Research

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Peer Reviewed Publications

  1. Thompson CC, Chand B, Chen YK, Demarco DC, Miller L, Schweitzer M, Rothstein RI, Lautz DB, Slattery J, Ryan MB, Brethauer S, Schauer P, Mitchell MC, Starpoli A, Haber GB, Catalano MF, Edmundowicz S, Fagnant AM, Kaplan LM, Roslin MS. Endoscopic Suturing for Transoral Outlet Reduction Increases Weight Loss Following Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass Surgery. Gastroenterology. 2013 Jul;145(1):129-137.e3. PubMed
  2. Jirapinyo P, Slattery J, Ryan MB, Abu Dayyeh BK, Lautz DB, Thompson CC. Evaluation of an endoscopic suturing device for transoral outlet reduction in patients with weight regain following Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. Endoscopy. 2013; 45: 532-536.
  3. Azagury DE, Ryou M, Shaikh SN, San José Estépar R, Lengyel BI, Jagadeesan J, Vosburgh KG, Thompson CC. Real-time computed tomography-based augmented reality for natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery navigation. Br J Surg. 2012 Sep;99(9):1246-53. doi: 10.1002/bjs.8838. PubMed DOI
  4. Abu Dayyeh BK, Jirapinyo P, Weitzner Z, Barker C, Flicker MS, Lautz DB, Thompson CC. Endoscopic sclerotherapy for the treatment of weight regain after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: outcomes, complications, and predictors of response in 575 procedures. Gastrointest Endosc. 2012 Aug;76(2):275-82. PubMed
  5. Watson RR, Braver JM, Thompson CC. EUS-guided transgastric upper GI series for the evaluation of the defunctionalized stomach after gastric bypass. Gastrointest Endosc. 2012 Jul;76(1):219-20. Epub 2011 Sep 10. No abstract available. PubMed
  6. Jirapinyo P, Watson RR, Thompson CC. Use of a novel endoscopic suturing device to treat recalcitrant marginal ulceration (with video). Gastrointest Endosc. 2012 Aug;76(2):435-9. Epub 2012 May 31. No abstract available. PubMed
  7. Córdova H, Guarner-Argente C, Martínez-Pallí G, Navarro R, Rodríguez-D'Jesús A, Rodríguez de Miguel C, Beltrán M, Martínez-Zamora MÀ, Comas J, Lacy AM, Thompson CC, Fernández-Esparrach G. Gastric emptying is delayed in transgastric NOTES: a randomized study in swine. J Surg Res. 2012 May 15;174(2):e61-7. Epub 2011 Nov 18. PubMed
  8. Thompson CC, Jacobsen GR, Schroder GL, Horgan S. Stoma size critical to 12-month outcomes in endoscopic suturing for gastric bypass repair. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2012 May;8(3):282-7. Epub 2011 Apr 19. PubMed
  9. Brethauer SA, Chand B, Schauer PR, Thompson CC. Transoral gastric volume reduction as intervention for weight management: 12-month follow-up of TRIM trial. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2012 May;8(3):296-303. Epub 2011 Nov 9. PubMed
  10. Ryou M, Cantillon-Murphy P, Shaikh SN, Azagury D, Ryan MB, Lang JH, Thompson CC. Magnetic pancreaticobiliary stents and retrieval system: obviating the need for repeat endoscopy (with video). Gastrointest Endosc. 2012 Apr;75(4):888-892.e1. Epub 2012 Jan 5. PubMed
  11. Ryou M, Hazan R, Rahme L, Thompson CC. An Ex Vivo Bacteriologic Study Comparing Antiseptic Techniques for Natural Orifice Translumenal Endoscopic Surgery (NOTES™) via the Gastrointestinal Tract. Dig Dis Sci. 2012 Mar 24. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed
  12. Puli SR, Spofford IS, Thompson CC. Use of self-expandable stents in the treatment of bariatric surgery leaks: a systematic review and meta-analysis. Gastrointest Endosc. 2012 Feb;75(2):287-93. Epub 2011 Nov 1. Review. PubMed
  13. Guarner-Argente C, Martínez-Pallí G, Navarro-Ripoll R, Córdova H, Beltrán M, Martínez-Zamora MA, Comas J, de Miguel CR, Rodríguez-D'Jesùs A, Filella X, Hernández-Cera C, Lacy AM, Thompson CC, Fernández-Esparrach G. Inflammatory impact of NOTES peritoneoscopy is not different from that of laparoscopy: a randomized comparative study in a survival porcine model. Surg Endosc. 2012 Feb;26(2):374-80. Epub 2011 Sep 5. PubMed
  14. Azagury DE, Abu Dayyeh BK, Greenwalt IT, Thompson CC. Marginal ulceration after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery: characteristics, risk factors, treatment, and outcomes. Endoscopy. 2011 Nov;43(11):950-4. Epub 2011 Oct 13. PubMed
  15. Flicker MS, Lautz DB, Thompson CC. Endoscopic management of gastrogastric fistulae does not increase complications at bariatric revision surgery. J Gastrointest Surg. 2011 Oct;15(10):1736-42. Epub 2011 Apr 9. PubMed
  16. Escareno CE, Azagury DE, Flint RS, Nedder A, Thompson CC, Lautz DB. Establishing a reproducible large animal survival model of laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2011 Jul 20. [Epub ahead of print] PubMed
  17. Ryou M, Nemiroski A, Azagury D, Shaikh SN, Ryan MB, Westervelt RM, Thompson CC. An implantable wireless biosensor for the immediate detection of upper GI bleeding: a new fluorescein-based tool for diagnosis and surveillance (with video). Gastrointest Endosc. 2011 Jul;74(1):189-194.e1. PubMed
  18. Obstein KL, Estépar RS, Jayender J, Patil VD, Spofford IS, Ryan MB, Lengyel BI, Shams R, Vosburgh KG, Thompson CC. Image Registered Gastroscopic Ultrasound (IRGUS) in human subjects: a pilot study to assess feasibility. Endoscopy. 2011 May;43(5):394-9. Epub 2011 Mar 21. PubMed
  19. Abu Dayyeh BK, Lautz DB, Thompson CC. Gastrojejunal stoma diameter predicts weight regain after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2011 Mar;9(3):228-33. Epub 2010 Nov 17. PubMed PMC
  20. Ryou M, Cantillon-Murphy P, Azagury D, Shaikh SN, Ha G, Greenwalt I, Ryan MB, Lang JH, Thompson CC. Smart Self-Assembling MagnetS for ENdoscopy (SAMSEN) for transoral endoscopic creation of immediate gastrojejunostomy (with video). Gastrointest Endosc. 2011 Feb;73(2):353-9. Epub 2010 Dec 22. PubMed
  21. Obstein KL, Patil VD, Jayender J, San José Estépar R, Spofford IS, Lengyel BI, Vosburgh KG, Thompson CC. Evaluation of colonoscopy technical skill levels by use of an objective kinematic-based system. Gastrointest Endosc. 2011 Feb;73(2):315-21, 321.e1. Epub 2010 Dec 15. PubMed PMC
  22. Fernández-Esparrach G, San José Estépar R, Guarner-Argente C, Martínez-Pallí G, Navarro R, Rodríguez de Miguel C, Córdova H, Thompson CC, Lacy AM, Donoso L, Ayuso-Colella JR, Ginès A, Pellisé M, Llach J, Vosburgh KG. The role of a computed tomography-based image registered navigation system for natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery: a comparative study in a porcine model. Endoscopy. 2010 Dec;42(12):1096-103. Epub 2010 Oct 19. PubMed PMC
  23. Telford JJ, Carr-Locke DL, Baron TH, Poneros JM, Bounds BC, Kelsey PB, Schapiro RH, Huang CS, Lichtenstein DR, Jacobson BC, Saltzman JR, Thompson CC, Forcione DG, Gostout CJ, Brugge WR. A randomized trial comparing uncovered and partially covered self-expandable metal stents in the palliation of distal malignant biliary obstruction. Gastrointest Endosc. 2010 Nov;72(5):907-14. PubMed
  24. Ryou M, Mullady DK, Dimaio CJ, Swanson RS, Carr-Locke DL, Thompson CC. Pancreatic antegrade needle-knife (PANK) for treatment of symptomatic pancreatic duct obstruction in Whipple patients (with video). Gastrointest Endosc. 2010 Nov;72(5):1081-8. PubMed
  25. Brethauer SA, Chand B, Schauer PR, Thompson CC. Transoral gastric volume reduction for weight management: technique and feasibility in 18 patients. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2010 Nov-Dec;6(6):689-94. Epub 2010 Aug 6. PubMed
  26. Ryou M, Mogabgab O, Lautz DB, Thompson CC. Endoscopic foreign body removal for treatment of chronic abdominal pain in patients after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2010 Sep-Oct;6(5):526-31. Epub 2010 Feb 19. PubMed
  27. Cantillon-Murphy P, Ryou M, Shaikh SN, Azagury D, Ryan M, Thompson CC, Lang JH. A magnetic retrieval system for stents in the pancreaticobiliary tree. IEEE Trans Biomed Eng. 2010 Aug;57(8):2018-25. Epub 2010 May 17. PubMed
  28. Horgan S, Jacobsen G, Weiss GD, Oldham JS Jr, Denk PM, Borao F, Gorcey S, Watkins B, Mobley J, Thompson K, Spivack A, Voellinger D, Thompson C, Swanstrom L, Shah P, Haber G, Brengman M, Schroder G. Incisionless revision of post-Roux-en-Y bypass stomal and pouch dilation: multicenter registry results. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2010 May-Jun;6(3):290-5. Epub 2010 Feb 13. PubMed
  29. Fernandez-Esparrach G, Lautz DB, Thompson CC. Endoscopic repair of gastrogastric fistula after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: a less-invasive approach. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2010 May-Jun;6(3):282-8. Epub 2010 Feb 20. PubMed
  30. Pagidipati N, Obstein KL, Rucker-Schmidt R, Odze RD, Thompson CC. Acute hepatitis due to epstein-barr virus in an immunocompetent patient. Dig Dis Sci. 2010 Apr;55(4):1182-5. Epub 2009 May 21. No abstract available. PubMed
  31. Mathews JC, Chin MS, Fernandez-Esparrach G, Shaikh SN, Pietramaggiori G, Scherer SS, Ryan MB, Ferrigno M, Orgill DP, Thompson CC. Early healing of transcolonic and transgastric natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery access sites. J Am Coll Surg. 2010 Apr;210(4):480-90. PubMed
  32. Fernández-Esparrach G, Matthes EL, Maurice D, Enderlé M, Thompson CC, Carr-Locke DL. A novel device for endoscopic submucosal dissection that combines water-jet submucosal hydrodissection and elevation with electrocautery: initial experience in a porcine model. Gastrointest Endosc. 2010 Mar;71(3):615-8. PubMed
  33. Offodile AC 2nd, Okafor P, Shaikh SN, Lautz D, Thompson CC. Duodenal obstruction due to erosion and migration of an adjustable gastric band: a novel endoscopic approach to management. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2010 Mar 4;6(2):206-8. Epub 2010 Jan 4. No abstract available. PubMed
  34. Obstein KL, Martins FP, Fernández-Esparrach G, Thompson CC. Endoscopic ultrasound-guided celiac plexus neurolysis using a reverse phase polymer. World J Gastroenterol. 2010 Feb 14;16(6):728-31. PubMed PMC
  35. Fernández-Esparrach G, Lautz DB, Thompson CC. Peroral endoscopic anastomotic reduction improves intractable dumping syndrome in Roux-en-Y gastric bypass patients. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2010 Jan-Feb;6(1):36-40. Epub 2009 Apr 23. PubMed
  36. Mullady DK, Lautz DB, Thompson CC. Treatment of weight regain after gastric bypass surgery when using a new endoscopic platform: initial experience and early outcomes (with video). Gastrointest Endosc. 2009 Sep;70(3):440-4. Epub 2009 Jun 24. PubMed
  37. Ryou M, Mullady DK, Lautz DB, Thompson CC. Pilot study evaluating technical feasibility and early outcomes of second-generation endosurgical platform for treatment of weight regain after gastric bypass surgery. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2009 Jul-Aug;5(4):450-4. Epub 2009 Apr 8. PubMed
  38. Thompson CC, Ryou M, Soper NJ, Hungess ES, Rothstein RI, Swanstrom LL. Evaluation of a manually driven, multitasking platform for complex endoluminal and natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery applications (with video). Gastrointest Endosc. 2009 Jul;70(1):121-5. Epub 2009 Apr 25. PubMed
  39. Fernández-Esparrach G, Shaikh SN, Cohen A, Ryan MB, Thompson CC. Efficacy of a reverse-phase polymer as a submucosal injection solution for EMR: a comparative study (with video). Gastrointest Endosc. 2009 May;69(6):1135-9. Epub 2009 Jan 18. PubMed
  40. Ryou M, Thompson CC. Magnetic retraction in natural-orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (NOTES™): addressing the problem of traction and countertraction. Endoscopy. 2009 Feb;41(2):143-8. Epub 2009 Feb 12. PubMed
  41. Ryou M, Fong DG, Pai RD, Rattner DW, Thompson CC. Transluminal closure for NOTES: an ex vivo study comparing leak pressures of various gastrotomy and colotomy closure modalities. Endoscopy. 2008 May;40(5):432-6. Epub 2008 Apr 11. PubMed
  42. Ryou M, Fong DG, Pai RD, Sauer J, Thompson CC. Evaluation of a novel access and closure device for NOTES applications: a transcolonic survival study in the porcine model (with video). Gastrointest Endosc. 2008 May;67(6):964-9. PubMed
  43. Herron DM, Birkett DH, Thompson CC, Bessler M, Swanström LL. Gastric bypass pouch and stoma reduction using a transoral endoscopic anchor placement system: a feasibility study. Surg Endosc. 2008 Apr;22(4):1093-9. Epub 2007 Nov 20. PubMed
  44. Ryou M, Fong DG, Pai RD, Tavakkolizadeh A, Rattner DW, Thompson CC. Dual-port distal pancreatectomy using a prototype endoscope and endoscopic stapler: a natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (NOTES™) survival study in a porcine model. Endoscopy. 2007 Oct;39(10):881-7. PubMed
  45. Fong DG, Ryou M, Pai RD, Tavakkolizadeh A, Rattner DW, Thompson CC. Transcolonic ventral wall hernia mesh fixation in a porcine model. Endoscopy. 2007 Oct;39(10):865-9. PubMed
  46. Pai RD, Carr-Locke DL, Thompson CC. Endoscopic evaluation of the defunctionalized stomach by using ShapeLock technology (with video). Gastrointest Endosc. 2007 Sep;66(3):578-81. PubMed
  47. Vosburgh KG, Stylopoulos N, Estepar RS, Ellis RE, Samset E, Thompson CC. EUS with CT improves efficiency and structure identification over conventional EUS. Gastrointest Endosc. 2007 May;65(6):866-70. PubMed
  48. Ryou M, Pai RD, Sauer JS, Rattner DW, Thompson CC. Evaluating an optimal gastric closure method for transgastric surgery. Surg Endosc. 2007 Apr;21(4):677-80. Epub 2006 Dec 8. Erratum in: Surg Endosc. 2007 Aug;21(8):1472. Pai, R [corrected to Pai, RD]; Sauer, J [corrected to Sauer, JS]; Rattner, D [corrected to Rattner, DW]; Thompson, C [corrected to Thompson, CC]. PubMed
  49. Fong DG, Pai RD, Thompson CC. Transcolonic endoscopic abdominal exploration: a NOTES survival study in a porcine model. Gastrointest Endosc. 2007 Feb;65(2):312-8. Epub 2006 Dec 14. PubMed
  50. Thompson CC, Slattery J, Bundga ME, Lautz DB. Peroral endoscopic reduction of dilated gastrojejunal anastomosis after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: a possible new option for patients with weight regain. Surg Endosc. 2006 Nov;20(11):1744-8. Epub 2006 Oct 5. PubMed
  51. Pai RD, Fong DG, Bundga ME, Odze RD, Rattner DW, Thompson CC. Transcolonic endoscopic cholecystectomy: a NOTES survival study in a porcine model (with video). Gastrointest Endosc. 2006 Sep;64(3):428-34. PubMed
  52. Fong DG, Bueno R, Thompson CC. Esophageal mucocele presenting as a draining fistula after colonic interposition. Gastrointest Endosc. 2006 Aug;64(2):290-1. No abstract available. PubMed
  53. Merrifield BF, Lautz D, Thompson CC. Endoscopic repair of gastric leaks after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: a less invasive approach. Gastrointest Endosc. 2006 Apr;63(4):710-4. PubMed
  54. Merrifield BF, Wagh MS, Thompson CC. Peroral transgastric organ resection: a feasibility study in pigs. Gastrointest Endosc. 2006 Apr;63(4):693-7. PubMed
  55. Wagh MS, Merrifield BF, Thompson CC. Survival studies after endoscopic transgastric oophorectomy and tubectomy in a porcine model. Gastrointest Endosc. 2006 Mar;63(3):473-8. PubMed
  56. Wagh MS, Merrifield BF, Thompson CC. Endoscopic transgastric abdominal exploration and organ resection: initial experience in a porcine model. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2005 Sep;3(9):892-6. PubMed
  57. Khan AH, Thompson CC, Carr-Locke DL. Chronic diarrhea due to metastatic breast cancer. MedGenMed. 2005 May 16;7(2):17. PubMed PMC
  58. Gan SI, Thompson CC, Lauwers GY, Bounds BC, Brugge WR. Ethanol lavage of pancreatic cystic lesions: initial pilot study. Gastrointest Endosc. 2005 May;61(6):746-52. PubMed
  59. Lee LS, Saltzman JR, Bounds BC, Poneros JM, Brugge WR, Thompson CC. EUS-guided fine needle aspiration of pancreatic cysts: a retrospective analysis of complications and their predictors. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2005 Mar;3(3):231-6. PubMed
  60. McGarrity TJ, Peters DJ, Thompson C, McGarrity SJ. Outcome of patients with chronic abdominal pain referred to chronic pain clinic. Am J Gastroenterol. 2000 Jul;95(7):1812-6. PubMed