Publications & Research

Dr. Kolachalam: Publications, Scientific Exhibits, Textbook Chapters & Research

 

 

Publications:

 

  • R.B. Kolachalam, T.B. Julian: A technical aid in performing double stapled Anastomosis using roticulator TA device as a protractor. Surgery OB/GYN.
  • T.B. Julian, R.B. Kolachalam: Microangiographic findings in colonic healing: An experimental study in a canine model. Vascular Surgery. 23(4), 296-303; 1989.
  • T.B. Julian, R.B. Kolachalam, N. Wolmark: End-to-end Anastomosis o f the colon without purse-string sutures. Dis. Of the Colon Rectum, 32, 989-995; 1989.
  • R.B. Kolachalam, T.B. Julian: Clinical presentation of thrombosed Greenfield filters. Vascular surgery. 24(9), 666-670; 1990.
  • N.J. Yousif, H.S. Matloub, R.B. Kolachalam, B.K. Grunert, J.R. Sanger: The transverse Gracilis musculocutaeous flap: Anatomy and clinical application. Annals of Plastic Surgery. 29(6), 482-489; accepted 1992.
  • J.R. Sanger, R.B. Kolachalam, R.A. Komorowski, N.J. Yousif, H.S. Matloub: Short-term effect of silicone gel on peripheral nerve: A histological study. Plastic & reconstructive Surgery. 89(5), 931-940; 1992
  • Kolachalam, R.B., Davis, C.J., Arregui, M.E. Laparoscopic neurectomy for chronic inguinal neuralgia. Surg. Endsc. 9(3), 375:1995.
  • R.B. Kolachalam, M.E. Arregui. Role of laparoscopic ultrasound in minimally invasive surgery, Surg. Ends. 9(3), 235; 1995.
  • R. Phal, J. Sosa, R.B. Kolachalam, Z.D. Zukoor, M.H. Piper. New approach for gastric leiomyoma: Intraoperative gastroscopic assisted laparoscopic sleeve resection. AM J Castrol.  90 (9), 1701; 1995.
  • P. McAleese, R.B. Kolachalam, G. Zoghlin, Saint’s Triade Presenting a volvulus of the gallbladder. Journal of laparoscopic surgery. 6 (6), 421-425; 1996.
  • K.M. Lin, D.G. Penny, A. Mahmoud, W. Chae, R.B. Kolachalam, S. Young: Advantage of Surgery and Adjunvant Chemotherapy in the treatment of Primary Gastrointestinal Lymphoma. J. Surg. Oncology, 64, 237-241.
  • J. Femi-Peasre, A. Mahmoud, R.B. Kolachalam: (1998) Laparoscopic control of bleeding liver laceration. Surgical Endoscopy, Ultrasound and Interventional Techniques, Sept, vol. 12, #9. Pgs. 1171-1173.
  • F.A. Habib, P, McAleese, R.B. Kolachalam. (1998) Laparoscopic approach to the management of incarcerated hernia of appendices epiploicae. Surg. Laparo. & Endoscopy, 8, 425—428.
  • D. BirdSong, R.B. Kolachalam. (1998) Laparoscopic appendectomy for diverticular disease of the appendix. Surg. Rounds, June, 281-282.
  • F.A. Habib, R.B. Kolachalam, R. Khilnani, & V. Mittal (1998) Laparoscopic vs. open cholecystectomy for gangrenous cholecystitis. J. Soc. Laparosopic Surgeons, 23 (4), 366.
  • Kolachalam, R. & Young, S.C. Carcinoid tumors: an update. Current Surgery.
  • Habib, R. & Kolachalam R.B. Abscess of an accessory spleen. Amer. Surgeon (In press).
  • Habib, F., Kolachalam R.B., Mittal, V., Kilani, R. Laparoscopic vs. Open cholecystectomy for acute gangrenous gallbladders. 7th international Soc. Of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, San Diego, VA, Dec 9-12, 1998.
  • Habib, R. & Kolachalam, R. B. Laparoscopic vs. open cholecystectomy for gangrenous cholecystitis. (in preparation).
  • Habib, R. Laparoscopic accessory splenectomy for salmonella abscess (case report) (project with Dr. R.B. Kolachalam).
  • Kolachalam, R.B. & Young, S.C. Carcinoid tumors: An update. Current Surgery, 56, Nov/Dec., 1999.
  • Habib, F., Kolachalam, R.B., Swanson, K. Abscess of an accessory spleen. The American Surgeon, 66, 215-218, 2000.
  • Habib, F., Kolachalam, R.B. Khilnani, R., Preventza, O., Mittal, V.K. Role of laparoscopic cholecystectomy in the management of gangrenous cholecystitis. Am. J. Surgery, 181, 71-75, 2001.
  • Danquah, G., Mittal, V. Solh, M. and Kolachalam, R.B., Effect of Internet use on patients’ surgical outcomes. International Surgery, 92:339-343, 2007.
  • Jain, A., Jacobs, M.J., Kolachalam, R.B., Chang, Y.J., Chaiyasate, K. and Mittal V.K. Is this a hematoma or a mimicking neoplasm? Contemporary Surgery 63:610-612, 2007
  • Machado-Aranda, D., Malamet, M., Chang, Y.J., Jacobs, M.J., Ferguson, L., Silapaswan, S., Goriel, Y., Kolachalam, R.B., & Mittal, V.K. Incidence of gastrointestinal stromal tumors in a community based teaching hospital. American Surgeon.
  • Bhullar, J.S., Unawane, A., Subhas, G., Poonawala, H., Dubay, L., Ferguson, L., Goriel, Y., Jacobs, M.J., Kolachalam, R.B., Silapaswan, S., & Mittal, V.K. Receptor changes in metachronous breast tumors – our experience of 10 years. American Journal of Surgery, 2013:405-409, 2012.
  • Gupta, A., Unawane, A., Subhas, G., Herschman, B.R., Silapaswan, S., Kolachalam, R.B., Kestenberg, L., Jacobs, M.J., Ferguson, L. & Mittal, V.K. Parathyroidectomies using intraoperative parathormone monitoring: when should we stop measuring intraoperative parathormone levels? American Surgeon, 78:844-850, 2012.
  • Smithson, L., Keto, C., Ferguson, L., Silapaswan, S., Jacobs, M.J., Kolachalam, R.B., Flynn, J.C., & Mittal, V.K. Improved outcomes in gallbladder cancer with early diagnosis and negative nodal status. Journal of Cancer Therapy, 3:137-145, 2012.
  • Chaudhary, S., Bhullar, J.S., Subhas, G., Mittal, V.K. & Kolachalam, R.B. Single-incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy (SILC) using non-articulating instruments and conventional trocars – single surgeon experience. Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery, 17:809-813, 2013.

 

Scientific Exhibits:

 

  • T.B. Julian, N. Wolmark, R.B. Kolachalam. End-to-end stapled Anastomosis without purse-string. Presented at the American College of Surgeons. Chicago; October 1988.
  • R.B. Kolachalam, C.J. Savis, M.E. Arregui. Laparoscopic neurectomy for chronic inguinal neuralgia. Sages. Orlando, Florida, March 10-14, 1995.
  • R.B. Kolachalam, M.E. Arregui. The role of laparoscopic ultrasound in minimally invasive surgery. SAGES. Orlando, Florida, March 10-14, 1995.
  • Grace Danquah, Melhem Solh, Ramachandra Kolachalam. Effect of internet use on patient’s surgical outcome.
  • Gupta, A., G. Subhas, L. Dubay, S. Silapaswan, R.B. Kolachalam, W. Kestenberg, L. Ferguson, M.J. Jacobs, Y. Goriel, and V.K. Mittal. Review of re-excision for narrow or positive margins of invasive and intraductal carcinoma. Southwestern Surgical Congress, March 22-25, 2009, in San Diego, CA (poster).
  • Gupta, A.., G. Subhas, B.R. Hershman, S. Silapaswan, R.B. Kolachalam, W. Kestenberg, L. Ferguson, M.J. Jacobs, and V.K. Mittal. Comparative study of consecutive Parathyroidectomies with and without intra operative parathormone monitoring (IOPM). Southwestern surgical Congress, March 22-25, 2009, San Diego, CA (poster).

 

Textbook Chapters:

  • Laparoscopic intraoperative ultrasonography: M.E. Wegener, R.B. Kolachalam, M.E. Arregui. Operative Strategies in laparoscopic surgery. Eds E.H. Phillips, R.J. Rosenthal. Pgs. 39-46. Publisher: Springer – Verlag
  • Role of intraoperative ultrasound in minimally invasive surgery: R.B. Kolachalam, M.E. Arregui. Ultrasound for Surgeons. Edited by E. Stearns. Pgs 259-269.
  • Laparoscopic Ultrasound: Overview. R.B. Kolachalam, M.E. Arregui. Endosurgery. Edited by R. Cohen. Pgs. 179-192. Publisher: Landes Bioscience for Cancer

 

Presentations:

 

  • R.B. Kolachalam, T. B. Julian: Clinical presentation of thrombosed Greenfield filters.
  • R.B. Kolachalam: Site of Free Flap Choices. Plastic Surgery Grand Rounds, Medical College of Wisconsin at Milwaukee. September, 1988.
  • R.B. Kolachalam, T. B. Julian: An experimental model in dog colon to study the microcirculatory evolution of wound healing. Annual Meeting of the Academy of Surgical Research. Boston, Massachusetts, September, 1988.
  • R.B. Kolachalam, T. B. Julian: Microcirculation of healing wounds. A study in dog intestinal model. Staff and Residents of the Department of Plastic Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, School of Medicine: Visiting Professor – David L. Larson, M.D. February 1988.
  • H.S. Matloub, P.L. Jensen, R.B. Kolachalam, N.J. Yousif, J.R. Sanger: Experimental model of spiral fracture fixation techniques.33rd World Congress of Surgery. Toronto, Canada; 1989.
  • H.S. Matloub, P.L. Jensen, R.B. Kolachalam, N.J. Yousif, J.R. Sanger: Experimental model of spiral fracture fixation techniques. American Society of Surgery of the Hand. Seattle, Washington; 1989.
  • H.S. Matloub, R.B. Kolachalam, N.J. Yousif, J.R. Sanger: Vibration induced peripheral nerve damage: An experimental study. American Society of Surgery of the Hand. Seattle, Washington, 1989.
  • N.J. Yousif, H.S. Matloub, J.R. Sanger, H.S. Matloub, P.L. Jensen, R.B. Kolachalam: Transverse gracilis musculocutaeous flap: Anatomy and clinical application. American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons Annual Meeting. San Francisco, California; 1989.
  • R.B. Kolachalam, J.R. Sanger, R. Komorowski, N.J. Yousif, H.S. Matloub: Is silicone gel really biologically inert: an experimental study. Midwestern Association of Plastic Surgeons. Detroit, Michigan; May 1989.
  • R.B. Kolachalam, H.S. Matloub: Vibration changes in peripheral nerves: An experimental study. Wisconsin Surgical Society, Milwaukee, Wisconsin; April, 1989.
  • J.R. Sanger, N.J. Yousif, H.S. Matloub, B.K. Grunert, P.L. Jensen, R.B. Kolachalam: Spiral fracture fixation techniques. American Society for Surgery of the Hand 44th Annual Meeting. Seattle, Washington; September 14, 1989.
  • J.R. Sanger, N.J. Yousif, H.S. Matloub, R. Komorowski, R.B. Kolachalam: Extravasation of ruptured silicone gel prosthesis into the upper extremities. “Clinical And Experimental Considerations” The American Society for Aesthetic Plastic Surgery, Inc. Aesthetic Society Annual Meeting. Chicago, Illinois; April 2, 1990.
  • R.B. Kolachalam: Invited Lecturer. Role of Laparoscopy in Oncology. Tumor Board, Providence Hospital, Southfield, Michigan; June 1996.
  • R.B. Kolachalam: Invited Lecturer. Gastroesophageal reflux: Surgical management. Surgical Grand Rounds, Providence Hospital, Southfield, Michigan; November, 1996.
  • R.B. Kolachalam: Innovations in Laparoscopic Surgery Grand Rounds, Wayne State University, May 1997.
  • R.B. Kolachalam: Acute Abdomen. OHEP Family Practice Annual Review Course, May 1997-2002.
  • R.B. Kolachalam: The Physiology of Stomach: OHEP Surgery, Basic Science Course. October 1997.
  • R.B. Kolachalam: Laparoscopic Hernia Repair for Incarcerated Hernias. Presented at the annual meeting of laparoendoscopic surgeons. Orlando, Florida; December 1997.
  • R.B. Kolachalam: Grand Rounds: Innovations in Laparoscopic Surgery. North Oakland Hospital, 2000.
  • Chaudhary, S. J. Bhullar, G. Subhas, R.B. Kolachalam, and V. Mittal. Single incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy (SILC) using non-articulating instruments – our institutional experience. International College of Surgeons-United States Section Meeting (Atlanta, GA; June 6-9, 2012).
  • Chaudhary, S., J. Bhullar, G. Subhas, R.B. Kolachalam, and V. Mittal. Single incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy (SILC) using non-articulating instruments – our institutional experience. Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons Meeting (Boston, MA; September 5-8, 2012).
  • Gupta, A., A. Unawane, G. Subhas, B.R. Herschman, S. Silapaswan, R.B. Kolachalam, W. Kestenberg, L. Ferguson, M.J. Jacobs, and V.K. Mittal. Parathyroidectomies using IOPM: when should be stop measuring IOPTH levels? Southeastern Surgical Congress (Birmingham, AL; February 11-14, 2012).
  • Chaudhary, S. and R.B. Kolachalam. Single incision laparoscopic cholecystectomy (SILC) using non-articulating instruments – our institutional experience. MI Chapter of American College of Surgeons (Coller Day; Traverse City, MI; May 16-18, 2012).
  • Subhas, G. and R.B. Kolachalam. Immediate post-operative perineural bupivacaine infusion in a rat common peroneal nerve injury model leads to increased adhesions and does not decrease the neuroma formation. MI Chapter of American College of Surgeons (Coller Day; Traverse City, MI; May 16-18, 2012).
  • Subhas G., J.S. Bhullar, A. Unawane, H. Liu, V. Mittal and R.B. Kolachalam. . Immediate post-operative perineural bupivacaine infusion in a rat common peroneal nerve injury model leads to increased adhesions and does not decrease the neuroma formation. Providence Hospital Research Day (Southfield, MI; April 18, 2012).
  • Subhas G., J.S. Bhullar, A. Unawane, H. Liu, V. Mittal and R.B. Kolachalam. Immediate post-operative perineural bupivacaine infusion in a rat common peroneal nerve injury model leads to increased adhesions and does not decrease the neuroma formation. International College of Surgeons-United States Section Meeting (Jacksonville, FL; June 5-8, 2013).
  • Bhullar, J.S., J. Gayagoy, S. Chaudhary, and R.B. Kolachalam. Delayed presentation of a bowel bovie injury after laparoscopic ventral hernia repair. Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons Meeting (Baltimore, MD; April 17-20, 2013).

 

Published Abstracts:

 

  • T.B. Julian, R.B. Kolachalam: Prophylactic Greenfield insertion in deep e venous thrombosis: Use of abuse. Presented at the annual meeting of the Eastern Vascular Society at Washington, D.C.; 1988.
  • K. Ravilochan, M.D. Laing, K. Narayanan, D. Page, K. Roche, R.B. Kolachalam: The permeability of the silicone elastomer membranes of tissue expanders to staph.
  • T.B. Julian, R.B. Kolachalam: Miroangiographic study of healing wounds: A study in a dog intestinal model. Presented at the Annual Meeting of the International College of Angiology, Netherlands; June 1988.
  • R. B. Kolachalam, T.B. Julian: An experimental model in dog colon to study microcirculatory evolution in wound healing. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Academy of Surgical Research. Boston; September 1988.
  • D. Liang, K. Ravilochan, K. Narayanan, D. Page, K. Roche, R.B. Kolachalam: The permeability of the silicone elastomer membranes of tissue expanders to staph. 
Aureus: An invitro study. Accepted for presentation at the Annual Meeting of the American Society of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgeons. Toronto; October 1988.
  • R.B. Kolachalam, T.B. Julian: Clinical presentation of thrombosed Greenfield filters. Annual meeting of the American College of Angiology, Orlando; October 1988.
  • T.B. Julian, R.B. Kolachalam: Hand hemodynamics before and after vascular access surgery: a non-invasive evaluation. Annual meeting of the American College of Angiology. Orlando: October 1988.
  • N.J. Yousif, R.B. Kolachalam, H.S. Matloub, J.R. Sanger: The axial orientation of perforators in the upper medial thigh: Anatomic basis of the tranverse upper gracilis musculocutaeous flap. Plastic Surgery Research council. Atlanta; 1989.
  • J.R. Sanger, R.B. Kolachalam, R. Komorowski, N.J. Yousif, H.S. Matloub: Is silicone gel really biologically inert; An experimental study on its effect on the peripheral nerve. Plastic Surgery Research Council. Atlanta; April 1989.
  • J.R. Sanger, R. Komorowski, R.B. Kolachalam, N.J. Yousif, H.S. Matloub, M. Godina: Finger reconstruction using lateral arm free flap. The Midwestern Association of Plastic Surgeons. Detroit, Michigan; May 1989.
  • H.S. Matloub, R.B. Kolachalam, J.C. Garancis, N.J. Yousif, J.R. Sanger, J.E. VanOver: Vibration syndrome: Is there neurologic injury? An experimental study. American Society for surgery of the HAND Annual Meeting. Seattle, Washington; September, 1989.
  • H.S. Matloub, P.L. Jensen, R.B. Kolachalam, B.K. Grunert, N.J. Yousif, J.R. Sanger: Spiral Fracture Fixation Techniques. American Society for Surgery of the Hand Annual Meeting. Seattle, Washington; September 13-16, 1989.
  • N.J. Yousif, H.S. Matloub, J.R. Sanger, R.B. Kolachalam: The transverse upper gracilis musculocutaeous flap: Anatomy and clinical application. International Symposium of the Plastic Surgery Education Foundation. Budapest, Hungary; September 17-22, 1989.
  • H.S. Matloub, P.L. Jensen, R.B. Kolachalam, B.K. Grunert, N.J. Yousif: Spiral fracture fixation techniques. International Symposium of the Plastic Surgery Education Foundation. Budapest, Hungary; September 17-22, 1989.
  • R.B. Kolachalam, J.R. Sanger, R. Komorowski, N.J. Yousif, H.S. Matloub: Extravasation if a ruptured silicone gel prosthesis into the upper extremities: Clinical and experimental considerations. The American Society for Plastic Surgery Annual Meeting. Chicago, Illinois; April 2, 1990.
  • N.J. Yousif, H.S. Matloub, J.R. Sanger, R.B. Kolachalam: The transverse upper gracilis musculocutaeous flap: A new design based on axiality of its perforators. American Society for Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery Annual Scientific Meeting. San Francisco, California. October 29 – November 3, 1989.

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