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Piero Marco Fisichella, M.D.

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Dr. Fisichella’s main areas of interest and research involve the application of minimally invasive surgery for the treatment of benign esophageal diseases and the pathophysiology of gastroesophageal reflux disease and other benign esophageal disorders.

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  1. Andolfi C, Fisichella PM. Meta-analysis of clinical outcome after treatment for achalasia based on manometric subtypes. Br J Surg. 2019 Jan 28. PMID: 30690706.
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  2. Wang D, Carrano FM, Fisichella PM, Desiato V, Newman E, Berman R, Pachter HL, Melis M. A Quest for Optimization of Postoperative Triage After Major Surgery. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2019 Feb; 29(2):203-205. PMID: 30412455.
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  3. Zaninotto G, Bennett C, Boeckxstaens G, Costantini M, Ferguson MK, Pandolfino JE, Patti MG, Ribeiro U, Richter J, Swanstrom L, Tack J, Triadafilopoulos G, Markar SR, Salvador R, Faccio L, Andreollo NA, Cecconello I, Costamagna G, da Rocha JRM, Hungness ES, Fisichella PM, Fuchs KH, Gockel I, Gurski R, Gyawali CP, Herbella FAM, Holloway RH, Hongo M, Jobe BA, Kahrilas PJ, Katzka DA, Dua KS, Liu D, Moonen A, Nasi A, Pasricha PJ, Penagini R, Perretta S, Sallum RAA, Sarnelli G, Savarino E, Schlottmann F, Sifrim D, Soper N, Tatum RP, Vaezi MF, van Herwaarden-Lindeboom M, Vanuytsel T, Vela MF, Watson DI, Zerbib F, Gittens S, Pontillo C, Vermigli S, Inama D, Low DE. The 2018 ISDE achalasia guidelines. Dis Esophagus. 2018 Sep 01; 31(9). PMID: 30169645.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  4. Fisichella PM, Schlottmann F, Patti MG. Evaluation of gastroesophageal reflux disease. Updates Surg. 2018 Sep; 70(3):309-313. PMID: 30039279.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  5. Andolfi C, Fisichella PM. Epidemiology of Obesity and Associated Comorbidities. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2018 Aug; 28(8):919-924. PMID: 30010474.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  6. Tsai TC, Miller J, Andolfi C, Whang B, Fisichella PM. Surgical evaluation of lymph nodes in esophageal adenocarcinoma: Standardized approach or personalized medicine? Eur J Surg Oncol. 2018 08; 44(8):1177-1180. PMID: 29751947.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  7. Yost MT, Jolissaint JS, Fields AC, Fisichella PM. Enhanced Recovery Pathways for Minimally Invasive Esophageal Surgery. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2018 May; 28(5):496-500. PMID: 29565732.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  8. Andolfi C, Baffy G, Fisichella PM. Whose patient is it? The path to multidisciplinary management of achalasia. J Surg Res. 2018 Aug; 228:8-13. PMID: 29907234.
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  9. Andolfi C, Plana A, Furno S, Fisichella PM. Paraesophageal Hernia and Reflux Prevention: Is One Fundoplication Better than the Other? World J Surg. 2017 10; 41(10):2573-2582. PMID: 28484816.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  10. Sidwa F, Moore AL, Alligood E, Fisichella PM. Surgical Treatment of Extraesophageal Manifestations of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease. World J Surg. 2017 10; 41(10):2566-2571. PMID: 28508234.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  11. Andolfi C, Plana A, Furno S, Fisichella PM. Erratum to: Paraesophageal Hernia and Reflux Prevention: Is One Fundoplication Better than the Other? World J Surg. 2017 10; 41(10):2572. PMID: 28547131.
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  12. Fisichella PM, Andolfi C, Orthopoulos G. Evaluation of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease. World J Surg. 2017 07; 41(7):1672-1677. PMID: 28258460.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  13. Chen Q, Oriel BS, Rosen AK, Greenan MA, Amirfarzan H, Mull HJ, Shapiro M, Fisichella PM, Itani KMF. Detection and potential consequences of intraoperative adverse events: A pilot study in the veterans health administration. Am J Surg. 2017 Nov; 214(5):786-791. PMID: 28464998.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  14. Soliani G, De Troia A, Portinari M, Targa S, Carcoforo P, Vasquez G, Fisichella PM, Feo CV. Laparoscopic versus open incisional hernia repair: a retrospective cohort study with costs analysis on 269 patients. Hernia. 2017 08; 21(4):609-618. PMID: 28396956.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  15. Fisichella PM. A Revitalizing Look at Simulation, Education, and at New Paradigms of Training in Surgery, Robotics, and in the Operating Room. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2017 05; 27(5):449. PMID: 28328297.
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  16. Gould JC, Wendling MR, Oeschlager BK, Mittal SK, Komanduri S, Perry KA, Cleary S, Galandiuk S, Scott DJ, Fisichella PM, Shaheen NJ, Haisley KR, Hunter JG. Advances in the Diagnosis and Treatment of Barrett's Esophagus and Early Esophageal Cancer; Summary of the Kelly and Carlos Pellegrini SSAT/SAGES Luncheon Symposium. J Gastrointest Surg. 2017 08; 21(8):1342-1349. PMID: 28243981.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  17. Baffy G, Fisichella PM. Gastrointestinal Surgery and Endoscopy: Recent Trends in Competition and Collaboration. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2017 Jun; 15(6):799-803. PMID: 28235574.
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  18. D'Andrea MS, Fisichella PM. Improvement of Postoperative Pain Control Processes and Outcomes in Veterans of a Surgical Intensive Care Unit. World J Surg. 2017 02; 41(2):419-422. PMID: 27704172.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  19. Swain JD, Sharma G, Rumma RT, Fisichella PM, Whang E. A Century of Surgical Innovation at a Boston Hospital. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2017 Feb; 27(2):156-161. PMID: 28068187.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  20. Sidhwa F, Moore A, Alligood E, Fisichella PM. Diagnosis and Treatment of the Extraesophageal Manifestations of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease. Ann Surg. 2017 01; 265(1):63-67. PMID: 27455157.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  21. Wiesel O, Whang B, Cohen D, Fisichella PM. Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy for Adenocarcinomas of the Gastroesophageal Junction and Distal Esophagus: Notes on Technique. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2017 Feb; 27(2):162-169. PMID: 27858584.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  22. Andolfi C, Wiesel O, Fisichella PM. Surgical Treatment of Epiphrenic Diverticulum: Technique and Controversies. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2016 Nov; 26(11):905-910. PMID: 27631419.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  23. Orthopoulos G, Oriel BS, Siegert CJ, Lebenthal A, Gooey J, Fisichella PM. Results of a Tailored Approach to Zenker's Diverticulum: A Single VA Experience. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2016 Oct; 26(10):806-807. PMID: 27611880.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  24. Andolfi C, Fisichella PM. Laparoscopic Heller Myotomy and Dor Fundoplication for Esophageal Achalasia: Technique and Perioperative Management. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2016 Nov; 26(11):916-920. PMID: 27606723.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  25. Siegert CJ, Fisichella PM, Moseley JM, Shoni M, Lebenthal A. Open access phone triage for veterans with suspected malignant pleural mesothelioma. J Surg Res. 2017 01; 207:108-114. PMID: 27979465.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  26. Andolfi C, Jalilvand A, Plana A, Fisichella PM. Surgical Treatment of Paraesophageal Hernias: A Review. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2016 Oct; 26(10):778-783. PMID: 27398823.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  27. Sridhar P, Fisichella PM. Bowel Ischemia and Portal Venous Gas: What to Do? J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2016 Sep; 26(9):713-4. PMID: 27244100.
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  28. Patti MG, Vela MF, Odell DD, Richter JE, Fisichella PM, Vaezi MF. The Intersection of GERD, Aspiration, and Lung Transplantation. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2016 Jul; 26(7):501-5. PMID: 27218671; PMCID: PMC4948126.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  29. Fisichella PM. The New Era of Journal of Laparoendoscopic & Advanced Surgical Techniques. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2016 Apr; 26(4):239. PMID: 27096815.
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  30. Atkinson C, Singh S, Fisichella PM. Volumetric laser endomicroscopy in the detection of neoplastic lesions of the esophagus. Dig Liver Dis. 2016 Jun; 48(6):692. PMID: 26976783.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  31. Wiesel O, Jaklitsch MT, Fisichella PM. Three-dimensional printing models in surgery. Surgery. 2016 09; 160(3):815-7. PMID: 26892728.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  32. Lo WK, Goldberg HJ, Wee J, Fisichella PM, Chan WW. Both Pre-Transplant and Early Post-Transplant Antireflux Surgery Prevent Development of Early Allograft Injury After Lung Transplantation. J Gastrointest Surg. 2016 Jan; 20(1):111-8; discussion 118. PMID: 26493975.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  33. Fisichella PM. Treating Hoarseness With Proton Pump Inhibitors--Reply. JAMA. 2015 Sep 22-29; 314(12):1295-6. PMID: 26393858.
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  34. Fisichella PM, Ferreres A, Patti MG. Peroral Endoscopic Myotomy for Achalasia. JAMA Surg. 2015 Aug; 150(8):806-7. PMID: 26083962.
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  35. Fisichella PM, Jalilvand A, Dobrowolsky A. Achalasia and epiphrenic diverticulum. World J Surg. 2015 Jul; 39(7):1614-9. PMID: 25609118.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  36. Fisichella PM, Jalilvand A, Lebenthal A. Diagnostic evaluation of achalasia: from the whalebone to the Chicago classification. World J Surg. 2015 Jul; 39(7):1593-7. PMID: 25575460.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  37. Patti MG, Allaix ME, Fisichella PM. Analysis of the Causes of Failed Antireflux Surgery and the Principles of Treatment: A Review. JAMA Surg. 2015 Jun; 150(6):585-90. PMID: 25853420.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  38. Fisichella PM. Indications and Limitations in the Management Algorithm of Patients With Esophageal Adenocarcinoma: Positron Emission Tomography Computed Tomography. JAMA Surg. 2015 Jun; 150(6):562. PMID: 25902411.
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  39. Fisichella PM, Ramirez M, Patti MG. An underappreciated cause of intermittent chest pain, asthma, and iron deficiency anaemia. Dig Liver Dis. 2015 Oct; 47(10):897. PMID: 26089035.
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  40. Fisichella PM. Hoarseness and laryngopharyngeal reflux. JAMA. 2015 May 12; 313(18):1853-4. PMID: 25965234.
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  41. Lebenthal A, Waterford SD, Fisichella PM. Treatment and controversies in paraesophageal hernia repair. Front Surg. 2015; 2:13. PMID: 25941675; PMCID: PMC4403251.
    Citations: 8     
  42. Jalilvand A, Sarker S, Fisichella PM. A rare case of mesh infection 3 years after a laparoscopic totally extraperitoneal (TEP) inguinal hernia repair. Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech. 2015 Apr; 25(2):e69-71. PMID: 25187073.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  43. Fisichella PM, Orthopoulos G, Holmstrom A, Patti MG. The surgical management of achalasia in the morbid obese patient. J Gastrointest Surg. 2015 Jun; 19(6):1139-43. PMID: 25759076.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  44. Waterford SD, Williams M, Siegert CJ, Fisichella PM, Lebenthal A. Trauma education in a state of emergency: a curriculum-based analysis. J Surg Res. 2015 Aug; 197(2):236-9. PMID: 25937566.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  45. Robles LY, Singh S, Fisichella PM. Emerging enhanced imaging technologies of the esophagus: spectroscopy, confocal laser endomicroscopy, and optical coherence tomography. J Surg Res. 2015 May 15; 195(2):502-14. PMID: 25819772.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  46. Macht R, Sheldon HK, Fisichella PM. Giant Colonic Diverticulum: a Rare Diagnostic and Therapeutic Challenge of Diverticular Disease. J Gastrointest Surg. 2015 Aug; 19(8):1559-60. PMID: 25681218.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  47. Kannabiran VR, Gooey J, Fisichella PM. A Tailored Approach to the Surgical Treatment of Zenker's Diverticula. J Gastrointest Surg. 2015 May; 19(5):949-54. PMID: 25678256.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  48. Fisichella PM, DeMeester SR, Hungness E, Perretta S, Soper NJ, Rosemurgy A, Torquati A, Sachdeva AK, Patti MG. Emerging Techniques in Minimally Invasive Surgery. Pros and Cons. J Gastrointest Surg. 2015 Jul; 19(7):1355-62. PMID: 25678255.
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  49. Allaix ME, Borraez Segura BA, Herbella FA, Fisichella PM, Patti MG. Is resection of an esophageal epiphrenic diverticulum always necessary in the setting of achalasia? World J Surg. 2015 Jan; 39(1):203-7. PMID: 25189454.
    Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  50. Dowli A, Mattar A, Mashimo H, Huang Q, Cohen D, Fisichella PM, Lebenthal A. A pedunculated giant esophageal liposarcoma: a case report and literature review. J Gastrointest Surg. 2014 Dec; 18(12):2208-13. PMID: 25190025.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  51. Fisichella PM. The importance of evidence to validate clinical practice and its significance in making recommendations. J Gastrointest Surg. 2014 Oct; 18(10):1882. PMID: 25091836.
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  52. Fisichella PM, Patti MG. GERD procedures: when and what? J Gastrointest Surg. 2014 Nov; 18(11):2047-53. PMID: 24981658.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  53. Patti MG, Fisichella PM. Controversies in management of achalasia. J Gastrointest Surg. 2014 Sep; 18(9):1705-9. PMID: 24972973.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  54. Fisichella PM, Patti MG. From Heller to POEM (1914-2014): a 100-year history of surgery for Achalasia. J Gastrointest Surg. 2014 Oct; 18(10):1870-5. PMID: 24878993.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  55. Jalilvand A, Fisichella PM. Superior mesenteric artery syndrome. Dig Liver Dis. 2014 Sep; 46(9):859. PMID: 24791667.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  56. Fisichella PM. The puzzling argument of antireflux surgery in obese patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease: can the excellent perioperative safety of antireflux surgery make up for better comprehensive long-term outcomes of bariatric surgery? Am J Surg. 2014 Aug; 208(2):169-70. PMID: 24881022.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  57. Fisichella PM, Reder NP, Gagermeier J, Kovacs EJ. Usefulness of pH monitoring in predicting the survival status of patients with scleroderma awaiting lung transplantation. J Surg Res. 2014 Jun 15; 189(2):232-7. PMID: 24726692; PMCID: PMC4316661.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  58. McGaghie WC, Fisichella PM. The science of learning and medical education. Med Educ. 2014 Feb; 48(2):106-8. PMID: 24528390.
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  59. Reder NP, Davis CS, Kovacs EJ, Fisichella PM. The diagnostic value of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) symptoms and detection of pepsin and bile acids in bronchoalveolar lavage fluid and exhaled breath condensate for identifying lung transplantation patients with GERD-induced aspiration. Surg Endosc. 2014 Jun; 28(6):1794-800. PMID: 24414458.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  60. Fisichella PM. A biopsy that sticks with evidence. JAMA Surg. 2013 Nov; 148(11):1030. PMID: 24048513.
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  61. Fisichella PM, Wong YM, Pappas SG, Abood GJ. Laparoscopic splenectomy: perioperative management, surgical technique, and results. J Gastrointest Surg. 2014 Feb; 18(2):404-10. PMID: 24114681.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  62. Fisichella PM, Jalilvand A. The role of impaired esophageal and gastric motility in end-stage lung diseases and after lung transplantation. J Surg Res. 2014 Jan; 186(1):201-6. PMID: 24139634.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  63. Fisichella PM. A synopsis of techniques for paraesophageal hernia repair: different approaches to current controversies. Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech. 2013 Oct; 23(5):423-4. PMID: 24105278.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
  64. Allaix ME, Fisichella PM, Noth I, Herbella FA, Borraez Segura B, Patti MG. Idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis and gastroesophageal reflux. Implications for treatment. J Gastrointest Surg. 2014 Jan; 18(1):100-4; discussion 104-5. PMID: 24002768.
    Citations: 11     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  65. Rajput MZ, Fisichella PM. An 81-year-old gentleman with symptomatic Bochdalek hernia. World J Gastrointest Surg. 2013 Jul 27; 5(7):222-3. PMID: 23894690; PMCID: PMC3715658.
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  66. Dobrowolsky A, Fisichella PM. The management of esophageal achalasia: from diagnosis to surgical treatment. Updates Surg. 2014 Mar; 66(1):23-9. PMID: 23817763.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  67. Davis CS, Mendez BM, Flint DV, Pelletiere K, Lowery E, Ramirez L, Love RB, Kovacs EJ, Fisichella PM. Pepsin concentrations are elevated in the bronchoalveolar lavage fluid of patients with idiopathic pulmonary fibrosis after lung transplantation. J Surg Res. 2013 Dec; 185(2):e101-8. PMID: 23845868; PMCID: PMC4306555.
    Citations: 11     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  68. Palladino-Davis AG, Mendez BM, Fisichella PM, Davis CS. Dietary habits and esophageal cancer. Dis Esophagus. 2015 Jan; 28(1):59-67. PMID: 23795778.
    Citations: 11     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  69. Kulkarni GV, Herbella FA, Fisichella PM. Gastroesophageal reflux disease. Gastroenterol Res Pract. 2013; 2013:760750. PMID: 23853605; PMCID: PMC3703354.
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  70. Fisichella PM, Davis CS, Lowery E, Ramirez L, Gamelli RL, Kovacs EJ. Aspiration, localized pulmonary inflammation, and predictors of early-onset bronchiolitis obliterans syndrome after lung transplantation. J Am Coll Surg. 2013 Jul; 217(1):90-100; discussion 100-1. PMID: 23628225; PMCID: PMC4135482.
    Citations: 11     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsCTClinical Trials
  71. Tabone LE, Conlon M, Fernando E, Yi S, Sarker S, Fisichella PM, Luchette FA. A practical cost-effective management strategy for gallstone pancreatitis. Am J Surg. 2013 Oct; 206(4):472-7. PMID: 23631907.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  72. Allaix ME, Fisichella PM, Noth I, Mendez BM, Patti MG. The pulmonary side of reflux disease: from heartburn to lung fibrosis. J Gastrointest Surg. 2013 Aug; 17(8):1526-35. PMID: 23615806.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  73. Mendez BM, Davis CS, Weber C, Joehl RJ, Fisichella PM. Gastroesophageal reflux disease in lung transplant patients with cystic fibrosis. Am J Surg. 2012 Nov; 204(5):e21-6. PMID: 22921151.
    Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  74. Fisichella PM. A modern approach to the treatment of most common foregut diseases. Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech. 2012 Aug; 22(4):281-2. PMID: 22874674.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  75. Weber CE, Davis CS, Kramer HJ, Gibbs JT, Robles L, Fisichella PM. Medium and long-term outcomes after pneumatic dilation or laparoscopic Heller myotomy for achalasia: a meta-analysis. Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech. 2012 Aug; 22(4):289-96. PMID: 22874676.
    Citations: 15     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  76. Fisichella PM, Davis CS, Lowery E, Pittman M, Gagermeier J, Love RB, Kovacs EJ. Pulmonary immune changes early after laparoscopic antireflux surgery in lung transplant patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease. J Surg Res. 2012 Oct; 177(2):e65-73. PMID: 22537841; PMCID: PMC3694396.
    Citations: 11     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  77. Fisichella PM, Davis CS, Shankaran V, Gagermeier J, Dilling D, Alex CG, Kovacs EJ, Joehl RJ, Love RB. The prevalence and extent of gastroesophageal reflux disease correlates to the type of lung transplantation. Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech. 2012 Feb; 22(1):46-51. PMID: 22318059; PMCID: PMC3709252.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  78. Fisichella PM. Laparoscopic repair of epiphrenic diverticulum. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2012; 24(3):223-8. PMID: 23200080.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  79. Fisichella PM, Davis CS, Kovacs EJ. A review of the role of GERD-induced aspiration after lung transplantation. Surg Endosc. 2012 May; 26(5):1201-4. PMID: 22083335; PMCID: PMC3690196.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  80. Tabone LE, Sarker S, Fisichella PM, Conlon M, Fernando E, Yi S, Luchette FA. To 'gram or not'? Indications for intraoperative cholangiogram. Surgery. 2011 Oct; 150(4):810-9. PMID: 22000195.
    Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  81. Fisichella PM, Davis CS, Lundberg PW, Lowery E, Burnham EL, Alex CG, Ramirez L, Pelletiere K, Love RB, Kuo PC, Kovacs EJ. The protective role of laparoscopic antireflux surgery against aspiration of pepsin after lung transplantation. Surgery. 2011 Oct; 150(4):598-606. PMID: 22000170; PMCID: PMC3694415.
    Citations: 18     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  82. Fisichella PM. Barrett esophagus after surgical treatment for achalasia. Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech. 2011 Aug; 21(4):299-300. PMID: 21857487.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  83. Fisichella PM, Pittman M, Kuo PC. Laparoscopic treatment of epiphrenic diverticula: preoperative evaluation and surgical technique. How I do it. J Gastrointest Surg. 2011 Oct; 15(10):1866-71. PMID: 21786061.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  84. Fisichella PM, Davis CS, Gagermeier J, Dilling D, Alex CG, Dorfmeister JA, Kovacs EJ, Love RB, Gamelli RL. Laparoscopic antireflux surgery for gastroesophageal reflux disease after lung transplantation. J Surg Res. 2011 Oct; 170(2):e279-86. PMID: 21816422; PMCID: PMC3686158.
    Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  85. Fisichella PM, Carter SR, Robles LY. Presentation, diagnosis, and treatment of oesophageal motility disorders. Dig Liver Dis. 2012 Jan; 44(1):1-7. PMID: 21697019.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  86. Weber C, Davis CS, Shankaran V, Fisichella PM. Hiatal hernias: a review of the pathophysiologic theories and implication for research. Surg Endosc. 2011 Oct; 25(10):3149-53. PMID: 21528392.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  87. Fisichella PM. Introduction to the Mini-Symposium on new advances in the diagnosis and treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease. Dig Liver Dis. 2011 May; 43(5):352. PMID: 21349781.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  88. Weber C, Davis CS, Fisichella PM. Current applications of evolving methodologies in gastroesophageal reflux disease testing. Dig Liver Dis. 2011 May; 43(5):353-7. PMID: 21324762.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  89. Davis CS, Fisichella PM. Laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication combined with posterior gastropexy in the surgical treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD). Surg Endosc. 2011 Jun; 25(6):2055; author reply 2056. PMID: 21136117.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  90. Davis CS, Deburghgraeve CR, Yong S, Parada JP, Palladino-Davis AG, Lowery E, Gagermeier J, Fisichella PM. Challenges in the diagnosis of 2009 H1N1 in a lung transplant patient and the long-term implications for prevention and treatment: a case report. Transplant Proc. 2010 Dec; 42(10):4295-9. PMID: 21168686; PMCID: PMC3065125.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  91. Shankaran V, Fisichella PM. Feline oesophagus: an unusual cause of dysphagia. Dig Liver Dis. 2010 Nov; 42(11):828. PMID: 20627743.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  92. Fisichella PM, Shankaran V, Shoup M. Laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy with or without splenectomy: how I do it. J Gastrointest Surg. 2011 Jan; 15(1):215-8. PMID: 20824382.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  93. Davis CS, Shankaran V, Kovacs EJ, Gagermeier J, Dilling D, Alex CG, Love RB, Sinacore J, Fisichella PM. Gastroesophageal reflux disease after lung transplantation: pathophysiology and implications for treatment. Surgery. 2010 Oct; 148(4):737-44; discussion 744-5. PMID: 20727564; PMCID: PMC3066258.
    Citations: 14     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  94. Davis CS, Baldea A, Johns JR, Joehl RJ, Fisichella PM. The evolution and long-term results of laparoscopic antireflux surgery for the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease. JSLS. 2010 Jul-Sep; 14(3):332-41. PMID: 21333184; PMCID: PMC3041027.
    Citations: 12     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  95. Davis CS, Jellish WS, Fisichella PM. Laparoscopic fundoplication with or without pyloroplasty in patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease after lung transplantation: how I do it. J Gastrointest Surg. 2010 Sep; 14(9):1434-41. PMID: 20499201; PMCID: PMC3066265.
    Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  96. Davis CS, Gagermeier J, Dilling D, Alex C, Lowery E, Kovacs EJ, Love RB, Fisichella PM. A review of the potential applications and controversies of non-invasive testing for biomarkers of aspiration in the lung transplant population. Clin Transplant. 2010 May-Jun; 24(3):E54-61. PMID: 20331688; PMCID: PMC3066066.
    Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  97. Pryor AD. A monograph for academic career development. Surg Endosc. 2010 May; 24(5):1211-2. PMID: 20108157.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  98. Patti MG, Fisichella PM. [Laparoscopic Heller myotomy for esophageal achalasia. Is a fundoplication necessary?]. G Chir. 2009 Nov-Dec; 30(11-12):472-5. PMID: 20109373.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  99. Fisichella PM, Patti MG. Gastroesophageal reflux disease and morbid obesity: is there a relation? World J Surg. 2009 Oct; 33(10):2034-8. PMID: 19404705.
    Citations: 9     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  100. Fisichella PM, Gatti MG. [An evidence-based approach to the laparoscopic repair of paraesophageal hernias]. G Chir. 2009 Jun-Jul; 30(6-7):302-5. PMID: 19580712.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  101. Fisichella PM, Patti MG. The evolution of oesophageal function testing and its clinical applications in the management of patients with oesophageal disorders. Dig Liver Dis. 2009 Sep; 41(9):626-9. PMID: 19217836.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  102. Patti MG, Fisichella PM. Laparoscopic paraesophageal hernia repair. How I do it. J Gastrointest Surg. 2009 Sep; 13(9):1728-32. PMID: 19018602.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  103. Patti MG, Gasper WJ, Fisichella PM, Nipomnick I, Palazzo F. Gastroesophageal reflux disease and connective tissue disorders: pathophysiology and implications for treatment. J Gastrointest Surg. 2008 Nov; 12(11):1900-6. PMID: 18766408.
    Citations: 14     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  104. Fisichella PM, Raz D, Palazzo F, Niponmick I, Patti MG. Clinical, radiological, and manometric profile in 145 patients with untreated achalasia. World J Surg. 2008 Sep; 32(9):1974-9. PMID: 18575930.
    Citations: 34     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  105. Fisichella PM, Patti MG. Laparoscopic repair of paraesophageal hiatal hernias. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2008 Aug; 18(4):629-32. PMID: 18721020.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  106. Palazzo F, Fisichella PM, Patti MG. Management of high-grade dysplasia. Curr Gastroenterol Rep. 2008 Jun; 10(3):240-5. PMID: 18625133.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  107. Fisichella PM, Donaldson K, Helton WS. Hepatic and splenic hydatidosis managed with percutaneous aspiration, injection, and reaspiration (PAIR) of the hepatic cyst and laparoscopic splenectomy. J Gastrointest Surg. 2008 Sep; 12(9):1615-7. PMID: 18040746.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:HumansAnimals
  108. Patti MG, Fisichella PM. Laparoscopic Heller myotomy and Dor fundoplication for esophageal achalasia. How I do it. J Gastrointest Surg. 2008 Apr; 12(4):764-6. PMID: 17957436.
    Citations: 11     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  109. Sweet MP, Nipomnick I, Gasper WJ, Bagatelos K, Ostroff JW, Fisichella PM, Way LW, Patti MG. The outcome of laparoscopic Heller myotomy for achalasia is not influenced by the degree of esophageal dilatation. J Gastrointest Surg. 2008 Jan; 12(1):159-65. PMID: 17710504.
    Citations: 25     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  110. Horgan S, Galvani C, Gorodner MV, Jacobsen GR, Moser F, Manzelli A, Oberholzer J, Fisichella MP, Bogetti D, Testa G, Sankary HN, Benedetti E. Effect of robotic assistance on the "learning curve" for laparoscopic hand-assisted donor nephrectomy. Surg Endosc. 2007 Sep; 21(9):1512-7. PMID: 17287916.
    Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  111. Fisichella PM, Harwell J, Brosnan J, Abcarian H. Richter's hernia through a Spigelian defect of the abdominal wall. Am J Surg. 2007 Jan; 193(1):69-70. PMID: 17188090.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  112. Herbella FA, Tedesco P, Nipomnick I, Fisichella PM, Patti MG. Effect of partial and total laparoscopic fundoplication on esophageal body motility. Surg Endosc. 2007 Feb; 21(2):285-8. PMID: 17122978.
    Citations: 25     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  113. Tedesco P, Lobo E, Fisichella PM, Way LW, Patti MG. Laparoscopic fundoplication in elderly patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease. Arch Surg. 2006 Mar; 141(3):289-92; discussion 292. PMID: 16549695.
    Citations: 11     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  114. Di Lorenzo N, Manzelli A, Coscarella G, Pietrantuono M, Jarzembowski TM, Fisichella PM, Gaspari AL. Minilaparoscopic appendectomy for acute appendicitis. JSLS. 2006 Jan-Mar; 10(1):52-5. PMID: 16709358; PMCID: PMC3015668.
    Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  115. Tedesco P, Fisichella PM, Way LW, Patti MG. Cause and treatment of epiphrenic diverticula. Am J Surg. 2005 Dec; 190(6):891-4. PMID: 16307941.
    Citations: 38     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  116. Duthler RJ, Fisichella PM. Image of the month. Cystic lymphangioma. Arch Surg. 2005 Jul; 140(7):705-6. PMID: 16027339.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  117. Helton WS, Fisichella PM, Berger R, Horgan S, Espat NJ, Abcarian H. Short-term outcomes with small intestinal submucosa for ventral abdominal hernia. Arch Surg. 2005 Jun; 140(6):549-60; discussion 560-2. PMID: 15967902.
    Citations: 49     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  118. Patti MG, Gorodner MV, Galvani C, Tedesco P, Fisichella PM, Ostroff JW, Bagatelos KC, Way LW. Spectrum of esophageal motility disorders: implications for diagnosis and treatment. Arch Surg. 2005 May; 140(5):442-8; discussion 448-9. PMID: 15897439.
    Citations: 22     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  119. Manzelli A, Fisichella PM, Bonfrate G, Gaspari AL. When living related organ donation does not entail a healthy organ: moral implications for both the donor and the recipient. Arch Surg. 2004 Nov; 139(11):1259. PMID: 15545576.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  120. Patti MG, Robinson T, Galvani C, Gorodner MV, Fisichella PM, Way LW. Total fundoplication is superior to partial fundoplication even when esophageal peristalsis is weak. J Am Coll Surg. 2004 Jun; 198(6):863-9; discussion 869-70. PMID: 15194064.
    Citations: 43     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  121. Gorodner MV, Galvani C, Fisichella PM, Patti MG. Preoperative lower esophageal sphincter pressure has little influence on the outcome of laparoscopic Heller myotomy for achalasia. Surg Endosc. 2004 May; 18(5):774-8. PMID: 15054655.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  122. La Greca G, Fisichella P, Greco L, Di Stefano A, Russello D, Latteri F. A simple technique of laparoscopic full-thickness anterior abdominal repair of retrosternal (Morgagni) hernias. J Pediatr Surg. 2004 Feb; 39(2):249; author reply 249-50. PMID: 14966757.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  123. Perretta S, Fisichella PM, Galvani C, Gorodner MV, Way LW, Patti MG. Achalasia and chest pain: effect of laparoscopic Heller myotomy. J Gastrointest Surg. 2003 Jul-Aug; 7(5):595-8. PMID: 12850670.
    Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  124. Galvani C, Fisichella PM, Gorodner MV, Perretta S, Patti MG. Symptoms are a poor indicator of reflux status after fundoplication for gastroesophageal reflux disease: role of esophageal functions tests. Arch Surg. 2003 May; 138(5):514-8; discussion 518-9. PMID: 12742955.
    Citations: 23     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  125. Patti MG, Fisichella PM, Perretta S, Galvani C, Gorodner MV, Robinson T, Way LW. Impact of minimally invasive surgery on the treatment of esophageal achalasia: a decade of change. J Am Coll Surg. 2003 May; 196(5):698-703; discussion 703-5. PMID: 12742198.
    Citations: 56     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  126. Patti MG, Perretta S, Fisichella PM, D'Avanzo A, Galvani C, Gorodner V, Way LW. Laparoscopic antireflux surgery: preoperative lower esophageal sphincter pressure does not affect outcome. Surg Endosc. 2003 Mar; 17(3):386-9. PMID: 12436239.
    Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  127. Fisichella PM, Di Stefano A, Di Carlo I, La Greca G, Russello D, Latteri F. Efficacy and safety of elective laparoscopic cholecystectomy in elderly: a case-controlled comparison with the open approach. Ann Ital Chir. 2002 Mar-Apr; 73(2):149-53; discussion 153-4. PMID: 12197288.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  128. Patti MG, Molena D, Fisichella PM, Perretta S, Way LW. Gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD) and chest pain. Results of laparoscopic antireflux surgery. Surg Endosc. 2002 Apr; 16(4):563-6. PMID: 11972188.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  129. Fisichella PM, Di Stefano A, Di Carlo I, La Greca G, Russello D, Latteri F. Isolated agenesis of the gallbladder: report of a case. Surg Today. 2002; 32(1):78-80. PMID: 11873771.
    Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  130. Patti MG, Fisichella PM, Perretta S. Preoperative evaluation of patients with gastroesophageal reflux disease. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2001 Dec; 11(6):327-31. PMID: 11814122.
    Citations: 11     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  131. Fisichella PM, Perretta S, Di Stefano A, Di Carlo I, La Greca G, Russello D, Latteri F. Chronic liver herniation through a right Bochdalek hernia with acute onset in adulthood. Ann Ital Chir. 2001 Nov-Dec; 72(6):703-5. PMID: 12061222.
    Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  132. Patti MG, Albanese CT, Holcomb GW, Molena D, Fisichella PM, Perretta S, Way LW. Laparoscopic Heller myotomy and Dor fundoplication for esophageal achalasia in children. J Pediatr Surg. 2001 Aug; 36(8):1248-51. PMID: 11479868.
    Citations: 13     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  133. Patti MG, Molena D, Fisichella PM, Whang K, Yamada H, Perretta S, Way LW. Laparoscopic Heller myotomy and Dor fundoplication for achalasia: analysis of successes and failures. Arch Surg. 2001 Aug; 136(8):870-7. PMID: 11485521.
    Citations: 44     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  134. Diener U, Patti MG, Molena D, Tamburini A, Fisichella PM, Whang K, Way LW. Laparoscopic Heller myotomy relieves dysphagia in patients with achalasia and low LES pressure following pneumatic dilatation. Surg Endosc. 2001 Jul; 15(7):687-90. PMID: 11591969.
    Citations: 8     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  135. Diener U, Patti MG, Molena D, Fisichella PM, Way LW. Esophageal dysmotility and gastroesophageal reflux disease. J Gastrointest Surg. 2001 May-Jun; 5(3):260-5. PMID: 11360049.
    Citations: 43     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  136. Greca G, Fisichella P, Greco L, Stefano A, Russello D, Latteri F. A new simple laparoscopic-extracorporeal technique for the repair of a Morgagni diaphragmatic hernia. Surg Endosc. 2001 Jan; 15(1):99. PMID: 11285540.
    Citations: 3     Fields:    
  137. Di Stefano A, Fisichella P, Randazzo V, La Greca G, Di Carlo I, Russello D. [Evolution of the technique and indications of mini-invasive surgery of cholelithiasis]. Minerva Chir. 2000 Oct; 55(10):673-80. PMID: 11236343.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  138. Fisichella PM, Di Stefano A, Di Carlo I, La Greca G, Russello D, Latteri F. [Difficulties in defining and diagnosing gastroesophageal reflux: practical implications in surgery]. Ann Ital Chir. 2000 Sep-Oct; 71(5):559-63; discussion 563-4. PMID: 11217472.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  139. Grazi GL, Mazziotti A, Fisichella S, Scalzi E, Cavallari A. Antimicrobial prophylaxis with ceftriaxone for prevention of early postoperative infections after 49 liver transplantations. J Chemother. 2000 Sep; 12 Suppl 3:10-6. PMID: 11432676.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
  140. Patti MG, Arcerito M, Tamburini A, Diener U, Feo CV, Safadi B, Fisichella P, Way LW. Effect of laparoscopic fundoplication on gastroesophageal reflux disease-induced respiratory symptoms. J Gastrointest Surg. 2000 Mar-Apr; 4(2):143-9. PMID: 10675237.
    Citations: 28     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  141. di Carlo I, Fisichella P, Russello D, Puleo S, Latteri F. Catheter fracture and cardiac migration: a rare complication of totally implantable venous devices. J Surg Oncol. 2000 Mar; 73(3):172-3. PMID: 10738272.
    Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  142. Di Stefano A, Fisichella P, Catanuto G, Di Blasi M, La Greca G, Grasso G, Russello D. [Characterization and prognostic value of colorectal adenomas with molecular genetic markers]. Minerva Chir. 2000 Mar; 55(3):99-104. PMID: 10832292.
    Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
  143. Li Volti S, Sciotto A, Fisichella M, Sciacca A, Munda SE, Mangiagli A, Li Volti G, Lupo L. Immune responses to administration of a vaccine against Haemophilus influenzae type B in splenectomized and non-splenectomized patients. J Infect. 1999 Jul; 39(1):38-41. PMID: 10468127.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansCells
  144. Mazziotti A, Grazi GL, Ercolani G, Jovine E, Gallucci A, Pierangeli F, Fisichella P, Cavallari A. Hepatic resective surgery in cirrhotic patients. Techniques and results of anatomical segmentectomies. Ann Ital Chir. 1997 Nov-Dec; 68(6):781-90. PMID: 9646539.
    Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
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Funded by the NIH/NCATS Clinical and Translational Science Award (CTSA) program, grant number UL1TR001102, and through institutional support from Harvard University, Harvard Medical School, Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, Boston Children's Hospital, Brigham and Women's Hospital, Massachusetts General Hospital and the Dana Farber Cancer Institute.