Post-operative Evaluation of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD) (Ongoing)

Posted On 2022-09-30 17:51:11



This series on "Post-operative Evaluation of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)" is edited by Dr. Rafael Cauê Katayama and Fernando Augusto Mardiros Herbella from Universidade Federal de São Paulo–UNIFESP, Brazil, and Dr. Marco G. Patti from University of Virginia, USA. The main purposes of this series are to discuss reflux in patients with surgical treatment for gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), including the post-operative evaluation after Roux-en_Y gastric bypass, sleeve gastrectomy, one anastomosis gastric by-pass, "Heller myotomy", peroral endoscopic myotomy (POEM), fundoplication, endoscopic treatment, and esophagectomy.

Rafael Cauê Katayama 
Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Gastroenterology, Universidade Federal de São Paulo–UNIFESP, Brazil

Graduated in Medicine from the Federal University of São Paulo (2008). Graduated in General Surgery from the Federal University of São Paulo (2012) and Gastrointestinal Surgery from the Federal University of São Paulo (2014). Master's degree in medicine in the Postgraduate Program in Interdisciplinary Surgical Science at the Federal University of São Paulo (2020). He is currently an associate professor in the esophagus, stomach and small bowel division, in the discipline of gastrointestinal surgery at the Federal University of São Paulo. Coordinator of the bariatric surgery service at Diadema State Hospital in São Paulo Brazil. Member of the Brazilian Society of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery. Specialist Title Area of Expertise in Bariatric Surgery.

Fernando Augusto Mardiros Herbella
Department of Surgery, Division of Surgical Gastroenterology, Universidade Federal de São Paulo–UNIFESP, São Paulo, Brazil

Graduated in Medicine from the Federal University of São Paulo (1996), graduated in General Surgery (1998) from the Federal University of São Paulo, graduated in Gastrointestinal Surgery (1998) from the Federal University of São Paulo. Master´s degree in Medicine from the Federal University of São Paulo ( 2002), PhD in Medicine from the Federal University of São Paulo (2003), Post-Doctorate in Medicine from the Federal University of São Paulo (2005), research fellowship in Esophageal Physiology and Surgery from the University of California, San Francisco (2006), research fellowship in Esophageal Physiology and Surgery at the University of Rochester (2007) and associate professor at the Federal University of São Paulo (2010). He is currently an affiliate professor, advising professor of the postgraduate program in Interdisciplinary Surgical Science at the Federal University of São Paulo and Assistant Physician in the Discipline of Gastrointestinal Surgery at the Federal University of São Paulo. He has more than 200 published works, as well as 75 book chapters. He is on the editorial board of 4 journals, all in international journals, and guest reviewer of 102.

Marco G. Patti
Department of Surgery, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, Virginia, USA

Marco G. Patti was born and raised in Catania, Italy. He graduated from the University of Catania, School of Medicine in 1981. Between1983 and 1986 he did research at the University of California San Francisco, studying gastrointestinal physiology (Dr. Carlos Pellegrini and Dr. Lawrence Way). Between 1986 and 1993, he completed a Residency in General Surgery at UCSF. After completion of his residency, he did a fellowship in esophageal cancer at the Queen Mary Hospital in Hong Kong (Professor John Wong).

In 1994, he joined the faculty of the Department of Surgery of the University of California San Francisco and over the following 14 years, he became Professor of Surgery in Residence and the Director of the Center for the Study of Gastrointestinal Motility and Secretion.

In 2008, he joined the faculty of the University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Medicine as Professor of Surgery and Director of the Center for Esophageal Diseases.

In 2016, he moved to the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill as Professor of Medicine and Surgery, and Co-Director of the Center of Esophageal Diseases and Swallowing. He is now in the Department of Surgery at the University of Virginia.

Dr. Patti’s clinical activity focuses on foregut disorders. Over the years, he has given major contribution to the diagnosis and treatment of GERD and achalasia. Dr. Patti has published more than 300 manuscripts in peer review journals and 9 books. He has been an invited speaker more than 220 times in the US. He is Past President of the International Society for Digestive Surgery and Past President of the International Society of Surgery. He was President for the World Congress of Surgery in August 2017 in Basel, Switzerland. He has been an invited speaker in North and South America, Europe, and Asia, giving more than 160 lectures.

Series outline: 

  1. Post-operative Evaluation of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)
  2. Work up in patients with post-operative GERD
  3. Billiary reflux in patients with surgical tretament for GERD
  4. Post-operative GERD after Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass
  5. Post-operative GERD after Sleeve Gastrectomy
  6. Post-operative GERD after One Anastomosis Gastric Bypass
  7. Post-operative GERD after "Heller myotomy"
  8. Post-operative GERD after Peroral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM)
  9. Post-operative GERD after Fundoplication
  10. Post-operative GERD after endoscopic treatment (Magnetic Ring and Transoral Incisionless Fundoplication)
  11. Post-operative GERD after Esophagectomy

Disclosure:
The series on "Post-operative Evaluation of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)" is commissioned by the editorial office, Digestive Medicine Research (DMR) without any sponsorship or funding. Dr. Rafael Cauê Katayama, Fernando Augusto Mardiros Herbella and Dr. Marco G. Patti serve as the unpaid Guest Editors for the series.