The Hill Antireflux Repair at 5 Institutions over 25 Years
Aye RW, Rehse D, Kraemer S, Hill L
"In 1181 patients undergoing open Hill repair with median follow up of 9.98 years: 93% of patients had good or excellent results ... Open Hill repair was successfully performed by surgeons not trained by Hill"
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Presented at the North Pacific Surgical Association, Seattle, WA November, 2008.
The Nissen-Hill Hybrid: Pilot Study of a New Anti-reflux Procedure
Buduhan G, Louie EB, Orlina J, Daniel S, Rees J, Vallières E, Aye RW
"Laparoscopic Nissen-Hill Hybrid repair is safe and technically feasible. Preliminary results in complicated GERD: excellent control of acid reflux ... high patient satisfaction."
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The International Society for Diseases of the Esophagus, Budapest, Hungary, September, 2008
Preliminary Experience with Minimally Invasive Thymectomy
Youssef S, Blitz M, Vallières E, Aye RW, Louie BE
" Minimally Invasive Thymectomy has been successfully adopted at Swedish Medical Center; Compares favorably to traditional resection methods; Utility of neck incision in robotic thymectomy is being investigated; ..."
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Washington Chapter of the American College of Surgeons. Lake Chelan, WA. June 14, 2009
Principle Investigator, Lung Cancer Screening- I-ELCAP Investigators
Survival of Patients with Stage I Lung Cancer Detected on CT Screening
New England Journal of Medicine, 355:1763-71, 2006
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PUBLICATIONS & PRESENTATIONS
Aye RW, Hill LD, Kraemer SJM. Shackelford’s Surgery of the Alimentary Tract. Orringer, M, Heitmiller R (editors). The Hill Repair. 5th ed Volume I. W.B. Saunders Company, 2002
Aye RW. Current Therapy in Thoracic and Cardiovascular Surgery. The Hill Procedure for Gastroesophageal Reflux. 1st ed. Harcourt Health Sciences, 2001
Aye RW, Marcus DR, Hill LD. Laparoscopic Repair of Hiatal Hernia and Gastroesophageal Reflux. Soderstrom R (editor). In Operative Laparoscopy,- The Masters' Techniques. 2nd ed. Lippincott-Raven Press: New York, 1998
Hill LD, Mazza DE, Aye RW. The Hill Repair. In operative Techniques in Cardiac & Thoracic Surgery. W.B. Saunders Company 2(1):16-36, 1997
Kraemer SJ, Aye RW, Hill LD. The Hill Repair: A definitive Antireflux Procedure. In Surgery of the Esophagus, Stomach, and Small Intestine. 5th ed. Wastell C, Nyhus L, Donahue P, (editors). Little, Brown, and Company:New York, 1995
Farivar AS, Cerfolio RJ, Vallières E, Knight AW, Bryant A, Lingala V, Aye RW, Louie BE. Comparing robotic lung resection with thoracotomy and video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery cases entered into the society of thoracic surgeons database. Innovations (Phila). 2014 Jan-Feb;9(1):10-5.
Deen SA, Wilson JL, Wilshire CL, Vallières E, Farivar AS, Aye RW, Ely RE, Louie BE. Defining the Cost of Care for Lobectomy and Segmentectomy: A Comparison of Open, Video-Assisted Thoracoscopic, and Robotic Approaches. Ann Thorac Surg. 2014 Mar;97(3):1000-7.
Wilson JL, Louie BE, Farivar AS, Vallières E, Aye RW. Fully covered self-expanding metal stents are effective for benign esophagogastric disruptions and strictures. J Gastrointest Surg. 2013 Dec;17(12):2045-50.
Mattar SG, Alseidi AA, Jones DB, Jeyarajah DR, Swanstrom LL, Aye RW, Wexner SD, Martinez JM, Ross SB, Awad MM, Franklin ME, Arregui ME, Schirmer BD, Minter RM. General surgery residency inadequately prepares trainees for fellowship: results of a survey of fellowship program directors. Ann Surg. 2013 Sep;258(3):440-9.
Hunt BM, Louie BE, Dunst CM, Lipham JC, Farivar AS, Sharata A, Aye RW. Esophagectomy for failed endoscopic therapy in patients with high-grade dysplasia or intramucosal carcinoma. Dis Esophagus. 2013 Jun 24.
Hunt BM, Louie BE, Schembre DB, Bohorfoush AG, Farivar AS, Aye RW. Outcomes in patients who have failed endoscopic therapy for dysplastic Barrett's metaplasia or early esophageal cancer. Ann Thorac Surg. 2013 May;95(5):1734-40.
Qureshi AP, Aye RW, Buduhan G, Knight A, Orlina J, Farivar AS, Wagner OJ, McHugh S, Louie BE. The laparoscopic Nissen-Hill hybrid: pilot study of a combined antireflux procedure. Surg Endosc. 2013 Jun;27(6):1945-52.
Louie BE, Kapur S, Blitz M, Farivar AS, Vallières E, Aye RW. Length and pressure of the reconstructed lower esophageal sphincter is determined by both crural closure and Nissen fundoplication. J Gastrointest Surg. 2013 Feb;17(2):236-43.
Aye RW, Swanstrom LL, Kapur S, Buduhan G, Dunst CM, Knight A, Malmgren JA, Louie BE. A randomized multiinstitution comparison of the laparoscopic Nissen and Hill repairs.Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Sep;94(3):951-7; discussion 957-8.
Wagner OJ, Louie BE, Vallières E, Aye RW, Farivar AS. Near-infrared fluorescence imaging can help identify the contralateral phrenic nerve during robotic thymectomy. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Aug;94(2):622-5.
Hunt BM, Farivar AS, Vallières E, Louie BE, Aye RW, Flores EE, Gorden JA. Thoracoscopic talc versus tunneled pleural catheters for palliation of malignant pleural effusions. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Oct;94(4):1053-7; discussion 1057-9.
Louie BE, Farivar AS, Aye RW, Vallières E. Early experience with robotic lung resection results in similar operative outcomes and morbidity when compared with matched video-assisted thoracoscopic surgery cases. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 May;93(5)
Farivar AS, Louie BE, Aye RW, Horton MP, Vallières E. Extrapleural pneumonectomy for primary pleural mullerian tumor in a young woman. Ann Thorac Surg. 2012 Jan;93(1)
Louie BE, Kapur S, Farivar AS, Youssef SJ, Gorden J, Aye RW, Vallières E. Safety and utility of mediastinoscopy in non-small cell lung cancer in a complex mediastinum. Ann Thorac Surg. 2011 Jul;92(1):278-82
Beatty JD, Adachi M, Bonham C, Atwood M, Potts MS, Hafterson JL, Aye RW. Utilization of cancer registry data for monitoring quality of care. Am J Surg. 2011 May;201(5):645-9.
Aye RW, Rehse D, Blitz M, Kraemer SJ, Hill LD. The Hill antireflux repair at 5 institutions over 25 years. Am J Surg. 2011 May;201(5):599-604.
Louie BE, Blitz M, Farivar AS, Orlina J, Aye RW. Repair of symptomatic giant paraesophageal hernias in elderly (>70 years) patients results in improved quality of life. J Gastrointest Surg. 2011 Mar;15(3):389-96.
Youssef SJ, Louie BE, Farivar AS, Blitz M, Aye RW, Vallières E. Comparison of open and minimally invasive thymectomies at a single institution. Am J Surg. 2010 May;199(5):589-93.
Buduhan G, Orlina J, Louie B, Vallieres E, Aye R. Endoscopic and manometric position-related characteristics of the normal gastroesophageal junction; Surg Endosc Online, Feb 2010
I-ELCAP Investigators. Survival of Patients with Stage I Lung Cancer Detected on CT Screening. New England Journal of Medicine. 355:1763-71, 2006
Tseng D, Rizvi AZ, Fennerty B, et. al. Forty-Eight-Hour pH Monitoring Increases Sensitivity in Detecting Abnormal Esophageal Acid Exposure. Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery. 9(8): 1043-1058, 2005
Jobe BA, Kahrilas PJ, Vernon AH, Sandone C, Gopal DV, Swanstrom LL, Aye RW, Hill LD, Hunter JG. Endoscopic Appraisal of the Gastroesophageal Valve After Antireflux Surgery. The American Journal of Gastroenterology. 99(2):233-43, Feb 2004
Jobe BA, Aye RW, Deveney CW et al. Laparoscopic Management of Giant Type III Hiatal Hernia and Short Esophagus: Objective Follow-up at Three Years. Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery. 6:181-188, March 2002
Rehse DH, Aye RW, Florence MG. Respiratory Failure following Talc Pleurodesis. The American Journal of Surgery, 177:437-440, May 1999
Aye RW, Mazza DE, Hill LD. Laparoscopic Hill Repair in Patients with Abnormal Motility. The American Journal of Surgery, 173:379-382, May 1997
Hill LD, Kraemer, SJ, Aye RW, Mercer D, Low D, Pope CE. The Gastroesophageal Flap Valve: In Vitro and in Vivo Observations. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 44(5):541-47, 1996
Aye RW, Hill LD, Kraemer SJ, Snopkowski P. Early Results with the Laparoscopic Hill Repair. The American Journal of Surgery, 167:542-546, May 1994
Aye RW. Mediastinal Node Dissection for N2 Positive Lung Cancer. Presented at the ACS Thoracic Film Session, October 14, 1999, San Francisco, CA. Accepted for inclusion in the ACS film Library
Aye RW, Hill LD, Larrain A, Kraemer SJ, Mazza DE. The Laparoscopic Hill Repair. Presented at the ACS General Surgery Motion Picture Session, October 8, 1996, San Francisco, CA. Accepted for inclusion in the ACS film Library
Hill LD, Kraemer SJ, Kozarek RA, Aye RW. The Laparoscopic Hill Repair: A Definitive Laparoscopic Antireflux Procedure. Video for the ASGE, San Francisco, CA. May 12-13, 1992
Hill LD, Kozarek R, Pope C, Mercer D, Thor K, Aye RW. The Gastroesophageal Valve - A New Look. September 1989. Clinical Congress of the American College of Surgeons. October 1989
Youssef S, Blitz M, Vallières E, Aye RW, Louie BE. "Preliminary experience with minimally invasive thymectomy." Washington Chapter of the American College of Surgeons.Lake Chelan, WA. June 14, 2009.
Louie BE, Dunst CM, Swanstrom L, Aye RW. "Manometric Features of the Laparoscopic Hill repair vs the Nissen Fundoplication for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (GERD)." Digestive Diseases Week.Chicago. Illinois, June 1, 2009.
Buduhan G, Menon S, Aye RW, Louie BE, Mehta V, Vallières E. "Trimodality therapy for malignant pleural mesothelioma." Society for Thoracic Surgery. San Francisco, California. January 27, 2009.
Aye RW, Rehse D, Kraemer S, Hill L. The Hill Antireflux Repair at 5 Institutions over 25 Years. The North Pacific Surgical Association, Seattle, WA. November 14, 2008
Buduhan G, Louie BE, Vallières E, Orlina J, Aye RW. "The Right Lateral Decubitus Position is Associated with a Weakened Lower Esophageal Sphincter - Position Related Physiology of the Normal Gastroesophageal Junction." International Society for Diseases of the Esophagus. Budapest. September 2008.
Gordon G, Louie BE, Orlina J, Daniel S, Vallières E, Rees J, Aye RW. "The Nissen-Hill 'hybrid' - Pilot study of a new antireflux repair." International Society for Diseases of the Esophagus. Budapest. September 2008.