Publications by Dr. Bell

Lower Esophageal Sphincter Augmentation for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease: The Safety of a Modern Implant. Authors: Smith CD, Ganz RA, Lipham JC, Bell RC, Rattner DW.  J Laproendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2017 Apr 21.

Randomized EsophyX Versus Sham / Placebo Controlled TIF Trial: The RESPECT Study
Authors: Hunter JG, Kahrilas PJ, Bell RCW, Wilson EB, Trad KS, Dolan JP, Perry KA, Oelschlager BK, Soper NJ, Snyder BE, Burch MA, Melvin WS, Reavis K, Turgen TG, Hungness ES, Diggs BS. Gastroenterology. 2015 Feb;148(1):324-33.

Laparoscopic anti-reflux surgery after transoral incisionless fundoplication is safe and effective
Authors: Bell RC, Kurian AA, Freeman KD. Surg Endosc. 2015 Jul;29(7):1746-52.

Transoral Incisionless Fundoplication: 2 year results from the prospective multicenter U.S. study
Authors: Bell RC, Barnes WE, Carter BJ, Sewell RW, Mavrelis PG, Ihde GM, Hoddinott KM, Fox MA, Freeman KD, Gunsberger T, Hausmann MG, Dargis D, Gill BD, Wilson EB, Trad KS. Am Surg. 2014 Nov; 80(11):1093-1105.

Univariate and multivariate analyses of preoperative factors influencing symptomatic outcomes of transoral fundoplication
Authors: Bell RC, Fox MA, Barnes WE, Mavrelis PG, Sewell RW, Carter BJ, Ihde GM, Trad KS, Dargis D, Hoddinott KM, Freeman KD, Gunsberger T, Hausmann MG, Gill BD, Wilson E. Surg Endosc. 2014 Oct;28(10):2949-58.

The Effects of Transoral Incisionless Fundoplication on Chronic GERD Patients: 12-Month Prospective Multicenter Experience.
Wilson EB, Barnes WE, Mavrelis PG, Carter BJ, Bell RCW, Sewell RW, Ihde GM, Dargis D, Hoddinott KM, Shughoury AB, Gill BD, Fox MA, Turgeon DG, Freeman K, Gunsberger T, Hausmann MG, LeBlanc KA, Deljkich E, Trad KS. Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech. Feb 2014; 24(1):36-46.

A Prospective Multicenter Registry of Patients with Chronic Gastroesophageal Disease Receiving Transoral Incisionless Fundoplication. Bell RCW, Mavrelis PG, Barnes WE, Dargis D, Carter BJ, Hoddinott KM, Sewell RW, Trad KS, Gill BD, Ihde GM. J Am Coll Surg. 2012 Dec;215(6):794-809.

Revision of failed traditional fundoplication using EsophyX transoral fundoplication. Bell RCW, Hufford R, Fearon J, Freeman K. Surgical Endoscopy 2012 Oct 10. (Epub ahead of print).

Randomized double-blind placebo-controlled study of the efeficacy of continuous infusion of local anesthetic to the diaphragm closure following laparoscopic hiatal hernia repair. Bell RCW, Hufford R, Freeman K. Surgical Endoscopy 2012 Spe; 26(9); 2484-8.

Transoral rotational esohagogastric fundoplication: technical, anatomical, and safety considerations. Bell RCW, Cadière GB. Surgical Endoscopy. 2011 Jul; 25(7): 2387-99.

Clinical and pH-metrix outcomes of transoral esophagogastric funodplication for the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux disease. Bell RCW, Freeman K. Surgical Endoscopy 2011 Jun; 25(6): 1975-84.

Laparoscopic Hernia Repair Utilizing an Anatomically Contoured 3 Dimensional Mesh. Bell RCW, Price JP. Surgical Endoscopy 12/2003.

Laparoscopic Fundoplication for Symptomatic but Physiological Reflux. Bell RCW, Hanna P, Brubaker S. J GI Surg 2001 5:462-467.

Patterns of success and failure with laparoscopic Toupet fundoplication. Bell RCW, Hanna P, Mills MR, Bowrey D. Surg Endosc 1999 13:1189-1194.

Laparoscopic Closure of Esophageal Perforation Following Pneumatic Dilatation for Achalasia. Bell RCW. A Report of Two Cases. Surg Endosc 1997 11:476-478.

Clinical and Manometric Results of Laparoscopic Partial (Toupet) And Complete (Rosetti-Nissen) Fundoplication. Bell RCW, Hanna P, Powers B, Sabel J, Hruza D. Surg Endosc 1996 10:724-728.

Immediate Cystic Duct Occlusion Using an Endoluminal Absorbable Polyglycolic Acid Screw. Bell RCW, Stiegmann GV, Sun J, Durham J, Lucia MS. Surg Endosc 1993; 7:173-176.

Decision for Surgical Management of Perforation Following Endoscopic Sphincterotomy. Bell RCW, Stiegmann GV, Goff JG, Reveille M. American Surgeon 1991; 57:237-240.

Prospective Study of Incisional Time, Blood Loss, Pain, and Healing with Carbon Dioxide Laser, Scalpel, and Electrocautery. Pearlman NW, Stiegmann GV, Vance V, Norton LW, Bell RCW, Staerkel R, Van Way CW III, Bartle EJ: Arch Surg 1991; 126: 1018-20.

Barrett’s Esophagus. (Letter to the editor). Bell, RCW. NEJM 1987;316:277.

Aortobifemoral bypass: the operation of choice for unilateral iliac occlusion? Piotrowski J, Pearce WH, Jones DH, Whitehill T, Bell R, Patt A, Rutherford RB. J Vasc Surg 1988;8:211-218.