Publications by authors named "Keith Gersin"

50 Publications

Preoperative patient opioid education, standardization of prescriptions, and their impact on overall patient satisfaction.

Surgery 2021 Mar 27;169(3):655-659. Epub 2020 Oct 27.

Division of Gastrointestinal and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC. Electronic address:

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March 2021

Ambulatory bariatric surgery: does it really lead to higher rates of adverse events?

Surg Obes Relat Dis 2020 Nov 5;16(11):1713-1720. Epub 2020 Jul 5.

Divison of Bariatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, North Carolina.

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November 2020

Best reoperative strategy for failed fundoplication: redo fundoplication or conversion to Roux-en-Y gastric diversion?

Surg Endosc 2020 Jul 16. Epub 2020 Jul 16.

Gastrointestinal and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Carolinas Medical Center, 1025 Morehead Medical Drive Suite 300, Charlotte, NC, 28204, USA.

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July 2020

Outcomes of Bariatric Surgery in African Americans: an Analysis of the Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery Accreditation and Quality Improvement Program (MBSAQIP) Data Registry.

Obes Surg 2020 Nov 4;30(11):4275-4285. Epub 2020 Jul 4.

Atrium Health Weight Management, Section of Bariatric & Metabolic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Carolinas Medical Center, Atrium Health, Charlotte, NC, 28204, USA.

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November 2020

Correction to: Impact of age on morbidity and mortality following bariatric surgery.

Surg Endosc 2020 Sep;34(9):4193

Division of Gastrointestinal & Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC, USA.

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September 2020

Impact of age on morbidity and mortality following bariatric surgery.

Surg Endosc 2020 Sep 30;34(9):4185-4192. Epub 2019 Oct 30.

Division of Gastrointestinal & Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC, USA.

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September 2020

Twelve years of component separation technique in abdominal wall reconstruction.

Surgery 2019 10 27;166(4):435-444. Epub 2019 Jul 27.

Gastrointestinal and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC. Electronic address:

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October 2019

A novel risk prediction model for 30-day severe adverse events and readmissions following bariatric surgery based on the MBSAQIP database.

Surg Obes Relat Dis 2019 Jul 20;15(7):1138-1145. Epub 2019 Mar 20.

Department of Surgery, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, North Carolina.

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July 2019

Comment on: Operative morbidity of laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy in patients older than age 65.

Surg Obes Relat Dis 2019 01 14;15(1):12-13. Epub 2018 Nov 14.

Atrium Health, Charlotte, North Carolina.

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January 2019

Transversus abdominis block utilizing liposomal bupivacaine as a non-opioid analgesic for postoperative pain management.

Surg Endosc 2019 08 2;33(8):2657-2662. Epub 2018 Nov 2.

Division of Bariatric Surgery, Carolinas Medical Center, 2630 E 7th St, Charlotte, NC, 28204, USA.

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August 2019

Roux-En-Y gastric bypass following failed fundoplication.

Surg Endosc 2018 08 23;32(8):3517-3524. Epub 2018 Jan 23.

Division of Gastrointestinal and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC, USA.

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August 2018

Robotic gastric bypass may lead to fewer complications compared with laparoscopy.

Surg Endosc 2018 Feb 19;32(2):610-616. Epub 2017 Jul 19.

Department of Surgery, Carolinas Healthcare System, Charlotte, NC, USA.

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February 2018

Evaluation of a Powered Stapler System with Gripping Surface Technology on Surgical Interventions Required During Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy.

J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 2017 May 19;27(5):489-494. Epub 2016 Dec 19.

4 Department of General Surgery, Wake Forest University School of Medicine , Winston Salem, North Carolina.

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May 2017

Impact of Bariatric Surgery on Hiatal Hernia Repair Outcomes.

Am Surg 2016 Aug;82(8):743-7

Division of Bariatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, Carolinas Healthcare System, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA.

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August 2016

Early discharge in the bariatric population does not increase post-discharge resource utilization.

Surg Endosc 2017 02 23;31(2):618-624. Epub 2016 Jun 23.

Division of Bariatric and Metabolic Surgery, Carolinas HealthCare System, 2608 East 7th Street, Charlotte, NC, 28204, USA.

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February 2017

Diet-Induced Obesity Enhances Progression of Hepatocellular Carcinoma through Tenascin-C/Toll-Like Receptor 4 Signaling.

Am J Pathol 2016 Jan 18;186(1):145-58. Epub 2015 Nov 18.

Department of Internal Medicine, Liver Pathobiology Laboratory, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, North Carolina. Electronic address:

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January 2016

How frequently and when do patients undergo cholecystectomy after bariatric surgery?

Surg Obes Relat Dis 2014 Mar-Apr;10(2):313-21. Epub 2013 Oct 25.

Carolinas Healthcare System, Charlotte, North Carolina. Electronic address:

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December 2014

Laparoscopic fundoplication takedown with conversion to Roux-en-Y gastric bypass leads to excellent reflux control and quality of life after fundoplication failure.

Surg Endosc 2012 Dec 13;26(12):3521-7. Epub 2012 Jun 13.

Division of Gastrointestinal and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Carolinas Medical Center, 1025 Morehead Medical Drive, Suite 300, Charlotte, NC 28204, USA.

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December 2012

Perceptions of student-observers in the operating room.

J Surg Res 2011 Oct 16;170(2):195-201. Epub 2011 Apr 16.

Division of Research, Department of General Surgery, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA.

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October 2011

Does patient compliance with preoperative bariatric office visits affect postoperative excess weight loss?

Surg Obes Relat Dis 2011 Nov-Dec;7(6):743-8. Epub 2010 Dec 8.

Section of Bariatric Surgery, Division of Minimally Invasive Surgery and Bariatric Surgery, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, North Carolina 28203, USA.

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February 2012

Reported excess weight loss after bariatric surgery could vary significantly depending on calculation method: a plea for standardization.

Surg Obes Relat Dis 2011 Jul-Aug;7(4):531-4. Epub 2010 Oct 11.

Division of Gastrointestinal and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA.

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December 2011

Failure of mesenteric defect closure after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass.

JSLS 2010 Apr-Jun;14(2):213-6

Division of Gastrointestinal and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, North Carolina, USA.

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November 2010