Kenneth R Sirinek

  • 3880 Citations
  • 35 h-Index
1973 …2018
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Research Output 1973 2018

  • 3880 Citations
  • 35 h-Index
  • 174 Article
  • 2 Chapter
  • 1 Review article
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2016
11 Citations (Scopus)

Who will be able to perform open biliary surgery in 2025?

Sirinek, K. R., Willis, R. & Schwesinger, W. H., Jul 1 2016, In : Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 223, 1, p. 110-115 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
Cholecystectomy
Common Bile Duct
Teaching Hospitals
Libraries
2015

Discussion

Fry, W., Eskandari, M., Corson, J., Mansour, M. A. & Sirinek, K., Jul 1 2015, In : Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 221, 1, p. 100-101 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Discussion

Riall, T., Vitale, G. C., Diaz, J., Richardson, B., Mattox, K. & Sirinek, K. R., Apr 1 2015, In : Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 220, 4, p. 528-529 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

18 Citations (Scopus)
Magnetic Resonance Cholangiopancreatography
Cholangiography
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography
Choledocholithiasis
2014
2 Citations (Scopus)

Geographic maldistribution of general surgery PGYI residents: Another US surgical desert

Sirinek, K. R., Willis, R. & Stewart, R. M., Dec 1 2014, In : American Journal of Surgery. 208, 6, p. 1023-1028 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Graduate Education
Censuses
Population
Surgeons
2013
11 Citations (Scopus)

The general surgery workforce shortage is worse when assessed at county level

Stewart, R. M., Liao, L., West, M. & Sirinek, K. R., Dec 2013, In : American Journal of Surgery. 206, 6, p. 1016-1023 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Population
Benchmarking
Censuses
Surgeons
Libraries
5 Citations (Scopus)

Tort Reform Is Associated with Significant Increases in Texas Physicians Relative to the Texas Population

Stewart, R. M., West, M., Schirmer, R. & Sirinek, K. R., 2013, In : Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery. 17, 1, p. 168-178 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Legal Liability
Physicians
Population
Health Services Accessibility
Wounds and Injuries
2012
4 Citations (Scopus)

Tort reform is associated with more medical board complaints and disciplinary actions

Stewart, R. M., Love, J. D., Rocheleau, L. A. & Sirinek, K. R., Apr 2012, In : Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 214, 4, p. 567-571 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Legal Liability
Licensure
Jurisprudence
Physicians
Costs and Cost Analysis
2011
23 Citations (Scopus)

Malpractice risk and cost are significantly reduced after tort reform

Stewart, R. M., Geoghegan, K., Myers, J. G., Sirinek, K. R., Corneille, M. G., Mueller, D. L., Dent, D. L., Wolf, S. E. & Pruitt, B. A., Apr 2011, In : Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 212, 4

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Legal Liability
Malpractice
Costs and Cost Analysis
Databases
Operative Surgical Procedures
2010
21 Citations (Scopus)

A prospective randomized pilot study of near-infrared spectroscopy-directed restricted fluid therapy versus standard fluid therapy in patients undergoing elective colorectal surgery

Cohn, S. M., Pearl, R. G., Acosta, S. M., Nowlin, M. U., Hernandez, A., Guta, C., Michalek, J. E., Boatman, E., Chari, A., Combest, S., Eckmann, M., Elder, J., Elenes, R., Johnson, W., Kercheville, S., Klem, S., O'Mara, B., Panomitros, G., Rogers, J., Wheeler, A. S. & 26 others, Ybarra, M., Zuazu, M., Corneille, M., Mueller, D. L., Schwesinger, W. H., Shelton, A., Sirinek, K., Van Sickle, K. R., Welton, M., Pruitt, B. A., Sessler, D., Anzueto, A., Grathwohl, K., Pollock, B., Azios, J., Belscamper, D., Dugay, J., Jonas, R., Lopez, J., McCarthy, J., O'Donnell, K., Olivarri, S., O'Riordan, G., Louden, C., Sanns, B. & Sanchez, L., Dec 2010, In : American Surgeon. 76, 12, p. 1384-1392 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Colorectal Surgery
Near-Infrared Spectroscopy
Fluid Therapy
Oliguria
Resuscitation
2008
41 Citations (Scopus)

Nondiagnostic thyroid fine-needle aspiration biopsies are no longer a dilemma

Richards, M. L., Bohnenblust, E., Sirinek, K. R. & Bingener, J., Sep 2008, In : American Journal of Surgery. 196, 3, p. 398-402 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fine Needle Biopsy
Thyroid Gland
Thyroidectomy
Biopsy
Pathology
27 Citations (Scopus)

The Mirizzi syndrome: Multidisciplinary management promotes optimal outcomes

Mithani, R., Schwesinger, W. H., Bingener, J., Sirinek, K. R. & Gross, G. W., Jun 2008, In : Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery. 12, 6, p. 1022-1028 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Mirizzi Syndrome
Cholecystectomy
Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography
Laser Lithotripsy
Choledochostomy
2007
9 Citations (Scopus)

A successful application of the intraoperative parathyroid hormone assay in tertiary hyperparathyroidism

Thanasoulis, L., Bingener, J., Sirinek, K. R. & Richards, M., Mar 2007, In : American Surgeon. 73, 3, p. 281-283 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hyperparathyroidism
Parathyroid Hormone
Parathyroidectomy
Primary Hyperparathyroidism
Calcium
81 Citations (Scopus)

Long-term outcomes in laparoscopic vs open ventral hernia repair

Bingener, J., Buck, L., Richards, M., Michalek, J. E., Schwesinger, W. H. & Sirinek, K. R., Jun 2007, In : Archives of Surgery. 142, 6, p. 562-566 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ventral Hernia
Herniorrhaphy
Inlays
Length of Stay
Morbidity
2006
62 Citations (Scopus)

Gallbladder perforation: Risk factors and outcome

Stefanidis, D., Sirinek, K. R. & Bingener, J., Apr 2006, In : Journal of Surgical Research. 131, 2, p. 204-208 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gallbladder
Cholecystectomy
Cholecystitis
Hispanic Americans
Length of Stay
81 Citations (Scopus)

Parathyroidectomy in secondary hyperparathyroidism: Is there an optimal operative management?

Richards, M. L., Wormuth, J., Bingener, J. & Sirinek, K. R., Feb 2006, In : Surgery. 139, 2, p. 174-180 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Parathyroidectomy
Secondary Hyperparathyroidism
Reoperation
Hyperplasia
Autologous Transplantation
2005

Abdominal pain and vomiting in a middle-aged woman

Clark, C. E., Richards, M. L., Perry, W. B. & Sirinek, K. R., Jul 2005, In : Current Surgery. 62, 4, p. 412-414 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Citations (Scopus)

Early conversion for gangrenous cholecystitis: Impact on outcome

Bingener, J., Stefanidis, D., Richards, M. L., Schwesinger, W. H. & Sirinek, K. R., Aug 2005, In : Surgical Endoscopy and Other Interventional Techniques. 19, 8, p. 1139-1141 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cholecystitis
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
Cholecystectomy
Length of Stay
Operative Time
20 Citations (Scopus)

Gangrenous cholecystitis in the decade before and after the introduction of laparoscopic cholecystectomy.

Stefanidis, D., Bingener, J., Richards, M., Schwesinger, W. H., Dorman, J. & Sirinek, K. R., 2005, In : JSLS : Journal of the Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons / Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons. 9, 2, p. 169-173 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cholecystitis
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
Cholecystectomy
Length of Stay
Morbidity
34 Citations (Scopus)

Open Rives-Stoppa ventral hernia repair made simple and successful but not for everyone

Heartsill, L., Richards, M. L., Arfai, N., Lee, A., Bingener-Casey, J., Schwesinger, W. H. & Sirinek, K. R., May 2005, In : Hernia. 9, 2, p. 162-166 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ventral Hernia
Herniorrhaphy
Hernia
Recurrence
Fascia
2004
21 Citations (Scopus)

Does the correlation of acute cholecystitis on ultrasound and at surgery reflect a mirror image?

Bingener, J., Schwesinger, W. H., Chopra, S., Richards, M. L. & Sirinek, K. R., Dec 2004, In : American Journal of Surgery. 188, 6, p. 703-707 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Acute Cholecystitis
Histology
Ultrasonography
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
Cholecystectomy
28 Citations (Scopus)
Biliary Dyskinesia
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
Cholecystokinin
Gallbladder
Demography
2003

Comment on bidirectional endoscopy in patients with fecal occult blood: Redefining the bleeding sites [4] (multiple letters)

Giordano, P., Huang, A., Schwesinger, W. H., Velez, J. P., Stauffer, J., Gaskill, H. V., Kazantsev, G. B., Sirinek, K. R. & Strodel, W. E., Jan 2003, In : Surgical Endoscopy and Other Interventional Techniques. 17, 1, p. 171-172 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Intestinal Diseases
Gastroscopy
Occult Blood
Endoscopy
Hemorrhage
101 Citations (Scopus)

Intraoperative parathyroid hormone assay: An accurate predictor of symptomatic hypocalcemia following thyroidectomy

Richards, M. L., Bingener-Casey, J., Pierce, D., Strodel, W. E., Sirinek, K. R., Van Heerden, J., Prinz, R. A. & Angelos, P., Jun 1 2003, In : Archives of Surgery. 138, 6, p. 632-636 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hypocalcemia
Thyroidectomy
Parathyroid Hormone
Thyrotropin
Thyroid Gland
109 Citations (Scopus)

Laparoscopic cholecystectomy for elderly patients: Gold standard for golden years?

Bingener, J., Richards, M. L., Schwesinger, W. H., Strodel, W. E., Sirinek, K. R., Madura, J. A., Velasco, J. M., Joehl, R. J., Millikan, K. W., Dayton, M. T., Peck, J. J. & Organ, C. H., May 1 2003, In : Archives of Surgery. 138, 5, p. 531-536 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
Mortality
Biliary Tract Diseases
Choledocholithiasis
Acute Cholecystitis
2002
17 Citations (Scopus)

Bidirectional endoscopy in patients with fecal occult blood: Redefining the bleeding sites

Velez, J. P., Schwesinger, W. H., Stauffer, J., Gaskill, H. V., Kazantsev, G. B., Sirinek, K. R. & Strodel, W. E., 2002, In : Surgical Endoscopy and Other Interventional Techniques. 16, 1, p. 117-120 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Occult Blood
Endoscopy
Arteriovenous Malformations
Hemorrhage
Varicose Veins
101 Citations (Scopus)

Reasons for conversion from laparoscopic to open cholecystectomy: A 10-year review

Bingener-Casey, J., Richards, M. L., Strodel, W. E., Schwesinger, W. H. & Sirinek, K. R., 2002, In : Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery. 6, 6, p. 800-805 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

antineoplaston A10
Cholecystectomy
Acute Cholecystitis
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
Anatomy
2001
38 Citations (Scopus)

Operations for Peptic Ulcer Disease: Paradigm Lost

Schwesinger, W. H., Page, C. P., Sirinek, K. R., Gaskill, H. V., Melnick, G. & Strodel, W. E., Jul 2001, In : Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery. 5, 4, p. 438-443 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Peptic Ulcer
Stomach
Hemorrhage
Stomach Neoplasms
Neoplasms
83 Citations (Scopus)

Treatment of acute cholecystitis in non-critically III patients at high surgical risk: Comparison of clinical outcomes after gallbladder aspiration and after percutaneous cholecystostomy

Chopra, S., Dodd, G. D., Mumbower, A. L., Chintapalli, K. N., Schwesinger, W. H., Sirinek, K. R., Dorman, J. P. & Rhim, H., 2001, In : American Journal of Roentgenology. 176, 4, p. 1025-1031 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cholecystostomy
Acute Cholecystitis
Gallbladder
Outcome Assessment (Health Care)
Therapeutics
2000
34 Citations (Scopus)

Diagnosis and treatment of intra-abdominal abscesses.

Sirinek, K. R., 2000, In : Surgical Infections. 1, 1, p. 31-38 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Abdominal Abscess
Abscess
Drainage
APACHE
Therapeutics
68 Citations (Scopus)

Laparoscopic cholecystectomy and cirrhosis: A case-control study of outcomes

Fernandes, N. F., Schwesinger, W. H., Hilsenbeck, S. G., Gross, G. W., Bay, M. K., Sirinek, K. R. & Schenker, S., May 2000, In : Liver Transplantation. 6, 3, p. 340-344 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
Case-Control Studies
Fibrosis
Length of Stay
Mortality
84 Citations (Scopus)

Operative management of diverticular emergencies: Strategies and outcomes

Schwesinger, W. H., Page, C. P., Gaskill, H. V., Steward, R. M., Chopra, S., Strodel, W. E. & Sirinek, K. R., May 2000, In : Archives of Surgery. 135, 5, p. 558-563 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Emergencies
Length of Stay
Morbidity
Fistula
Mortality
1 Citation (Scopus)

Roundtable discussion of antibiotic therapy in surgical infections.

Barie, P. S., Coppa, G., Cryer, H. G., Fry, D. E., Lee, P. C., Martens, M. G., Nichols, R. L., O'Leary, J. P., Rapp, R. P., Sirinek, K. R., Smith, D. W. & Wilson, S. E., 2000, In : Surgical Infections. 1, 1, p. 79-89 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Drug Resistance, Multiple, Bacterial
Prescription Fees
Severity of Illness Index
4-Quinolones
Microbiological Techniques
1999
44 Citations (Scopus)

Laparoscopic cholecystectomy for biliary tract emergencies: State of the art

Schwesinger, W. H., Sirinek, K. R. & Strodel, W. E., Apr 1999, In : World Journal of Surgery. 23, 4, p. 334-342 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
Biliary Tract
Emergencies
Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography
Common Bile Duct
1998
16 Citations (Scopus)

Biliary pancreatitis. The era of laparoscopic cholecystectomy

Schwesinger, W. H., Page, C. P., Gross, G. W., Miller, J. E., Strodel, W. E. & Sirinek, K. R., Oct 1998, In : Archives of Surgery. 133, 10, p. 1103-1106 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Endoscopic Retrograde Cholangiopancreatography
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
Pancreatitis
Common Bile Duct
Cholecystectomy
4 Citations (Scopus)

Biliary sludge formation during enteral nutrition: Prevalence and natural history

Schwesinger, W. H., Page, C. P., Strodel, W. E., Ghiatis, A. A., Chopra, S., Gross, G. W. & Sirinek, K. R., 1998, In : Surgery. 124, 4, p. 768-772 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Enteral Nutrition
Natural History
Bile
Jejunostomy
Needles

Total portacaval shunts

Miller, J. E. & Sirinek, K. R., Dec 1998, In : Problems in General Surgery. 15, 4, p. 96-104 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Surgical Portacaval Shunt
Portal Hypertension
Decompression
Liver Transplantation
Fibrosis
1997
12 Citations (Scopus)

Abdominal operations after lung transplantation: Indications and outcome

Pollard, T. R., Schwesinger, W. H., Sako, E. Y. & Sirinek, K. R., 1997, In : Archives of Surgery. 132, 7, p. 714-718 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Lung Transplantation
Lung
Mortality
Morbidity
Referral and Consultation
23 Citations (Scopus)

Complications of surgical endoscopy: A decade of experience from a surgical residency training program

Schauer, P. R., Schwesinger, W. H., Page, C. P., Stewart, R. M., Levine, B. A. & Sirinek, K. R., Jan 1997, In : Surgical Endoscopy. 11, 1, p. 8-11 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Internship and Residency
Endoscopy
Education
Gastrointestinal Endoscopy
Mortality
23 Citations (Scopus)

Incidence and significance of subdiaphragmatic air following laparoscopic cholecystectomy

Schauer, P. R., Page, C. P., Ghiatas, A. A., Miller, J. E., Schwesinger, W. H. & Sirinek, K. R., 1997, In : American Surgeon. 63, 2, p. 132-136 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
Air
Incidence
Intestinal Perforation
Cholecystectomy
29 Citations (Scopus)

Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy during Pregnancy is Safe for Both Mother and Fetus

Abuabara, S. F., Gross, G. W. & Sirinek, K. R., Jan 1997, In : Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery. 1, 1, p. 48-52 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
Fetus
Mothers
Pregnancy
Pneumoperitoneum
1996
6 Citations (Scopus)

Upper gastrointestinal bleeding following major surgical procedures: Prevalence, etiology, and outcome

Pollard, T. R., Schwesinger, W. H., Page, C. P., Schauer, P. R. & Sirinek, K. R., Jul 15 1996, In : Journal of Surgical Research. 64, 1, p. 75-78 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Hemorrhage
Gastritis
Ulcer
Sepsis
Incidence
1995
124 Citations (Scopus)

Complications of needle catheter jejunostomy in 2,022 consecutive applications

Myers, J. G., Page, C. P., Stewart, R. M., Schwesinger, W. H., Sirinek, K. R. & Bradley Aust, J., 1995, In : The American Journal of Surgery. 170, 6, p. 547-551 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Jejunostomy
Needles
Catheters
Enteral Nutrition
Exercise Test
72 Citations (Scopus)

Meropenem versus tobramycin plus clindamycin for treatment of intraabdominal infections: Results of a prospective, randomized, double-blind clinical trial

Condon, R. E., Walker, A. P., Sirinek, K. R., White, P. W., Fabian, T. C., Nichols, R. L. & Wilson, S. E., Sep 1995, In : Clinical Infectious Diseases. 21, 3, p. 544-550 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

meropenem
Intraabdominal Infections
Tobramycin
Clindamycin
Clinical Trials
52 Citations (Scopus)

The laparoscopic approach reduces the endocrine response to elective cholecystectomy

Schauer, P. R. & Sirinek, K. R., 1995, In : American Surgeon. 61, 2, p. 106-111 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cholecystectomy
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
Hydrocortisone
Glucose
Epinephrine
34 Citations (Scopus)

Ticarcillin/clavulanate compared with clindamycin/gentamicin (with or without ampicillin) for the treatment of intra-abdominal infections in pediatric and adult patients

Dougherty, S. H., Sirinek, K. R., Schauer, P. R., Fink, M. P., Fabian, T. C., Martin, D. H. & Wiedermann, B., 1995, In : American Surgeon. 61, 4, p. 297-303 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ticarcillin
Intraabdominal Infections
Clavulanic Acid
Clindamycin
Ampicillin
1994
5 Citations (Scopus)

Single-dose cefuroxime versus multiple-dose cefazolin as prophylactic therapy for high-risk cholecystectomy

Sirinek, K. R., Schauer, P. R., Yellin, A. E., Berne, T. V., Heseltine, P., Appleman, M., Gill, M. & Pappa, K. A., 1994, In : Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 178, 4, p. 321-325 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cefazolin
Cefuroxime
Cholecystectomy
Infection
Therapeutics
18 Citations (Scopus)

The effect of laparoscopic cholecystectomy on resident training

Schauer, P. R., Page, C. P., Stewart, R. M., Schwesinger, W. H. & Sirinek, K. R., 1994, In : The American Journal of Surgery. 168, 6, p. 566-570 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
Cholecystectomy
Morbidity
Mortality
1993
121 Citations (Scopus)

Pulmonary function after laparoscopic cholecystectomy

Schauer, P. R., Luna, J., Ghiatas, A. A., Glen, M. E., Warren, J. M., Sirinek, K. R., Van de Water, J., Wolfe, B. M., Larson, G. M., Condon, R. E., Helton, W. S., Zucker, K. A. & Fabri, P. J., 1993, In : Surgery. 114, 2, p. 389-399 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
Lung
Cholecystectomy
Narcotics
Oxygen
1992
1 Citation (Scopus)

Perioperative care of patients with portal hypertension

Bready, L. L., Tingle, L. J., Sirinek, K. R. & Levine, B. A., 1992, In : Problems in General Surgery. 9, 3, p. 447-463 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Perioperative Care
Portal Hypertension