replacement in Patients with Aortic Stenosis and Severe Left Ventricular Dysfunction: A Suitable Alternative to Transplantation

January 25, 2003

Presented at the 14th Annual Conference Of The Southern California Chapter Of The ACS and the ACTC
Major KM, Wilson M, Nishi GK, Farber A, Chopra R, Chung A, McVay C, Spivak J, Shabot MM
The incidence of thromboembolism in the surgical intensive care unit

January 25, 2003

Presented at the 14th Annual Conference Of The Southern California Chapter Of The ACS and the ACTC
Nishi GK, Suh RH, Wilson MT, Cunneen SA, Margulies DR, Shabot MM
Analysis of causes and prevention of early readmission to surgical intensive care

January 22, 2003

Neonatology Symposium Community CME Lecture
Chen S
Neonatal Surgery: Current Status

January 16, 2003

Southern California March of Dimes Third Annual Conference CME Lecture
Chen S
Endoscopic Advances in Neonatal Surgery

2002:371-386

Critical Care On Call, 1st ed
Lefor A, Khalili T, et al.
Nutritional Management of the Critically-Ill Patient

2002; 68(1):92-94

American Surgeon
Khalili TM, Koss W, Morrison E, Shabot MM
Percutaneous dilatational tracheostomy is as safe as open tracheostomy

November 5, 2002

Pediatrics Case Conference CME Lecture, Department of Pediatrics, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Chen S
Current Surgical Management of Esophageal Atresia and Tracheoesophageal Fistula

October 15, 2002

Pediatrics Case Conference CME Lecture, Department of Pediatrics, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Chen S
Surgical Management of Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia

October 4, 2002

Presented at the Cardiac BioIntervention Symposium
Soukiasian HJ, Czer LSC, Fontana GP, Magliato KE, Nishi GK, Avital I, Wong A, Blanche C, Raissi SS, Kass R, Trento A
Inhibition of graft coronary arteriosclerosis after heart transplantation

October 4, 2002

Presented at the Cardiac BioIntervention Symposium
Soukiasian HJ, Czer LSC, Fontana GP, Magliato KE, Nishi GK, Avital I, Wong A, Cohen MH, Adrian MS, Quartel W, Dhar SC, Barnard JR, Blanche C, Raissi SS, Kass R, Trento A
Exercise performance after heart transplantation: comparison of biatrial and bicaval techniques

2002 Sep;128(9):1067-70

Arch Otolaryngol Head Neck Surg
Azizzadeh B, Enayati P, et. al.
Long Term Survival Outcome in Transhyoid Resection of Base of Tongue Squamous Cell Carcinoma

 

September 17, 2002

Pediatrics Case Conference CME Lecture, Department of Pediatrics, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Chen S
Surgical Management of Cystic Fibrosis

August 23, 2002

Maternal-Fetal Medicine/Neonatology Conference CME Lecture, Department of Pediatrics, Cedars-Sinai M
Chen S
Surgical Management of Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia

August 9, 2002

Maternal-Fetal Medicine/Neonatology Conference CME Lecture, Department of Pediatrics, Cedars-Sinai M
Chen S
The EXIT Procedure: Giant Cystic Hygroma

August 8, 2002

Pediatrics Case Conference CME Lecture, Department of Pediatrics, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Chen S
Pectus Excavatum Repair: The Nuss Procedure

June 18, 2002

Pediatrics Resident Teaching Conference, Department of Pediatrics, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Chen S
Surgical Management of Esophageal Atresia and Tracheoesophageal Fistula

April 13, 2002

Community CME Lecture, Skirball Cultural Center
Chen S
The Role of Surgery in the Pediatric IBD: When is it Appropriate? An Update on the Diagnosis and Management of Pediatric Imflamatory Bowel Disease

November 28, 2001

Grand Rounds CME Lecture, Santa Monica-UCLA Hospital
Chen S
Minimally Invasive Pediatric Surgery: Current Status

38: 163-166, 2001

Pediatric Surgery Secrets
Chen SC, Jaksic T
Anorectal disorders

2001; 67(12):1140-1144

American Surgeon
Koss W, Khalili TM, Lemus JF, Chelli MM, Margulies DR, Shabot MM
Nosocomial pneumonia is not prevented by protective contact isolation in the surgical intensive care unit

2001; 182(6):621-4

American Journal of Surgery
Khalili TM, Navarro A, Middleton Y, Margulies D
Early postoperative feeding improves anastomotic healing after septic peritonitis

2001; 25(7):566-70

Artifical Organs
Khalili TM, Navarro A, Ting P, Kamohara Y, Arkadopoulos N, Solomon B, Demetriou AA, Rozga J
Bioartificial liver treatment prolongs survival and lowers intracranial pressure in pigs with fulminant hepatic failure

2001;42:92P

J Nucl Med
Maddahi J, Sheybani A, Enayati P
Prognosis of patients with a normal stress 99m Tctetrofosmin myocardial perfusion single photon computed tomography

November 15, 2001

Grand Rounds CME Lecture, Torrance Memorial Hospital
Chen S
Minimally Invasive Pediatric Surgery: Current Status

September 5, 2001

Grand Rounds CME Lecture, Department of Obstetrics/Gynecology, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Chen S
Updates in Minimally Invasive Pediatric Surgery

August 8, 2001

Pediatrics Resident Teaching Conference, Department of Pediatrics, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Chen S
Surgical Abdomen

May 24, 2001

Community CME Lecture
Chen S
Minimally Invasive Pediatric Surgery: Current Status

May 14-16, 2001

Annual Meeting of the American Head and Neck Society
Azizzadeh B, Enayati P
Long Term Survival Outcome in Transhyoid Resection of Base of Tongue Squamous Cell Carcinoma

May 3, 2001

Innovations and Updates in Pediatric Care, A Symposium for Case Managers
Chen S
Minimally Invasive Pediatric Surgery

April 3, 2001

Community Lecture, Lakeside Medical Group
Chen S
Minimally Invasive Pediatric Surgery

April 1, 2001

Presented at the Southwestern Surgical Congress
Khalili TM, Navarro A, Middleton Y, Margulies D
Early postoperative feeding improves anastamotic healing after septic peritonitis

March 16, 2001

Pediatrics Resident/Nurse Teaching Conference, Department of Pediatrics, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Chen S
Surgical Management of Intussusception

February 22, 2001

Grand Rounds CME Lecture, Department of Surgery, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Chen S
Minimally Invasive Pediatric Surgery: Current Status

February 8, 2001

Grand Rounds CME Lecture, Department of Pediatrics, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Chen S
Minimally Invasive Pediatric Surgery

February 7-10, 2001

Western Student Medical Research Forum
Maddahi J, Sheybani A, Enayati P
Prognostic significance of myocardial perfusion with Technetium-99M Tetrafosmin and metabolism patterns in patients with suspicion of coronary artery disease

January 9, 2001

Pediatrics Resident/Nurse Teaching Conference, Department of Pediatrics, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Chen S
Malrotation

January 1, 2001

Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Southern California Chapter of American College of Surgeons
Khalili TM, Koss W, Morrison E, Shabot MM
Percutaneous dilatational tracheostomy is as safe as open tracheostomy

January 1, 2001

Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Southern California Chapter of American College of Surgeons
Koss W, Khalili TM, Lemus J, Chelly M, Margulies DR, Shabot MM
Noscomial pneumonia is not prevented by protective isolation in the surgical ICU

December 19, 2000

Pediatrics Case Conference CME Lecture, Department of Pediatrics, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Chen S
Appendicitis: Assessment and Surgical Treatment

2000:107-112

Support of the acutely failing liver
Watanabe FD, Kahaku E, Khalili TM, Ting P, Navaro A, Demetriou AA
Clinical experience with a bioartificial liver

October 3, 2000

Pediatrics Case Conference CME Lecture, Department of Pediatrics, Cedars-Sinai Medical Center
Chen S
Surgical Treatment of Gastroesophageal Reflux in Children

May 17-20, 2000

2000 Annual Meeting of the Pacific Association of Pediatric Surgeons
Dilley AV, Chen SC, Brandt ML, Hicks MJ, Minifee PK, Patel DL, Nuchtern JG
Laparoscopic decapsulation of epithelial-lined true splenic cysts in pediatrics

1999; 65(10):965-7

American Surgeon
Khalili TM, Hiatt JR, Savar A, Lau C, Margulies DR
Perforated appendicitis is not a contraindication to laparoscopy

1999; 31(12):371-3

Transplantation Proceedings
Watanabe FD, Arnaout WS, Ting P, Navarro A, Khalili T, Kamohara Y, Kahaku E, Rozga J, Demetriou AA
Artificial liver

1999 Annual Meeting

American Academy of Orthopedic Surgeons
Aldrich EM, Bernbeck JA, Kim BS, Basseri EM, Patel SS, Shaye O, Edgerton VR
Experimental Cauda Equina Spinal Cord Injury: Time Course of Nerve Degeneration and Apoptosis in a New Rat Model

1998 Jan;151:171-6

Experimental Neurology
Aldrich EM, Bernbeck JA, Kanim LE, Basseri EM, Delamarter RB, Edgerton VR, Dobkin BH
A New model of Experimental Lumbar Spinal Cord Injury in the Rat and Treatment With Intrathecal BDNF

64: 926-9, 1998

Am. Surg
Chen SC, Cunneen SA, Colquhoun SD, Shabot MM
Outcomes from non-emergent orthotopic liver transplantation: is postoperative care becoming routine?

7: 357-63, 1998

Cell Transplant
Arkadopoulos N, Chen SC, Khalili T, Detry O, Hewitt WR, Lilja H, Kamachi H, Petrovic L, Demetriou AA, Rozga J
Transplantation of hepatocytes for prevention of intracranial hypertension in pigs with ischemic liver failure

1998; 41(7):832-8

Diseases of the Colon and Rectum
Khalili TM, Fleshner PR, Hiatt JR, Sokol TP, Manookian C, Tsushima G, Philips EH
Colorectal cancer: comparison of laparoscopic and open approaches

1998; 7(4):357-63

Cell Transplantation
Arkadopoulos N, Chen S, Khalili TM, Detry O, Hewitt W, Lilja H, Kamachi H, Petrovic L, Demetriou AA, Rozga J
Transplantation of hepatocytes for prevention of intracranial hypertension in a pig model of ischemic failure

1998

Surgical Residency Handbook
Hewitt WR, Khalili TM
Cedars-Sinai Medical Center

November 1, 1998

Presented at the Annual Meeting of the Southern California Chapter of American College of Surgeons
Khalili TM, Hiatt JR, Savar A, Lau C, Phillips EH, Margulies DR
Laparoscopy does not increase risk of post-operative intra-abdominal abscess in perforated appendicitis

September 1, 1998

Presented at the World Congress of Gastroenterology
Khalili TM, Navarro A, Ting P, Arkadopoulos N, Kamohara Y, Demetrious AA, Rozga J
Bioartificial liver (BAL) treatment prolongs survival and lowers intracranial pressure (ICP) in a porcine model of fulminant hepatic failure (FHF)

June 1, 1998

Presented at the International Association for the Study of the Liver
Khalili TM, Navarro A, Ting P, Arkadopoulos N, Kamohara Y, Mullon C J-P, Demetrious AA, Rozga J
Bioartificial liver (BAL) treatment prevents development of intracranial hypertension in pigs with fulminant hepatic failure

January 16-18, 1998

1998 Annual Meeting of the Southern California Chapter, American College of Surgeons
Chen SC, Cunneen SA, Colquhoun SD, Shabot MM
Outcomes from non-emergent orthotopic liver transplantation: is postoperative care becoming routine?

48: 468-470, 1997

Surg. Forum
Arkadopoulos N, Chen SC, Khalili T, Detry O, Hewitt WR, Middleton Y, Suh KS, Lilja H, Demetriou AA, Rozga J
Hepatocyte transplantation prolongs survival and prevents development of brain edema in pigs with ischemic liver failure

1997:177-181

Hernia Repair:Open vs. Laparoscopic approaches
Khalili TM, Phillips EH
Complications of laparoscopic hernioplasty

831: 350-360, 1997

N.Y. Acad. Sci: Bioartificial Organs, Science, Medicine, and Technology
Chen SC, Mullon C, Kahaku E, Watanabe FD, Hewitt WR, Eguchi S, Middleton Y, Arkadopoulos N, Rozga J, Solomon B, Demetriou AA
Treatment of severe liver failure with a bioartificial liver

1997; 225(5):484-494

Annals of Surgery
Watanabe F, Mullon CJP, Hewitt WR, Arkadopoulos N, Kahaku E, Eguchi S, Khalili T, Arnaout W, Shackelton CR, Rozga J, Solomon B, Demetriou AA
Clinical experience with a bioartificial liver (BAL) in the treatment of severe liver failure: A Phase I clinical trial

1997; 11:1095-1098

Surgical Endoscopy
Khalili TM, Phillips EH, Berci G, Carroll BJ, Gabbay J, Hiatt JR
Final score in laparoscopic cholecystectomy:Cholangiogram 1207, no cholangiogram 116

1997

Surgical Forum XLIX
Arkadopoulos N, Chen SC, Khalili TM, Detry O, Hewitt WR, Middleton Y, Suh KS, Lilja H, Demetriou AA, Rozga J
Hepatocyte transplantation prolongs survival and prevents development of brain edema in pigs with ischemic liver failure

1997

Surgical Forum XLIX
Khalili TM, Arkadopoulos N, Detry O, Eguchi S, Suh KS, Hewitt WR, Iacobellis A, Demetrious AA, Rozga J
Hepatocyte transplantation in anhepatic rats: Effect on survival, blood chemistry and growth factor profile

November 1, 1997

Presented at the American Association for the Study of Liver Diseases
Arkadopoulos N, Khalili TM, Detry O, Lilja H, Middleton Y, Mullon C, Demetrious AA, Rozga J
Hepatocyte transplantation prevents development of brain edema in pigs with ischemic liver failure

October 12-17, 1997

83rd Annual Clinical Congress of the American College of Surgeons
Arkadopoulos N, Chen SC, Khalili T, Detry O, Hewitt WR, Middleton Y, Suh KS, Lilja H, Demetriou AA, Rozga J
Hepatocyte transplantation prolongs survival and prevents development of brain edema in pigs with ischemic liver failure

October 9, 1997

1997 Annual Residents? Program, Los Angeles Surgical Society
Chen SC, Cunneen SA, Colquhoun SD, Shabot MM
Outcomes from non-emergent orthotopic liver transplantation: is postoperative care becoming routine?

October 1, 1997

Presented at the Meeting of the American College of Surgeons
Arkadopoulos N, Chen S, Khalili TM, Detry O, Hewitt W, Middleton Y, Suh K, Lilja H, Demetriou AA, Rozga J
Hepatocyte transplantation prolongs survival and prevents development of brain edema in pigs with ischemic liver failure

October 1, 1997

Presented at the 4th Congress of the International Liver Transplantation Society
Hewitt W, Khalili T, Kamlot A, Middleton Y, Beeker T, Demetriou AA, Rozga J
Hepatocyte isolation from human livers rejected for transplantation

October 1, 1997

Presented at the Meeting of the American College of Surgeons
Khalili TM, Arkadopoulos N, Detry O, Eguchi S, Suh K, Hewitt W, Iacobellis A, Demetrious AA, Rozga J
Hepatocyte transplantation in anhepatic rats: Effect on survival, blood chemistry and growth factor profile

July 14-16, 1997

9th Annual International Meeting of the Society for Minimally Invasive Therapy
Chen SC, Uyeda RY
Appendectomy: is the McBurney incision obsolete?

May 19, 1997

1997 Paul Rubenstein, M.D. Prize for Excellence in Resident Research Competition
Khalili T, Arkadopoulos N, Chen SC, Detry O, Hewitt WR, Lilja H, Kamachi H, Petrovic L, Demetriou AA, Rozga J
Transplantation of hepatocytes for prevention of intracranial hypertension in pigs with ischemic liver failure (Second Place)

May 1, 1997

Presented at 23rd Annual Meeting of The American Society for Transplant Surgeons
Detry O, Kahaku E, Arkadopoulos N, Lilja H, Hewitt W, Khalili T, Watanabe F, Arnaout W, Shackelton C, Rozga J, Demetriou AA
Intracranial pressure during liver transplantation for fulminant hepatic failure

May 1, 1997

Presented at the 23rd Annual Meeting of the American Society for Transplant Surgeons
Arkadopoulos N, Chen S, Khalili T, Detry O, Hewitt W, Middleton Y, Demetriou AA, Rozga J
Hepatocyte transplantation prevents development of intracranial hypertension in pigs with liver necrosis

May 1, 1997

Presented at The Paul Rubinstein Resident Research Presentation
Khalili TM, Arkadopoulos N, Hewitt W, Chen S, Demetriou AA, Rozga J
Hepatocyte transplantation prolongs survival and precents development of intracranial hypertension in pigs with ischemic liver failure

March 1, 1997

Presented at the Belgian Transplant Society
Detry O, Hewitt W, Arkadopoulos N, Eguchi S, Khalili T, Mullon C, Solomon B, Rozga J, Demetriou AA
The use of a bioartificial liver in the treatment of acute liver failure: Results of a phase I clinical trial

March 1, 1997

Presented at the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons
Khalili TM, Phillips EH, Berci G, Carroll BJ, Gabbay J, Hiatt JR
Final score in laparoscopic cholecystectomy: Cholangiogram 1207, no cholangiogram 116

February 1, 1997

Presented at the 68th Annual Meeting of the Pacific Coast Surgical Association
Khalili TM, Flshner PR, Hiatt JR, Sokol TP, Phillips EH
Colorectal cancer: Laparoscopic and open approaches are equivalent

1997 Jan;14:773-8

Journal of Neurotrauma
Aldrich EM, Bernbeck JA, Kanim LE, Basseri EM, Delamarter RB, Edgerton VR, Dobkin BH
Experimental Lumbar Spinal Cord Injury in the Rat: A New Model and Treatment with Intrathecal BDNF

47: 445-448, 1996

Surg. Forum
Eguchi S, Kamlot A, Hewitt WR, Chen SC, Wang CC, Arkadopoulos N, Corno, V, Suh KS, Ljubimova J, Lebow L, Demetriou AA, Rozga J
Hepatocyte transplantation facilitates liver regeneration in rats with fulminant hepatic failure

47: 161-163, 1996

Surg. Forum
Chen SC, Hewitt WR, Eguchi S, Watanabe FD, Arkadopoulos N, Corno V, Suh KS, Middleton Y, Rodriguez O, Kahaku E, Lane RA, Demetriou AA, Rozga J
Prolonged survival in anhepatic pigs treated with a bioartificial liver

62: 588-593, 1996

Transplantation
Eguchi S, Rozga J, Chen SC, Wang CC, Rosenthal R, Fogli L, Hewitt WR, Middleton Y, Lebow L, Demetriou AA
Treatment of hypercholesterolemia in the Watanabe Rabbit using allogeneic hepatocellular transplantation under a regeneration stimulus

5: 499-503, 1996

Cell Transplant
Moscioni AD, Rozga J, Chen SC, Naim A, Scott HS, Demetriou AA
Long-term correction of albumin levels in the Nagase Analbuminemic Rat: repopulation of the liver by transplanted normal hepatocytes under a regeneration response

24: 247-252, 1996

Yearbook of Cell and Tissue Transplantation
Eguchi S, Chen SC, Rozga J, Demetriou AA
Tissue Engineering: Liver

10:1075-1079, 1996

Surg. Endoscopy
Rosenthal R, Chen SC, Hewitt WR, Wang CC, Eguchi S, Geller S, Phillips E, Demetriou AA, Rozga J
Techniques for intrasplenic hepatocyte transplantation in the large animal model

28: 2036-2038, 1996

Transpl. Proc
Chen SC, Eguchi S, Watanabe FD, Hewitt WR, Kahaku E, Arnaout WS, Rozga J, Demetriou AA
Hepatic support strategies

19: 72-78, 1996

Int. J. Artif. Organs
Kong LB, Chen SC, Demetriou AA, Rozga J
Matrix-induced liver cell aggregates (MILCA) for bioartificial liver use

19:664-669, 1996

Int. J. Artif. Organs
Chen SC, Hewitt WR, Rozga J, Kahaku E, Middleton Y, Doyle C, Wang CC, Eguchi S, Watanabe FD, Demetriou AA
Clinical experience with a hepatocyte-based liver support system

46: 168-171, 1995

Surg. Forum
Rozga J, Chen SC, Kong LB, Wang CC, Eguchi S, Demetriou AA
Ex vivo plasma perfusion of a bioartificial liver loaded with matrix-induced liver cell aggregates (MILCA).