Steven Bowers, M.D.

  1. General Surgeon

Publications

  1. Thomas M, Makey IA, Francis DL, Wolfsen HC, Bowers SP. Squamous Cell Carcinoma in Lichen Planus of the Esophagus. Ann Thorac Surg. 2019 Jul 16 Epub 2019 July 16
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  2. Antiporda M, Jackson C, Smith CD, Thomas M, Elli EF, Bowers SP. Strategies for surgical remediation of the multi-fundoplication failure patient. Surg Endosc. 2019 May; 33 (5):1474-1481 Epub 2018 Sept 12
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  3. Antiporda M, Jackson C, Smith CD, Bowers SP. Short-Term Outcomes Predict Long-Term Satisfaction in Patients Undergoing Laparoscopic Magnetic Sphincter Augmentation. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2019 Feb; 29 (2):198-202 Epub 2018 Dec 15
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  4. Bojaxhi E, Lee J, Bowers S, Frank RD, Pak SH, Rosales A, Padron S, Greengrass RA. Paravertebral blocks reduce the risk of postoperative urinary retention in inguinal hernia repair. Hernia. 2018 Oct; 22 (5):871-879 Epub 2018 June 16
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  5. Puri R, Smith CD, Bowers SP. The Spectrum of Surgical Remediation of Transoral Incisionless Fundoplication-Related Failures. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2018 Sep; 28 (9):1089-1093 Epub 2018 May 16
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  6. Bartel MJ, Puri R, Brahmbhatt B, Chen WC, Kim D, Simons-Linares CR, Stauffer JA, Buchanan MA, Bowers SP, Woodward TA, Wallace MB, Raimondo M, Asbun HJ. Correction to: Endoscopic and surgical management of nonampullary duodenal neoplasms. Surg Endosc. 2018 Jun; 32 (6):2870
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  7. Bartel MJ, Puri R, Brahmbhatt B, Chen WC, Kim D, Simons-Linares CR, Stauffer JA, Buchanan MA, Bowers SP, Woodward TA, Wallace MB, Raimondo M, Asbun HJ. Endoscopic and surgical management of nonampullary duodenal neoplasms. Surg Endosc. 2018 Jun; 32 (6):2859-2869 Epub 2018 Feb 01
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  8. Bowers SP, Woodward T. The argument for peroral endoscopic myotomy in treatment of achalasia. Minerva Chir. 2018 Apr; 73 (2):194-203 Epub 2018 Jan 23
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  9. Antiporda M, Veenstra B, Jackson C, Kandel P, Daniel Smith C, Bowers SP. Laparoscopic repair of giant paraesophageal hernia: are there factors associated with anatomic recurrence? Surg Endosc. 2018 Feb; 32 (2):945-954 Epub 2017 July 21
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  10. Tsamalaidze L, Stauffer JA, Arasi LC, Villacreses DE, Franco JSS, Bowers S, Elli EF. Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy for Morbid Obesity in Patients After Orthotopic Liver Transplant: a Matched Case-Control Study. Obes Surg. 2018 Feb; 28 (2):444-450
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  11. Ames GE, Heckman MG, Diehl NN, Shepherd DM, Holgerson AA, Grothe KB, Kellogg TA, Bowers SP, Clark MM. Guiding Patients Toward the Appropriate Surgical Treatment for Obesity: Should Presurgery Psychological Correlates Influence Choice Between Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass and Vertical Sleeve Gastrectomy? Obes Surg. 2017 Oct; 27 (10):2759-2767
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  12. Kim DB, Bowers S, Thomas M. Black and White Esophagus: Rare Presentations of Severe Esophageal Ischemia. Semin Thorac Cardiovasc Surg. 2017 Summer; 29 (2):256-259 Epub 2017 Feb 22
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  13. Patti MG, Andolfi C, Bowers SP, Soper NJ. POEM vs Laparoscopic Heller Myotomy and Fundoplication: Which Is Now the Gold Standard for Treatment of Achalasia? J Gastrointest Surg. 2017 Feb; 21 (2):207-214 Epub 2016 Nov 14
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  14. Veenstra BR, Goldberg RF, Bowers SP, Thomas M, Hinder RA, Smith CD. Revisional surgery after failed esophagogastric myotomy for achalasia: successful esophageal preservation. Surg Endosc. 2016 May; 30 (5):1754-61 Epub 2015 Aug 15
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  15. Bowers SP. Esophageal motility disorders. Surg Clin North Am. 2015 Jun; 95 (3):467-82 Epub 2015 Apr 15
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  16. Eck DL, Dortch JD, Bowers SP. Extramedullary plasmacytoma of the small intestine. Am Surg. 2015 Mar; 81(3):E104-5.
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  17. Hutchinson R, Parker AS, Arnold M, Bowers SP, Haley WE, Diehl N, Stone R, Lynch SA, Smith CD, Thiel DD. Prospective evaluation of 24-hour urine profiles following bariatric surgery in a modern comprehensive care bariatric clinic. Clin Nephrol. 2014 May; 81(5):331-7.
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  18. Rosales-Velderrain A, Goldberg RF, Ames GE, Stone RL, Lynch SA, Bowers SP. Hypometabolizers: characteristics of obese patients with abnormally low resting energy expenditure. Am Surg. 2014 Mar; 80(3):290-4.
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  19. Ruparel RK, Brahmbhatt RD, Dove JC, Hutchinson RC, Stauffer JA, Bowers SP, Richie E, Lannen AM, Thiel DD. "iTrainers"--novel and inexpensive alternatives to traditional laparoscopic box trainers. Urology. 2014 Jan; 83(1):116-20. Epub 2013 Nov 16.
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  20. Mesleh MG, Stauffer JA, Bowers SP, Asbun HJ. Cost analysis of open and laparoscopic pancreaticoduodenectomy: a single institution comparison. Surg Endosc. 2013 Dec; 27 (12):4518-23 Epub 2013 Aug 13
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  21. Goldberg RF, Rosales-Velderrain A, Clarke TM, Buchanan MA, Stauffer JA, McLaughlin SA, Asbun HJ, Smith CD, Bowers SP. Variability of NSQIP-assessed surgical quality based on age and disease process. J Surg Res. 2013 Jun 15; 182(2):235-40. Epub 2012 Nov 20.
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  22. Stauffer JA, Raimondo M, Woodward TA, Goldberg RF, Bowers SP, Asbun HJ. Laparoscopic partial sleeve duodenectomy (PSD) for nonampullary duodenal neoplasms: avoiding a whipple by separating the duodenum from the pancreatic head. Pancreas. 2013 Apr; 42(3):461-6.
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  23. Stauffer JA, Rosales-Velderrain A, Goldberg RF, Bowers SP, Asbun HJ. Comparison of open with laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy: a single institution's transition over a 7-year period. HPB (Oxford). 2013 Feb; 15 (2):149-55 Epub 2012 Nov 05
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  24. Goldberg RF, Bowers SP, Parker M, Stauffer JA, Asbun HJ, Smith CD. Technical and perioperative outcomes of minimally invasive esophagectomy in the prone position. Surg Endosc. 2013 Feb; 27 (2):553-7 Epub 2012 Aug 31
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  25. Eck DL, Koonce SL, Goldberg RF, Bagaria S, Gibson T, Bowers SP, McLaughlin SA. Breast surgery outcomes as quality measures according to the NSQIP database. Ann Surg Oncol. 2012 Oct; 19(10):3212-7. Epub 2012 Jul 25.
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  26. Stauffer JA, Adkisson CD, Riegert-Johnson DL, Goldberg RF, Bowers SP, Asbun HJ. Pancreas-sparing total duodenectomy for ampullary duodenal neoplasms. World J Surg. 2012 Oct; 36 (10):2461-72
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  27. Rosales-Velderrain A, Stauffer JA, Bowers SP, Asbun HJ. Current status of laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy. Minerva Gastroenterol Dietol. 2012 Sep; 58(3):239-52.
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  28. Rosales-Velderrain A, Bowers SP, Goldberg RF, Clarke TM, Buchanan MA, Stauffer JA, Asbun HJ. National trends in resection of the distal pancreas. World J Gastroenterol. 2012 Aug 28; 18 (32):4342-9
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  29. Adkisson CD, Stauffer JA, Bowers SP, Raimondo M, Wallace MB, Riegert-Johnson DL, Asbun HJ. What extent of pancreatic resection do patients with MEN-1 require? JOP. 2012 Jul 10; 13 (4):402-8 Epub 2012 July 10
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  30. Pfluke JM, Parker M, Bowers SP, Asbun HJ, Daniel Smith C. Use of mesh for hiatal hernia repair: a survey of SAGES members. Surg Endosc. 2012 Jul; 26 (7):1843-8 Epub 2012 Jan 25
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  31. Goldberg RF, Parker M, Stauffer JA, Moti S, Sylvia J, Ames GE, Asbun HJ, Lynch SA, Smith CD, Bowers SP. Surgeon's requirement for obesity reduction: its influence on weight loss. Am Surg. 2012 Mar; 78(3):325-8.
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  32. Parker M, Bowers SP, Goldberg RF, Pfluke JM, Stauffer JA, Asbun HJ, Daniel Smith C. Transcervical videoscopic esophageal dissection during two-field minimally invasive esophagectomy: early patient experience. Surg Endosc. 2011 Dec; 25 (12):3865-9 Epub 2011 June 24
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  33. Parker M, Goldberg RF, Dinkins MM, Asbun HJ, Daniel Smith C, Preissler S, Bowers SP. Pilot study on objective measurement of abdominal wall strength in patients with ventral incisional hernia. Surg Endosc. 2011 Nov; 25 (11):3503-8 Epub 2011 May 19
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  34. Stauffer JA, Bray JM, Nakhleh RE, Bowers SP. Image of the month. Acinar cell carcinoma. Arch Surg. 2011 Sep; 146: (9)1099-100.
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  35. Pfluke JM, Bowers SP. Laparoscopic intraoperative biliary ultrasonography: findings during laparoscopic cholecystectomy for acute disease. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2011 Jul-Aug; 21(6):505-9. Epub 2011 Jun 15.
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  36. Parker M, Bray JM, Pfluke JM, Asbun HJ, Smith CD, Bowers SP. Preliminary experience and development of an algorithm for the optimal use of the laparoscopic component separation technique for myofascial advancement during ventral incisional hernia repair. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2011 Jun; 21(5):405-10. Epub 2011 Apr 27.
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  37. Parker M, Pfluke JM, Shaddix KK, Asbun HJ, Smith CD, Bowers SP. Video: transcervical videoscopic esophageal dissection in minimally invasive esophagectomy. Surg Endosc. 2011 Mar; 25 (3):941-2 Epub 2010 Sept 17
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  38. Pfluke JM, Parker M, Stauffer JA, Paetau AA, Bowers SP, Asbun HJ, Smith CD. Laparoscopic surgery performed through a single incision: a systematic review of the current literature. J Am Coll Surg. 2011 Jan; 212 (1):113-8 Epub 2010 Oct 30
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  39. Parker M, Bowers SP, Bray JM, Harris AS, Belli EV, Pfluke JM, Preissler S, Asbun HJ, Smith CD. Hiatal mesh is associated with major resection at revisional operation. Surg Endosc. 2010 Dec; 24 (12):3095-101 Epub 2010 May 13
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  40. Malik K, Bowers SP, Smith CD, Asbun H, Preissler S. A case series of laparoscopic components separation and rectus medialization with laparoscopic ventral hernia repair. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2009 Oct; 19(5):607-10.
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  41. Larson SP, Bowers SP, Palekar NA, Ward JA, Pulcini JP, Harrison SA. Histopathologic variability between the right and left lobes of the liver in morbidly obese patients undergoing Roux-en-Y bypass. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2007 Nov; 5(11):1329-32. Epub 2007 Aug 16.
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  42. Learn PA, Bowers SP, Watkins KT. Laparoscopic hepatic resection using saline-enhanced electrocautery permits short hospital stays. J Gastrointest Surg. 2006 Mar; 10(3):422-7.
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  43. Barker KB, Palekar NA, Bowers SP, Goldberg JE, Pulcini JP, Harrison SA. Non-alcoholic steatohepatitis: effect of Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery. Am J Gastroenterol. 2006 Feb; 101(2):368-73.
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  44. Sickle KR, Baghai M, Mattar SG, Bowers SP, Ramaswamy A, Swafford V, Smith CD, Ramshaw BJ. What happens to the rectus abdominus fascia after laparoscopic ventral hernia repair? Hernia. 2005 Dec; 9(4):358-62. Epub 2005 Aug 05.
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  45. Seaman JS, Bowers SP, Dixon P, Schindler L. Dissolution of common psychiatric medications in a Roux-en-Y gastric bypass model. Psychosomatics. 2005 May-Jun; 46(3):250-3.
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  46. Gonzalez R, Bowers SP, Swafford V, Smith CD. Pregnancy and delivery after antireflux surgery. Am J Surg. 2004 Jul; 188(1):34-8.
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  47. Gonzalez R, Bowers SP, Smith CD, Ramshaw BJ. Does setting specific goals and providing feedback during training result in better acquisition of laparoscopic skills? Am Surg. 2004 Jan; 70(1):35-9.
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  48. Gonzalez R, Bowers SP, Venkatesh KR, Lin E, Smith CD. Preoperative factors predictive of complicated postoperative management after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass for morbid obesity. Surg Endosc. 2003 Dec; 17(12):1900-4. Epub 2003 Oct 13.
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  49. Gallagher AG, Smith CD, Bowers SP, Seymour NE, Pearson A, McNatt S, Hananel D, Satava RM. Psychomotor skills assessment in practicing surgeons experienced in performing advanced laparoscopic procedures. J Am Coll Surg. 2003 Sep; 197(3):479-88.
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  50. Bowers SP, Smith CD. Laparoscopic resection of posterior duodenal bulb carcinoid tumor. Am Surg. 2003 Sep; 69(9):792-5.
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  51. Lin E, Gonzalez R, Venkatesh KR, Mattar SG, Bowers SP, Fugate KM, Heffron TG, Smith CD. Can current technology be integrated to facilitate laparoscopic living donor hepatectomy? Surg Endosc. 2003 May; 17(5):750-3. Epub 2003 Mar 06.
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  52. Gonzalez R, Lin E, Venkatesh KR, Bowers SP, Smith CD. Gastrojejunostomy during laparoscopic gastric bypass: analysis of 3 techniques. Arch Surg. 2003 Feb; 138(2):181-4.
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  53. Bowers SP, Mattar SG, Waring JP, Nasir A, Pascal R, Hunter JG. KTP laser ablation following anti-reflux surgery provides durable regression of Barrett's esophagus. Surg Endosc. 2003; 17(1):49-54.
  54. Morton JM, Bowers SP, Lucktong TA, Mattar S, Bradshaw WA, Behrns KE, Koruda MJ, Herbst CA, McCartney W, Halkar RK, Smith CD, Farrell TM. Gallbladder function before and after fundoplication. J Gastrointest Surg. 2002 Nov-Dec; 6(6):806-10; discussion 810-11.
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  55. Tsereteli Z, Terry ML, Bowers SP, Spivak H, Archer SB, Galloway KD, Hunter JG. Prospective randomized clinical trial comparing nitrous oxide and carbon dioxide pneumoperitoneum for laparoscopic surgery. J Am Coll Surg. 2002 Aug; 195(2):173-9; discussion 179-80.
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  56. Bowers SP, Mattar SG, Smith CD, Waring JP, Hunter JG. Clinical and histologic follow-up after antireflux surgery for Barrett's esophagus. J Gastrointest Surg. 2002 Jul-Aug; 6(4):532-8; discussion 539.
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  57. Mattar SG, Bowers SP, Hunter JG, Smith CD. Long-term outcome after laparoscopic repair of paraesophageal hernia. Surg Endosc. 2002; 16(5):745-9.
  58. Filip JE, Mattar SG, Bowers SP, Smith CD. Internal hernia formation following laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass for morbid obesity. Am Surg. 2002; 7:640-3.
  59. Nehler MR, Whitehill TA, Bowers SP, Jones DN, Hiatt WR, Rutherford RB, Krupski W. Intermediate-term outcome of primary digit amputations in patients with diabetes mellitus who have forefoot sepsis requiring hospitalization and presumed adequate circulatory status. J Vasc Surg. 1999 Sep; 30(3):509-17.
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  60. Bowers SP, Pearlman NW, McIntyre RC Jr, Finlayson CA, Huerd S. Cost-effective management of gynecomastia. Am J Surg. 1998 Dec; 176(6):638-41.
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