Rafael Andrade
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Credentials
MD, MHA

Professor and Chief, Division of Thoracic & Foregut Surgery
Biography

Bio

Empathy and excellence guide my interactions with patients. I strive to put myself in every patient’s shoes, and my goal is to offer each patient the safest and most advanced care. Empathy is achieved by listening, excellence is the result of research.

Research Summary

Sympathectomy for hyperhidrosis, Endobronchial ultrasonography, Diaphragmatic plication, Esophageal mucosal resection, Impedance esophageal function tests, Esophageal stents, GERD, 3D bio printing for esophageal reconstruction

Research Interests
Sympathectomy for hyperhidrosis
Endobronchial ultrasonography
Diaphragmatic plication
Esophageal mucosal resection
Impedance esophageal function tests
Esophageal stents
GERD
3D bio printing for esophageal reconstruction

Clinical Summary

Thoracic surgery; Esophageal surgery; Tracheomalacia; Cancer

Education

Executive MHA, University of Minnesota
MD, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico
German and Mexican High School Diploma, German School in Mexico City

Fellowships, Residencies, and Visiting Engagements

Minimally Invasive Thoracic and Foregut Fellowship, Fellowship
University of Minnesota and University of Pittsburgh
Thoracic Surgical Oncology Fellowship, Fellowship
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Cente
Cardiothoracic Surgery Fellowship, Fellowship
Indiana University
General Surgery Residency, Residency
University of Minnesota
Internal Medicine Internship, Internship
Instituto Nacional de la Nutricion

Honors and Recognition

Top Doctor, Thoracic Surgery in Minneapolis/St. Paul Magazine
2018
Top Doctor, Thoracic Surgery in Minneapolis/St. Paul Magazine
2017
Top Doctor, Thoracic Surgery in Minneapolis/St. Paul Magazine
2016
Top Doctor, Thoracic Surgery in Minneapolis/St. Paul Magazine
2015
Top Doctor, Thoracic Surgery in Minneapolis/St. Paul Magazine
2014
Top Doctor, Thoracic Surgery in Minneapolis/St. Paul Magazine
2010
Top Doctor, Thoracic Surgery in Minneapolis/St. Paul Magazine
2009

Professional Memberships

University of Minnesota Cancer Center
University of Minnesota Owen H. Wangensteen Surgical Society
American College of Surgeons Oncology Group (ACOSOG)
SAGES
Mexican Society of General Thoracic Surgeons (SMCTG), Honorary Member
Paraguayan Society of Surgery, Foreign Corresponding Member
German Society for Thoracic Surgery (DGT)
General Thoracic Surgical Club (GTSC)
European Society of Thoracic Surgeons (ESTS)
American Association for Thoracic Surgery (AATS)
Society of Thoracic Surgeons (STS)
American College of Surgeons (ACS)
Ibero-American Association of Thoracic Surgery (AIACT) , President
Selected Presentations

Selected Presentations

Andrade, R. S. "Repair of Giant Paraesophageal Hernia", AATS 99th Annual Meeting, AATS, Toronto, Canada. May 07, 2019.
Andrade, R. S. "Debate: Mesh Should be Used for Most Hiatal Repair During Paraesophageal Hernia Repair", AATS 99th Annual Meeting, AATS, Toronto, Canada. May 06, 2019.
Andrade, R. S. "Uniportal lobectomy, airway stents, alternative thoracic approaches, and diaphragm plication.", 4th National Thoracic Surgery meeting and 26th AIACT Meeting, Iberoamerican Association of Thoracic Surgery (AIACT), Battanquilla, Colombia. October 06, 2018.
Andrade, R. S. "Uniportal lobectomy, minimaly invasive esophagectomy, diaphragm plication, and alternative thoracic approaches.", 5th Paraguayan Thoracic Surgery meeting, Congreso de Cirugia Toracica, Asuncion, Paraguay. September 27, 2018.
Andrade, R. S. "Salvage pneumonectomy, uniportal lobectomy, and bronchopleural fistula.", ALAT 11th meeting , Mexico City, Mexico. June 29, 2018.
Andrade, R. S. "Uniportal lobectomy, salvage pneumonectomy, and uniportal lobectomy.", 77th international meeting Congreso Nacional de Neumologia y Cirguia de Torax, Leon, Mexico. April 02, 2018.
Andrade, R. S. "Alternative approaches to the chest.", Annual Meeting of the Iberoamerican Association of Thoracic Surgery (AIACT), Puebla, Mexico. September 30, 2017.
Andrade, R. S. "Alternative approaches to the chest. ", Annual Meeting of the Mexican Society of General Thoracic Surgeons, Mexico City, United States. September 29, 2017.
Andrade, R. S. "Giant Hiatal Hernia. ", University of Mainz, Mainz, Germany. May 13, 2017.
Diaz Gutierrez, I., Andrade, R. S. "Laparoscopic Cisterna Chyli Ligation.", American Association for Thoracic Surgery Annual Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts, United States. April 29, 2017.
Andrade, R. S., Diaz Gutierrez, I., Hutchins, J. L., Kaizer, A., Small, J. M., Rao, M. V. "Laparoscopic transdiaphragmatic chest surgery: Early experience.", American Association for Thoracic Surgery, Centennial Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts, United States. April 29, 2017.
Andrade, R. S. "Advanced Open Esophageal and Tracheal Procedures.", STS University, Phoeniz, Arizona, United States. January 27, 2017.
Alsaeid, O., Ruth, N., Andrade, R. S. "Laparoscopic Transgastric Esophageal Mucosectomy (LTEM) in a Porcine Animal Model.", ESTS Annual Meeting, Innsbruck, Australia. January 01, 2017.
Castillon, R. G., Podgaetz Gliksberg, E., Andrade, R. S. "Morgagni Hernia Repair.", MIS Week, The Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, Boston, Massachusetts, United States. August 01, 2016.
Castillon, R. G., Podgaetz Gliksberg, E., Andrade, R. S. "Transcervical Extended Mediastinal Lymphadenectomy Assisted Left Thoracoscopic Pneumonectomy.", MIS Week, The Society of Laparoendoscopic Surgeons, Boston, Massachusetts, United States. August 01, 2016.
Andrade, R. S. "Lung Resection in the Elderly. ", Third International Joint Meeting on Thoracic Surgery, Barcelona, Spain. November 20, 2015.
Andrade, R. S. "Lapraocscopic Diaphragm Plication.", Third International Joint Meeting on Thoracic Surgery, Barcelona, Spain. November 18, 2015.
Andrade, R. S. "Laparoscopic Lung Surgery. ", Spanish Society of Pulmonology and Thoracic Surgery (SEPAR), Bilbao, Spain. June 06, 2015.
Andrade, R. S. "Laparoscopic Plication.", Spanish Society of Pulmonology and Thoracic Surgery (SEPAR), Bilbao, Spain. June 06, 2015.
Andrade, R. S. "Laparoscopic Trans-Diaphragmatic Lung Wedge Resection.", 23rd European Conference on General Thoracic Surgery, Lisbon, Portugal. June 03, 2015.
Keenan, A. M., Zamora, F. D., Podgaetz Gliksberg, E., Andrade, R. S., Tomic, R., Gibson, J., Dincer, H. E. "The Utility and Safety of Cryo Probe Lung Biopsy in Patients with ARDS.", ATS Annual Meeting, Denver, Colorado, United States. May 15, 2015.
Podgaetz Gliksberg, E., Andrade, R. S., Zamora, F. D., Tomic, R., Gibson, H., Dincer, H. E. "Safety and Effectiveness of Cryoprobe Recanalization in Benign and Malignant Endobronchial Lesions.", ATS Annual Meeting, Denver, Colorado, United States. May 15, 2015.
Andrade, R. S., Podgaetz Gliksberg, E. "Laparoscopic Transdiaphragmatic Thymectomy", AATS Annual Meeting, Seattle, Washington, United States. April 28, 2015.
Berger, J., D'Cunha, J., Andrade, R. S., Podgaetz Gliksberg, E. "Measuring What We Value: Quantifying the Impact of the Physician Extender in Surgical Care.", AATS Annual Meeting, Seattle, Washington, United States. April 26, 2015.
Podgaetz Gliksberg, E., Andrade, R. S., Zamora, F. D., Gibson, H., Dincer, H. E. "Endobronchial Treatment for Pneumothorax with Ongoing Air Leak by Using Intra Bronchial Valve (IBV) System", AATS Annual Meeting, Seattle, Washington, United States. April 25, 2015.
Andrade, R. S. "Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy.", National Cancer Institute, Mexico City, Mexico. April 22, 2015.
Andrade, R. S. "Antireflux Surgery: success, failure, and reoperation.", Congreso Nacional de Gastroenterología, Cancun, Mexico. November 18, 2014.
Andrade, R. S. "Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy.", Congreso Nacional de gastroenterología, Cancun, Mexico. November 18, 2014.
Andrade, R. S. "Giant Hiatal Hernia.", 38th International Congress of General Surgery, Leon, Mexico. October 15, 2014.
Andrade, R. S. "Endoscopic Mucosal Resection.", 38th International Congress of General Surgery, Leon, Mexico. October 15, 2014.
Andrade, R. S. "Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy. ", 38th International Congress of General Surgery, Leon, Mexico. October 15, 2014.
Andrade, R. S. "Laparoscopic Diaphragm Plication. ", Annual Meeting of the Iberoamerican Association of Thoracic Surgery (AIACT), Asunción, Paraguay. September 15, 2014.
Andrade, R. S. "Esophagectomy for esophageal cancer.", Annual Meeting of the Iberoamerican Association of Thoracic Surgery (AIACT), Asunción, Paraguay. September 15, 2014.
Andrade, R. S. "VATS Segmentectomy.", Annual Meeting of the Iberoamerican Association of Thoracic Surgery (AIACT), Asunción, Paraguay. September 15, 2014.
Andrade, R. S. "VATS Segmentectomy.", Annual Meeting of the Spanish Society for Thoracic Surgery (SEPAR), Bilbao, Spain. June 06, 2014.
Andrade, R. S. "Mediastinal Lymph Node Staging in Lung Cancer.", Annual Meeting of the Spanish Society for Thoracic Surgery (SEPAR), Bilbao, Spain. June 06, 2014.
Andrade, R. S. "Electromagnetic Navigation Bronchoscopy", AATS Surgeon of the Future, AATS Annual Meeting, Toronto, Canada. April 28, 2014.
Andrade, R. S. "Laparoscopic Diaphragm Plication.", AATS/STS General Thoracic Surgery Symposium: Becoming a Master Thoracic Surgeon, Toronto, Canada. April 27, 2014.
Andrade, R. S. "VATS Segmentectomy.", Congreso Nacional de Neumologia y Cirguia de Torax, Querétaro, Mexico. April 22, 2014.
Andrade, R. S. "Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy.", Congreso Nacional de Neumologia y Cirguia de Torax, Querétaro, Mexico. April 22, 2014.
Andrade, R. S. "Advanced endoscopy for thoracic surgeons", STS University, Orlando, Florida, United States. January 29, 2014.
Andrade, R. S., Podgaetz Gliksberg, E., Rueth, N., Hall, E. R., Saric, C., Thelen, L. "Endobronchial Ultrasound versus Mediastinoscopy: A Single Institution Cost Analysis and Waste Comparison.", 50th Annual Meeting, Society of Thoracic Surgeons, Orlando, Florida, United States. January 26, 2014.
Andrade, R. S. "Laparoscopic Diaphragm Plication.", 2o Curso Internacional de Cirugia Toracica General. , Mexico City, Mexico. September 27, 2013.
Andrade, R. S. "VATS Segmentectomy.", 2o Curso Internacional de Cirugia Toracica General, Mexico City, Mexico. September 27, 2013.
Andrade, R. S. "Barrett’s esophagus.", 77th Annual Surgery Course – Update in Gastrointestinal Surgery, University of Minnesota, Bloomington, Minnesota, United States. June 07, 2013.
Andrade, R. S. "Gastric bypass after anti-reflux surgery.", 9th Annual Bariatric Education Days, University of Minnesota, Bloomington, Minnesota, United States. June 05, 2013.
Andrade, R. S. "Esophagectomy with intrathoracic Roux-en-Y reconstruction.", XXII International Congress of the Mexican Association of Endoscopic Surgery, Mazatlan, Mexico. April 29, 2013.
Andrade, R. S. "Therapeutic principles of VATS lobectomy.", Congreso Nacional de Neumologia y Cirguia de Torax, Merida, Mexico. April 04, 2013.
Andrade, R. S. "Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy.", Congreso Internacional de Cirugia General, Cancun, Mexico. October 28, 2012.
Andrade, R. S. "NOTES Heller Myotomy.", Congreso Internacional de Cirugia General, Cancun, Mexico. October 28, 2012.
Andrade, R. S. "Endoscopic Mucosal Resection.", Congreso Internacional de Cirugia General., Cancun, Mexico. October 28, 2012.
Odell, D. D., D'Cunha, J., Kast, T., Maddaus, M. A., Andrade, R. S. "Mid-Term Results of Minimally Invasive Diaphragm Plication for Diaphragm Paralysis.", CHEST 2012: American College of Chest Physicians Annual Meeting, Atlanta, Georgia, United States. October 20, 2012.
Andrade, R. S. "The Future of Thoracic Surgery.", 1er Curso Internacional de Cirugia Toracica General, Mexico City, Mexico. September 28, 2012.
Andrade, R. S. "Endobronchial Ultrasonography in Lung Cancer.", 1er Curso Internacional de Cirugia Toracica General, Mexico City, Mexico. September 28, 2012.
Odell, D. D., Whitson, B. A., Antonoff, M. B., D'Cunha, J., Maddaus, M. A., Andrade, R. S. "Preoperative Pathologic Evaluation of Hilar (N1) Lymph Nodes with Endobronchial Ultrasound and Transbronchial Needle Aspiration: A Potential Application to Clinical Trials", AATS Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California, United States. May 01, 2012.
Andrade, R. S. "Non-Pulmonary Lung Failure: Pacing, Plication, Nerve Grafting.", AATS/STS General Thoracic Surgery Symposium., AATS Annual Meeting, San Francisco, California, United States. May 01, 2012.
Andrade, R. S. "Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy.", Congreso Nacional de Neumologia y Cirguia de Torax, Cancun, Mexico. April 09, 2012.
Andrade, R. S. "Endobronchial Ultrasonography in Lung Cancer.", Congreso Nacional de Neumologia y Cirguia de Torax, Cancun, Mexico. April 09, 2012.
Andrade, R. S. "Thoracoscopy for Cancer.", Congreso Nacional de Neumologia y Cirguia de Torax, Cancun, Mexico. April 09, 2012.
Andrade, R. S. "The Future of Thoracic Surgery", Congreso Nacional de Neumologia y Cirguia de Torax, Cancun, Mexico. April 09, 2012.
Andrade, R. S. "Laparoscopic Diaphragm Plication.", Congreso Nacional de Neumologia y Cirguia de Torax, Cancun, Mexico. April 09, 2012.
Andrade, R. S. "Giant hiatal hernia.", V International Surgery Week, National Institute of Medical Sciences, Mexico City, Mexico. February 01, 2012.
Whitson, B. A., Groth, S. S., Andrade, R. S., Habermann, E. B., Maddaus, M. A., D'Cunha, J. "Stage I Non-small Lung cancer Treated By Lobectomy: Does Tumor Anatomic Location Matter.", 7th Annual Academic Surgical Congress, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States. February 01, 2012.
Andrade, R. S. "Minimally invasive esophagectomy.", V International Surgery Week, National Institute of Medical Sciences, Mexico City, Mexico. February 01, 2012.
Andrade, R. S., D'Cunha, J., Mitiek, M. O., Maddaus, M. A. "Thoracoscopic Repair of Esophageal Perforation.", Society of Thoracic Surgeons 48th Annual Meeting, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States. January 31, 2012.
Whitson, B. A., Groth, S. S., Briones, P., Mitiek, M. O., Maddaus, M. A., D'Cunha, J., Andrade, R. S. "The True Negative Predictive Value of Endobronchial-Ultrasound Guided Fine Needle Aspiration in Patients with Lung Cancer: Are We Being Conservative Enough", Society of Thoracic Surgeons 48th Annual Meeting, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States. January 31, 2012.
Andrade, R. S. "Electromagnetic Navigation Bronchoscopy", STS University, January 01, 2012.
Odell, D., Antonoff, M., D'Cunha, J., Maddaus, M. A., Andrade, R. S. "Adequate Lymph Node Dissection is Achieved with Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy. ", ESTS Annual Meeting, Essen, Germany. January 01, 2012.
Whitson, B. A., Groth, S. S., Andrade, R. S., Mitiek, M. O., Maddaus, M. A., D'Cunha "A Population-Based Evaluation of Extent of Resection in Broncheoalveolar Cell Carcinoma.", 37th Annual Meeting of the Western Thoracic Surgical Association, Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States. June 22, 2011.
Andrade, R. S. "Mediastinal tumors.", University of Minnesota Annual Surgery Course, June 01, 2011.
Attam, R., Leslie, D., Arain, M. A., Andrade, R. S., Freeman, M., Ikramuddin, S. "Endoscopic Ultrasound-Assisted Gastrostomy Tube Placement in Patients with Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass: A Novel Technique for Access to the Gastric Remnant.", Digestive Disease Week, Chicago, Illinois, United States. May 01, 2011.
Briones, E., Whitson, B. A., Andrade, R. S. "The Clinical Efficacy of Endobronchial and Esophageal Ultrasound Guided Mediastinal Lymph Node Biopsy in the Diagnosis and Staging of Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer", Minnesota Surgical Society, May 01, 2011.
D'Cunha, J., Antonoff, M. B., James, M., Mitiek, M. O., Beilman, G. J., Andrade, R. S., Maddaus, M. A. "Descending Necrotizing Mediastinitis: Improving Survival with a Novel Treatment Algorithm.", European Society of Thoracic Surgery 19th Annual Meeting, Marseille, France. May 01, 2011.
Swanson, J. A., Andrade, R. S., Rueth, N. M., D'Cunha, J., Maddaus, M. A., Liao, K. K. "Reconstruction of Left Innominate Vein with Ringed Polytetrafluoroethylene Grafts to the Right Atrial Appendage: Assessment of Long Term Patency.", 6th Annual Academic Surgical Congress, Huntington Beach, California, United States. February 03, 2011.
Whitson, B., Andrade, R. S., Mitiek, M. O., D'Cunha, J., Maddaus, M. A. "Thoracoscopic thymectomy: Technical pearls to a 21st century approach.", Society of Thoracic Surgeons 47th Annual Meeting, February 01, 2011.
Whitson, B., Mitiek, M. O., D'Cunha, J., Maddaus, M. A., Andrade, R. S. "Extended lymph node dissection in minimally invasive esophagectomy.", Society of Thoracic Surgeons 47th Annual Meeting, February 01, 2011.
Andrade, R. S. "Minimally invasive lymphadenectomy; sympathectomy.", IV International Surgery Week, National Institute of Medical Sciences, Mexico City, Mexico. February 01, 2011.
Whitson, B. A., Groth, S. S., Andrade, R. S., Maddaus, M. A., Haberman, E. M., D'Cunha, J. "Survival After Lobectomy vs Segmentectomy for Stage I Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer: A Population Based Analysis.", Society of Thoracic Surgeons 47th Annual Meeting, February 01, 2011.
Andrade, R. S. "Endoscopic Esophageal Ultrasound", STS University, January 01, 2011.
Andrade, R. S. "ACOSOG EBUS Course", ACOSOG Scientific Meeting, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States. November 11, 2010.
Rueth, N. M., Hall, E., Groth, S. S., D'Cunha, J., Maddaus, M. A., Andrade, R. S. "EBUS vs Mediastinoscopy: a cost and waste comparison. ", Surgical Forum, ACS Annual Meeting , October 05, 2010.
Rueth, N. M., Hall, E., D'Cunha, J., Swanson, J., Maddaus, M. A., Andrade, R. S. "EBUS vs Mediastinoscopy: A Single Institution Cost Analysis and Waste Comparison.", Minnesota Surgical Society Spring Meeting, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States. May 01, 2010.
Andrade, R. S. "VATS Lobectomy in the Treatment of NSCLC: Avoiding the Pitfalls.", Lung Cancer Course, Pittsburg UMPC, February 25, 2010.
Andrade, R. S. "Mediastinal Staging.", 2nd International Course on Thoracic Surgery, National Institute of Medical Sciences, Mexico City, Mexico. January 27, 2010.
Andrade, R. S. "VATS Lobectomy.", 2nd International Course on Thoracic Surgery, National Institute of Medical Sciences, Mexico City, Mexico. January 27, 2010.
Andrade, R. S. "Mediastinal Staging: Role of Mediastinoscopy, EBUS, and EUS in Primary Staging and Restaging after Induction Therapy.", STS/AATS Tech-Con, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States. January 26, 2010.
Andrade, R. S. "Debate: Pro-There is a Role for Natural Orifice Translumenal Endoscopic Surgery (NOTES) in Thoracic Surgery.", STS/AATS Tech- Con, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States. January 24, 2010.
Andrade, R. S., Rueth, N. M., Groth, S. S., D'Cunha, J., Maddaus, M. A. "Technical Pearls of Laparoscopic Diaphragm Plication.", Society of Thoracic Surgeons 46th Annual Meeting, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States. January 01, 2010.
Groth, S. S., Rueth, N. M., Habermann, E. B., Andrade, R. S., D'Cunha, J., Maddaus, M. A. "Conditional Survival Analysis Comparing Cancer-Specific Survival and Chronic Disease-Specific Survival After Lobectomy for Stage I Non-Small Lung Cancer: Data from the Surveillance Epidemiology and End-Results Database.", Society of Thoracic Surgeons 46th Annual Meeting, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States. January 01, 2010.
Andrade, R. S. "Evaluation of Esophageal Dysmotility Pre- and Postoperatively.", 2010 Bariatric Education Conference, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States. January 01, 2010.
Andrade, R. S. "Moving It Along- Motility Kaleidoscope ", Minnesota Regional Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates, Bloomington, Minnesota, United States. October 11, 2009.
Andrade, R. S. "EBUS/EUS – A Must for Surgeons; Is VATS Better – Preoperatively, Biologically and Oncologically?; VATS Diaphragm Plication Giant Para-Esophageal Hernia.", Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery Summit, Boston, Massachusetts, United States. October 09, 2009.
Rueth, N., Swanson, J., D'Cunha, J., Groth, S. S., Maddaus, M. A., Andrade, R. S. "Airway Stents: An Important Adjunct in Palliative Management of Malignant Airway Obstruction.", Minnesota Surgical Society Fall Meeting, Rochester, Minnesota, United States. October 01, 2009.
Groth, S. S., Rueth, N., Whitson, B., D'Cunha, J., Andrade, R. S., Maddaus, M. A. "Diaphragmatic Hernias After Ventricular Assist Device Explanation and Orthotropic Heart Transplant: Mid Term Results of Laparoscopic Repair with Polytetrafluroethylene.", Minnesota Surgical Society Fall Meeting, Rochester, Minnesota, United States. October 01, 2009.
Andrade, R. S. "Giant Hiatal Hernia; Lap Diaphragm Plication; Thoracoscopic Thymectomy; Challenging Case Presentation.", Masters of Minimally Invasive Thoracic Surgery, Orlando, Florida, United States. September 03, 2009.
Rueth, N. M., D'Cunha, J., Groth, S. S., Maddaus, M. A., Andrade, R. S. "Airway Stents: An Important Adjunct in Palliative Management in Malignant Airway Obstruction.", 13th World Conference on Lung Cancer, San Francisco, California, United States. August 01, 2009.
Groth, S. S., Rueth, N. M., Erickson, A. J., Kast, T., D'Cunha, J., Kelly, R., Maddaus, M. A., Andrade, R. S. "Laparoscopic Diaphragm Plication: An Objective Evaluation of Short-and Mid-Term Results.", American Association of Thoracic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts, United States. May 01, 2009.
Groth, S. S., Rueth, N. M., D'Cunha, J., Maddeus, M. A., Andrade, R. S. "Endobronchial Ultrasound-Guided Fine-Needle Aspiration of Mediastinal Lymph Nodes: The Thoracic Surgeon’s Perspective.", American Association of Thoracic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Boston, Massachusetts, United States. May 01, 2009.
Rueth, N., Maddaus, M. A., Groth, S. S., D'Cunha, J., Andrade, R. S. "Laparoscopic Transgastric Esophageal Mucosectomy With Simultaneous Esophageal Stenting: A Porcine Model as a Potential Novel Therapy in the Management of Esophageal Mucosal Abnormalities.", SAGES Annual Meeting, Phoenix, Arizona, United States. April 01, 2009.
Rueth, N., Ikramuddin, S., Groth, S., Andrade, R. S. "Endoscopic Ultrasound-Guided Gastrostomy After Roux-En-Y Gastric Bypass: A Novel Approach.", SAGES Annual Meeting, Phoenix, Arizona, United States. April 01, 2009.
Andrade, R. S., Groth, S. S., Kast, T., Rueth, N., D'Cunha, J., Maddaus, M. A. "Objective Evaluation of Sympathetic Chain Clipping for Primary Focal Hyperhidrosis.", Eighth International Symposium on Sympathetic Surgery (ISSS): Approaching Clinical Care with Clinical Science, VATS 2009: The Seventh International Symposium on Video-Assisted Thoracic Surgery, New York, New York, United States. March 25, 2009.
Groth, S. S., Rueth, N. M., D'Cunha, J., Maddaus, M. A., Andrade, R. S. "Endobronchial Ultrasound-Guided Fine-Needle Aspiration of Benign Mediastinal Lymph Nodes: A Single Institution’s Experience.", 22nd Annual Meeting of the General Thoracic Surgery Club, March 01, 2009.
Andrade, R. S. "Laparoscopic Diaphragm Plication.", 1st International course on Thoracic Surgery, National Institute of Medical Sciences, Mexico City, Mexico. February 19, 2009.
Andrade, R. S. "Mediastinal Staging. ", National Cancer Institute, Mexico City, Mexico. February 18, 2009.
Andrade, R. S. "Diaphragmatic Plication through Laparoscopy.", International Course on Thoracic Surgery, National Institute of Nutrition, Mexico City, Mexico. February 15, 2009.
Andrade, R. S. "Endobronchial Ultrasound and EUS: Pro: EBUS and EUS will be the standard.", STS/AATS Tech-Con, San Francisco, California, United States. January 25, 2009.
Andrade, R. S. "Sympathectomy.", Board Review Course, ACS, October 01, 2008.
D'Cunha, J., Groth, S. S., Maddaus, M. A., Andrade, R. S. "Esophageal Stenting as Primary Therapy for Esophageal Anastomotic Leaks and Perforations.", American College of Surgeons 94th Annual Clinical Congress, San Francisco, California, United States. October 01, 2008.
Groth, S. S., Klopp, A., Kast, T., D'Cunha, J., Tetteh, H. A., Maddaus, M. A., Andrade, R. S. "Laparoscopic Diaphragm Plication: An Objective Evaluation of Short-Term Results.", American College of Surgeons 94th Annual Clinical Congress, San Francisco, California, United States. October 01, 2008.
Andrade, R. S. "Minimally Invasive Diaphragmatic Plication. “Looking at the Future of Thoracic Surgery”", AATS, San Diego, California, United States. May 09, 2008.
Andrade, R. S. "EBUS – Developing Techniques.", AATS, San Diego, California, United States. May 09, 2008.
Andrade, R. S. "Laparoscopic Diaphragm Plication: An Objective Evaluation of Short-Term Results.", General Thoracic Surgical Club 21st Annual Meeting, San Diego, California, United States. March 13, 2008.
Whitson, B. A., D'Cunha, J., Andrade, R. S., Kelly, R. F., Groth, S. S., Wu, B., Miller, J. S., Kratzke, Maddeus, M. A. "Surgical Approach to Lobectomy in Early Stage Non-Small Lung Cancer Demonstrated Differential Impairment of Cellular Immunity.", General Thoracic Surgical Club 21st Annual Meeting, San Diego, California, United States. March 13, 2008.
Tetteh, H. A., Kast, T., Maddaus, M. A., Whitson, B. A., Groth, S. S., Radosevich, D. M., Andrade, R. S. "Objective Evaluation of Thoracoscopic Sympathectomy for Palmar Hyperhidrosis.", Society of Thoracic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States. January 26, 2008.
Groth, S. S., Whitson, B. A., Maddaus, M. A., Andrade, R. S. "Bronchoscopic Evaluation of Mediastinal Lymph Nodes: A Single Institution’s Learning Curve.", Society of Thoracic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, United States. January 26, 2008.
Whitson, B. A., D'Cunha, J., Andrade, R. S., Miller, J. S., Kratzke, R. A., Maddaus, M. A. "Lobectomy for Early State Non-Small-Cell Lung Cancer Impairs Cellular Immunity.", 2007 American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress Surgical Forum, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States. October 10, 2007.
Groth, S. S., Whitson, B. A., Gomero-Cure, W., Pace, S. L., Windsperger, A. P., Andrade, R. S., Landis, G. H., Maddaus, M. A. "Functional Outcomes Following Serratus Anterior Free Muscle Flap Coverage of Bronchia Stumps.", American Association of Thoracic Surgery, Chicago, Illinois, United States. October 08, 2007.
Whitson, B. A., Groth, S. S., Andrade, R. S., Dudek, A. K., Jessurun, J., Maddaus, M. A. "Surgical Resection of Isolated Asynchronous Renal Cell Cancer Metastases to Mediastinal Lymph Nodes Extends Survival.", 2007 American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress Surgical Forum, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States. October 08, 2007.
Whitson, B. A., Groth, S. S., Andrade, R. S., Garret, L., Prabhu, S. J., Dudek, A. Z., Jessurun, J., Maddaus, M. A. "Asynchronous Surgical Resection of Renal Cell Cancer Metastatic to Mediastinal Lymph Nodes Extends Survival.", American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress, New Orleans, Louisiana, United States. October 01, 2007.
Andrade, R. S. "Management of Malignant and Benign Airway Disease.", South Dakota Respiratory Conference, Sioux Falls, South Dakota, United States. September 10, 2007.
Whitson, B. A., D'Cunha, J., Andrade, R. S., Miller, J. S., Kratzke, R. A., Maddaus, M. A. "Elucidation of the Effect of Lobectomy for Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer on Host Immunity; Preliminary Results.", Minnesota Surgical Society, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States. April 27, 2007.
Garrett, L., Whitson, B. A., Groth, S. S., Andrade, R. S., Prabhu, S. J., Dudek, A. Z., Jessurun, J., Maddaus, M. A. "Asynchronous Surgical Resection of Renal Cell Cancer Mestastatic to Mediastinal Lymph Nodes Extends Survival.", Minnesota Surgical Society, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States. April 27, 2007.
Groth, S. S., Whitson, B. A., Liao, K. K., Andrade, R. S., Maddaus, M. A. "Diaphragmatic Hernias Following Sequential Ventricular Assist Device Explantation and Orthotopic Heart Transplantation: Early Results of Laparoscopic Repair with PTFE.", Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States. April 18, 2007.
Groth, S. S., Whitson, B. A., Maddaus, M. A., Andrade, R. S. "Bronchoscopic Evaluation of Mediastinal Lymph Nodes: A Single Institution’s Early Experience with Endobronchial Ultrasound.", Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Las Vegas , Nevada, United States. April 18, 2007.
Dahal, G., Arrington, A. M., Benson, C., Issaenko, O., Maddaus, M. A., Andrade, R. S., Dahlberg, P. S. "Targeting Growth Factor Receptors in Esophageal Cancer.", American Association for Cancer Research Meeting, Charleston, South Carolina, United States. February 06, 2007.
Whitson, B. A., Boettcher, A., Bardales, R., Kratzke, R. A., Dahlberg, P. S., Andrade, R. S., Maddaus, M. A. "Comparison of Video Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery to Thoracotomy for Resection of Clinical Stage 1 Non-Small Lung Cancer.", American College of Surgeons Surgical Forum, Chicago, Illinois, United States. October 10, 2006.
Whitson, B. A., Boettcher, A., Bardales, R., Kratzke, R. A., Dahlberg, P. S., Andrade, R. S., Maddaus, M. A. "Video Assisted Thoracoscopic Surgery is Less Morbid than Thoracotomy for Resection of Clinical Stage I Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer.", Minnesota Surgical Society, Spring Meeting, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States. May 05, 2006.
Whitson, B. A., Hoang, C. D., Boettchet, A. K., Andrade, R. S., Dahlberg, P. S., Maddaus, M. A. "Collis gastroplasty and reinforced crural repair; essential components of laparoscopic giant hiatal hernia repair. ", 86th Annual Meeting, American Association for Thoracic Surgery , Phiadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. April 29, 2006.
Whitson, B. A., Andrade, R. S., Dalhberg, P. S., Maddaus, M. A. "Thoracoscopic Sympathetic Chain Clipping is Equivalent to Transection in Symptomatic Hyperhidrosis.", SAGES, Dallas, Texas, United States. April 26, 2006.
Andrade, R. S. "Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy.", AORN Chapter, Shirners Hospital, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States. April 10, 2006.
Andrade, R. S. "Thoracoscopic Sympathectomy for Hyperhidrosis.", AORN Chapter, Shriners Hospital, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States. January 09, 2006.
Andrade, R. S. "Hyperhidrosis.", University of Minnesota Radio Program, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States. January 01, 2006.
Andrade, R. S. "Giant Hiatal Hernia.", Mexican Association of Gastroenterology, Mexico City, Mexico. November 22, 2005.
Andrade, R. S. "Minimally Invasive Esophagectomy.", Mexican Association of Gastroenterology, Mexico City, Mexico. November 20, 2005.
Andrade, R. S., D'Cunha, J., Sullivan, V., Whitson, B., Dahlberg, P., Maddaus, M. A. "Laparoscopic repair of diaphragmatic defects.", XXIX International Surgery Congress, Merida, Mexico. November 03, 2005.
Andrade, R. S. "Technology Revolutionizes Medical Practice", Health Careers Center, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States. October 27, 2005.
Andrade, R. S. "Hyperhidrosis.", Ask the Doctor Segment of KARE 11 Morning Radio Show, Golden Valley, Minnesota, United States. July 18, 2005.
Andrade, R. S. "Surgical Management of Hiatal Hernias.", 59th Annual Surgery Course, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States. June 15, 2005.
Andrade, R. S. "GERD Gets a Good Wrap.", Society of Gastroenterology Nurses and Associates 32nd Annual Course, Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States. May 02, 2005.
Whitson, B. A., Maddaus, M. A., Andrade, R. S. "Thoracoscopic Lingulectomy in an Immunocompromised Patient with Pulmonary Aspergillosis.", Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Hollywood, Florida, United States. April 15, 2005.
Torres-Villalobos, G., Kellogg, T., Andrade, R. S., Leslie, D., Maddaus, M. A., Hunter, D., Ikramuddin, S. "Gastro-Gastric Fistula Closure: A New Minimally Invasive Approach.", Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons Meeting, Las Vegas, Nevada, United States. April 18, 2002.
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