Patricia Sylla, MD

Massachusetts General Hospital

Massachusetts General Hospital
Phone: (617) 643-6115


psylla@partners.org

Patricia Sylla, MD

Massachusetts General Hospital

EDUCATIONAL TITLES

  • Assistant Professor, Surgery, Harvard Medical School
  • Assistant, Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital

DF/HCC PROGRAM AFFILIATION

Publications

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  • Amri R, Bordeianou LG, Sylla P, Berger DL. Variations in Metastasis Site by Primary Location in Colon Cancer. J Gastrointest Surg 2015; 19:1522-7. PubMed
  • Amri R, Bordeianou LG, Sylla P, Berger DL. Association of Radial Margin Positivity With Colon Cancer. JAMA Surg 2015. PubMed
  • Sylla P. Robotically assisted transanal total mesorectal excision: an exciting new trend in rectal cancer surgery. Ann Surg 2015; 261:e122. PubMed
  • Amri R, Bordeianou LG, Sylla P, Berger DL. Colon cancer surgery following emergency presentation: effects on admission and stage-adjusted outcomes. Am J Surg 2015; 209:246-53. PubMed
  • Amri R, Bordeianou LG, Sylla P, Berger DL. The fate of unscreened women in colon cancer: impact on staging and prognosis. Am J Surg 2015. PubMed
  • Amri R, Bordeianou LG, Sylla P, Berger DL. Renewed assessment of the stapled anastomosis with the increasing role of laparoscopic colectomy for colon cancer. Surg Endosc 2014. PubMed
  • Steele SR, Bleier J, Champagne B, Hassan I, Russ A, Senagore AJ, Sylla P, Pigazzi A. Improving outcomes and cost-effectiveness of colorectal surgery. J Gastrointest Surg 2014; 18:1944-56. PubMed
  • Bordeianou L, Sylla P, Kinnier CV, Rattner D. Perineal sigmoidopexy utilizing transanal endoscopic microsurgery (TEM) to treat full thickness rectal prolapse: a feasibility trial in porcine and human cadaver models. Surg Endosc 2014. PubMed
  • Amri R, Stronks K, Bordeianou LG, Sylla P, Berger DL. Gender and ethnic disparities in colon cancer presentation and outcomes in a US universal health care setting. J Surg Oncol 2014; 109:645-51. PubMed
  • Amri R, Bordeianou LG, Sylla P, Berger DL. Treatment Delay in Surgically-Treated Colon Cancer: Does It Affect Outcomes? Ann Surg Oncol 2014. PubMed
  • Emhoff IA, Lee GC, Sylla P. Transanal colorectal resection using natural orifice translumenal endoscopic surgery (NOTES). Dig Endosc 2013; 26 Suppl 1:29-42. PubMed
  • Amri R, Bordeianou LG, Sylla P, Berger DL. Obesity, outcomes and quality of care: body mass index increases the risk of wound-related complications in colon cancer surgery. Am J Surg 2013; 207:17-23. PubMed
  • Liang WY, Chang WC, Hsu CY, Arnason T, Berger D, Hawkins AT, Sylla P, Lauwers GY. Retrospective evaluation of elastic stain in the assessment of serosal invasion of pT3N0 colorectal cancers. Am J Surg Pathol 2013; 37:1565-70. PubMed
  • Amri R, Bordeianou LG, Sylla P, Berger DL. Impact of screening colonoscopy on outcomes in colon cancer surgery. JAMA Surg 2013; 148:747-54. PubMed
  • Amri R, Bordeianou LG, Sylla P, Berger DL. Preoperative carcinoembryonic antigen as an outcome predictor in colon cancer. J Surg Oncol 2013; 108:14-8. PubMed
  • Sylla P, Bordeianou LG, Berger D, Han KS, Lauwers GY, Sahani DV, Sbeih MA, Lacy AM, Rattner DW. A pilot study of natural orifice transanal endoscopic total mesorectal excision with laparoscopic assistance for rectal cancer. Surg Endosc 2013. PubMed
  • Amri R, den Boon HC, Bordeianou LG, Sylla P, Berger DL. The impact of adhesions on operations and postoperative recovery in colon cancer surgery. Am J Surg 2013. PubMed
  • de Lacy AM, Rattner DW, Adelsdorfer C, Tasende MM, Fernández M, Delgado S, Sylla P, Martínez-Palli G. Transanal natural orifice transluminal endoscopic surgery (NOTES) rectal resection: "down-to-up" total mesorectal excision (TME)-short-term outcomes in the first 20 cases. Surg Endosc 2013. PubMed
  • McLemore EC, Coker AM, Devaraj B, Chakedis J, Maawy A, Inui T, Talamini MA, Horgan S, Peterson MR, Sylla P, Ramamoorthy S. TAMIS-assisted laparoscopic low anterior resection with total mesorectal excision in a cadaveric series. Surg Endosc 2013. PubMed
  • Lacy AM, Adelsdorfer C, Delgado S, Sylla P, Rattner DW. Minilaparoscopy-assisted transrectal low anterior resection (LAR): a preliminary study. Surg Endosc 2012. PubMed
  • Telem DA, Han KS, Kim MC, Ajari I, Sohn DK, Woods K, Kapur V, Sbeih MA, Perretta S, Rattner DW, Sylla P. Transanal rectosigmoid resection via natural orifice translumenal endoscopic surgery (NOTES) with total mesorectal excision in a large human cadaver series. Surg Endosc 2012. PubMed
  • Telem DA, Berger DL, Bordeianou LG, Rattner DW, Sylla P. Update on Transanal NOTES for Rectal Cancer: Transitioning to Human Trials. Minim Invasive Surg 2012; 2012:287613. PubMed
  • Klos CL, Shellito PC, Rattner DW, Hodin RA, Cusack JC, Bordeianou L, Sylla P, Hong TS, Blaszkowsky L, Ryan DP, Lauwers GY, Chang Y, Berger DL. The effect of neoadjuvant chemoradiation therapy on the prognostic value of lymph nodes after rectal cancer surgery. Am J Surg 2010; 200:440-5. PubMed
  • Turner BG, Gee DW, Cizginer S, Kim MC, Mino-Kenudson M, Sylla P, Brugge WR, Rattner DW. Endoscopic transesophageal mediastinal lymph node dissection and en bloc resection by using mediastinal and thoracic approaches (with video). Gastrointest Endosc 2010; 72:831-5. PubMed
  • Turner BG, Cizginer S, Kim MC, Mino-Kenudson M, Ducharme RW, Surti VC, Sylla P, Brugge WR, Rattner DW, Gee DW. Stent placement provides safe esophageal closure in thoracic NOTES(TM) procedures. Surg Endosc 2010. PubMed
  • Sylla P, Sohn DK, Cizginer S, Konuk Y, Turner BG, Gee DW, Willingham FF, Hsu M, Mino-Kenudson M, Brugge WR, Rattner DW. Survival study of natural orifice translumenal endoscopic surgery for rectosigmoid resection using transanal endoscopic microsurgery with or without transgastric endoscopic assistance in a swine model. Surg Endosc 2010; 24:2022-30. PubMed
  • Sylla P. Current experience and future directions of completely NOTES colorectal resection. World J Gastrointest Surg 2010; 2:193-8. PubMed
  • Sylla P, Rattner DW, Delgado S, Lacy AM. NOTES transanal rectal cancer resection using transanal endoscopic microsurgery and laparoscopic assistance. Surg Endosc 2010; 24:1205-10. PubMed
  • Willingham FF, Turner BG, Gee DW, Cizginer S, Sohn DK, Sylla P, Kambadakone A, Sahani D, Mino-Kenudson M, Rattner DW, Brugge WR. Leaks and endoscopic assessment of break of integrity after NOTES gastrotomy: the LEAKING study, a prospective, randomized, controlled trial. Gastrointest Endosc 2010; 71:1018-24. PubMed
  • Sohn DK, Turner BG, Gee DW, Willingham FF, Sylla P, Cizginer S, Konuk Y, Brugge WR, Rattner DW. Reducing the unexpectedly high rate of injuries caused by NOTES gastrotomy creation. Surg Endosc 2010; 24:277-82. PubMed
  • Willingham FF, Gee DW, Sylla P, Kambadakone A, Singh AH, Sahani D, Mino-Kenudson M, Rattner DW, Brugge WR. Natural orifice versus conventional laparoscopic distal pancreatectomy in a porcine model: a randomized, controlled trial. Gastrointest Endosc 2009; 70:740-7. PubMed
  • Sylla P, Chessin DB, Gorfine SR, Roth E, Bub DS, Bauer JJ. Evaluation of one-stage laparoscopic-assisted restorative proctocolectomy at a specialty center: comparison with the open approach. Dis Colon Rectum 2009; 52:394-9. PubMed
  • Willingham FF,Gee DW,Sylla P,Lauwers GY,Rattner DW,Brugge WR. En bloc esophageal mucosectomy for concentric circumferential mucosal resection (with video). Gastrointest Endosc 2008; 69:147-51. PubMed
  • Sylla P,Willingham FF,Sohn DK,Gee D,Brugge WR,Rattner DW. NOTES rectosigmoid resection using transanal endoscopic microsurgery (TEM) with transgastric endoscopic assistance: a pilot study in swine. J Gastrointest Surg 2008; 12:1717-23. PubMed
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