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Patricia Sylla, MD


  • 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 Apr 10.
  • 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 Apr 3.
  • 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 Mar 22.
  • 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 Mar 14.
  • 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 Jun 30.
  • Lacy AM, Adelsdorfer C, Delgado S, Sylla P, Rattner DW.Minilaparoscopy-assisted transrectal low anterior resection (LAR): a preliminary study.Surg Endosc. 2012 Jul 18.
  • 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.
  • Sylla P.Current experience and future directions of completely NOTES colorectal resection.World J Gastrointest Surg. 2010 Jun 27;2(6):193-8.
  • 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 Oct;200(4):440-5.
  • 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 Oct;72(4):831-5.
  • 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 Sep 4.
  • 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 Aug;24(8):2022-30.
  • 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 May;71(6):1018-24.
  • Sylla P, Rattner DW, Delgado S, Lacy AM.NOTES transanal rectal cancer resection using transanal endoscopic microsurgery and laparoscopic assistance.Surg Endosc. 2010 May;24(5):1205-10.
  • 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 Feb;24(2):277-82.
  • 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 Oct;70(4):740-7.
  • 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 Mar;52(3):394-9.
  • 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. 2009 Jan;69(1):147-51.
  • 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 Oct;12(10):1717-23.