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Garth H. Ballantyne

Department of Surgery

Hackensack University Medical Center

New Jersey 07601



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  • Department of Surgery, Hackensack University Medical Center, New Jersey 07601, USA. 2002 - 2008
  • Minimally Invasive & Telerobotic Surgery Institute, Hackensack University Medical Center, 20 Prospect Avenue, Hackensack, USA. 2002 - 2007
  • Hackensack University, Medical Center, 20 Prospect Avenue, Hackensack, USA. 2003


  1. Bariatric surgery: low mortality at a high-volume center. Ballantyne, G.H., Belsley, S., Stephens, D., Saunders, J.K., Trivedi, A., Ewing, D.R., Iannace, V., Davis, D., Capella, R.F., Wasielewski, A., Moran, S., Schmidt, H.J. Obes. Surg (2008) [Pubmed]
  2. Telerobotic gastrointestinal surgery: phase 2--safety and efficacy. Ballantyne, G.H. Surg. Endosc (2007) [Pubmed]
  3. Peptide YY(1-36) and peptide YY(3-36): Part I. Distribution, release and actions. Ballantyne, G.H. Obes. Surg (2006) [Pubmed]
  4. Peptide YY(1-36) and peptide YY(3-36): Part II. Changes after gastrointestinal surgery and bariatric surgery. Ballantyne, G.H. Obes. Surg (2006) [Pubmed]
  5. Short-term changes in insulin resistance following weight loss surgery for morbid obesity: laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding versus laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. Ballantyne, G.H., Farkas, D., Laker, S., Wasielewski, A. Obes. Surg (2006) [Pubmed]
  6. Telerobotic-assisted laparoscopic right hemicolectomy: lateral to medial or medial to lateral dissection?. Ballantyne, G.H., Ewing, D., Pigazzi, A., Wasielewski, A. Surg. Laparosc. Endosc. Percutan. Tech (2006) [Pubmed]
  7. The learning curve measured by operating times for laparoscopic and open gastric bypass: roles of surgeon's experience, institutional experience, body mass index and fellowship training. Ballantyne, G.H., Ewing, D., Capella, R.F., Capella, J.F., Davis, D., Schmidt, H.J., Wasielewski, A., Davies, R.J. Obes. Surg (2005) [Pubmed]
  8. Changes in insulin resistance following bariatric surgery and the adipoinsular axis: role of the adipocytokines, leptin, adiponectin and resistin. Ballantyne, G.H., Gumbs, A., Modlin, I.M. Obes. Surg (2005) [Pubmed]
  9. Hand-assisted laparoscopic colectomy: evolution to a clinically useful technique. Ballantyne, G.H., Leahy, P.F. Dis. Colon Rectum (2004) [Pubmed]
  10. Predictors of prolonged hospital stay following open and laparoscopic gastric bypass for morbid obesity: body mass index, length of surgery, sleep apnea, asthma, and the metabolic syndrome. Ballantyne, G.H., Svahn, J., Capella, R.F., Capella, J.F., Schmidt, H.J., Wasielewski, A., Davies, R.J. Obes. Surg (2004) [Pubmed]
  11. Telerobotic laparoscopic repair of incisional ventral hernias using intraperitoneal prosthetic mesh. Ballantyne, G.H., Hourmont, K., Wasielewski, A. JSLS (2003) [Pubmed]
  12. The da Vinci telerobotic surgical system: the virtual operative field and telepresence surgery. Ballantyne, G.H., Moll, F. Surg. Clin. North Am. (2003) [Pubmed]
  13. Measuring outcomes following bariatric surgery: weight loss parameters, improvement in co-morbid conditions, change in quality of life and patient satisfaction. Ballantyne, G.H. Obes. Surg (2003) [Pubmed]
  14. The pitfalls of laparoscopic surgery: challenges for robotics and telerobotic surgery. Ballantyne, G.H. Surg. Laparosc. Endosc. Percutan. Tech (2002) [Pubmed]
  15. Granting clinical privileges for telerobotic surgery. Ballantyne, G.H., Kelley, W.E. Surg. Laparosc. Endosc. Percutan. Tech (2002) [Pubmed]
  16. Robotic surgery, telerobotic surgery, telepresence, and telementoring. Review of early clinical results. Ballantyne, G.H. Surg. Endosc (2002) [Pubmed]
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