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John Romanelli MD

TitleProfessor
InstitutionUMass Chan – Baystate Regional Campus
DepartmentSurgery at UMass Chan - Baystate
AddressBaystate Health Regional Campus
759 Chestnut Street, S3659
Springfield MA 01199
Phone413-794-3175
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    University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, IN, United StatesBSScience
    Medical College of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, United StatesMD

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    1. Litwin A, Coulter AP, Romanelli J, Tirabassi M. Use of minimally invasive surgery for the management of hollow viscus traumatic injuries. Surg Endosc. 2022 11; 36(11):8421-8429. PMID: 35229212.
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    2. Romanelli JR. Comment on: The impact of bariatric surgery on breastfeeding: a systematic review. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2022 01; 18(1):122-123. PMID: 34756805.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    3. Al-Mansour MR, Wu J, Gagnon G, Knee A, Romanelli J, Seymour NE. Validation of a simple technique of volumetric analysis of complex incisional hernias without 3D CT scan reconstruction. Surg Endosc. 2022 03; 36(3):1936-1942. PMID: 33860351.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    4. Grant HM, Perez-Caraballo A, Romanelli JR, Tirabassi MV. Metabolic and bariatric surgery is likely safe, but underutilized in adolescents aged 13-17 years. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2021 Jun; 17(6):1146-1151. PMID: 33839047.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    5. Al-Mansour MR, Wu J, Gagnon G, Knee A, Romanelli JR, Seymour NE. Linear versus volumetric CT analysis in predicting tension-free fascial closure in abdominal wall reconstruction. Hernia. 2021 02; 25(1):91-98. PMID: 33389214.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    6. Roth JS, Anthone GJ, Selzer DJ, Poulose BK, Pierce RA, Bittner JG, Hope WW, Dunn RM, Martindale RG, Goldblatt MI, Earle DB, Romanelli JR, Mancini GJ, Greenberg JA, Linn JG, Parra-Davila E, Sandler BJ, Deeken CR, Verbarg J, Salluzzo JL, Voeller GR. Prospective, multicenter study of P4HB (Phasix™) mesh for hernia repair in cohort at risk for complications: 3-Year follow-up. Ann Med Surg (Lond). 2021 Jan; 61:1-7. PMID: 33363718.
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    7. Moran RA, Brewer Gutierrez OI, Rahden B, Chang K, Ujiki M, Yoo IK, Gulati S, Romanelli J, Al-Nasser M, Shimizu T, Hedberg MH, Cho JY, Hayee B, Desilets D, Filser J, Fortinsky K, Haji A, Fayad L, Sanaei O, Dbouk M, Kumbhari V, Wolf BJ, Elmunzer BJ, Khashab MA. Impedance planimetry values for predicting clinical response following peroral endoscopic myotomy. Endoscopy. 2021 06; 53(6):570-577. PMID: 33147642.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    8. Romanelli J, Gee D, Mellinger JD, Alseidi A, Bittner JG, Auyang E, Asbun H, Feldman LS. The COVID-19 reset: lessons from the pandemic on Burnout and the Practice of Surgery. Surg Endosc. 2020 12; 34(12):5201-5207. PMID: 33051763.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsPHPublic Health
    9. Dort J, Romanelli J, Choudhury N, Flink BJ, Lak K, Levy S, Needleman BJ, Paget CJ, Telem D, Schwarz E, Zhang LP, Sylla P, Mellinger JD, Matthews BD, Feldman L, Pryor AD, Asbun HJ. SAGES primer for taking care of yourself during and after the COVID-19 crisis. Surg Endosc. 2020 07; 34(7):2856-2862. PMID: 32435961.
      Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:HumansCellsPHPublic Health
    10. Leyva-Alvizo A, Arredondo-Saldaña G, Leal-Isla-Flores V, Romanelli J, Sudan R, Gibbs KE, Petrick A, Soriano IS. Systematic review of management of gallbladder disease in patients undergoing minimally invasive bariatric surgery. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2020 Jan; 16(1):158-164. PMID: 31839526.
      Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    11. Orthopoulos G, Grant HM, Sharma P, Thompson E, Romanelli JR. S054: incidence and management of jejunojejunal intussusception after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: a large case series. Surg Endosc. 2020 05; 34(5):2204-2210. PMID: 31385075.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    12. Romanelli JR, Fuchshuber PR, Stulberg JJ, Kowalski RB, Sinha P, Aloia TA, Orlando R. Public reporting and transparency: a primer on public outcomes reporting. Surg Endosc. 2019 07; 33(7):2043-2049. PMID: 31161288.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:HumansPHPublic Health
    13. Aloia TA, Jackson T, Ghaferi A, Dort J, Schwarz E, Romanelli J. Developing minimally invasive procedure quality metrics: one step at a time. Surg Endosc. 2019 03; 33(3):679-683. PMID: 30671664.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    14. Kane ED, Budhraja V, Desilets DJ, Romanelli JR. Myotomy length informed by high-resolution esophageal manometry (HREM) results in improved per-oral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) outcomes for type III achalasia. Surg Endosc. 2019 03; 33(3):886-894. PMID: 30054739.
      Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    15. Kane ED, Desilets DJ, Wilson D, Leduc M, Budhraja V, Romanelli JR. Treatment of Achalasia with Per-Oral Endoscopic Myotomy: Analysis of 50 Consecutive Patients. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2018 May; 28(5):514-525. PMID: 29608432.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    16. Schwaitzberg SD, Roberts K, Romanelli JR, Desilets DJ, Earle D, Horgan S, Swanstrom L, Hungness E, Soper N, Kochman ML. The NOVEL trial: natural orifice versus laparoscopic cholecystectomy-a prospective, randomized evaluation. Surg Endosc. 2018 05; 32(5):2505-2516. PMID: 29218667.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    17. Roth JS, Anthone GJ, Selzer DJ, Poulose BK, Bittner JG, Hope WW, Dunn RM, Martindale RG, Goldblatt MI, Earle DB, Romanelli JR, Mancini GJ, Greenberg JA, Linn JG, Parra-Davila E, Sandler BJ, Deeken CR, Voeller GR. Prospective evaluation of poly-4-hydroxybutyrate mesh in CDC class I/high-risk ventral and incisional hernia repair: 18-month follow-up. Surg Endosc. 2018 04; 32(4):1929-1936. PMID: 29063307.
      Citations: 22     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    18. Kane ED, Leduc M, Schlosser K, Parentela N, Wilson D, Romanelli JR. Comparison of peritoneal closure versus non-closure in laparoscopic trans-abdominal preperitoneal inguinal hernia repair with coated mesh. Surg Endosc. 2018 Feb; 32(2):627-637. PMID: 28779253.
      Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    19. Kane ED, Bittner KR, Bennett M, Romanelli JR, Seymour NE, Wu JJ. A case report of unexpected pathology within an incarcerated ventral hernia. Int J Surg Case Rep. 2017; 38:61-65. PMID: 28738237.
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    20. Lidor A, Telem D, Bower C, Sinha P, Orlando R, Romanelli J. SAGES quality initiative: an introduction. Surg Endosc. 2017 08; 31(8):3072-3077. PMID: 28664439.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Humans
    21. Chen YI, Inoue H, Ujiki M, Draganov PV, Colavita P, Mion F, Romanelli J, Chiu P, Balassone V, Patel L, Abbas A, Yang D, Dunst C, Pioche M, Roman S, Rivory J, Ponchon T, Desilets D, Maselli R, Onimaru M, Nakamura J, Hata Y, Hajiyeva G, Ismail A, Ngamruengphong S, Bukhari M, Chavez YH, Kumbhari V, Repici A, Khashab MA. An international multicenter study evaluating the clinical efficacy and safety of per-oral endoscopic myotomy in octogenarians. Gastrointest Endosc. 2018 Apr; 87(4):956-961. PMID: 28235595.
      Citations: 13     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    22. Ngamruengphong S, Inoue H, Ujiki MB, Patel LY, Bapaye A, Desai PN, Dorwat S, Nakamura J, Hata Y, Balassone V, Onimaru M, Ponchon T, Pioche M, Roman S, Rivory J, Mion F, Garros A, Draganov PV, Perbtani Y, Abbas A, Pannu D, Yang D, Perretta S, Romanelli J, Desilets D, Hayee B, Haji A, Hajiyeva G, Ismail A, Chen YI, Bukhari M, Haito-Chavez Y, Kumbhari V, Saxena P, Talbot M, Chiu PW, Yip HC, Wong VW, Hernaez R, Maselli R, Repici A, Khashab MA. Efficacy and Safety of Peroral Endoscopic Myotomy for Treatment of Achalasia After Failed Heller Myotomy. Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol. 2017 Oct; 15(10):1531-1537.e3. PMID: 28189695.
      Citations: 38     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    23. Al-Mansour MR, Mundy R, Canoy JM, Dulaimy K, Kuhn JN, Romanelli J. Internal Hernia After Laparoscopic Antecolic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass. Obes Surg. 2015 Nov; 25(11):2106-11. PMID: 26037306.
      Citations: 12     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    24. Banks-Venegoni AL, Desilets DJ, Romanelli JR, Earle DB. Tension capnopericardium and cardiac arrest as an unexpected adverse event of peroral endoscopic myotomy (with video). Gastrointest Endosc. 2015 Dec; 82(6):1137-9. PMID: 26227927.
      Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    25. Vestberg R, Guerin M, Radlovic A, Lefranc O, Ladet S, Takahashi M, Matsuya H, Nishinari N, Matsui Y, Tosya T, Minagawa Y, Shimooki O, Abe T, Pietrantoni S, Pietrantoni C, Nguyen D, Szomstein S, Dip F, Rajan M, Lo Menzo E, Rosenthal R, Musil J, Kohoutek L, Plechacova P, Gryga A, Marek D, Bures T, Mora M, Kowalski R, Desilets D, Romanelli J, Earle D, Mommers E, Wegdam J, Nienhuijs S, de Vries Reilingh T, Giordano P, Majumder A, Hope W, Novitsky YN, Köhler G, Emmanuel K, Schrittwieser R, Kuniyoshi N, Nishihara M, Miyahira T, Hanashiro N, Okushima N, Takushi Y, Aka H, Nakagawa H, Takehara H, Kudsi O, Piscoya J, Naranjo-Fernandez JR, Curado-Soriano A, Martin-Orta E, Infantes-Ormad M, Valera-Sanchez Z, Piñan-Diez J, Dominguez-Amodeo A, Ruiz-Zafra A, Navarrete-Carcer E, Oliva-Mompean F, Padillo-Ruiz J, Holihan J, Alawadi ZM, Kao LS, Liang MK, Henriksen NA, Meisner S, Jorgensen LN, Morales-Conde S, Gómez-Menchero J, Del Agua IA, Ramirez MS, Macías MS, Moreno AB, Luque JA, Grau JM, Eckhert K, Costanzi A, Miranda A, Pessi F, Galfrascoli E, Crippa J, Mari G, Maggioni D, Augenstein V, Colavita P, Wormer B, Walters A, Bradley J, Dacey K, Lincourt A, Horton J, Kercher K, Heniford T, Tian ML, Wang MG, Chen J, Xiu DR, Nie YS, Zhao XF, Liu J, Yao HW, Jiang B, Zhang LF, Wang HY, Gerhart C, Dheri A, Harth R, Marr D, Mensch D, Thoma MR. Topic: Recent Innovations in Hernia Surgery. Hernia. 2015 Apr; 19 Suppl 1:S328-37. PMID: 26518832.
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    26. Chandrasekhara V, Desilets D, Falk GW, Inoue H, Romanelli JR, Savides TJ, Stavropoulos SN, Swanstrom LL. The American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy PIVI (Preservation and Incorporation of Valuable Endoscopic Innovations) on peroral endoscopic myotomy. Gastrointest Endosc. 2015 May; 81(5):1087-100.e1. PMID: 25799295.
      Citations: 12     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    27. Chellali A, Schwaitzberg SD, Jones DB, Romanelli J, Miller A, Rattner D, Roberts KE, Cao CG. Toward scar-free surgery: an analysis of the increasing complexity from laparoscopic surgery to NOTES. Surg Endosc. 2014 Nov; 28(11):3119-33. PMID: 24902811.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    28. Conway NE, Romanelli JR, Bush RW, Seymour NE. Ramifications of single-port laparoscopic surgery: measuring differences in task performance using simulation. Surg Innov. 2014 Feb; 21(1):106-11. PMID: 23980199.
      Citations: 1     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    29. Agrawal V, Liu XJ, Campfield T, Romanelli J, Enrique Silva J, Braden GL. Calcium oxalate supersaturation increases early after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2014 Jan-Feb; 10(1):88-94. PMID: 23953730.
      Citations: 11     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    30. Earle DB, Romanelli JR, McLawhorn T, Omotosho P, Wu P, Rossini C, Swayze H, Desilets DJ. Prosthetic mesh contamination during NOTES(®) transgastric hernia repair: a randomized controlled trial with swine explants. Hernia. 2012 Dec; 16(6):689-95. PMID: 22744411.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:AnimalsPHPublic Health
    31. Liu X, Lagoy A, Discenza I, Papineau G, Lewis E, Braden G, Romanelli J, Braun B, Silva JE. Metabolic and neuroendocrine responses to Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. I: energy balance, metabolic changes, and fat loss. J Clin Endocrinol Metab. 2012 Aug; 97(8):E1440-50. PMID: 22585089.
      Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    32. Desilets DJ, Romanelli JR, Earle DB, Chapman CN. Gastrotomy closure with the lock-it system and the Padlock-G clip: a survival study in a porcine model. J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A. 2010 Oct; 20(8):671-6. PMID: 20687850.
      Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    33. Pallapothu R, Earle DB, Desilets DJ, Romanelli JR. NOTES(®) stapled cystgastrostomy: a novel approach for surgical management of pancreatic pseudocysts. Surg Endosc. 2011 Mar; 25(3):883-9. PMID: 20734080.
      Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
    34. Romanelli JR, Desilets DJ, Chapman CN, Surti VC, Lovewell C, Earle DB. Loop-anchor purse-string closure of gastrotomy in NOTES(R) procedures: survival studies in a porcine model. Surg Innov. 2010 Dec; 17(4):312-7. PMID: 20699300.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    35. Earle DB, Desilets DJ, Romanelli JR. NOTES transgastric abdominal wall hernia repair in a porcine model. Hernia. 2010 Oct; 14(5):517-22. PMID: 20617449.
      Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    36. Romanelli JR, Desilets DJ, Earle DB. Natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery gastrotomy closure in porcine explants with the Padlock-G clip using the Lock-It system. Endoscopy. 2010 Apr; 42(4):306-10. PMID: 20354940.
      Citations: 4     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    37. Desilets DJ, Mader TJ, Romanelli JR, Earle DB. Gastric transmural pressure measurements in vivo: implications for natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (NOTES). Gastrointest Endosc. 2010 Mar; 71(3):583-8. PMID: 20189518.
      Citations:    Fields:    Translation:Animals
    38. Welch G, Wesolowski C, Zagarins S, Kuhn J, Romanelli J, Garb J, Allen N. Evaluation of clinical outcomes for gastric bypass surgery: results from a comprehensive follow-up study. Obes Surg. 2011 Jan; 21(1):18-28. PMID: 20087678.
      Citations: 15     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    39. Romanelli JR, Roshek TB, Lynn DC, Earle DB. Single-port laparoscopic cholecystectomy: initial experience. Surg Endosc. 2010 Jun; 24(6):1374-9. PMID: 20039073.
      Citations: 40     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    40. Desilets DJ, Romanelli JR, Earle DB, Surti VC, Willingham FF, Brugge WR. Loop-anchor purse-string versus endoscopic clips for gastric closure: a natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery comparison study using burst pressures. Gastrointest Endosc. 2009 Dec; 70(6):1225-30. PMID: 19846078.
      Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Animals
    41. Garb J, Welch G, Zagarins S, Kuhn J, Romanelli J. Bariatric surgery for the treatment of morbid obesity: a meta-analysis of weight loss outcomes for laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding and laparoscopic gastric bypass. Obes Surg. 2009 Oct; 19(10):1447-55. PMID: 19655209.
      Citations: 76     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    42. Romanelli JR, Earle DB. Single-port laparoscopic surgery: an overview. Surg Endosc. 2009 Jul; 23(7):1419-27. PMID: 19347400.
      Citations: 109     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    43. Kelly JJ, Shikora S, Jones DB, Hutter MH, Robinson MK, Romanelli J, Buckley F, Lederman A, Blackburn GL, Lautz D. Best practice updates for surgical care in weight loss surgery. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2009 May; 17(5):863-70. PMID: 19396064.
      Citations: 7     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    44. Blackburn GL, Hutter MM, Harvey AM, Apovian CM, Boulton HR, Cummings S, Fallon JA, Greenberg I, Jiser ME, Jones DB, Jones SB, Kaplan LM, Kelly JJ, Kruger RS, Lautz DB, Lenders CM, Lonigro R, Luce H, McNamara A, Mulligan AT, Paasche-Orlow MK, Perna FM, Pratt JS, Riley SM, Robinson MK, Romanelli JR, Saltzman E, Schumann R, Shikora SA, Snow RL, Sogg S, Sullivan MA, Tarnoff M, Thompson CC, Wee CC, Ridley N, Auerbach J, Hu FB, Kirle L, Buckley RB, Annas CL. Expert panel on weight loss surgery: executive report update. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2009 May; 17(5):842-62. PMID: 19396063.
      Citations: 39     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    45. Lautz DB, Jiser ME, Kelly JJ, Shikora SA, Partridge SK, Romanelli JR, Cella RJ, Ryan JP. An update on best practice guidelines for specialized facilities and resources necessary for weight loss surgical programs. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2009 May; 17(5):911-7. PMID: 19396071.
      Citations: 6     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    46. Romanelli JR, Desilets DJ, Earle DB. Pancreatic pseudocystgastrostomy with a peroral, flexible stapler: human natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery anastomoses in 2 patients (with videos). Gastrointest Endosc. 2008 Nov; 68(5):981-7. PMID: 18984105.
      Citations: 3     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    47. Romanelli JR, Mark L, Omotosho PA. Single port laparoscopic cholecystectomy with the TriPort system: a case report. Surg Innov. 2008 Sep; 15(3):223-8. PMID: 18757383.
      Citations: 49     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    48. Welch G, Wesolowski C, Piepul B, Kuhn J, Romanelli J, Garb J. Physical activity predicts weight loss following gastric bypass surgery: findings from a support group survey. Obes Surg. 2008 May; 18(5):517-24. PMID: 18365295.
      Citations: 43     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    49. Lin DW, Romanelli JR, Kuhn JN, Thompson RE, Bush RW, Seymour NE. Computer-based laparoscopic and robotic surgical simulators: performance characteristics and perceptions of new users. Surg Endosc. 2009 Jan; 23(1):209-14. PMID: 18297349.
      Citations: 5     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
    50. Romanelli JR, Kelly JJ, Litwin DE. Hand-assisted laparoscopic surgery in the United States: an overview. Semin Laparosc Surg. 2001 Jun; 8(2):96-103. PMID: 11441398.
      Citations: 19     Fields:    Translation:Humans
    51. Edoga JK, Asgarian K, Singh D, James KV, Romanelli J, Merchant S, Romano D, Joostema B, Street J. Laparoscopic surgery for abdominal aortic aneurysms. Technical elements of the procedure and a preliminary report of the first 22 patients. Surg Endosc. 1998 Aug; 12(8):1064-72. PMID: 9685544.
      Citations: 2     Fields:    Translation:HumansCTClinical Trials
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