Luke Putnam

Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery

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  • Novel Utility of Amplatzer Septal Occlusion Device to Treat Persistent Aortocaval Fistula following Ruptured Endovascular Aortic Aneurysm Repair (rEVAR)Ann Vasc Surg. 2020 May; 65:283. e7-283. e11. . View in PubMed
  • Cruroplasty as a standalone treatment for recurrent hiatal hernia repair Hernia. 2024 Jun 19. . View in PubMed
  • Short term safety of magnetic sphincter augmentation vs minimally invasive fundoplication: an ACS-NSQIP analysis Surg Endosc. 2024 Apr; 38(4):1944-1949. . View in PubMed
  • Trends and outcomes of intraoperative esophagogastroduodenoscopy during laparoscopic Heller myotomy: a National Surgical Quality Improvement Program analysis J Gastrointest Surg. 2024 Mar; 28(3):282-284. . View in PubMed
  • Use of magnetic sphincter augmentation as an adjunct procedure in paraesophageal hernia repair Dis Esophagus. 2023 Jun 15; 36(Supplement_1). . View in PubMed
  • Lower Rates of Unplanned Conversion to Open in Robotic Approach to Esophagectomy for Cancer Am Surg. 2023 Jun; 89(6):2583-2594. . View in PubMed
  • Impact of Robotic Approach on Post-Anastomotic Leaks After Esophagectomy for Esophageal Cancer Am Surg. 2022 Oct; 88(10):2499-2507. . View in PubMed
  • Hernia-to-neck ratio is associated with emergent ventral hernia repair Surg Endosc. 2022 12; 36(12):9374-9378. . View in PubMed
  • Loosening the belt on magnetic sphincter augmentation indications: does body mass index matter? Surg Endosc. 2022 07; 36(7):4878-4884.. View in PubMed
  • Magnetic sphincter augmentation with hiatal hernia repair: long term outcomes Surg Endosc. 2021 10; 35(10):5607-5612. . View in PubMed
  • Less is more: cruroplasty alone is sufficient for revisional hiatal hernia surgery Surg Endosc. 2021 08; 35(8):4661-4666. . View in PubMed
  • Understanding the GERD Barrier J Clin Gastroenterol. 2021 07 01; 55(6):459-468. . View in PubMed
  • Evolving changes of minimally invasive esophagectomy: a single-institution experience Surg Endosc. 2020 06; 34(6):2503-2511. . View in PubMed
  • Povidone-iodine Irrigation for Pediatric Perforated Appendicitis May Be Protective: A Bayesian Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial Ann Surg. 2020 05; 271(5):827-833. . View in PubMed
  • Using a Second Stakeholder-Driven Variance Reporting System Improves Pediatric Perioperative Safety Pediatr Qual Saf. 2019 Sep-Oct; 4(5):e220. . View in PubMed
  • Ann Surg. 2018 05; 267(5):977-982. . View in PubMed
  • Factors associated with early recurrence after congenital diaphragmatic hernia repair J Pediatr Surg. 2017 Jun; 52(6):928-932. . View in PubMed
  • Minimally Invasive vs Open Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Repair: Is There a Superior Approach? J Am Coll Surg. 2017 Apr; 224(4):416-422.. View in PubMed
  • The impact of cardiac risk factors on short-term outcomes for children undergoing a Ladd procedure J Pediatr Surg. 2017 Mar; 52(3):390-394. . View in PubMed
  • Does compliance with antibiotic prophylaxis in pediatric simple appendicitis matter? J Surg Res. 2017 08; 216:1-8.. View in PubMed
  • Measuring the Value of a Clinical Practice Guideline for Children With Perforated Appendicitis Ann Surg. 2017 07; 266(1):195-200. . View in PubMed
  • Surgery. 2017 05; 161(5):1326-1333. . View in PubMed
  • Surgical site infection reporting: more than meets the agar J Pediatr Surg. 2017 Jan; 52(1):156-160. . View in PubMed
  • Don’t forget the dose: Improving computed tomography dosing for pediatric appendicitis J Pediatr Surg. 2016 Dec; 51(12):1944-1948. . View in PubMed
  • How Should Surgical Residents Be Educated About Patient Safety: A Pilot Randomized Controlled Trial J Surg Educ. 2016 Jul-Aug; 73(4):660-7. . View in PubMed
  • Laboratory evaluation for pediatric patients with suspected necrotizing soft tissue infections: A case-control study J Pediatr Surg. 2016 Jun; 51(6):1022-5. . View in PubMed
  • A multicenter, pediatric quality improvement initiative improves surgical wound class assignment, but is it enough? J Pediatr Surg. 2016 Apr; 51(4):639-44.. View in PubMed
  • Improving the Quality of Quality Improvement Reporting: Standards for Quality Improvement Reporting Excellence (SQUIRE) 20 Guidelines. JAMA Surg. 2016 Apr; 151(4):311-2. . View in PubMed
  • The Impact of Socioeconomic Status on Appendiceal Perforation in Pediatric AppendicitisJ Pediatr. 2016 Mar; 170:156-60. e1. . View in PubMed
  • Meaningful use and good catches: More appropriate metrics for checklist effectiveness Surgery. 2016 12; 160(6):1675-1681. . View in PubMed
  • Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia Defect Size and Infant Morbidity at Discharge Pediatrics. 2016 11; 138(5). . View in PubMed
  • Prophylactic versus symptomatic Ladd procedures for pediatric malrotation J Surg Res. 2016 10; 205(2):327-330. . View in PubMed
  • Evaluation of Variability in Inhaled Nitric Oxide Use and Pulmonary Hypertension in Patients With Congenital Diaphragmatic Hernia JAMA Pediatr. 2016 12 01; 170(12):1188-1194. . View in PubMed
  • Surgical resident education in patient safety: where can we improve? J Surg Res. 2015 Dec; 199(2):308-13.. View in PubMed
  • A statewide analysis of specialized care for pediatric appendicitis Surgery. 2015 Sep; 158(3):787-92. . View in PubMed
  • Adherence to surgical antibiotic prophylaxis remains a challenge despite multifaceted interventions Surgery. 2015 Aug; 158(2):413-9. . View in PubMed
  • The utility of the contrast enema in neonates with suspected Hirschsprung disease J Pediatr Surg. 2015 Jun; 50(6):963-6. . View in PubMed
  • Surgical wound classification for pediatric appendicitis remains poorly documented despite targeted interventions J Pediatr Surg. 2015 Jun; 50(6):915-8. . View in PubMed
  • Impact of a 24-hour discharge pathway on outcomes of pediatric appendectomy Surgery. 2014 Aug; 156(2):455-61. . View in PubMed
  • Multifaceted interventions improve adherence to the surgical checklist Surgery. 2014 Aug; 156(2):336-44. . View in PubMed
  • Anesthesia in the morbidly obese patient South Med J. 1974 Dec; 67(12):1411-7. . View in PubMed