Namir Katkhouda

Professor Namir Katkhouda, M.D

 

  1. Personal Information:

Name in Full Namir Katkhouda, MD

Business Address Department of Surgery

USC Healthcare Consultation Center

1510 San Pablo Street, Suite 514

Los Angeles, CA  90033

Business Phone (323) 442-5831

Date of Birth                                                   September 2, 1955

Citizenship France and US

Marital Status Married

Spouse's First Name Dominique

Number of Children Two (Nadine and Philippe)

 

 

 

 

Education:

High School French Lycee, Vienna, Austria,

Scientific Serie D Baccalaureate

1973 High Honors

Medical School Faculty of Medicine, University of Montpellier, France, 1973-1979

Doctor of Medicine, University of Nice, France, June 1984 (MD)

Residency University of Nice, School of Medicine,

General Surgery, 1979-1984

Chief Residency University of Nice, School of Medicine

General Surgery, 1984 – 1987

Postdoctoral Education                       1. Master of Science: National Diploma for Advanced Studies in Surgical Methodology (DEA) University of Marseille, France, October 1990

  1. University diploma of Competence in Videoendoscopic surgery, University of Nice, France, 1992.

Honors and Awards

Bestowed Knighthood of The Legion of Honor (Chevalier de La Legion d’Honneur) France’s Highest Order by President Jacques Chirac on December 31, 2006

  1. Golden Cross of the French Order of Merit and Devotion for exceptional contributions to mankind. Nice, 1987
  2. Certificate of Commendation - Tom Bradley, Mayor of Los Angeles for outstanding contribution in surgical education. Los Angeles, 1991
  3. Official Certificate of Appreciation - Japanese Society of Endoscopic Surgery Takarazuka, 1993
  4. Golden Plaque of Appreciation-Greek Air Force Hospital-Athens, 1993
  5. Plaque of Appreciation-University of Athens-Greece, 1993
  6. Plaque of Appreciation-Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Society of ASIA-Singapore, 1994
  7. Plaque of Appreciation-Turkish Society of

Laparoscopic Surgery-Istanbul, 1994

  1. Plaque of Appreciation-University of Madrid, Spain, 1994
  2. Plaque of Appreciation-Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Society of Asia-Hong Kong, 1995
  3. Honorary membership of the Mexican Society of Laparoscopic surgery -

Acapulco, 1997

  1. Phi Kappa Phi Faculty Recognition Award, For "Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery" by the President of USC Steve Sample

University of Southern California, 1998.

  1. Honorary membership of the Endoscopic  and Laparoscopic Society of Asia –                Singapore June 2000
  1. Medal of the city of Nice bestowed on                    February 2001 by the Senator and Mayor of Nice Jacques Peyrat  
  1. Special  Golden Medal of the city of Nice            bestowed on February 2005 by the Senator     and Mayor of Nice Jacques Peyrat

Licensure French Medical License, valid indefinitely

ECFMG # 0-471-957-1, valid indefinitely

FLEX-December 1993

Licensure (Continued) California Medical License # 1995.

DEA #

Board Certification French Board of Surgery, March 1987

Valid Indefinitely

  1. Professional Background:

CURRENT TITLES

Professor of Surgery (with Tenure)

Chief, Section of Bariatric Surgery

Fellowship Director, Bariatric and Upper Gi Surgery

Department of Surgery

University of Southern California

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS

Chief of Surgical Clinics, University of Nice School of Medicine, 1984-1987

Senior Lecturer, University of Nice School of Medicine, 1987-1993

Director of Surgical Endoscopy and Minimally Invasive Surgery, University of Nice School of Medicine, 1990-1993

Associate Professor of Surgery, University of Southern California School of Medicine, Los Angeles, 1993-2000

Professor of Surgery with Tenure, University of Southern California School of Medicine, Los Angeles, March 2000 to present

Vice Chairman for Clinical affairs, Department of Surgery, January 2009 to 2014

Director, Minimally Invasive Surgery Fellowship Program , October 93 to present

Director, Surgical Skills Center, October 2005 to present

HOSPITAL APPOINTMENTS

Chief, Minimally Invasive Surgery Service, Department of Surgery, University Hospital, Nice, France, 1989-1993

Chief of Surgery, El Monte Comprehensive Healthcare Center, 1993-1996

Chief, Outpatient and Minimally Invasive Surgery Service, LAC+USC Medical Center, 1993- Present  

Chief, Emergency Non-Trauma Surgery Services, LAC+USC Medical Center, 1997-2000

Chief, Minimally Invasive Surgery Program, USC University Hospital and LAC USC Medical Center, 1993-Present

Director, Bariatric Surgery, USC University Hospital Jan 2009- present

Chief, Metabolic,Bariatric and Upper GI Surgery Jan 2012- present

Chief, Division of General and Laparoscopic Surgery Dec 2008-2011                                               

Director, Bariatric Surgery Program

Director, Minimally Invasive Fellowship Program

Chief, General Surgery Service, USC University Hospital 2008-2011

Staff Surgeon, general surgery, USC Hospitals, 1993-Present

Staff Surgeon, general surgery, Good Samaritan hospital, Los Angeles 2008- present

Staff Surgeon, general surgery, Huntington Memorial Hospital, 1996-Present

SPECIFIC TEACHING RESPONSIBILITIES

  • In France

1) At the department of surgery

-Lectures in preparation for the competitive examinations of Residents, 1979, 1980, 1981

-Teaching of Residents and candidates for the Diploma of General Surgery

-Appointed Head of Surgical Clinics, University of Nice, School of Medicine, 1984-1987

-Preparation of multiple choice questions for the competitive examination for residents.

-Seminars for the OR nurses (teaching of nurses, teaching of students performing hospital duty in Phase II of their degree course, and teaching of surgery to residents.

2) Within the University of Nice, France

Director of Surgical Endoscopy at the University of Nice

-Organization and teaching in monthly seminars and workshops of laparoscopic surgery (presentations, laboratory, live surgery).

-Co-Director of teaching for the University Diploma of Laparoscopic Surgery and co-chairman of the board of examiners.

Teaching Medical Students

-Formal case presentations and clinical examination

-Lectures in general surgery (at the Department of Surgery)

-Lectures on the anatomy of the abdomen (at the Department of Anatomy)

-Responsible for the preparation of multiple choice questions for formal questions.

-Teaching basic surgical techniques in the Trauma Center

-Teaching basic Principals of experimental surgical research

Teaching Surgical Residents

-Lectures on basic surgical techniques at the Department of Surgery

-OR assistance during routine and emergency cases (Department of Surgery and Trauma Unit.

-Lectures on surgical anatomy (Department of Anatomy)

-Teaching dissection techniques (Department of Surgery & Anatomy)

-Training in laparoscopic surgery and OR assistance



Teaching OR Nurses

-Formal lectures at the School of nurses in general and laparoscopic surgery

-Practical teaching of laparoscopic surgery procedures

3) Post Graduate Teaching

-Organized monthly seminars for general practitioners

-Organized annually seminars for physiotherapist (on the anatomy and physiopathology of the rectum and Principals of treatment of anal sphincter disorders)

-Guest lecturer on the management of abdominal trauma (at the Department of Orthopedics)

-Organized monthly seminars within the Mediterranean center for Study and Research (i.e. Latest Developments in Psychiatry, Vertigo, Thoracic Pain, Recent Advances in Radiology, The Duodenal Ulcer, Diabetes Today, Cardiac & Vascular Echography, Diarrhea, Colonic Diverticula, Vesicular Diseases other than Lithiasis, Ulcer of the Leg, Therapy of Persistent Pain, The Thyroid, Viral Hepatitis, Neonatal Dermatology)

4) Teaching at other Institutions

-Seminar of the Office national de recherche et d'enseignment en kinésithérapie (National Bureau for Research and Teaching in Physical Therapy) on re-education of the terminal digestive system: Course: Anatomo-pathogenesis of the terminal digestive system (December 12, 1987)

-Course in emergency abdominal pathology as part of the University Diploma curriculum on the Traumatology of Sport (March 3, 1989)

-Seminar of the Office national de recherché et d'enseignment en kinésithérapie (National Bureau for Research and Teaching in Physical Therapy) on re-education of the terminal digestive system: Course: Anatomo-pathogenesis of the terminal digestive system, Nice (April 1989)

B. In the USA

1) Medical Students

-Bedside teaching on rounds at General Hospital (LAC+USC).

-Weekly "attending staff" conference at LAC+USC Medical Center.

-Student Core Curriculum.

Teaching in the operating room

-Advisor of several medical students

-Mentorship program for medical students

-Evaluation of student's write-ups

-Tutorship in problem based learning

-Research sponsor of several medical students

2) Surgical Residents

-Bedside teaching on rounds at LAC+USC Medical Center

-Weekly divisional conference at LAC+USC Medical Center

-Grand Rounds

-Teaching in the operating room with special focus on laparoscopic surgery.

-Surgical curriculum

-Monthly journal club

-Advisor of several residents

-Attend monthly journal clubs

-Organizing courses of residents for training in laparoscopic surgery.

3) Teaching Fellow and other Surgeons

-Directing and running hands on course and post graduate seminars with a didactic session and a laboratory training session within the Minimally Invasive Research and Education Center at the Hoffman Research Building.

(Trains 120 surgeons/year in the field of laparoscopic surgery).

-Directing and running post graduate courses nationally in the field of minimally invasive surgery.

-Teaching in surgical courses outside USC nationally in university based courses in accredited programs

-Preceptorship program at USC and outside USC (nationally) where surgeons are taught surgical procedures-hands on.

-Proctoring programs conducted where surgeons are judged on their performance.

-Participating in numerous panels as experts, chairman, and moderator in scientific meetings throughout the USA.

-Hands on laboratory training on an animal model and in the inanimate trainer.

-Conferences held on a regular basis involving general practitioners, gastroenterologists and other surgeons.

  1. Special Teaching, Nationally & Internationally as Guest Faculty, Course Director and Visiting Professor

1990

Austria, Vienna - Professor Fashing, (December)

USA, Nebraska - Surgical Grand Rounds as visiting Professor at Creighton

University in Omaha (December)

USA, Maryland - Surgical Grand Rounds as visiting Professor at University of

Maryland in Baltimore (December)

1991

France, University of Bordeaux - Professor Perissat (March)

Germany, Munich - Professor Witte (March) (Visiting Professor)

Germany, University of Duiseldorf - Professor Coburg (March)

Netherlands, University of Amsterdam (April)

France, University of Toulouse - Professor Fourtanier (May)

Italy, Pisa (May)

Canada, Toronto - University of MacMaster (June)

China, Shanghai and Canton - Member of the Sinoamerican

Conference on Laparoscopic Surgery at the University of Shanghai and Canton

USA, Alabama - Laparoscopic surgery courses at the University of Birmingham (August)

England, University of Dundee - Professor Cushieri (September)

Canada, Quebec - Professor Dion, University of Quebec (September)

Netherlands, Maastricht - Professor Go (October)

Italy, Rome - Professor Basso (November)

Greece, Athens - Professor Baiters (November)

Spain, Valencia - Professor Rodeo (November)

Canada, Montreal - Professor Meakins, University of MacGill (December)

1992

Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy, A Critical Review, Member of the Experts Committee, Congress of the French College of Surgeons, France, 1992.

Laparoscopic Management of Peptic Ulcer Disease, The French Experience, Post Graduate Course, The Society of the American Gastroendoscopic Surgeons, Washington D.C., 1992.

Highly Selective Vagotomy, Scientific Session and Post Graduate Course, Washington, D.C., 1992.

Techniques and Laparoscopic Herniorrhaphy, New Frontiers in Endosurgery, Course, New York, 1992.

Director - Operative Laparoscopic Surgery for the General Surgeon, Course in Advanced Laparoscopic Techniques, Canada, 1992.

1993

Special Guest Lecturer - Laparoscopic Surgery as Practiced in Europe, American College of Surgeons Chapter, North Carolina, 1993.

Peptic Ulcer Surgery and Gastric Surgery, Chairman, 1st European Congress of the European Association of Endoscopic Surgery, Germany, 1993.


Laparoscopic Liver Resection; 3rd International Course of Laparoscopic Surgery, Brazil, 1993.

Laparoscopic Peptic Ulcer, 3rd International Course of Laparoscopic Surgery, Brazil, 1993.

Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair; 3rd Workshop on Laparoscopic Surgery, Germany, 1993.

1994

Laparoscopic treatment of Inguinal Hernia, Chairman of the Session; 4th World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery, Kyoto, Japan, 1994.

Laparoscopic treatment of Liver and Spleen Disease, Chairman of Scientific Meeting, 4th World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery, Kyoto, Japan, 1994.

Laparoscopic treatment of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease and Ulcer Disease, January 12 - 14, 1994, Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, Speaker and Course Director, Advanced Minimally Invasive Surgery, March 3 - 5, 1994, Oregon.

Laparoscopic treatment of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, Course Director, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery, April 20, 1994, Boston.

Laparoscopic treatment of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, Course Director, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery, April 22, 1994, Dallas, Texas.

Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy, University Based Educational Research Center, April 25, 1994, Course Director, Minimally Invasive Surgery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles.

Laparoscopic treatment of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, Course Director, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery, University of Rochester,  May 4, 1994,

New York.

Laparoscopic treatment of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, Course Director, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery, May 1, 1994, Somerville, New Jersey.

Laparoscopic Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, Course Director, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery, USC, School of Medicine, June 3 - 4, 1994, Los Angeles.

Peptic Ulcer Disease, Course Director, Pacific Alliance Medical Center, July 11, 1994, Los Angeles.

Laparoscopic Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, Course Director, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery, University of New York, September 21, 1994.

1995

Updates on Minimally Invasive Surgery, Midway Hospital, February 1, 1995, Los Angeles.  

Nissen Fundoplication, May 5, 1995, Course Director, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery, Memphis, Tennessee.

Laparoscopic treatment of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, Laparoscopic Liver, Wajira Hospital, University of Bangkok, June 15, 1995, Thailand.

Laparoscopic Hernia Repair, Speaker and Course Director, Ethicon EndoSurgery, April 15 -16, 1995, Cincinnati, Ohio.

Laparoscopic Hernia Repair; Course Director, European Endoscopic Surgical Society Meeting, September 15, 1995, Madrid.

Laparoscopic treatment of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, Speaker and Course Director, Universitario "La Fe", Valencia, Spain, Nov. 28-29, 1995.

Laparoscopic treatment of Gastric Lesions by Gastrectomy Speaker and Course Director, Universitario "La Fe", Valencia, Spain, Nov. 28-29, 1995.

1996

Unresolved Issues in Laparoscopic Splenectomy, Speaker, Southwestern Surgical Society, Scottsdale, Arizona, April 1996.

Laparoscopic Gastrectomy, 4th International Congress of the European Association for Endoscopic Surgery, Trondheim, Norway, June 1996.

Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery, Nice, France, June 1996.

1997

Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery Symposium, Laparoscopic Management of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, Baylor University, Dallas, TX, January 1997.

Laparoscopic Management of Liver and Splenic Disease, Course Director, University of Cincinnati,  Cincinnati, OH , March 1997.

Observations of the US Healthcare Market from a European Trained Surgeon, University of Massachusetts Medical Center, Worcester, MA,  April 1997.


Laparoscopic Management of Liver and Splenic Disease, Course Director, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, May 1997.

Laparoscopic Management of Liver and Splenic Disease, Osaka Medical College, Osaka, Japan, July 1997.

Laparoscopic Management of Liver and Splenic Disease, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan, July 1997.

Laparoscopic Management of Liver and Splenic Disease, Course Director, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, July 1997.

Laparoscopic Solid Organ Surgery, Visiting Professor, University of Ghent, Belgium, November 1997.

Laparoscopic Solid Organ Surgery, UCLA Visiting Professor, December 6, 1997.

1998

Laparoscopic Hernia Repair Session, Chairman, 6th World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery, Rome, Italy, June 1998

Laparoscopic Liver Surgery using Fibrin Sealant, Visiting Professor, University of Maryland School of Medicine, November 1998

Laparoscopic Liver Surgery using Fibrin Sealant, Visiting Professor, University of Ohio School of Medicine, December 1998

1998-2010: more than 350 additional invited and scientific lectures and visiting professorships in all continents, all Surgical societies (national, international meetings etc…)

Presented twice as first and senior author at The American Surgical Associationmeetings ( 1998, 2005)

SPECIFIC ADMINISTRATIVE RESPONSIBILITIES

Director, Minimally Invasive Surgery Program, Department of Surgery, University of Nice School of Medicine, 1990-1992

Vice Chairman, Department of Surgery, University of Nice School of Medicine 1987-1993

Chief, Division of Emergency Non-Trauma Surgery, Department of Surgery

1993-2000

Director, USC Department of Surgery, Outpatient and Minimally Invasive Surgery Program, 1993-Present

Director, University based Research and Education Program in Minimally Invasive Surgery (UBERC), University of Southern California School of Medicine, 1996-Present

Director, Solid Organ Surgery Courses, University of Cincinnati School of Medicine, 1997 - Present

Member, USC Department of Surgery Surgical Council of Division Chiefs, 1993- Present

Member, USC Department of Surgery Medical Student Committee, 1997 - Present

Member, LAC+USC Medical Center New Operating Room Committee, 1998 - Present

Chair, LAC+USC Medical Center Task Force for Minimally Invasive Surgery (Cholecystectomies and Appendectomies pathways) 1997 - Present

State Chairman, Society of American Gastroendoscopic Surgeons SAGES 1997-2007

Member, Board of Directors, USCAN (University of Southern California Department of Anesthesiology) 1999 – 2009

-Director, Bariatric Surgery, USC University Hospital Jan 2009- present

-Chief, Division of General and Laparoscopic Surgery Jan 2009- Jan 2012

-Chief, Metabolic and upper GI surgery Jan 2012-present

-Vice Chairman for Clinical affairs, Department of Surgery, Jan 2009- Present

Member, Medical Executive Committee (USC University Hospital 2008- present)

Member, Executive Peer Review Committee (USC University Hospital 2008-present)

Vice Chairman, Operating Room Committee ( Jan 2009-2012)

Chair, Department of Surgery Appointment and Promotion Committee (Nov 2009- present)

Chief of  Surgery USC University Hospital (Jan 2009- present)

Member, Clinic Committee (USC Department of surgery Jan 2009- present)

Co Chair, Compensation Committee (USC Department of Surgery Jan 2009- present)

Chair, Best Practices Committee (USC UH Jan 2010- present)

Member, Value Analysis Committee, (USC UH 2010- present)

OTHER KEY ADMINISTRATIVE RESPONSIBILITES

Member, Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) Membership Committee 1997-2003

Member, Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons Program (SAGES) Committee 2009- present

Past Member, Board of Governors, Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES)

Member, Committee on Video- based Education, American College of Surgeons (Representative for General Surgery)

Member, National Advisory Committee for Bariatric Surgery, American College of Surgeons

Past President, California Chapter of the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery

MILITARY SERVICE

Exempt from the French Military Service

  1. Society Memberships:

Local

Los Angeles Academy of Medicine

Los Angeles Surgical Society

Society of Graduate Surgeons

National and International

Honorary Member of the Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Society of Asia

Honorary Member of the El Paso Texas Surgical Society

Honorary Member of the Mexican Society of Laparoscopic Surgery

Member of the French College of Surgeons

Member of the French Society of Endoscopic Surgery

Member of the European Society of Endoscopic Surgery

Member of the International Hepatobiliary Association

Member of the Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgery

Member of the Southwestern Surgical Congress

Member of   the American Society of Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery

Member of the Surgical Society of the Alimentary Tract

Fellow of the American College of Surgeons

  1. Editorial board memberships

Editorial Board Membership of Surgical Journals

Associate Editor in Chief World Journal of Gastroenterology

                       Member of the Editorial board of “Surgical Endoscopy”

Member of Editorial Board of "Surgical Laparoscopy, Endoscopy and      Percutaneous Techniques”

Member of the Editorial Board of “General Surgery News”

Member of the editorial board of “Hernia”

Member of the Editorial board of Bariatric News

Member of Editorial Board of "Journal de Coeliochirurgie,” France

Member of Editorial Board of "Minimally Invasive Therapy and Allied                        Technologies,” England.

Member of Editorial Board of "Virtual Reality in Medicine,” USA

Member of Editorial Board of the "Italian Video Surgery Journal,” Italy

Member of the Editorial Board of “Chirurgie Endoscopique,” France

Regular reviewer for Surgical Endoscopy

Regular reviewer for Archives of Internal Medicine

Regular reviewer for the World Journal of Surgery

Regular reviewer for Surgery

Regular reviewer of Annals of Surgery

  1. Research Activities

Major Areas of Research Interest

- Effect of CO2 pneumoperitoneum on intra-abdominal malignancy

           - Organization of prospective randomized studies of open vs. laparoscopy in general surgical disease (appendectomy, cholecystectomy)

           - Role of biologic glues in minimally invasive surgery

Role of Telepresence and Telemedicine in surgical education in the field of minimally invasive surgery

  •      Use of Virtual Reality and Robotic technology in laparoscopic techniques
  •      NOTES ( natural orifice laparoscopic surgery)
  •      Single port robotic surgery
  •      Single incision laparoscopic surgery
  •      Evaluation of  biologic properties of biologic surgical meshes
  •      Metabolic Surgery: Effects of Weightloss surgery on Type 2 diabetes
  •      Beta Cell Preservation through mitigation of abdominal fat
  •      Effect of Weight loss on Endometrial Cancer

Racial differences of visceral fat distribution and its predictive effect on type 2          diabetes

Research Grants in Past Five Years

  1. Coprincipal investigator, NIH UO-1CA, Grant #65 117-01 Minimal Access Surgery for pancreas cancer, phase II trial (1994-1996)        $110,000
  1. Principal investigator, University based Research grant in Laparoscopic Surgery funded by Johnson & Johnson (1994-1995) $180,000
  1. Principal investigator, Effect of CO2 pneumoperitoneum on liver metastasis in the rat model funded by Johnson & Johnson (1995-1996) $ 24,000
  1. Coprincipal investigator, Laparoscopic ultrasonic Ablation of gastroesophageal Mucosa, funded by Johnson & Johnson (1995-1996) $ 20,030
  1. Principal investigator University based Minimally Invasive Education Center grant funded by Johnson & Johnson (1994- present) $280,000 yearly

Total $1,200,000 (contract signed for 10 years)

  1. Principal investigator, use of Fibrin Sealant in laparoscopic hernia repair, funded by Baxter Healthcare Corporation (1998-1999)            $ 42,000
  1.         Principal investigator, comparison of Fibrin Sealant versus Argon beam inliver resection, funded by Baxter Healthcare Corporation (1999-2000) $ 80,000
  1. Coinvestigator and site Principal investigator, NIH RO-1, HS/AGO9860-01A2 submitted May 1998 Lichstenstein vs. watchful waiting for treatment of inguinal hernias, a multicentric study (1999-2004)                 $850,000 per site (for USC)
  1.         Co Principal Investigator, SAGES research Grant (2008) on the use of fibrin sealant for ventral hernia repair in the porcine model           $ 25,000
  1.       Principal Investigator, Ethicon Field Training Center Grant, July 2009-2011 for training in laparoscopic Surgery                                $ 195,000 yearly Total: $ 390,000
  1.       Co Investigator: NIH- UO1 grant (PI:  Thomas Buchanan MD) July 2013-July 2016: Effect of mitigation of abdominal fat on beta cell preservation $ 3.700,000 ( 5 % effort)
  1.      Principal Investigator, Ethicon Field Training Center Grant, July 2010-2012 for training in laparoscopic Surgery  $ 95,000 yearly Total: $ 190,000
  2.       Co investigator NIH- R 21 (PI: Dave Talan) 09/30/2014 – 06/30/2016

Grant Number: 1R21DK102048-01A1

Project Title: Pilot Randomized Trial of Antibiotics vs Surgery for Treating Acute Appendicitis

Funding Source: NIDDK/NIH

  1. Surgical Innovations (Procedures not previously performed and pioneered by Dr                                                                       Katkhouda)

           Laparoscopic Vagotomy 1989 (ref 7)

Laparoscopic Aortic Surgery            1991 (ref 16)

Laparoscopic Gastrojejunostomy 1991 (ref 8)

Laparoscopic Preperitoneal Hernia Repair           1991 (ref 12)

Laparoscopic Liver Surgery 1992 (ref 10)

Laparoscopic Hernia repair using Fibrin Glue     1990- 2001 (ref 55)

BIBLIOGRAPHY

PEER REVIEW ARTICLES

  1. Katkhouda, N., Mouiel, J., Pancreatic cancer in mother and daughter. Lancet,

           8509, 9: 74, 1986

  1. Katkhouda, N., Le Goff, D., Tricarico, A., Castillo, L.  Hydatid cyst of the pancreas responsible for chronic recurrent pancreatitis.  La Presse Médicale38: 2021-2024, 1988. (In French)
  1. Katkhouda, N., Steichen, F., Ravitch, M., Welter, R., Mouiel, J.

Integrated anastomotic resection in esogastric surgery.  Lyon Chirurgical 85: 190-191, 1989

  1. Mouiel J., Katkhouda, N., Gugenheim J., Bloch J., Le Goff D., Benizri E., Darois J.

Near total colectomy followed by caeco-rectal anastomosis using stapling technique.

Lyon Chirurgical 85: 192-194, 1989

  1. Mouiel J., Katkhouda N., Gugenheim J., Fabiani P., Goubaux B.  Treatment of duodenal ulcer by posterior truncal vagotomy and anterior fundic seromyotomy by videocoeliocopy.  Preliminary results. Chirurgie 116: 546-551, 1990 (in French)
  1. Fabiani, P., Katkhouda, N., Mouiel, J.  Biliary lithiasis - clinical forms and treatment

Revue de l'étudiant de médecine, 12: 16-18; 1987 (in French)

  1. Katkhouda, N., Tricarico, A., Mouiel, J.  Acute pancreatitis: the role of biliary millilithiasis Urgentis Chirurgiae Commentaria; 11: 27-31; 1988 (in Italian)
  1. Katkhouda, N., Fabiani, P., Le Goff, P., Mouiel, J.  Hepatic parameters as indicators of Common Bile Duct Stones, Lettre Chirurgicale; 72; 12-17; 1989
  2. Katkhouda, N., Tricarico, A., Castillo, L., Bertrandy, M., Mouiel, J.

Complications of external bile drainage in the surgery of extra-hepatic lithiasis A general review of 156 cases Chirurgia Epatobiliare, 10: 5-9, 1989 (in Italian)

  1. Mouiel, J., Katkhouda, N.,  Laparoscopic Vagotomy in the Treatment of Chronic Duodenal Ulcer Disease Problems in General Surgery, 8.3: 358-365, 1991
  1. Mouiel, J., Katkhouda, N., Gugenheim, J., Fabiani, P., DiMarzo, L., Bertrandy, M.,

Elective Laparoscopic Surgery in Duodenal Ulcer; La Lettre Chirurgicale, 8; 100, 1991

  1. Mouiel, J., Katkhouda, N., Gugenheim, J., Fabiani, P., DiMarzo, L., Bertrandy, M.,

Elective Laparoscopic Surgery in Duodenal Ulcer; La Lettre Chirugicale, 10: 100, 1991

  1. Fabiani, P., Katkhouda, N., Chazal, M., Gugenheim, J., Mouiel J.,

Fenestration of Biliary Cysts under Videocoelioscopy, La Lettre Chirurgicale, 10: 105: 1991

  1. Fabiani P., Katkhouda N., Gugenheim J., Mouiel J.  Laparoscopic Treatment of

Biliary Cysts.  Surgical Laparoscopy and Endoscopy 13: 160-165, 1991

  1. Katkhouda, N., Mouiel, J.  A new technique of surgical treatment of chronic duodenal ulcer without laparotomy by videocoelioscopy.  American Journal of Surgery 161: 361-369, 1991
  1. Mouiel J., Katkhouda N.  Endo-Laparoscopic Treatment of Pancreatic Cancer.  Surgical Laparoscopy and Endoscopy 2: 241-243, 1992
  1. Katkhouda N., Mouiel J.  Laparoscopic Treatment of Inguinal Hernia of the Adult.

Chirugie Endoscopique 3: 7-10, 1992

  1. Katkhouda N., Mouiel J.  Laser Resection of a Liver Hydatid Cyst by Videocoelioscopy. British Journal of Surgery 79:560-561, 1992
  2.       Mouiel J., Katkhouda N., Gugenheim J., Fabian P., Crafa F., Iovine L.

Endolaparoscopic Vagotomy.  Chir Gastroenterologie8:387-394, 1992 (in German)

  1. Katkhouda N., Mouiel J.  Laparoscopic Treatment of Inguinal Hernia, A personal A pproach.  Endoscopic Surgery and New Technologies 1:193-197, 1993
  1. Fabiani P, Iovine L., Katkhouda N., Gugenheim J., Mouiel J.  Dissection of the Triangle of Calot during Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy.  La Presse Medicale22: 535-537, 1993
  1. Katkhouda N., Iovine L., Nano J.L., Mouiel J.  A comparative study of Ndyag Laser and Electrocautery for Liver Metastatic Resection in the rat.  Lasers in Medical Science38: 55-62, 1993
  1. Mouiel J., Katkhouda N.   Laparoscopic Vagotomy for Chronic Duodenal Ulcer.

World Journal of Surgery 7: 34-39, 1993

  1. Dion, YM., Katkhouda, N., Aucoin, A.  Laparoscopic Assisted Aortobifemoral bypass. Surgical and Laparoscopy and Endoscopy3: 425-429, 1993
  2. Katkhouda, N., Iovine, L., Mouiel, J.  Right vagotomy and anterior fundic seromyotomy in the treatment of non complicated duodenal ulcer.  Journal of Coeliosurgery 7: 5-9 1993 (in                French)
  1. Katkhouda, N., Heimbucher, J., Mouiel, J., Laparoscopic Posterior Truncal Vagotomy and Anterior Seromyotomy, In: Seminars in Laparoscopic Surgery, 1.3: 154-160, 1994
  1. Unger, S., Olsen, D., Nagy, A., Zucker, K., Katkhouda, N. Laparoscopic Surgery: Surgical Education, The People Republic of China.  Surgical Laparoscopy and Endoscopy4: 277-283, 1994
  1. Katkhouda N., Heimbucher, J., Mills, S., Mouiel, J.  Management of problems in Laparoscopic Surgery of the Biliary Tract.  Annales Chirurgiae Et Gynaecologiae83:

93-99, 1994

  1. Frangov, T., Mladenov, V., Mouiel J., Katkhouda, N.  Diagnostic laparoscopy and laparoscopic surgery, their development and outlook.  Khirurgiia 47: (1):28-30, 1994

(in Bulgarian)

  1. Katkhouda, N.  Peptic Ulcer Surgery in 1994.  Endoscopic Surgery and New Technologies 2: 7-9, 1994
  1. Katkhouda, N., Heimbucher, J., Mouiel, J.  Laparoscopic Posterior Vagotomy and Anterior Seromyotomy.  Endoscopic Surgery and New Technologies2: 95-99, 1994
  1. Fitzgibbons, R., Katkhouda, N., McKernan, J.B., Steffes, B., et al.  Laparoscopic Inguinal Herniorraphy, results of a multicentric trial.  Annals of Surgery 221: 3-13, 1995.
  1. Katkhouda, N.  Laparoscopic treatment on Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease; Defining a Gold Standard.  Surgical Endoscopy9: 765-767, 1995
  1. Mouiel, J., Katkhouda, N., Gugenheim, J., Fabiani, P.  Posterior truncal vagotomy and seromyotomy by laparoscopy.  Journal of Coeliosurgery15: 53-57, 1995 (in French)
  2. Gugenheim, J., Mazza, D., Katkhouda, N., Goubaux, B., Mouiel, J.  Laparoscopic resection of solid liver tumors.   British Journal Surgery 83: 334-335, 1996
  1. Ortega, A., Tang, E., Fores, E., Asensio, J., Katkhouda, N., Demetriades, D. Laparoscopic evaluation of penetrating thoracoabdominal traumatic injuries.  Surgical Endoscopy 10: 19-22, 1996
  2. Katkhouda, N., Waldrep, D., Feinstein, D., Soliman, H., Stain, S., Ortega, A., Mouiel, J. Unresolved Issues in Laparoscopic Splenectomy.  American Journal of Surgery 172: 585-590, 1996
  3. Wattanasirichqaigoom, S., Katkhouda, N., Ngaorungsri, U.  Totally extraperitoneal                       laparoscopic lumbar sympthectonyl an initial case report.  Journal of the Medical Association of Thailand 79 (1):49-54, 1996
  1. Katkhouda, N., Wattanasirichaigoon, S., Tang, E., Yassini, P., Ngaorungsri, U.

Laparoscopic Lumbar Sympathectomy.  Surgical Endoscopy 11(3): 257-260, 1996

  1.      Marks, J., Mouiel, J., Katkhouda, N., Gugenhein, J., Fabani, P.  Laparoscopic Liver                      Surgery. A report on 28 patients.  Surgical Endoscopy 12: 331-334, 1998
  1.      Mouiel J., Katkhouda, N., Fabiani, P.  Complications of biliary lithiasis.  Etiology, diagnosis, Principals of drug therapy and surgery.  Revue du Praticien38 (19):1309-14, 1998
  1. Katkhouda, N., Waldrep, D., Campos, G., Offerman, St., Trussler, A.  Laparoscopic Highly Selective Vagotomy using the Harmonic Shears on improved technique.  Surgical Endoscopy 12: 1051-1054, 1998
  1.     Katkhouda, N., Hurwitz, M., Waldrep, D., Chandra, M., Rivera, R., Mouiel, J. Laparoscopic Splenectomy, Efficacy and Outcome in 103 Consecutive Patients.

Annals of Surgery 4: 568-578, 1998

  1. Baldini, E., Gugenheim J., Ouzan, D., Katkhouda, N., Mouiel, J.  Orthotopic Liver         Transplantation with or without Peritoneal drainage: A Comparative study.                   Transplantation Proccedings 31: 556-557, 1999
  1. Katkhouda, N., Hurwitz, M., Gugenheim, J., Mouiel, J.  Laparoscopic Management of Benign Solid and Cystic Lesions of the Liver.  Annals of Surgery4: 460-466, 1999
  1. Meyers, W., Katkhouda, N.  Handoscopic Surgery; A Prospective Multi-Center Trial of a Minimally Invasive Technique for Complex Abdominal Surgery, Southern Surgeon's   Club Study Group. Archives of Surgery 134 : 477-483, 1999
  1. Katkhouda, N., Mavor, E., Campos, G., Mason, R., Waldrep, D.  Finger assisted laparoscopy (Fingeroscopy) for treatment of complicated appendicitis.  Journal of TheAmerican College of Surgeons 189 :130-133, 1999
  1. T. Tomonaga, S. G. Houghton, C. J. Filipi, R. A. Hinder, J. Hunter, B. Dallemagne,
  2. Katkhouda, R. Kozarek, T. R. DeMeester, R. Deeik, Y. Shino, Z. T. Awad,
  3. E. Marsh.  A new form of access for endo-organ surgery:  the initial experience with percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy.  Surgical Endoscopy 13: 738-741, 1999
  1. Katkhouda N, Mavor E, Mason R,. Campos GMR, Soroushyari A, Berne TV.  Laparoscopic Repair of Perforated Duodenal Ulcers. Archives of Surgery 134 : 845-850, 1999
  1. Katkhouda N, G.M.R. Campos, E. Mavor, A. Trussler, M. Khalil, R. Stoppa.                  Laparoscopic extraperitoneal inguinal hernia repair. A safe approach based on the            understanding of the anatomy of the rectus sheath. Surgical Endoscopy 13: 1243-1246, 1999
  1. T. Tomonaga, S. G. Houghton, C. J. Filipi, R. A. Hinder, J. Hunter, B. Dallemagne,
  2. Katkhouda, R. Kozarek, T. R. DeMeester, R. Deeik, Y. Shiino, Z. T. Awad, R. E. Marsh. A new form of access for endo-organ surgery. The initial experience with percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy.  Surgical Endoscopy 13: 738-741, 1999
  1. Katkhouda N, E. Mavor, R. J. Mason.  Visual identification of the cystic duct⎯CBD junction during laparoscopic cholecystectomy (visual cholangiography).  Surgical Endoscopy 14: 88-89, 2000
  1. Katkhouda N, Guilherme M. R. Campos, Eli Mavor, Rodney J. Mason, Mary Hume, Alvin Ting.  Is Laparoscopic Approach to Lumbar Spine Fusion Worthwhile? American Journal of Surgery 178 : 458-461, 1999
  1. Katkhouda N, M .Hurwitz. Laparoscopic splenectomy for hematologic disease. Adv  Surg 33 : 141-161, 1999
  1.       Mouiel J, Katkhouda N., Jean Gugenheim, Pascal Fabiani.  Possibilities of                       laparoscopic liver resection. J HepatobiliaryPancreatic Surg7: 1-8, 2000
  1. Katkhouda N., Mavor, E., Mason, R., Mouiel J., Laparoscopic Management of                                     Benign Liver Cysts, J HepatoBiliary Pancreatic Surg 7: 212-217, 2000
  1.       M. Stapfer, R. Selby, S. Stain, N. Katkhouda, N. Jabbour, D. Parekh, D. Garry,                                 Management of Duodenal Perforation Following ERCP Papillotomy. Annals of Surgery232: 191-198, 2000
  2. Katkhouda N, M. Friedlander, S.Grant, E Mavor, K.Achanta, R Essani, J Mouiel

           Laparoscopic Repair of Intrathoracic Volvulus.  Surgery128: 784-790, 2000

  1. Katkhouda N, Mavor E., Laparoscopic management of benign liver disease. Surg ClinNorth Am 80 : 1203-1211, 2000
  1. Katkhouda N, Mavor E., Laparoscopic splenectomy. Surg Clin North Am 80 : 1285-                         1297, 2000
  1.       Katkhouda N, M.Friedlander, S.Grant, K. Achanta, M.R. Essani, P. Paik, G. Campos, R.Mason, E. Mavor. Intra Abscess rate following laparoscopic appendectomy. AmericanJournal of Surgery, 180 : 456-459, 2000
  2. Katkhouda N, RV Lord. Once More with feeling. Handoscopy or the rediscovery of the                    virtues of the surgeon’s hands. Surgical Endoscopy, 14 : 985-986, 2000                              
  1.       Lord RV, Huprich JE, Katkhouda N. Images of interest. Gastrointestinal: complications                   of fundoplication. J Gastroenterol Hepatol, 15 : 1221, 2000
  1.       Katkhouda N, Mavor E, Friedlander MH, Mason R, Kiyabu M, Grant SW, Achanta k,                       Kirkman EL, Narayanan K, Essani R. Use of Fibrin Sealant for Prosthetic Mesh Fixation               in Laparoscopic Extraperitoneal Inguinal Hernia Repair. Annals of Surgery, 233 :18-25,2001
  1.      Velmahos G, Demetriades D, Toutouzas K, Chan L, Ishak R, Murray J, Salim A, Asensio                   J, Belzberg H, Katkhouda N, Berne T. Selective non operative management in 1,856                         patients with abdominal gunshot wounds: should routine laparotomy still be the                     standard of care? Annals of Surgery, 3 : 395-403, 2001
  1.       Murray AJ, Cornwell EE, Velmahos G, Rivkind A, Hedman T, Abrahams J, Katkhouda               N, Berne TV, Demetriades D. Healing of traumatic Diaphragmatic Injuries: Comparison of                  Laparoscopic versus open techniques in an animal model J Surg Research, 100: 189- 191,                2001
  1. Katkhouda N, Manhas S, Umbach TW, Kaiser A. Laparoscopic splenectomy. J                               Laparoendosc Surg, 11 :383-90, 2001
  1.       Katkhouda N, Khalil M, Grant S, Manhas S, Velmahos G, Umbach T, Kaiser A. Andre Toupet: Surgeon technician par excellence Annals of Surgery,235: 591-599, 2002
  1. 69.       Malas M, Katkhouda N. Herniation through the falciform ligament following     laparoscopic surgery Surg Laparosc Endosc, 12: 115-6, 2002
  1.       Kaiser AM, Katkhouda N. Laparoscopic management of perforated viscus Semin Lap Surg, 9: 46-53, 2002
  1. Velmahos G, Toutouzas KG, Sarkisyan G, Chan LS, Jindal A, Karaiskaskis M,      Katkhouda N, Berne TV, Demetriades D. Severe trauma is not an excuse for prolonged antibiotic prophylaxis. Archives of Surgery, 137: 541-2, 2002.
  1.       Kaiser A, Umbach T, Katkhouda N. Predictors of outcome after laparoscopic                   splenectomy. Problems in General Surgery, 19: 95-101, 2002
  1. Katkhouda N, Umbach T, Kaiser A. Splenectomy: Anterior laparoscopic approach.

Problems in general surgery, 19: 24-8, 2002

  1. Velmahos G, Vassiliu P, Chan L, Murray J, Salim A, Demetriades, D, Katkhouda N,       Berne TV. Wound management after colon injury: A prospective randomized trial. Am Surg, 68: 795-801, 2002
  1.       Kaiser A, Katkhouda N: Laparoscopic management of Perforated Viscus. Seminars in                     Laparoscopic Surgery. 9: 46-53, 2002
  1.       Southern Surgical Club (N Katkhouda et al): Handoscopy. Arch Surg 2004
  1. Katkhouda N, Mason R, Towfigh S, Gevorgian A, Essani R : Laparoscopic versus open                  appendectomy: a prospective Randomized Double Blind study. Ann Surg, 242: 439-450                      2005
  1.       Acosta j, Katkhouda N, Debian K, Groshen S, Berne TV: Early ductal decompression vs.                   Conservative management for gallstone pancreatitis with ampullary obstruction. A                            prospective randomized trial. Annals of Surgery, 243:33-40, 2006
  1. S. Towfigh, F. Chen, R. Mason, N. Katkhouda, L. Chan and T. BerneLaparoscopic appendectomy significantly reduces length of stay for perforated                                    appendicitis Surgical Endoscopy, 20: 495-9, 2006
  2. Katkhouda N, Peterson R, Raizada A, Dous S: Malpractice, standards and Surgical                          journals Surgical Endoscopy, 20: 1339-1340, 2006
  3. Wasserberg N, Haney M, Petrone P, Katkhouda N, Crookes PF, Sillin LF, Rosca J, Ritter M, Harrison M, Kaufman HS: Fecal Incontinence and Morbid Obesity: An Underappreciated Association with Adverse Impact on Quality of Life. 2006 Annual Meeting of The American Society of Colon & Rectal Surgeons (ASCRS). Poster Presentation. June 3-7, 2006. Seattle, WA. Published in the ASCRS abstract book, p 269, 2006.
    Dis Colon Rectum 2006;49(5):760
  4.       Towfigh S, Formosa C, Katkhouda N, Kelso R, Sohn H, Berne T: Obesity should not                         influence management of appendicitis. Surgical Endoscopy, 22: 2601-5, 2008
  1. Katkhouda N, Moazzez A, Gondek S, Lam B. A new and standardized technique for trocar                     placement in laparoscopic Gastric Bypass. Surgical Endoscopy, 23(3):659-62, 2008
  1.       Khoueir P, Black MH, Crookes PF, Kaufman H, Katkhouda N, Way MY: Prospective

Assessment of axial back pain symptoms before and after bariatric weightloss surgery.

Spine J, 9(6), 454-63, 2009   

  1.       Olasky J, Moazzez A, Barrera K, Clarke T, Sohn H, Katkhouda N, Mason RJ. In the Era of Routine Utilization of CT scan for Acute Abdominal Pain, Should All Adults with Small Bowel Intussusception Undergo Surgery? Am Surg 75(10): 958-61, 2010
  1.       Curcillo PG 2nd, Wu AS, Podolsky ER, Graybeal C, Katkhouda N, Saenz A, Dunham R,    Fendley S, Neff M, Copper C, Bessler M, Gumbs AA, Norton M, Iannelli A, Mason R, Moazzez A, Cohen L, Mouhlas A, Poor A. Single-port-access (SPATM) cholecystectomy: a multi-institutional report of the first 297 cases. Surg Endosc, 24(8):1854-60, 2010
  1.       Allison L. Speer, MD; Helen J. Sohn, MD; Ashkan Moazzez, MD; Jason Portillo, MPH;     Tatyan Clarke, MD; Katkhouda N, MD; Rodney J. Mason, MD, PhD. Establishing an Acute Care Surgery Service:  Lessons Learned from the Epidemiology of Emergent Non-Trauma Patients and Increasing Utilization of Laparoscopy Journal of Trauma, 69(4):938-42, 2010  
  1.      Clark T*, Katkhouda N, Mason R et al: Fibrin sealant for laparoscopic ventral hernia repair. An experimental study in the pig model Surg Endosc, 25(3):737-48, 2011

* Research fellow, Dr Katkhouda is the senior and corresponding author

  1.       Moazzez A, Mason RJ, Katkhouda N A new technique for minimally invasive abdominal wall reconstruction of complex incisional hernias: totally laparoscopic component separation and incisional hernia repair. Surg Technol Int 20: 180-91, 2010
  1.       Shirin Towfigh, MD , Tatyan Clarke, MD, Wael Yacoub, MD, Aydin H. Pooli, MD , Rodney J Mason, MD, PhD , Namir Katkhouda, MD, Thomas V. Berne,  Daily Probing of Contaminated Wounds Significantly Reduces Wound Infections:                       A Prospective, Randomized Clinical Trial Arch Surg,146(4):448-52, 2011
  1. Laparoscopic Appendectomy: new concepts. Moazzez A, Mason J R, Katkhouda N.  World Journal of Surgery,35(7):1515-8, 2011
  1. Mason R, Moazzez A, Sohn H, Berne T, Katkhouda N.Laparoscopic versus Open Anterior Abdominal Wall Hernia Repair: 30-Day Morbidity and Mortality using ACS/NSQIP Database Ann Surg, 25(4):641-52, 2011
  1. Clarke T, Katkhouda N, Mason RJ, Cheng BC , Olasky J, Sohn HJ, Moazzez A, Algra J, Chaghouri E, Berne TV.Laparoscopic versius open appendectomy for the obese patient: a subset analysis from a prospective randomized double blind study. Surg Endosc, 25: 1276-80, 2011
  1. Mason RJ, Moazzez A, Moroney JR, Katkhouda N.Laparoscopic vs open appendectomy in obese patients: outcomes using the ACS NSQIP database.J Am Coll Surg,215: 88-99,2012
  1. Mason RJ, Moazzez A, Sohn H, Katkhouda N    Meta–analysis of randomized controlled trials comparing antibiotic therapy versus appendectomy for acute uncomplicated (no abscess or phlegmon) appendicitis. Surgical Infections, 13: 74-84,  2012
  1. KatkhoudaN, Wu B,Mason RJ, Takla, Keenan R, Zehetner J Management of the cardiac patient in bariatric surgery: Surgery of Obesity and Related Diseases,8:634-640, 2012
  2. J. Zehetner, D. Pelipad, A. Darehzereshki, R.J. Mason, J.C. Lipham, N. Katkhouda

Single Access Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy versus Classic Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy: A Systematic Review and Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials

Surg Lap Endosc, 2013

  1. Moazzez A, Mason RJ, Darehzereshki A, Katkhouda N.. Totally laparoscopic abdominal wall reconstruction: lessons learned and results of a short-term follow-up. Hernia 17:633-38,2013, 2013.
  1. Katkhouda N, Friedlander M, Darehzereshki A, Mason RJ, Zehetner J, Moazzez A, Chan LS, Kiyabu M, Kirkman E, Kirkman P, Ravari F, Degnera E, Drangsholt S, Khalaf N Argon Beam Coagulation versus Fibrin Sealant for hemostasis following liver resection; a randomized study in a porcine model.. Hepato-Gastroenterology, 60 (125): 22-28, 2013.
  1.       Moazzez A, Mason RJ, Katkhouda N.Thirty day outcomes of laparoscopic versus open appendectomy in elderly using ACS /NSQIP database. Surg Endosc, 27: 1061-71,2013
  1. Darehzereshki A, Goldfarb M, Zehetner J, Moazzez A, Lipham J, Mason RJ, Katkhouda, N Biologic versus non biologic Mesh in ventral hernia repair: a systematic review and meta-analysis. World J Surg, 38: 40-50, 2014
  1. Zehetner J, Ravari F, Ayazi S, Skibba A, Darehzereshki A, Pelipad D, Mason RJ,       Katkhouda N, Lipham JC.Minimally invasive surgical approach for the treatment of gastroparesis.Surg Endosc. Jan;27(1):61-6, 2013
  1. Katkhouda N, Friedlander M, Darehzereshki A, Mason RJ, Zehetner J, Moazzez A, Chan LS, Kiyabu M, Kirkman E, Kirkman P, Ravari F, Degnera E, Drangsholt S, Khalaf1 N.

Argon Beam Coagulation versus Fibrin Sealant for Hemostasis Following Liver Resection: A  Randomized Study in a Porcine Model.Hepatogastroenterology. Jun 27;60(125):1110-1116, 2013

  1. Cash JC, Zehetner J, Hedayati B, Bildzukewicz NA, Katkhouda N, Mason RJ, Lipham JC.

      Outcomes following laparoscopic transhiatal esophagectomy for esophageal cancer.

      Surg Endosc. 2014 Feb;28(2):492-499. DOI: 10.1007/s00. Epub 2013 Oct 8.

  1. Darehzereshki A, Goldfarb M, Zehetner J, Moazzez A, Lipham JC, Mason RJ, Katkhouda   N. Biologic Versus Nonbiologic Mesh in Ventral Hernia Repair:
    A Systematic Review and Meta-analysis.World J Surg. 2014 Jan;38(1):40-50.
  1.        Zehetner J, Degnera E, Olasky J, Mason RA, Drangsholt S, Moazzez A, Darehzereshki A,  Lipham JC, Katkhouda N. Percutaneous Cholecystostomy Versus Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy in Patients With Acute Cholecystitis and Failed Conservative Management: A Matched-Pair Analysis.Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech. 2014 Apr 4. [Epub ahead of print]
  1.         Reynolds JL, Zehetner J, Bildzukewicz N, Katkhouda N, Dandekar G, Lipham JC.

Magnetic Sphincter Augmentation with the LINX Device for Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease after U.S. Food and Drug Administration Approval. Am Surg. 2014 Oct;80(10):1034-8.

  1. Reynolds JL, Zehetner J, Nieh A, Bildzukewicz N, Sandhu K, Katkhouda N, Lipham JC. Charges, Outcomes and Complications: A Comparison of Magnetic Sphincter Augmentation Versus Laparoscopic Nissen Fundoplication for the Treatment of GERD. Surg Endosc, 2015 Nov 5. [Epub ahead of print]
  1.         Reynolds JL, Zehetner J, Shiraga S, Lipham JC, Katkhouda N. Intraoperative Assessment of the Effects of Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy on the Distensibility of the Lower Esophageal Sphincter Using Impedance Planimetry. Surg Endosc. 2016 Feb 7. (In press)
  1. Gyllenhammer LE, Lam J, Alderete TL, Allayee H, Akbari O, Katkhouda N, Goran MI.   Lower Omental T-regulatory Cell Count is Associated with Higher Fasting Glucose and Lower Beta-cell Function in Obese Adults. Obesity (Silver Spring, 2016 May 2.(In press)
  1. Katkhouda N. Gastric Cancer in the Young: An Advanced Disease with Poor Prognostic Features. Journal of Surg Onc. 2016

 

 

Articles submitted

  1. Safety of the Duodenal switch for morbid obesity: long term results on 1159 patients- to be submitted to Annals of Surgery

BOOK CHAPTERS

  1. Mouiel, J., Peraldi, D., Katkhouda, N., Bruneton, JN., Huguet, C.

Surgical treatment of benign liver tumors - liver adenomas

Monographies de l'AFC, Masson Ed., Paris, France, 3: 72-84, 1983

  1. Mouiel J., Peraldi D., Nakache R., Katkhouda N., Mazaruil P., Cholangitis in Association of Intrahepatic Inclusions, Actualites de 85 French Congress of Surgery, 144-146, 1984

 

  1. Bertrand J.C., Katkhouda N., Nakache R.,  Peraldi D., Mouiel J.,

Cholangitis by stenosis of the main bile duct, In:  Actualités chirurgicales du 85th Congrès francais de chirurgie, Masson, Paris, France, 146-148, 1984

  1. Mouiel, J., Bertrand, JC.,  Katkhouda N., Teboul, J., Surgical treatment of chronic liver abscess, In:  Actualités digestives médico-chirurgicales, ( Jean Mouiel, Ed) Masson, Paris, France, 1984
  2. Mouiel J., Cardoso J., Katkhouda N., Bloch J., Resections in chronic pancreatitis with pancreas divisum In:  Actualités digestives medico-chirurgicales, Masson, Paris, France, 8: 116-120, 1984
  1. Mouiel J., Bertrand C., Katkhouda N.,  Severe cholangitis in association with stenosis of the main bile duct, In:  Actualities Digestives Medico Chirurgicales, (Jean Mouiel, Ed) Masson, Paris, 7:156-160, 1986
  1. Mouiel J., Katkhouda N., Severe cholangitis in association with intrahepatic inclusions  

In:  Actualites Digestives Medico Chirurgicales, (Jean Mouiel, Ed), Masson, Paris, 7: 150-156, 1986

  1. Mouiel J., Katkhouda N., Bloch J., Cardoso J., Biliary cysts and hepatic polycystosis - Surgical experience, In: Actualités digestives medico-chirurgicales, Masson, Paris

9: 93-101, 1988

  1. Katkhouda N., Le Goff D., Castillo L., Mouiel J., Surgical treatment of benign solid liver tumors In: Actualités digestives medico-chirurgicales - Masson, Paris,10: 69-73, 1989
  1. Mouiel J., Gugenheim J., Katkhouda N., Bloch J., Le Goff D.,  Goubaux B., When and how should biliary lithiasis of acute pancreatitis be treated, In:  Actualités digestives médico-chirurgicales, Masson, Paris,10: 113-117, 1989
  1. Mouiel J., Katkhouda N., Gugenheim P., Fabiani P., Le Goff D., Goubaux B., Subtotal colectomy with coecozecral stapled anastomosis in the treatment of severe constipation with colic inertia, In:  Actualities Digestives Medico Chirurgicales, (Jean Mouiel, Ed) Masson Paris,11:38-45, 1990
  1. Mouiel J., Katkhouda N., Gugenheim J., Fabiani P., LeGoff D.,Goubaux B.,Benizri B Subtotal colectomy followed by stapled colo-rectal anastomosis, In:  The current practice of surgical stapling, (M. Ravitch, F. Steiden, R. Welter, Eds).Lea and Febiger 47: 285-288, 1990
  1. Mouiel J., Bloch J., Gugenheim J., Katkhouda N., Le Goff D., Goubeaux B., Distant results of surgical treatment of gastric cancer; A personal experience of 100 cases,

In:  Actualites Digestives Medico Chirurgicales, (Jean Mouiel, Ed.) Masson, Paris, 12:28-34, 1991

  1. Mouiel J., Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic treatment of non-complicated ulcer by Vagotomy, In: Digestive Surgery by Coelioscopy (P. Testas, B. Delaitre, Eds) Vigot,  Paris, 10: 137-145, 1991
  1. Mouiel J., Katkhouda N., Gugenheim J., Fabiani P., Rampal N., Loubiere M., Colic Angiodysplesia, In: Digestives Medico Chirurgicales, (Jean Mouiel, Ed), Masson, Paris, 12:142-147, 1991
  1. Mouiel J., Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic Truncal and selective vagotomy.

In: Surgical Laparoscopy. (K. Zucker, Ed) Quality Medical Publisher 13:263-281, 1991

  1. Mouiel J., Katkhouda N., Gugenheim J., Fabiani P., Goubeaux B.; Is Crohn's Disease Surgically Curable, In: Actualites Digestives Medico Chirurgicales, (Jean Mouiel, Ed) Masson, Paris, 13: 32-36, 1992
  2. Gugenheim J., Crafa F., Fabiani P., Iovine L., Militerno G., Benizri E., Goubaux B., Ouzan D., Migliari G., Katkhouda N., Mouiel J.; Place of Transplantation in the treatment of Hepatocellular Carcinoma in Cirrhosis, In:  Actualites Digestives Medico Chirurgicales, (Jean Mouiel, Ed) Masson, Paris, 13: 99-102, 1992
  1. Fabiani P., Katkhouda N., Iovine L., Crafa F., Gugenheim J., Mouiel J.; Video endoscopic unroofing of biliary cysts,  In: Actualites Digestives medico Chirurgicales, (Jean Mouiel, Ed) Masson, Paris, 13: 114-117, 1992
  1. Katkhouda N., Iovine L., Fabiani P., Benizri E., Gugenheim J., Mouiel J.; Laparoscopic Management of uncomplicated cholelithiasis, In:  Actualites Digestives Medico Chirurgicales, (Jean Mouiel, Ed) Masson, Paris,13: 142-146, 1992
  1. Mouiel J., Katkhouda N., Gugenheim J., Fabiani P., Gubeaux B.; Elective Laparoscopic treatment of Duodenal Ulcer, In: Actualites Digestives Medico Chirurgicales, (Jean Mouiel, Ed) Masson, Paris, 13: 171-175, 1992

22 Fabiani P, Katkhouda N., Iovine L., Graffa F., Gugenheim J, Mouiel J., Video endoscopic unroofing of biliary cyst In: Actualites Medicales Et Chirurgicales (Jean Mouiel, Ed.) Masson, Paris, 13: 114-117, 1992

  1. Mouiel J., Katkhouda N., Gugenheim J., Fabiani M., Elective Surgical Laparoscopy for Duodenal Ulcer In: Actualites Medicales Et Chirurgicales (Jean Mouiel, Ed.) Masson, Paris, 13: 171-175, 1992
  1. Katkhouda N., Mouiel J., Laparoscopic Surgery in the Emergency Setting,

In:  Laparoscopic Surgery (C. Ballesta-Lopez, Eds) Videomedica SA, Barcelona, Spain,  148-160, 1992

  1. Mouiel J., Katkhouda N., Gugenheim J., Fabiani P., Is Crohn disease curable surgically.  In: Actualites Medicales Et Chirurgicales, (Jean Mouiel, Ed.) Masson, Paris, 13: 32-36.

1992

  1. Gugenheim J., Graffa F.,  Fabiani M., Iovine L., Katkhouda N., Mouiel J., Transplantation in the treatment of Hepato carcinoma in cirrhosis,.

In: Actualites Medicales Et Chirurgicales (Jean Mouiel, Ed.) Masson, Paris, 13: 99-202.

1992

  1. Mouiel J., Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic Posterior Truncal Vagotomy and Anterior Seromyotomy, In Operative Manual of Endoscopic Surgery, (Buess, Cushieri, Perissat, Eds.) Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 21:282-291, 1992
  1. Katkhouda N., Iovine L., Fabiani P, Gugenheim J., Mouiel, J., Surgical Laparoscopy for treatment of uncomplicated Cholelithiasis  In: Actualites Medicales Et Chirurgicales (Jean Mouiel, Ed.) Masson, Paris, 142-146, 1992
  1. Mouiel J., Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic treatment of Peritonitis

In:   Surgical Laparoscopy Update. (K. Zucker, Ed), Quality Medical Publishing, St. Louis, 8: 287-301, 1993

  1. Katkhouda N., Mouiel, J., Laparoscopic Application in Liver Surgery,

In:  Surgical Laparoscopy Update, (K. Zucker, Ed) Quality Medical Publishing, St. Louis, 13: 395-408, 1993

  1. Mouiel, J and Katkhouda, N:  Laparoscopic Experience in the Surgical Management of Gastroesophageal Reflux, In:  Actualites Medicales Et Chirurgicales, (Jean Mouiel, Ed.) Masson, Paris, 14 : 26-31, 1993
  1. Katkhouda, N, Laparoscopic Experience in the treatment of chronic duodenal ulcer, In:  Actuality Medical Surgical (Jean Mouiel, Ed.) Masson, Paris, 14: 41-44, 1993
  1. Fabiani P, Chauvin P, Benizri E, Chaland P, Katkhouda N, Mouiel, J.,  Laparoscopic Treatment of Generalized Peritonitis In: Actualites Medicales Et Chirurgicales (Jean Mouiel, Ed) Masson, Paris, 14: 122-124, 1993
  1. Katkhouda N, Mouiel J., Laparoscopic Hernia Repair

In: Actualites Medicales Et Chirurgicalesl (Jean Mouiel, Ed) Mason, Paris, 14: 115-119, 1993

 

  1. Mouiel J., Katkhouda N., Posterior Truncal Vagotomy and Anterior Seromyotomy,

In:  French Medico Surgical Encyclopedia, (J. Siebert, Ed.) Editions Techniques, Paris, 1-6, 1993

  1. Katkhouda N., Mouiel J., Laparoscopic treatment of Peptic Ulcer Disease,

In:  In Minimally Invasive Surgery (John J. Hunter & Jonathan Sackier, Eds) McGraw Hill, New York, 12: 123-130, 1993

  1. Katkhouda N., Mouiel J., Laparoscopic treatment of Peptic Ulcer,

In:  In Laparoendoscopic Surgery (I Brühe, Schonleben, Eds)., Hunts, Munich 155-168, 1993

  1. Katkhouda N., Iovine M., Mouiel J., Anterior Lesser Curve Seromyotomy and Posterior Truncal Vagotomy in the treatment of non-complicated duodenal ulcer,

In:  Actualites Medicales Et Chirurgicales (Jean Mouiel, Ed.) Masson, Paris, 15: 5-10, 1994

  1. Mouiel J., Katkhouda N., Graffa F., Laparoscopic Truncal Vagotomy

In: Actualites Medicales Et Chirurgicales (Jean Mouiel, Ed.) Masson, Paris, 15: 14-17, 1994

  1. Mouiel J., Katkhouda N., Gugenheim J., Fabiani P, Iovine L., Laparoscopic Palliative treatment for Pancreatic Cancer In:  Actualites Medicales Et Chirurgicales (Jean Mouiel, Ed.) Masson, Paris, 15: 85-89, 1994
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic Treatment of Adult Inguinal Hernias

In: Actualites Medicales Et Chirurgicales (Jean Mouiel, Ed.) Masson, Paris, 15: 126-129, 1994

  1. Katkhouda N., Mouiel J., Minimally Invasive Approaches to Ulcer Therapy,

In:  Minimally Invasive Surgery of the Foregut (J. Peters, T. DeMeester, Eds) Quality Medical Publishing, Inc., Missouri, 15: 215-230, 1994

  1. Katkhouda N., Mouiel J., Laparoscopic treatment of Peptic Ulcer Disease,

In: Current techniques and Laparoscopy, (David C. Brooks, Ed.) Current Medicine, Philadelphia 9: 91-99, 1994

  1. Katkhouda N., Mouiel J., Laparoscopic Surgery of the Liver

In:  Minimally Invasive Surgery in Gastrointestinal Cancer (Miguel A. Cuesta, Alex J. Nagy, Eds.) Churchill Livingston, London, 81-94, 1994

  1. Mouiel J., Katkhouda N., Mills S., Laparoscopic Rossetti Fundoplication

In:  Surgical Technology International (Zoltin, Szabo, Eds.) Universal Medical Press, Inc., Hong Kong, 207-215, 1994

  1. Katkhouda N., Mills S., Laparoscopic treatment of Peptic Ulcer Disease and its complication, In:  Surgical Technology International (Zoltin, Szabo, Eds) Universal Medical Press, Inc., Hong Kong, 215-221, 1994
  1. Katkhouda N., Mills S., Laparoscopic Surgery of the Liver,

In:  Surgical Technology International (Zoltin, Szabo, Eds) Universal Medical Press, Inc., Hong Kong, 173-181, 1994

  1. Katkhouda N., Fabiani P, Benizri E, Mouiel J., Laser resection of a Liver Hydatid Cyst under Video Laparoscopy, In:  Techniques of Fibrin Sealing in Endoscopic Surgery (B.C. Manigold Eds.) Springer-Verlag, Berlin, 175-179, 1994
  1. Katkhouda N, Mouiel J., Laparoscopic treatment of Peptic Ulcer Disease

In: Laparoscopic Surgery (Ballentine Leahy Ed) W.B. Saunders & Company, Philadelphia, 36: 420-429, 1994

  1. Katkhouda N., Mouiel J., Laparoscopic Surgical treatment of Peptic Ulcer Disease

In:  In Minimal Access in General Surgery (David Rosin, Ed.) Radcliffe Medical Press, Oxford, 14 :189-201, 1994

  1. Mouiel J., Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic Posterior Truncal Vagotomy and Anterior Seromyotomy, In: Principals and Practice Surgical Laparoscopy, (Simon Patterson Brown, James Garden Eds.) W.B. Saunders, London, 10:314-329, 1994
  1. Mouiel J., Katkhouda, N., Laparoscopic Posterior Truncal Vagotomy and Anterior Seromyotomy, In: Principals and Practice Surgical Laparoscopy, (Simon Patterson Brown, James Garden, Eds.) W. B. Saunders, London, 10.4: 337-348, 1994

 

  1. Mouiel J., Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic Rossetti Fundoplication,

In:  Principals and Practice Surgical Laparoscopy (Simon Patterson Brown, James Garden, Eds ) W. B. Saunders, London, 9.4: 260-276, 1994

  1. Katkhouda N., Mouiel J.,, Laparoscopic Hernia Repairs,

In: Principals and Practice Surgical Laparoscopy (Simon Patterson Brown, James Garden, Eds.) W. B. Saunders, London, 12.2: 415-42, 1994.

  1. Katkhouda, N., Mouiel J., Surgical treatment of Peptic Ulcer Disease,

In: Laparoscopic Surgery (Weber, Ed.) McGraw-Hill, Mexico, 10: 67-72, 1994

  1. Katkhouda N., Regional anesthesia and Laparoscopic Hernia Repair,

In:  Inguinal Hernia Advances and Controversies, (Maurice Arregui, Robert F. Nagan, Eds) Radcliffe Medical Press Limited, Oxford, 13: 89-94, 1994

  1. Katkhouda N., Complications of Laparoscopic Hernia Repair,

In: Inguinal Hernia Advances and Controversies, (Maurice Arregui, Robert F. Nagan Eds)., Radcliffe Medical Press Limited, Oxford, 44: 277-282, 1994

  1. Katkhouda N., Treatment of Bi-lateral Hernia by Open Surgery: Stoppa Preperitoneal

Repair, In:  Inguinal Hernia Repair, (V. Shumpelick, G. Wantz, Eds.) Karger, Basel,

158-160, 1995

  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic treatment of Inguinal Hernias by Transabdominal Preperitoneal Approach, In:  Inguinal Hernia Repair (V. Shumpelick, G. Wantz, Eds.) Karger, Basel, 243-250, 1995
  1. Katkhouda N., Training in Laparoscopic Hernia Repair, In:  Inguinal Hernia Repair

(V. Shumpelick, G. Wantz, Eds.) Karger, Basel, 277-280, 1995

  1. Katkhouda N., Mouiel J., Laparoscopic Rossetti Fundoplication for Treatment of Gastroesophageal, In: Principals of Laparoscopic Surgery, Basic and Advanced Techniques, (Arregui M.,  Fitzgibbons R., Katkhouda N., J. Barry McKernan, Harry Reich, Eds) Springer-Verlag, New York, 13.2: 243-246, 1995
  1. Katkhouda N., Heimbucher J., Mouiel J., Principals of Peptic Ulcer Surgery,

In:  Principals of Laparoscopic Surgery, Basic and Advanced Techniques, (Maurice Arregui, J. Fitzgibbons, N. Katkhouda,  J. Barry McKernan, Harry Reich, Eds.) Springer Verlag, New York, 14.1: 248-251, 1995

  1. Katkhouda N., Mouiel J., Laparoscopic Vagotomy for elective treatment of Peptic Ulcer Disease, In:  Principals of Laparoscopic Surgery, Basic and Advanced Techniques, (Maurice Arregui, J. Fitzgibbons, N. Katkhouda, J. Barry McKernan, Harry Reich, Eds.) Springer Verlag, New York, 14.2: 250-259, 1995
  1. Katkhouda N., Mouiel J., Treatment of Complications of Peptic Ulcer

In:  Principals of Laparoscopic Surgery, Basic and Advanced Techniques, (Maurice Arregui, J. Fitzgibbons, N. Katkhouda, J. Barry McKernan, Harry Reich, Eds.) Springer-Verlag, New York, 14.3: 260-267, 1995

  1. Katkhouda N., Mouiel J., Laparoscopic Surgery of the Liver,

In:  Principals of Laparoscopic Surgery, Basic and Advanced Techniques, (Maurice Arregui, J. Fitzgibbons, N. Katkhouda, J. Barry McKernan, Harry Reich, Eds.) Springer-Verlag, New York, 21: 345-355, 1995

  1. Katkhouda N., Avoiding Complications of Laparoscopic Hernia Repair,

In: Principals of Laparoscopic Surgery, Basic and Advanced Techniques, (Maurice Arregui, J. Fitzgibbons, N. Katkhouda, J. Barry McKernan, Harry Reich, Eds) Springer-Verlag, New York, 25.4: 435-438, 1995

  1. Katkhouda N., Mohallr G., Ortega A., Nguyen P., Waldrep D.,

In: Laparoscopic Treatment of Gastroesphageal Reflux Disease: A Gold Standard,

Actualities Digestive Medico Chirugicales, pages 4-7, (Jean Mouiel, Editor), Masson, Inc., Paris, 1996.

  1. Katkhouda N., Tang E., Ortega A., Nguyen P., Waldrep D., Goh P., Mouiel J., Laparoscopic Gastrectomy, In: Actualities Digestives Medico Chirugicales,

(Jean Mouiel, Editor), Masson, Inc., Paris, 27-31, 1996

 

  1. Katkhouda N, Ortega A,. Waldrep D,. Mouiel J,. Laparoscopic Nissen

Fundoplication: Technique, Pitfalls, and management of complications in Prevention and management of complications in minimally invasive surgery (Raymond J. Lanzafame, Ed), Igaku-Shoin, New York, Tokyo, 262-270; 1996

  1. Katkhouda N, Ortega A., Bremner R., Verham R., Mouiel J.,

Laparoscopic Splenectomy, Surgical Technology International, IV

(Szabo Ed) Universal Medical Press, San Francisco; 159-164, 1996

  1. Katkhouda N., Ortega A., Bremner R., Verham R., Mouiel J.,

Laparoscopic Treatment of Complicated Ulcer Disease, (Szabo, Ed) Surgical Technology International IV (Szabo, Ed) Universal Medical Press San Francisco

121-128, 1996

  1. Katkhouda N., Mouiel J., Complications of Peptic Ulcer Disease, Operative Laparoscopy and Thoracoscopy (MacFadyen, Jr., Ponsky) Philadelphia

581-595; 1996

  1. Katkhouda N., Mavor E., Laparoscopic splenectomy, Surgical clinics of North America              (Carol Scott-Conor Ed) WB Saunders Philadelphia Vol 80, 1285-1297; 2000
  1. Katkhouda N., Mavor E., Laparoscopic Management of Benign Liver Disease, Surgical              clinics of North America (Carol Scott-Conor Ed) WB Saunders PhiladelphiaVol 80, 1203-1211, 2000
  1.      Katkhouda N., Mouiel J.,  Emergency Laparoscopic Surgery, Laparoscopic surgery Strategy and technique (Carlos Ballesta-Lopez Ed) video Medica Barcelona 359-374, 2000
  1. Katkhouda N., Waldrep D., Offerman S., Mouiel J., Laparoscopic Liver Surgery inMastery of Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgery; (Eubanks, Soper, Swanstrom Ed),                   Lippincott William & Wilkins- Publishers, 274-291, 2000
  2. Katkhouda N., Grant S, Friedlander M, Achanta K, Mouiel J

Laparoscopic Treatment of Complicated Ulcer Disease, (G. Ballantine, Ed), Saunders Publisher Philadelphia, 175-189, 1999

  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic approaches to spine fusion L4-L5 and L5-S1 Surgery of      the spine (Robert Watkins Ed), Springer

Publisher, 2003

  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic Liver Surgery, Surgical Laparoscopy, Third Edition,  

(Karl Zucker Ed), William and Wilkins Publishers Philadelphia, 211-220, 2001

  1. Katkhouda, N., Laparoscopic Vagotomy, Surgical Laparoscopy, Third Edition (Karl Zucker Ed), William and Wilkins Publishers Philadelphia, 523-530, 2001
  1. Katkhouda, N., Laparoscopic Splenectomy; Current advances in Surgery, 1998 (John Cameron Ed) Mosby Publisher, 1999
  1. Katkhouda, N .,Mavor E., Giordano L., Laparoscopic management of benign liver                       disease Operative techniques and avoidance of complications (F. Kockerling                                 ,Schwartz SI, Ed) JA Barth Publisher Heilderberg,139-143, 2001
  1. Katkhouda, N., Mavor E., Laparoscopic treatment of bile ducts, Controversies in                         Surgery volume 4, (M.Schein,Wise L. Eds) Springer Publisher Berlin, 287-292,2001
  1.        Katkhouda, N., Kaiser A., laparoscopic surgery for cancer, Surgical Oncology a multi                  disciplinary approach to difficult problems (Silberman H, Silberman A Eds),

Arnold Publisher London, 131-137, 2002

  1.        Katkhouda N. A new technique for laparoscopic hernia repair using fibrin sealants Surgical Technology International 12: 120-126, 2004
  1. Katkhouda N., Kaiser A. Laparoscopic Appendectomy. Operative Techniques in                       General Surgery ( laparoscopic Surgery 2) 7, 8-16, 2005 ( Jon Van Heerden Ed),                          Elsevier Philadelphia, 2005
  1. Katkhouda N., Towfigh S. Laparoscopic liver surgery. Prevention management of                       laparoendoscopic surgical complications.2nd Edition Society of laparoendoscopic                         surgeons. 219-221, 2005
  1. Katkhouda N, Kaiser A. Instruments for ligating, tissue approximation, gluing and                      coagulation. Laparoscopic surgery, principles and procedures, 2d edition. (Jones, Wu,                 Soper Eds) Marcel Decker Inc 69-76, 2004
  1. Katkhouda N, Manhas S. Spinal access operating room setup and patient positioning

The Sages manual. Perioperative care in minimally Invasive surgery (Wheelan,                             Fleshman, Fowler Eds). Springer New York, 126-129 2006

  1. Katkhouda N, Manhas S Fibrin sealant in laparoscopic surgery ( In Spanish) Minimally              Invasive therapy and new technologies in digestive surgery(Targarona, Soler Eds)                         Masson ed, Barcelona ,348-354, 2003
  1.       Moazzez A, Mason RJ, Katkhouda N. Laparoscopic Liver surgery. Prevention and management of Laparoendoscopic Surgical Complications. Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons Text book 3d Edition (in Press 2011)
  1.       Mason RJ, Moazzez A, Katkhouda N. Cholangiography in ACS atlas of Surgery (in press 2011)
  1.       Sohn H, Katkhouda N. laparoscopic gastrectomy In Advanced Upper GI textbook Stiegman Ed (in Press)
  1.      Mason RJ, Katkhouda N. laparoscopic highly selective vagotomy In Advanced Upper GI textbook Stiegman Ed (in Press)
  1. Katkhouda N, Mason RJ, Moazzez A, Zehetner J, Pham V. Cholangiography In Atlas of Hepatogastroenterology (Gagner Ed) Cinemed New York 2015 in press
  1. Katkhouda N, Moazzez, Zehetner J , Mason RJ, Pham V Laparoscopic treatment of Hydatid Cyst In Atlas of Hepatogastroenterology (Gagner Ed) Cinemed New York 2015 in Press

BOOKS PUBLISHED

  1. Principles of Laparoscopic Surgery, Basic and Advanced Techniques, (Arregui, M., Fitzgibbons, RJ., Katkhouda, N.,  McKernan, JB., Reich, H; Co-Eds) Springer-Verlag, New York. 852 pages, 680 illustrations; 1995
  1. Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery "Techniques and Tips", Katkhouda, N., W.B. Saunders, London, New York, 1998
  1. Surgical diseases of the spleen, Katkhouda, N. Problems in general surgery, Lippincott                Williams and Wilkins, Philadelphia, 20
  1.       Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery "Techniques and Tips", Second Edition,with 2 DVDs

          Katkhouda, N.  Springer   Heidelberg 2010

ABSTRACTS

  1. Mouiel, J., Katkhouda, N.  Treatment of chronic liver abscess Proceedings of the Journées de médecine et chirurgie digestive, Nice, France, February, 1983.
  1. Katkhouda, N., Mazarguil, P., Peraldi, D., Mouiel, J.  Liver haemangiomas

Proceedings of the 85th French Congress of Surgery, Paris, France, 1983.

  1. Mouiel, J., Bertrand, J.D., Mazarguil, P, Katkhouda, N., Peraldi, D.

Intrahepatic lithiasis Proceedings of the International Hepatobiliary Association Annual Scientific Meeting (IHBA), Rome, Italy, March 1985.

  1. Mouiel, J., Bertrand, J.D., Mazarguil, P., Katkhouda, N.

Biliary emergencies Proceedings of the International Hepatobiliary Association Annual Scientific Meeting (IHBA), Rome, Italy, March 1985.

  1. J. Mouiel, N. Katkhouda, J.D. Bertrand, P. Rampal and Loubiere

Colonic angiodysplasia: an account of personal experience of 25 cases

Proceedings of the Semaine francophone de pathologie digestive, SFCD, Nice, France, March 1986.

  1. J. Mouiel, N. Katkhouda, J. Bloch.  The association of biliary lithiasis with duodenal ulcer, a prospective study Proceedings of the Semaine francophone de médecine et chirurgie digestive, Paris, France, 1987.
  1. J. Mouiel, P. Mazarguil, J.N. Bruneton, N. Katkhouda

Liver haemangioma Proceedings of the Entretien de Bichat Paris, France, September 1987.

  1. J. Mouiel, N. Katkhouda, J. Bloch, J. Cardoso.  Biliary millilithiasis and its role in acute pancreatitis Proceedings of the Entretien de Bichat Paris, France, September 1987.
  1. J. Mouiel, N. Katkhouda, J. Bloch, J. Cardoso.  When and how should biliary lithiasis of acute pancreatitis be treated?  Proceedings of the French Congress of Surgery, Paris, France, 1987.
  1. N. Katkhouda, J. Bloch, M. Chazal, P. Fabiani, J. Mouiel

Liver tumors.  Surgical experience of the French association of surgery

Proceedings of the 10th Journées niçoises de pathologie digestive et vasculaire Nice, France 1987.

  1. N. Katkhouda, F. Steichen, R. Welter Integrated resections in oesogastric surgery

Proceeding of the First European Congress of viscérosynthèse, Luxembourg, Germany, June 2-4, 1988.

  1. J. Mouiel, N. Katkhouda, J. Gugenheim, J. Bloch.  Sub-total colectomy followed by caeco-rectal anastomosis using stapling technique proceeding of the 1st European Congress of viscerosynthese, Luxembourg, June 1988.
  2. N. Katkhouda, P. Fabiani, L. Castillo, D. Le Goff, J. Mouiel

Routine liver function parameters as indicators of common bile duct stones

Proceeding of the International Hepatobiliary Association Annual Meeting, September 1988, Nice, France.

  1. J. Mouiel, N. Katkhouda, J. Gugenheim, E. Benizri

Liver cell adenomas and focal nodular hyperplasia: multicentric study of 173 cases

Proceedings of the International Hepatobiliary Association Annual Meeting, September 1988, Nice, France.

  1. J. Mouiel, N. Katkhouda, J. Gugenheim, J. Bloch, D. Le Goff, E. Benizri

Radical surgery in the treatment of liver hydatid cysts about 215 personal cases followed up for 20 years. Proceeding of the International Hepatobiliary Association Annual Meeting, September, 1988, Nice, France.

  1. J. Mouiel, P. Fabiani, N. Katkhouda, J. Gugenheim, D. Le Goff, B. Goubaux

Adenoma and focal nodular hyperplasisia: multicentric study of 173 cases

Proceedings of the Semaine francophone de pathologie digestive (Association française pour l'étude du foie) Geneva, April 17, 1989.

  1. N. Katkhouda, J. Mouiel Cholecystectomy by videoendoscopy

Proceeding of the12th Annual Congress of the International Hepatobiliary Pancreatic Association (IHBA) Hong Kong, August 1990.

  1. J. Mouiel, N. Katkhouda, J. Gugenheim, P. Fabiani, B. Goubaux

Is there a place for surgical treatment of non parasitic of the liver?

Proceedings of the12th International Hepatobiliary Association (ITBA)

Hong Kong, August 1990.

 

  1. J. Mouiel, N. Katkhouda, J. Gugenheim, P. Fabiani, B. Goubaux

Surgical resection of chronic liver abscess.  Proceedings of the12th meeting of the International Hepatobiliary Association (IHBA) Hong Kong, 1990.

  1. J. Mouiel, N. Katkhouda, J. Gugenheim, P. Fabiani, B. Goubaux

Cluster transplantation: Proceedings of the 12th meeting of the International Hepatobilary Association (IHBA) Hong Kong, 1990 .

  1. J. Mouiel, N. Katkhouda, J. Gugenheim, P. Fabiani

Taylor operation under videoendoscopy.  Proceedings of the 9th symposium of Digestive surgery Coimbra, Portugal, November 1990.

  1. J. Mouiel, N. Katkhouda, J. Gugenheim, P. Fabiani, P. Sowska

Vagotomy by video laparoscopy International Gastrosurgical Club - 2nd Joint meeting

Athens, Greece, November 1990.

  1. J. Mouiel, N. Katkhouda, J. Gugenheim, P. Fabiani, P. Sowska

Cholecystectomy by video laparoscopy.  Proceedings of the International Gastrosurgical Club - 2nd Joint meeting Athens, Greece, November 1990.

  1. J. Mouiel, N. Katkhouda, J. Gugenheim, P. Fabiani, P. Sowska

Pericystectomy in the treatment of hydatid liver cysts.  Proceedings of the International Gastrosurgical Athens, Greece, November 1990.

  1. J. Mouiel, N. Katkhouda, J. Gugenheim, P. Fabiani, P. Sowska

Cholecystectomy by video laparoscopy International Gastrosurgical Club - 2nd Joint meeting Athens, Greece, November 1990.

  1. J. Mouiel, N. Katkhouda, J. Gugenheim, P. Fabiani, P. Sowska

Pericystectomy in the treatment of hydatid liver cysts.  Proceeding of the International Gastrosurgical Club - 2nd Joint meeting Athens, Greece, November 1990.

  1. Katkhouda N., Chairman, Session on Treatment of Inguinal Hernia by Videoelioscopy

12th World Congress of the International College of Digestive Surgery (CICD)

Stockholm, Sweden, August 1991.

  1. Katkhouda N., Mouiel J., Surgical treatment of a renal abscess by videocoelioscopy

Proceeding of the Meeting of the French Association for viscerosynthesis and the French Society for Surgical Endoscopy, Annecy, September 1991.

  1. Katkhouda N., Mouiel J., Treatment of Inguinal Hernia by videocoelioscopy

Proceedings of the Meeting of the French Association for viscerosynthesis and the French Society for Surgical Endoscopy, Annecy, September 1991.

  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic Treatment of Peptic Ulcer Disease,  Proceedings of the Society of American Gastroendoscopic Surgeon, Scientific and Post Graduate Course, Monterey, 1991.
  1. Katkhouda N., Results of Taylor's Posterior Truncal Vagotomy and Anterior Seromyotomy compared to highly selective Vagotomy.  Proceedings of the Canadian Society for Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgery; Annual Scientific Meeting, Quebec, Canada, 1991.
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic treatment of Peptic Ulcer Disease resistant to Medical Therapy.  Proceedings of the Canadian Society for Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgery; Annual Scientific Meeting, Quebec, Canada, 1991.
  1. Katkhouda N., Perforated Peptic Ulcer.  Proceedings of the Canadian Society for Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgery, Annual Scientific Meeting, Quebec, Canada, 1991
  2. Mouiel J., Katkhouda N., Taylor's Vagotomy and Laparoscopy in the treatment of Chronic Duodenal Ulcer; Endoscopic Surgery in the Abdominal Thoracic Cavity.  Proceedings of the 34th World Congress of Surgery of the International Society of Surgery and the 12th World Congress of CICD, Stockholm, 1991.
  3. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy under regional Anesthesia.  Proceeding of the Canadian Society for Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgery; Annual Scientific Meeting, Quebec, Canada, 1991.
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair.  Proceedings of the International Gastrosurgical Club Workshop, Amsterdam, 1991.
  1. Katkhouda N., Fabiani P., Gugenheim J., Mouiel J.; Surgical Treatment of Inguinal Hernia and Cholelithiasis by Videoecoloscopy.  Proceedings of the 5th Meeting of the Association Academic Department of Surgery in Europe, Italy, 1991.
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic Vagotomy and Anterior Seryomotomy.  Proceedings of the International Minimal Access Surgery Symposium, Indianapolis, 1991.
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic treatment of Hepatic Lesions.  Proceedings of the 2nd European Congress of Minimally Invasive Surgery and New Technologies, Luxemburg,               1992.
  1. 40. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic procedure for Ulcer Treatment.  Proceedings of the 2nd European Congress of Minimally Invasive Surgery and New Technologies, Luxemburg, 1992.
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic Repair of Inguinal Hernias with Preperitoneal Mesh.  Proceedings of the 2nd European Congress of Minimally Invasive Surgery and New Technologies, Luxemburg, 1992.
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic treatment of Hepatic Lesions.  Proceedings of the 2nd European Congress of Endoscopic Surgery and New Technologies, Luxemburg, 1992.
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic Management of Peptic Ulcer Disease, The French Experience.  Proceedings of the Society of the American Gastroendoscopic Surgeons, Washington D.C., 1992.
  2. Katkhouda N., Posterior Truncal Vagotomy and Anterior Seromyotomy.  Proceedings of the Third World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery, Bordeaux, France, 1992.
  1. Katkhouda N., Mouiel J., Laparoscopic Surgery teaching seminar in Unique experience, Proceedings of the Third World Congress in Endoscopic Surgery, Bordeaux, France, 1992.
  2. Katkhouda N., Special Lecture on Peptic Ulcer Surgery.  Proceedings of the Annual meeting of the Australian Royal College of Surgeons, Sydney, 1993.
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic treatment of Inguinal Hernias under General Anesthesia without Pneumoperitoneum.  Proceedings of the 95th Congress of French College of Surgeons, Paris France, 1993.
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic Groin Hernia Repair.  Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Finnish Society of Surgeons, Finland, 1993.
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic treatment of Peptic Ulcer Disease.  Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Royal Association of Surgeons of England and Ireland, England 1993.
  1. Katkhouda N., World Controversies: A New Concept, Outpatient Surgical Procedure; Any improvement possible.  Proceedings of the 1st European Congress of the European Association of Endoscopic Surgery, Germany, 1993.
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic treatment of Inguinal Hernia.  Proceedings of the 2nd Meeting of the European Society of Endoscopic Surgery, Spain, 1993.
  2. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic treatment of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease.  Proceedings of the 10th World Congress of Gastroenterology, Los Angeles, June, 1994.
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic Management of Peptic Ulcer Disease.  Proceedings of the Society of American Gastroendoscopic Surgeon, Annual Clinical Congress, Tennessee, 1994.
  1. Katkhouda N., How to solve problems in Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair.  Proceedings of the Annual Clinical Congress of the American College of Surgeons, Chicago, Illinois, 1994.
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic Peptic Ulcer Disease, Laparoscopic Hernia.  Proceedings of the World Congress of Endoscopy Surgery, June 16-19, 1994, Kyoto, Japan.
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic treatment of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease.  Proceedings of the 10th World Congress of Gastroenterology, Los Angeles, September 29, 1994.
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic treatment of Peptic Ulcer Disease.  Proceedings of the Post Graduate Symposium, World Congress of Gastroenterology, Los Angeles, October 1, 1994.
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic treatment of Peptic Ulcer Disease.  Proceedings of the Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Society of Asia and Australia, Symposium on Minimally Invasive Surgery, Singapore, October, 1994.
  2. Katkhouda, N., Laparoscopic treatment of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease and treatment Ulcer Disease. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Mexican Association of Endoscopic Surgery, May 18th, 1995, Mexico.
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic treatment of Peptic Ulcer Disease.  Proceedings of the 2nd Annual Meeting of the Asian Society of Endoscopic Surgery, ELSA, June 19, 1995, Hong Kong.
  1. Katkhouda N., Instrumental standards and importance in cost efficiency in Laparoscopic Surgery.  Proceedings of the 3rd World Congress in Surgical Efficiency and Economy, Germany, 1995.
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic Management of Peptic Ulcer Disease.  Proceedings of the 2nd Annual Meeting of the Endoscopy and Laparoscopy Society of Asia, Hong Kong, 1995.
  2. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic Highly Selective Vagotomy.  Proceedings of Pan Pacific Surgical Association, January 22 - 26, 1996, Hawaii.
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopy Gastrectomy.  Proceedings of the 4th International Congress of the European Association of Endoscopic Surgery, Trondheim, Norway, June 1996.
  1. Katkhouda N., Current Status of Laparoscopic Management of Duodenal Ulcer.  Proceedings of the American College of Surgeons, San Francisco, California, October 1996.
  1. Babbitt, Bettina, Ph.D., Sorensen, Barbara, Ph.D., Dawes, Suzanne, N. Katkhouda, M.D., Life-support Trauma and Transport (LSTAT) Display Integration and Embedded Training Application.  Proceedings of the Medical Technology Conference, August 1997, Tyson Corner, Virginia.
  1. Katkhouda, N., Laparoscopic Treatment of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

Proceedings of the Society for Minimally Invasive Therapy (SMIT) 9th Annual International Meeting, Kyoto, Japan July 1997

  1. 68. Katkhouda, N., Laparoscopic Paraesophageal Hernia Repair.  Proceedings of the American College of Surgeons, 26th Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD, April 1998
  1. Katkhouda, N., Laparoscopic Splenectomy.  Proceedings of 6th World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery, Rome, Italy, June 1998
  1. Katkhouda, N., Treatment of Complicated Ulcers.  Proceedings of the 6th World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery, Rome, Italy, June 1998
  1. Katkhouda, N., Laparoscopic Vagotomy.  Proceedings of the 6th World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery, Rome, Italy, June 1998
  1. Katkhouda, N.,  Laparoscopic management of Benign Liver Disease .Proceedings of  The Annual Spring Meeting of The American college of Surgeons New York , March 1999
  1. Katkhouda, N., Laparoscopic Splenectomy.Proceedings of  The Annual Meeting of The European Society of Endoscopic Surgery Linz Austria, June 1999

BOOK REVIEWS

Minimally Invasive Surgery and New Technologies (R.Welter, F. Streichen, Eds) Quality Medical Publisher In:  Surgical Laparoscopy and Endoscopy, St Louis, 1993.

LETTERS TO EDITORS

  1. 1. Katkhouda, N., Laparoscopic treatment of Duodenal Ulcer:  A plea for Clinical trials. Gastroenterology: 101: 1744-1751, 1991
  1. Katkhouda, N., Long-term results of a prospective comparison of total fundic wrap (Nissen-Rossetti) or semifundoplication (Toupet) for gastro-esophageal reflux answer. Br J Surg; 2, 281, 1997

BOOK CHAPTERS

SCIENTIFIC PRESENTATIONS

1983

  1. Mouiel, J., Katkhouda, N.  Treatment of chronic liver abscess

Journées de médecine et chirurgie digestive, Nice, France, February, 1983.

  1. Katkhouda, N., Mazarguil, P., Peraldi, D., Mouiel, J., Liver haemangiomas

Paper delivered at the 85th French Congress of Surgery, Paris, France, 1983.

  1. Peraldi, D., Katkhouda, N., Mazarguil, P., Bertrand, JP., Mouiel, J.

Liver adenomas paper delivered at the 85th French Congress of Surgery, Paris, France, 1983.

1984

  1. Mouiel, J., Katkhouda, N.

The radiology of liver adenomas Journée de radiologie, Montpellier, France, 1984.

 

  1. Mazarguil, P., Giordano, F., Katkhouda, N., Mouiel, J.

Complications of intrathoracic gastric volvulus

Société de chirurgie du Sud-Est, Nice, France, December 1984.

  1. Katkhouda, N., Mouiel, J., Alithiasic cholangitis

3rd Journée de médecine et chirurgie digestives, Nice, France, February 1985.

  1. Mouiel, J., Bertrand, JD., Mazarguil, P., Katkhouda, N., Peraldi, D.

Intrahepatic lithiasis International Hepatobiliary. Association Annual Scientific Meeting (IHBA), Rome, Italy, March 1985.

  1. Mouiel, J., Bertrand, JD. Mazarguil, P., Katkhouda, N.

Biliary emergencies International Hepatobiliary. Association Annual Scientific Meeting (IHBA), Rome, Italy, March 1985.

  1. Bloch, J., Katkhouda, N., Mouiel, J., Liver hemangioma Journées francophones de pathologie digestive, Nice, France, March 1986.
  1. J. Bloch, N. Katkhouda, J. Mouiel Gastric cancer Journées francophones de pathologie digestive, Nice, France, March 1986.
  1. J. Mouiel, N. Katkhouda, J.D. Bertrand, P. Rampal and Loubiere

Colonic angiodysplasia: an account of personal experience of 25 cases of

Semaine francophone de pathologie digestive, SFCD, Nice, France, March 1986.

  1. J. Mouiel, J. Bloch, N. Katkhouda, J. Cardoso, Benign stenosis of the main bile duct - other than lithiasis and operation wounds Journée annuelle, Société de chirurgie du Sud-Est, Marseille, France, December 1986.
  1. J. Cardoso, J. Mouiel, N. Katkhouda, J. Bloch, Localized fibrosis of the liver pedicle - a new pathological condition Société de chirurgie du Sud-Est, Marseille, France, 1986.
  1. N. Katkhouda, J. Bloch, J. Cardoso, J. Mouiel Hydatid cyst of the pancreas responsible for chronic recurrent pancreatitis Société de chirurgie du Sud-Est, Marseille, France, 1986.
  1. J. Bloch, N. Katkhouda, J. Cardoso, J. Mouiel Gastric cancer, results from 100 personal observations Journée annuelle, Société de chirurgie du Sud-Est, Marseille, France, December 1986.

1987

  1. J. Mouiel, N. Katkhouda, J. Bloch, The association of biliary lithiasis with duodenal ulcer, a prospective study,  Semaine francophone de médecine et chirurgie digestive, Paris, France, 1987.
  1. J. Mouiel, P. Mazarguil, J.N. Bruneton, N. Katkhouda

Liver haemangioma, Entretien de Bichat Paris, France, September 1987.

  1. J. Mouiel, N. Katkhouda, J. Bloch, J. CardosoBiliary millilithiasis and its role in acute pancreatitis, Entretien de Bichat Paris, France, September 1987.
  1. J. Mouiel, N. Katkhouda, J. Bloch, J. Cardoso When and how should biliary lithiasis of acute pancreatitis be treated? Paper delivered to the French Congress of Surgery, Paris, France, 1987.
  1. J. Mouiel, N. Katkhouda, J. Bloch, P. Mazarguil Oestrogen-dependent liver tumors

Congress in Nimes, 1987.

  1. N. Katkhouda, J. Bloch, M. Chazal, P. Fabiani, J. Mouiel

Liver tumors.  Surgical experience of the French association of surgery

10th Journées niçoises de pathologie digestive et vasculaire Nice, France 1987.

1988

  1. J. Mouiel, N. Katkhouda, J. Gugenheim, J. Bloch, D. Le Goff

The management of acute pancreatitis in association with biliary lithiasis

10th Journées niçoises de pathologie et de chirurgie, Nice, France, February 1988.

  1. J. Mouiel, N. Katkhouda, J. Gugenheim, J. Bloch Intrahepatic lithiasis - an account of 67 personal observations 10th Journées niçoises de chirurgie digestive (Prof. Launois), Rennes, 1988.
  1. J. Mouiel, N. Katkhouda, J. Gugenheim, J. Bloch

The treatment of hiatal hernias of the abdominal oesophagus with reflux by sleeve technique 4th Recontre franco-canadiene Courmayeur, Switzerland, April 11-13, 1988.

  1. N. Katkhouda, J. Mouiel Surgical experience with biological glue

1st Colloque de chirurgie digestive du PHARO, Hôpital Instruction Militaire de Laveran, Pr. Zimmermann, Marseille, France, April 14-15, 1988.

  1. N. Katkhouda, F. Steichen, R. Welter Integrated resections in oesogastric surgery

The First Congrès européen de viscérosynthèse, Luxembourg, Germany, June 2-4, 1988.

  1. J. Mouiel, N. Katkhouda, J. Gugenheim, J. Bloch, Sub-total colectomy followed by caeco-rectal anastomosis using stapling technique. The 1st Congrès européen de viscérosynthèse Luxembourg, June 1988.
  2. N. Katkhouda, D, Le Goff, P. Fabiani, L. Castillo, Benign liver tumors in patients on the pill Paper delivered to the proceeding of the Société de médecine et chirurgie de Nice, June 1988.
  1. N. Katkhouda, J. Bloch, D. Le Goff, B. Goubaux, J. Mouiel

Surgical treatment of benign liver tumor Video film IHBA, September 1988, Nice France, (International Hepatobiliary Assoc.)30. N. Katkhouda, P. Fabiani, L. Castillo, D. Le Goff, J. Mouiel

Routine liver function parameters as indicators of common bile duct stones.

IHBA, September 12, 1988, Nice, France.

  1. J. Mouiel, N. Katkhouda, J. Gugenheim, E. Benizri

Liver cell adenomas and focal nodular hyperplasia: multicentric study of 173 cases.

IHBA, September 12, 1988, Nice, France.

  1. J. Mouiel, N. Katkhouda, J. Gugenheim, J. Bloch, D. Le Goff, E. Benizri

Radical surgery in the treatment of liver hydatid cysts about 215 personal cases followed up for 20 years. IHBA, September 12, 1988, Nice, France.

  1. N. Katkhouda, J. Mouiel, A. Tricarico, L. Castillo, B. Goubaux

Surgical treatment of a benign liver tumor Presented to the IHBA, (video) September 1988, Nice, France.

  1. A. Tricarico, J. Mouiel, N. Katkhouda, J. Bloch, J. Dartois

Treatment of gastro-oesophagal reflux by sleeve technique on the abdominal oesophagus

90th Congress Société italiene de chirurgie Rome, Italy, October 23, 1988.

  1. N. Katkhouda, J. Mouiel, P. Fabiani, K, J. Gugenheim, D. Le Goff, B. Goubaux

Surgical aspects of colon inertialléme Journées niçoises de pathologie et chirurgie digestives et vasculaires abdominales Nice, March 10, 1989.

  1. J. Mouiel, P. Fabiani, N. Katkhouda, J. Gugenheim, D. Le Goff, B. Goubaux

Adenoma and focal nodular hyperplasisia: multicentric study of 173 cases

Semaine francophone de pathologie digestive (Association francaise pour l'étude du foie) Geneva, April 17, 1989.

  1. N. Katkhouda, J. Gugenheim, D. Le Goff, M. Bertrandy, L. Iovine, J. Mouiel

Traumatic rupture of the gall bladder11th Meeting of the Société de radiochirurgie viscérale Nice, April 29, 1989.

  1. J. Gugenheim, N. Katkhouda, D. Le Goff, F. Crafa, M. Benhini, J. Dartois, J. Mouiel

The advantages of echography and scanners in the conservative treatment of traumatism of the spleen 11th Meeting of the Société de radiochirurgie viscérale

Nice, April 29, 1989.

  1. J. Mouiel, N. Katkhouda, M. Loubiere, J. Gugenheim, D. Le Goff, P. Fabiani

Coecal angiodysplasias Communication at the gastroenterological Society of the Mediterranean Coast Bandol, October 1989.

  1. J. Mouiel, J. Gugenheim, N. Katkhouda, D. Le Goff, P. Fabiani, M. Loubiere, B. Goubaux Cluster transplantation: Communication at the gastroenterological Society of the Mediterranean Coast Bandol, October 1989.

1990

  1. J. Mouiel, N. Katkhouda, J. Gugenheim, D. Le Goff, P. Fabiani

Gastric Cancer.  Surgical result at 5 years Communication at the 12th Congress of Digestive Surgery and Medicine Nice, February 1990.

  1. J. Mouiel, N. Katkhouda, J. Gugenheim, D. Le Goff, P. Fabiani

Intestinal Hemorrhages by angiodysplasias Communication at the 12th Congress of Digestive Surgery and Medicine, 1990.

  1. N. Katkhouda, J. Mouiel.   Cholecystectomy by videoendoscopy

Communication at the 4th Annual meeting of the Academic Surgery Department in Europe Gunzburg, West Germany, March 1990.

  1. J. Gugenheim, D. Le Goff, P. Fabiani, N. Katkhouda, J. Mouiel.

Cluster transplantation Communication at the 4th Annual meeting of the Academic Surgery Department in Europe Gunzburg, West Germany, March 1990.

  1. N. Katkhouda, L. Iovine,  J. Mouiel. Surgical Treatment of liver biliary cysts by videoendoscopy Communication (video form) at the 2nd National Congress of the Italian Society of viscerosynthesis Ischia, Italy, May 1990
  1. L. Iovine, N. Katkhouda, J. Mouiel.   Cholecystectomy by videoendoscopy

Communication (video forum) at the 2nd National Congress of the Italian Society of

Viscerosynthesis Ischia, Italy (May 1990)

  1. J. Mouiel, N. Katkhouda, J. Gugenheim, P. Fabiani, B. Goubaux.

Laparoscopic vagotomy Video forum of Digestive Surgery

Toulouse, France, June 1990.

  1. N. Katkhouda, J. Mouiel.  Cholecystectomy by videoendoscopy

Communication at the 12th Annual Congress of the International Hepatobiliary Pancreatic Association (IHBA) Hong Kong, August 1990.

  1. J. Mouiel, N. Katkhouda, J. Gugenheim, P. Fabiani, B. Goubaux.

Is there a place for surgical treatment of non parasitic of the liver?

Communication at the12th International Hepatobiliary Association (ITBA)

Hong Kong, August 1990.

  1. J. Mouiel, N. Katkhouda, J. Gugenheim, P. Fabiani, B. Goubaux.

Surgical resection of chronic liver abscess Communication at the12th meeting of the International Hepatobiliary Association (IHBA) Hong Kong, 1990.

  1. J. Mouiel, N. Katkhouda, J. Gugenheim, P. Fabiani, B. Goubaux.

Cluster transplantation: Communication at the12th meeting of the International Hepatobiliary Association (IHBA) Hong Kong, 1990.

  1. N. Katkhouda, L. Iovine, P. Fabiani, J. Gugenheim, J. Mouiel.

Surgical treatment of chronic duodenal ulcer by videoendoscopy.

The 2nd Congress of Video Surgery Turin, Italy, September 1990.

  1. N. Katkhouda, L. Iovine, J. Gugenheim, P. Fabiani, J. Mouiel.

Vagotomy by videocoelioscopy 2nd University meeting of video and laser surgery

Paris, France, October 1990.

  1. J. Mouiel, N. Katkhouda, J. Gugenheim, P. Fabiani, P. Sowka.

Cholecystectomy by videoendoscopy 9th symposium of Digestive Surgery

Coimbra, Portugal, November 1990.

  1. J. Mouiel, N. Katkhouda, J. Gugenheim, P. Fabiani.

Taylor operation under videoendoscopy 9th symposium of Digestive surgery

Coimbra, Portugal, November 1990.

  1. J. Mouiel, N. Katkhouda, J. Gugenheim, P. Fabiani, P. Sowska.

Vagotomy by video laparoscopy International Gastrosurgical Club - 2nd Joint meeting

Athens, Greece, November 1990.

  1. J. Mouiel, N. Katkhouda, J. Gugenheim, P. Fabiani, P. Sowska.

Cholecystectomy by video laparoscopy International Gastrosurgical Club - 2nd Joint meeting Athens, Greece, November 1990.

  1. J. Mouiel, N. Katkhouda, J. Gugenheim, P. Fabiani, P. Sowska.

Pericystectomy in the treatment of hydatid liver cysts International Gastrosurgical Club - 2nd Joint meeting Athens, Greece, November 1990.

  1. J. Mouiel, N. Katkhouda, J. Gugenheim, P. Fabiani, P. Sowska.

Liver cell adenoma and focal nodular hyperplasia French multicentric study of 173 cases

International Gastrosurgical Club - 2nd Joint meeting Athens, Greece, November 1990.

  1. Mouiel J., Katkhouda N., Gugenheim J., Fabiani, Goubaux B.

Vagotomy under Laparoscopy Congress of the French Society of Digestive Surgery

Clermont Ferrand, December 1990.

1991

  1. Katkhouda N., Mouiel J., Treatment of Inguinal Hernia by videocoelioscopy

5th meeting of the Academic Surgery Departments Pisa, Italy, March 1991.

  1. Katkhouda N., Mouiel J., Treatment of Inguinal Hernia by videocoelioscopy

12th World Congress of the International College of Digestive Surgery (CICD)

Stockholm, Sweden, August 1991.

  1. Katkhouda N., Chairman, Session on Treatment of Inguinal Hernia by Videoelioscopy

12th World Congress of the International College of Digestive Surgery (CICD)

Stockholm, Sweden, August 1991.

  1. Katkhouda N., Mouiel J., Surgical treatment of a renal abscess by videocoelioscopy

Meeting of the French Association for viscerosynthesis and the French Society for Surgical Endoscopy, Annecy, September 1991.

  1. Katkhouda N., Mouiel J., Treatment of Inguinal Hernia by videocoelioscopy

Meeting of the French Association for viscerosynthesis and the French Society for Surgical Endoscopy, Annecy, September 1991.

  1. Katkhouda N., Mouiel J., Treatment of chronic Duodenal Ulcer by videocoelioscopy

1st International Meeting on Laparoscopic Surgery, The International Experience,

Indianapolis, May 1991.

  1. Katkhouda N., Mouiel J., Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair Video forum of Digestive Surgery University of Toulouse, France 1991.
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic Treatment of Peptic Ulcer Disease, Society of American Gastroendoscopic Surgeon, Scientific and Post Graduate Course, Monterey, 1991.
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy and Appendectomy, 1st International Symposium for Laparoscopic Surgery, University of Vienna, Austria, 1991.
  1. Katkhouda N., Advanced General Surgery, Laparoscopic Practicum:  Lecture on Duodenal Ulcer Surgery. Auburn, Alabama, 1991.
  1. Katkhouda N., Results of Taylor's Posterior Truncal Vagotomy and Anterior Seromyotomy compared to highly selective Vagotomy, Canadian Society for Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgery; Annual Scientific Meeting, Quebec, Canada, 1991.
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic treatment of Peptic Ulcer Disease resistant to Medical Therapy, Canadian Society for Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgery;  Annual Scientific Meeting, Quebec, Canada, 1991.
  1. Katkhouda N., Perforated Peptic Ulcer, Canadian Society for Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgery, Annual Scientific Meeting, Quebec, Canada, 1991.
  1. Katkhouda N., Moderator, Endoscopic Surgery in the Abdominal Thoracic Cavity, 34th World Congress of Surgery of the International Society of Surgery and the 12th World Congress of CICD, Stockholm, 1991
  1. Mouiel J., Katkhouda N., Taylor's Vagotomy and Laparoscopy in the treatment of Chronic Duodenal Ulcer; Endoscopic Surgery in the Abdominal Thoracic Cavity, 34th World Congress of Surgery of the International Society of Surgery and the 12th World Congress of CICD, Stockholm, 1991.
  1. Katkhouda N., Moderator, Session on Endoscopic Surgery in the Abdominal and Thoracic Cavity, 34th World Congress of Surgery of the International Society of Surgery and the 12th World Congress of CICD, Stockholm, 1991.
  1. Katkhouda N., French Association of Kidney abscesses and Inguinal Hernias of Visceral Synthesis and Joint Meeting with the French Society of Endoscopic Surgery, September 1991.
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic Vagotomy, Workshop on Laparoscopic Surgery, University of Dundee, England, 1991.
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic Repair of Abdominal Wall Hernias; Workshop on Laparoscopic Surgery, University of Dundee, England, 1991.
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy under regional Anesthesia; Canadian Society for Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Surgery; Annual Scientific Meeting, Quebec, Canada, 1991.
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic Vagotomy, 2nd European Stapling Workshop, University of Strassbourg, France, 1991.
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair, International Gastrosurgical Club Workshop, Amsterdam, 1991.
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic treatment of Peptic Ulcer Disease, International Meeting on Laparoscopic Surgery, Lieges, Belgium 1991.
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic Vagotomy, Special Guest Faculty, General Surgery and Advanced Laparoscopic Seminar, Bahamas, 1991.
  1. Katkhouda N., Fabiani P., Gugenheim J., Mouiel J.;  Surgical Treatment of Inguinal Hernia and Cholelithiasis by Videoecoloscopy, 5th Meeting of the Association Academic Department of Surgery in Europe, Italy, 1991.
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic Vagotomy and Anterior Seryomotomy, International Minimal Access Surgery Symposium, Indianapolis, 1991.
  1. Mouiel J., Gugenheim J., Katkhouda N., Fabiani P.; Analysis of Biliary Complication after a Liver Transplantation, International Meeting of the Collegium International Digestive Surgery, France, 1991.
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic treatment of Inguinal Hernia, 3rd Annual Meeting of the Italian Society of Endoscopic and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Italy, 1991.
  1. Katkhouda N., Mouiel J., Laparoscopic treatment of Biliary Cysts under Video Laparoscopy, 3rd Annual Meeting of the Italian Society of Endoscopic and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Italy 1991.
  1. Mouiel J., Katkhouda N., Cholecystectomy under Laparoscopy, 3rd Annual Meeting of the Italian Society of Endoscopy and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Italy, 1991.
  1. Mouiel J., Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic treatment of Ulcer Disease by Vagotomy, 3rd Annual meeting of the Italian Society of Endoscopic and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Italy, 1991.

1992

  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair; 3rd Meeting of the Swiss Association of Laparoscopic Surgery, Switzerland, 1992.
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair, International Scientific Meeting, University of Rome Italy, 1992.
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy, A Critical Review, Member of the Experts Committee, Congress of the French College of Surgeons, France, 1992.
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic treatment of Hepatic Lesions, 2nd European Congress of Minimally Invasive Surgery and New Technologies, Luxemburg, 1992.
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic procedure for Ulcer Treatment, 2nd European Congress of Minimally Invasive Surgery and New Technologies, Luxemburg, 1992.
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic Repair of Inguinal Hernias with Preperitoneal Mesh, 2nd European Congress of Minimally Invasive Surgery and New Technologies, Luxemburg, 1992.
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic treatment of Hepatic Lesions, 2nd European Congress of Endoscopic Surgery and New Technologies, Luxemburg, 1992.
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic Vagotomy, 9th National Congress of the European Meeting of the Hospital Surgeons, Italy, 1992.
  1. Katkhouda N., Review of Laparoscopic Surgery, International Scientific Meeting, Rome, Italy, 1992.
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic Management of Peptic Ulcer Disease, The French Experience, The Society of the American Gastroendoscopic Surgeons, Washington D.C., 1992.
  1. Mouiel J., Katkhouda N., Highly Selective Vagotomy, Scientific Session and Post Graduate Course, Washington, D.C., 1992.
  1. Katkhouda N., Advanced procedures in Laparoscopic Surgery; Laparoscopic Colon Resection and Sutures in Laparoscopic Surgery, Third Mediterean Congress of Minimally Invasive Therapy, Barcelona, 1992.
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic Preperitoneal Inguinal Hernia Repair, 14th Annual Meeting of the Research and Study Group of the Abdominal Wall, France, 1992.
  1. Katkhouda N., Techniques and Laparoscopic Herniorrhaphy, New Frontiers in Endosurgery, Course, New York, 1992
  2. Katkhouda N., Chairman of the Saskatoon City Hospital, 1st International Symposium on Minimal Access Surgery, Canada, 1992.
  1. Katkhouda N., Director - Operative Laparoscopic Surgery for the General Surgeon, Course in Advanced Laparoscopic Techniques, Canada, 1992.
  1. Katkhouda N., Moderator, Teaching and Training in Laparoscopic Surgery, Third World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery, Bordeaux, France, 1992.
  1. Katkhouda N., Posterior Truncal Vagotomy and Anterior Seromyotomy, Third World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery, Bordeaux, France, 1992.
  1. Katkhouda N., Mouiel J., Laparoscopic Surgery teaching seminar in Unique experience, Third World Congress in Endoscopic Surgery, Bordeaux, France, 1992.
  1. Katkhouda N., Resection of Liver Hydatid Cysts, 11th Surgical Symposium of the Medical Faculty of Coimbra, Portugal, 1992.
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic treatment of Inguinal Repair, 11th Surgical Symposium of the Medical Faculty of Coimbra, Portugal, 1992.
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic treatment of Hiatal Hernia Repair; The Reflux Disease, 11th Surgical Symposium of the Medical Faculty of  Coimbra, Portugal, 1992.
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic Colectomy, 11th Surgical Symposium of the Medical Faculty of Coimbra, Portugal, 1992.
  1. Katkhouda N., Inguinal Hernias, International Surgical Symposium of Rome, 1992.
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic Intraperitoneal Inguinal Hernia Repair, International Surgical Symposium of Rome, 1992.
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic Wedge Resection of the Liver, International Surgical Symposium of Rome, 1992.
  1. Katkhouda N., Visiting Professorship and Conference, Laparoscopic Esophageal Surgery, 30th Mexican Annual Meeting Society of Surgery, Mexico, 1992.

1993

  1. Katkhouda N., Special Guest Lecturer - Laparoscopic Surgery as Practiced in Europe, American College of Surgeons Chapter, North Carolina, 1993.
  1. Katkhouda N., Peptic Ulcer Surgery, Scientific Meeting, Sydney, Gastroenterology Surgical Society, March, 1993.
  1. Katkhouda N., Special Lecture on Peptic Ulcer Surgery, Annual meeting of the Australian Royal College of Surgeons, Sydney, 1993.
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic treatment of Inguinal Hernias under General Anesthesia without Pneumoperitoneum, Scientific Presentation at the 95th Congress of French College of Surgeons, Paris France, 1993.
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic Groin Hernia Repair, Annual Meeting of the Finnish Society of Surgeons, Finland, 1993.
  1. Katkhouda N., Mouiel J., Laparoscopic treatment of Peptic Ulcer Disease, Annual Meeting of the French Society of Digestive Surgery, Nice, 1993.
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic Colon Resection, The French Perspective, International Symposium on Advances in Laparoscopic Colectomies, Indianapolis, 1993.
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic Metastasectomy, The French Perspective, International Symposium on Advances in Laparoscopic Colectomies, Indianapolis, 1993.
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic treatment of Peptic Ulcer Disease, Lecture at the Annual Meeting of the Royal Association of Surgeons of England and Ireland, England 1993.
  1. Katkhouda N., Peptic Ulcer Surgery and Gastric Surgery, Chairman, 1st European Congress of the European Association of Endoscopic Surgery, Germany, 1993.
  1. Katkhouda N., World Controversies: A New Concept, Outpatient Surgical Procedure; Any improvement possible, 1st European Congress of the European Association of Endoscopic Surgery, Germany, 1993.
  1. Katkhouda N., 9th Congress of the French Society of Peptic Surgery, Indication of Laparoscopic Treatment of Inguinal Hernia, Nice, France, 1993.
  1. Katkhouda N., Complication of Laparoscopic Hernia Repair, Advances and Controversies: An International Perspective, International Scientific Symposium, Indiana, 1993.
  1. Katkhouda N., Regional Anesthesia for Laparoscopic Hernia Repair, Advances and Controversies:  An international Perspective, International Scientific Symposium, Indiana, 1993.
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic treatment of the Duodenal Ulcer Disease; 3rd GI Tract Laparoscopic Surgery, International Meeting, Belgium, 1993.
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic Liver Resection; 3rd International Course of Laparoscopic Surgery, Brazil, 1993.
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic Peptic Ulcer, 3rd International Course of Laparoscopic Surgery, Brazil, 1993.
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair; 3rd Workshop on Laparoscopic Surgery, Germany, 1993.
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic treatment of Inguinal Hernia, Scientific Meeting on Laparoscopic Surgery, Italy, 1993.
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic treatment of Inguinal Hernia, 2nd Meeting of the European Society of Endoscopic Surgery, Spain, 1993.



1994

  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic treatment of Inguinal Hernia, Chairman of the Session; 4th World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery, Kyoto, Japan, 1994.
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic treatment of Liver and Spleen Disease, Chairman of Scientific Meeting, 4th World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery, Kyoto, Japan, 1994.
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic treatment of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, Presentation at the 10th World Congress of Gastroenterology, Los Angeles, June, 1994.
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic Management of Peptic Ulcer Disease, Scientific Presentation at the Society of American Gastroendoscopic Surgeon, Annual Clinical Congress, Tennessee, 1994.
  1. Katkhouda N., How to solve problems in Laparoscopic Inguinal Hernia Repair, Scientific Presentation at the Annual Clinical Congress of the American College of Surgeons, Chicago, Illinois, 1994.
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic treatment of Peptic Ulcer Disease, 4th World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery, Kyoto, Japan, 1994.
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic treatment of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease and Ulcer Disease, January 12 - 14, 1994, Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic Hernia Repair - 1st Expert Panel Meeting February 3 - 5, 1994, St. Moritz, Switzerland.
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic treatment of Ulcer Disease and Hernia, Annual Scientific Meeting, February 10 - 12, 1994, Nice, France.
  1. Katkhouda N., Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, Speaker and Course Director, Advanced Minimally Invasive Surgery, March 3 - 5, 1994, Oregon.
  1. Katkhouda N., Scientific symposium:  Laparoscopic treatment of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease and Ulcer March 23 - 25, 1994, Speaker and Course Director, International Course, Ethicon EndoSurgery,  Cincinnati, Ohio.
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic treatment of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, Course Director, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery, April 20, 1994, Boston.
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic treatment of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, Course Director and Speaker, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery, April 22nd, 1994, Dallas, Texas.
  2. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy, University Based Educational Research Center, April 25, 1994, Course Director and Speaker, Minimally Invasive Surgery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles.
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic treatment of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, Course Director and Speaker Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery, University of Rochester,  May 4th, 1994, New York.
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic treatment of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, Course Director and Speaker Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery, May 1, 1994, Somerville, New Jersey.
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic treatment of Peptic Ulcer Disease and Laparoscopic Approaches to the Liver, Spanish Surgical Society Meeting, June 24, 1994, Madrid.
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, Course Director and Speaker, Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery, USC, School of Medicine.June 3 - 4, 1994, Los Angeles.
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic Peptic Ulcer Disease, Laparoscopic Hernia, World Congress of Endoscopy Surgery, June 16-19, 1994, Kyoto, Japan.
  1. Katkhouda N., Member of the Scientific Committee and Chairman of two scientific sessions: Guest Faculty and Speaker at the Laparoscopic Symposium on Minimally Invasive Surgery, University of Montreal, Canada, July 1, 1994.
  1. Katkhouda N., Peptic Ulcer Disease, Course Director and Speaker, Pacific Alliance Medical Center, July 11, 1994, Los Angeles.
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, Course Director and Speaker Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery, University of New York, September 21, 1994.
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic treatment of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, 10th World Congress of Gastroenterology, September 29, 1994.
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic treatment of Peptic Ulcer Disease, Post Graduate Symposium, World Congress of Gastroenterology, October 1, 1994.
  1. Katkhouda N., Symposium of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Swedish Medical Hospital, October 15, 1994,  Seattle, Washington.
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic treatment of Peptic Ulcer Disease, Endoscopic and Laparoscopic Society of Asia and Australia, Symposium on Minimally Invasive Surgery, October, 1994.
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, Symposium of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Baylor Medical Center, Houston, Texas, 1994.
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic Surgery, Special Lecturer at the 1st Equadorian, Minimally Invasive Symposium, November 16, 1994,  Symposium, Equador.

1995

  1. Katkhouda N., Updates on Minimally Invasive Surgery, Midway Hospital, February 1st, 1995, Los Angeles.  
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease, Symposium on Minimally Invasive Surgery, William Beaumont Hospital, March 8, 1995, Detroit, Michigan.
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic Splenectomy, Surgical Forum of Los Angeles, March 16th, 1995, Los Angeles.
  1. Katkhouda N.,  Nissen Fundoplication, May 5, 1995, Special Lecturer on Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery, Memphis, Tennessee.
  1. Katkhouda, N., Laparoscopic treatment of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease and treatment Ulcer Disease, at the Annual Meeting of the Mexican Association of Endoscopic Surgery, May 18th, 1995, Mexico.
  1. Katkhouda N., Minimally Invasive Surgery in Trauma, Annual Trauma Symposium, University of Southern California, Division of Trauma, June 1, 1995, Los Angeles.
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic treatment of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease and Laparoscopic Liver Surgery, Special Lecturer, Wajira Hospital, University of Bangkok, June 15, 1995, Thailand.
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic treatment of Peptic Ulcer Disease, 2nd Annual Meeting of the Asian Society of Endoscopic Surgery, ELSA, June 19, 1995, Hong Kong.
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic treatment of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease; 1st Scientific Meeting of Baptist Hospital at the University of Miami, July 12, 1995, Florida.
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic treatment of Inguinal Hernias, Scientific Presentation at the International Meeting of Laparoscopic Surgery, Thailand, 1995.
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic treatment of Peptic Ulcer Disease, Scientific Presentation at the International Meeting of Laparoscopic Surgery, Thailand, 1995.
  1. Katkhouda N., Instrumental standards and importance in cost efficiency in Laparoscopic Surgery; Scientific Presentation and Panel member at the 3rd World Congress in Surgical Efficiency and Economy, Germany, 1995.
  1. Katkhouda N., Patient contribution to Surgical Cost, Scientific Presentation in the 3rd World Congress in Surgical Efficiency and Economy, Germany, 1995.
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic Management of Peptic Ulcer Disease, Scientific Presentation at the 2nd Annual Meeting of the Endoscopy and Laparoscopy Society of Asia, Hong Kong, 1995.
  2. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic Hernia Repair, Speaker and Course Director, Ethicon EndoSurgery, April 15 -16, 1995, Cincinnati, Ohio.
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic treatment of Peptic Ulcer Disease, Scientific Presentation:  Society of American Gastroendoscopic Surgeon, Nashville, April 19, 1995.
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic Hernia Repair, Course Director, European Endoscopic Surgical Society Meeting, September 15, 1995, Madrid.
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic treatment of GE Reflux, Speaker, 7th Int'l Course of Laparoscopic Surgery, November 30, 1995, Valencia, Spain.
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic treatment of Gastric Lesions by Gastrectomy, Speaker, 7th International Course of Laparoscopic Surgery, November 30, 1995, Valenica, Spain.
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic Treatment of Complicated Duodenal Ulcers by Vagotomy and Antrectomy, Scientific Cineclinic, Annual Clincal Congress of the American College of Surgeons, New Orleans, October 1995.

1996

  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic Highly Selective Vagotomy, Pan Pacific Surgical Association, January 22 - 26, 1996, Hawaii.
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic Splenectomy, 18th Meeting of Nice Digestive Diseases and Surgery - Video - Laparoscopic Surgery, Speaker, Nice, France, February 9, 1996.
  1. Katkhouda N., Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery, Speaker, 18th Meeting of Nice Digestive Diseases & Surgery, Video Laparoscopic Surgery, Nice, France, February 9, 1995.
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic Spinal Surgery, Speaker, 18th Meeting of Nice Digestive Disease & Surgery, Video Laparoscopic Surgery, Nice, France, February 9, 1995.
  1. Katkhouda, N., Laparoscopic Treatment for Peptic Ulcer Disease, Gastrointestinal Surgery Update, Breckenridge, Colorado, February 11, 1996.
  1. Katkhouda, N., Unresolved issues in Laparoscopic Splenectomy, Annual Meeting Southwestern Surgical Society, Scottsdale, Arizona, April 1996.
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic Treatment of Gastric Volvulus, 5th International Congress of Surgical Endoscopy, Acapulco, Mexico, May 22, 1996.
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic Treatment of Complicated Ulcer Disease, 5th International Congress of Surgical Endoscopy, Acapulco, Mexico, May 22, 1996.
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic Vagotomy and Antrectomy, 5th International Congress of Surgical Endoscoy, Acapulco, Mexico, May 22, 1996.
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic Mangement of Common Bile Duct Stones, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland, Ohio, May 30, 1996.
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopy Gastrectomy, 4th International Congress of the European Association of Endoscopic Surgery, Trondheim, Norway, June 1996.
  1. Katkhouda N., Advanced Laparoscopic Surgery, Nice France, July 1996.
  1. Katkhouda N., Current Status of Laparoscopic Management of Duodenal Ulcer

American College of Surgeons, San Francisco, California, October 1996.

  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic Management of Gastroesphegeal Reflux Disease and Achlastic. Cleveland Clinic Foundation, November 1996.
  2. Katkhouda, N., Laparoscopic Splenectomy, Speaker, Nice, France February 1996
  1. Katkhouda, N., Minimally Invasive Cardiac Surgery, Speaker, Nice France February,

1996

  1. Katkhouda, N., Laparoscopic Spinal Surgery, Nice, France, February 9, 1996
  2. Katkhouda, N., Laparoscopic Treatment for Peptic Ulcer Disease, Speaker,

Ochsner Clinic, Annual Meeting Breckenridge, Colorado, February, 1996

1997

  1. Katkhouda N., Causes of Failure in Antireflux Surgery.  17th International Meeting

of GI Surgery, Nice, France, February 1997.

  1. Katkhouda, N., Perspectives in healthcare delivery in the US from a European trained surgeon point of view.  First endosurgical course., University of Massachusetts, Worcester, MA,  April 1997
  1. Katkhouda, N., Advanced Laparoscopic Fundoplication - Short esophagus poor motility and Barrets esophagus.  Twenty-sixth annual postgraduate course in Surgery., University of South Carolina, April 24, 1997, Charleston, South Carolina
  1. Katkhouda, N., Laparosocpic Gastric Surgery - Open/Closed or both.  Twenty-sixth annual postgraduate course.  University of South Carolina, April 24, 1997, Charleston, South Carolina
  1. Babbitt, Bettina, Ph.D., Sorensen, Barbara, Ph.D., Dawes, Suzanne, Namir Katkhouda, M.D., Lifesupport Trauma and Trasport (LSTAT) Display Intergration and Embedded Training Application; Medica; Technology Conference, August 1997, Tyson Corner, Virginia.
  1. Katkhouda, N., Diagnosis, Management and Prevention of  Complications in Laparoscopic Surgery.  Kaiser PermanenteThrity-Fifth Annual Surgery Symposium, San Diego, CA  June 1997
  1. Katkhouda, N., Laparoscopic Treatment of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease

The Society for Minimally Invasive Therapy (SMIT) 9th Annual International Meeting

Kyoto, Japan  July 1997

  1. Katkhouda, N., Laparoscopic Management of Liver and Splenic Disease, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan, July 1997
  1. Katkhouda, N., Laparoscopic Management of Liver and Splenic Disease, Osaka Medical College, Osaka, Japan, July 1997
  1. Katkhouda, N., The Future of Laparoscopic Surgery, St. Lukes Hospital, Tokyo, Japan, July 1997
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic Management of Splenic Adrenal Disease, University of Ghent, Brusssels, Belgium, November 1997

1998

  1. Katkhouda, N., Advanced in Laparoscopic Spine Surgery, Ochsner Clinic Foundation Annual Meeting, Park City, Utah, February 1998
  1. Katkhouda, N., Laparoscopic Extraperitoneal Hernia Repair: A Didatic approach, 20th Annual Meeting of Nice Digestive Diseases and Laparoscopic Surgery, Nice, France February 1998
  1. Katkhouda N., Laparoscopic Splenectomy; Outcome and Efficacy in 103 Consecutive Patients, American Surgical Association 118th Annual Meeting, Palm Beach, FL April 1998
  1. Katkhouda, N., Laparoscopic Paraesophageal Hernia Repair, American College of Surgeons, 26th Annual Meeting, Baltimore, MD, April 1998
  1. Katkhouda, N., Lapaoroscopic Splenectomy, 6th World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery, Rome, Italy, June 1998
  1. Katkhouda, N., Treatment of Complicated Ulcers, 6th World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery, Rome, Italy, June 1998
  1. Katkhouda, N., Laparoscopic Vagotomy, 6th World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery, Rome, Italy, June 1998
  1. Katkhouda, N., Diagnosis and Preop evaluation of GERD, International Mexican Society of Laparoscopic Surgeons, Tijuana, Mexico, October 1998
  1. Katkhouda, N., Nissen Fundoplication , International Mexican  Symposium of Laparoscopic Surgeons, Tijuana, Mexico, October 1998
  1. 225. Katkhouda, N., Use of Fibrin Sealant in Minimally Invasive Surgery, Grand Rounds, University of Baltimore, School of Medicine, November 1998.
  1. Katkhouda, N., Laparoscopic Liver Surgery, Grand Rounds, Ohio State University, School of Medicine, December 1998

1999

  1. Katkhouda, N.,   Laparoscopic use of Fibrin Sealant, Grand Rounds, New York

SUNY University, January 1999

  1. Katkhouda, N.,  Laparoscopic Liver Surgery, Grand Rounds, University of Massachussets, January 1999
  1. Katkhouda, N.,  Laparoscopic Splenectomy, 21 International Meetings, University  of Nice, Nice, France, February 1999
  1. Katkhouda, N.,  Laparoscopic Treatment of Perforated Ulcers. Presentation at the                        Annual Scientific meeting of The Pacific Coast Surgical Association, San Jose del                        Cabo, February 1999
  1. Katkhouda, N.,  Minimally Invasive application of Fibrin Sealant.  Presentation at the First American International Conference on Fibrin Sealant, Hackensack University,

New York, March 1999

  1. Katkhouda, N. , Laparoscopic Liver Surgery with special reference to the use of Fibrin               Sealant, Grand Rounds, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Fort Lauderdale, March 1999
  1. Katkhouda, N.,  Laparoscopic management of Benign Liver Disease Presentation at the              Solid Organ Course of The Annual Scientific meeting of The Society of American                      Gastroendoscopic Surgeons, San Antonio, March 1999
  2. Katkhouda, N.,   Laparoscopic Liver Surgery with special reference to the use of Fibrin              Sealant, Grand Rounds, Christ Hospital , Cincinnati, April 1999
  1. Katkhouda, N.,  Laparoscopic Liver Surgery with special reference to the use of Fibrin               Sealant, Grand Rounds, University of Phoenix, April 1999
  1. Katkhouda, N.,   Laparoscopic Liver Surgery with special reference to the use of Fibrin              Sealant, Grand Rounds, Staten Island Hospital, New York, May 1999
  1. Katkhouda, N.,   Use of Fibrin Sealant in Minimally Invasive Surgery, Solid Organ                     Course, Presbyterian Hospital, Dallas, May 1999
  1. Katkhouda, N.,   Laparoscopic Liver Surgery with special reference to the use of Fibrin              Sealant, Grand Rounds, Ohio State University, Dayton, Ohio, May 1999
  1. Katkhouda, N.,   Laparoscopic Liver Surgery with special reference to the use of Fibrin              Sealant, Grand Rounds, Thomas Jefferson University, Philadelphia, May 1999
  1. Katkhouda, N.,   Laparoscopic Splenectomy.  Presentation at the Annual Scientific                     meeting of the European Society of Endoscopic Surgery, Linz, Austria, June 1999
  1. Katkhouda, N.,   Laparoscopic Application of Fibrin Sealant, 38th World Congress of Surgery, Vienna, Austria, August 1999
  1. Katkhouda, N.,    Solid Organ Surgery Presentation at the Society of Minimally Invasive            Surgery Conference (SMIT/CIMIT), Boston, Massachusetts, September, 1999
  1. Katkhouda, N.,    Highly Selective Vagotomy and Laparoscopic Vagotomy, American                College of Surgeons, Annual Meeting Scientific Session, October, 1999
  1. Katkhouda, N.,    Laparoscopic Splenectomy, 8th Annual Meeting of Laparendoscopic                Surgeons, New York, New York, December, 1999
  1. Katkhouda, N., Laparoscopic Splenectomy,   Argentina National Congress of Surgery,               Buenos Aires, Argentina, December, 1999
  1. Katkhouda, N.,   Laparoscopic Liver Surgery, Argentina National Congress of Surgery,              Buenos Aires, Argentina, December, 1999
  1. Katkhouda, N., Advances inLaparoscopic Surgery, Argentina National Congress of                  Surgery,Buenos Aires, Argentina, December, 1999
  1.    Katkhouda, N.,  Laparoscopic Adrenalectomy, Argentina National Congress of Surgery,             Buenos Aires, Argentina, December, 1999
  1. 249.Katkhouda, N.,  Laparoscopic Hernia Repair, Argentina National Congress of Surgery,               Buenos Aires, Argentina, December, 1999
  1. Katkhouda, N.,  Laparoscopic Surgery:  State of the Art, Argentina National Congress of            Surgery, Buenos Aires, Argentina, December, 1999

2000

  1. Katkhouda, N.,  Innovation Council of Surgeons, Cincinnati, Ohio, March, 2000
  1. Katkhouda, N.,  Laparoscopic Liver Resection, Postgraduate Course, Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES), Atlanta, Georgia, March, 2000
  1. Katkhouda, N.,  Laparoscopic Splenectomy, American College of Surgeons,Annual Spring clinical Meeting Washington, D. C., May, 2000
  1. Katkhouda, N.,  Laparoscopic Splenectomy, 7th World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery, Singapore, June, 2000
  1. N. Katkhouda,:  Laparoscopic Liver Surgery for Benign Disease with use of  fibrin sealant., 7th World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery, Singapore, June, 2000
  1. N. Katkhouda, Application of Fibrin Sealant in Endoscopic surgery: Fibrin Sealant:  Use of fibrin sealant in laparoscopic hernia repair, 7th World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery, Singapore, June, 2000
  1. N.Katkhouda, chair Video master class session , 7th World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery, Singapore, June, 2000
  1. N.Katkhouda, chair Laparoscopic splenectomy session , 7th World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery, Singapore, June, 2000
  1. N.Katkhouda, chair Laparoscopic liver resection session , 7th World Congress of Endoscopic Surgery, Singapore, June, 2000
  1. N Katkhouda , Laparoscopic Splenectomy ,Colorado Chapter of the american college of surgeons ,Breckenridge, June 2000
  1. N Katkhouda , Fibrinn Sealants in general surgery ,Colorado Chapter of the american college of surgeons ,Breckenridge, June 2000

MISCELLANY

Films presented at National and International Surgical Scientific Meetings

The Surgical Treatment of a Benign Liver Tumor. N. Katkhouda, A. Tricarico,

  1. Castillo, B. Goubaux.  Shown at the IHBA Video Forum, Nice

(September 1988)

Cholecystectomy by Videoendoscopy. N. Katkhouda, P. Fabiani, D. Le Goff,

  1. Gugenheim, J. Mouiel.  Presented at the 4th European Congress of the Academic Department of Surgery, ULM, West Germany (March 1990)

Treatment of Liver Biliary Cysts by Videocoelioscopy. N. Katkhouda, L. Iovine,

  1. Mouiel.  Presented at the 2nd Italian Congress of Mechanical Sutures, Ischai, Italy (May 15, 1990)

Surgical Treatment of Chronic Duodenal Ulcer by Videocoelioscopy. N. Katkhouda, L. Iovine, P. Fabiani, J. Gugenheim, J. Mouiel.  Presented at:

The 2nd European Congress of Videosurgery, Turin, Italy (September 1990)

Video Forum of Digestive Surgery, Toulouse, France (June 1990)

The 2nd Meeting of the International Gastro Surgical Club, Athens, Greece

(November 15-17, 1990)

The 9th Symposium of Digestive Surgery, Portugal, Spain

(November 5-7, 1991)

Treatment of Inguinal Hernia by Videocoelioscopy. N. Katkhouda, P. Fabiani,

  1. Gugenheim, J. Mouiel.  Presented at:

The 5th Meeting of Academic Surgery Departments, Pisa, Italy (March 1991)

The World Congress of the Collegian International of Digestive Surgery,

Stockholm, Sweden (August 1991)

The Meeting of the French Association for Viscerosynthesis, Annecy, France


(September 1991)

Surgical Treatment of a Renal Abscess by Videocoelioscopy. N. Katkhouda,

  1. Fabiani, J. Gugenheim, J. Mouiel.  Presented at The Meeting of the French Association for Viscerosynthesis, Annecy, France (September 1991)

Laser Resection of a Hepatic Hydatid Cyst Under Videocoelioscopy.  

  1. Katkhouda, P. Fabiani, J. Gugenheim, J. Mouiel.  Proposed at The French Congress of Surgery, Paris, France (October 1991)

Other Scientific Movies Presented, Nationally and Internationally

Laparoscopic treatment of Chronic Duodenal Ulcer, N. Katkhouda

Laparoscopic Truncal Vagotomy for treatment of Duodenal Ulcer. N. Katkhouda

Laparoscopic treatment of Perforated Duodenal Ulcer, N. Katkhouda

Laparoscopic Truncal Vagotomy and Seromyotomy, N. Katkhouda

Laparoscopic Truncal Vagotomy and Antrectomy, N. Katkhouda

Laparoscopic Gastrojejunostomy for Unresectable Pancreatic Cancer. N. Katkhouda

Laparoscopic treatment of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease. N. Katkhouda

Laparoscopic Hepatico Jejunostomy for Complicated CBD Disorders, N. Katkhouda

Laparoscopic treatment of Biliary Cysts. N. Katkhouda

Laparoscopic treatment of Liver Hydatid Cyst. N. Katkhouda

Laparoscopic Liver Resection. N. Katkhouda

Laparoscopic Liver Metastasectomy. N. Katkhouda

Laparoscopic Splenectomy, N. Katkhouda

Laparoscopic Colectomy. N. Katkhouda

Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy. N. Katkhouda

Laparoscopic Hernia Repair. N. Katkhouda

Laparoscopic Aortobifemoral Bypass. N. Katkhouda

Laparoscopic Thoracoscopy for Trauma. N. Katkhouda

Laparoscopic Paraesophageal Hernia with Gastric Volvulus. N. Katkhouda