Nestor de la Cruz-Munoz

Professor of Clinical

  • 438 Citations
20102020

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Research Output

Article

A bidirectional stapling technique for laparoscopic small bowel anastomosis

Marks, V. A., Farra, J., Jacome, F. & Cruz-Muñoz, N. D. L., Sep 1 2013, In : Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases. 9, 5, p. 736-742 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Alcohol use patterns and alcohol use disorders among young adult, ethnically diverse bariatric surgery patients

Spadola, C. E., Wagner, E. F., Accornero, V. H., Vidot, D., de la Cruz-Munoz, N. & Messiah, S., Jan 2 2017, In : Substance Abuse. 38, 1, p. 82-87 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Alternative Port Site Selection (APSS) for Improved Cosmesis in Laparoscopic Surgery

de la Cruz-Munoz, N. & Koniaris, L., Dec 1 2010, In : Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery. 14, 12, p. 2004-2008 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

A Qualitative Examination of Increased Alcohol Use after Bariatric Surgery among Racially/Ethnically Diverse Young Adults

Spadola, C. E., Wagner, E. F., Varga, L. M., Syvertsen, J. L., de la Cruz-Munoz, N. & Messiah, S., Nov 19 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Obesity Surgery. p. 1-6 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Assessing risk factors, presentation, and management of portomesenteric vein thrombosis after sleeve gastrectomy: a multicenter case-control study

Moon, R. C., Ghanem, M., Teixeira, A. F., De La Cruz-Munoz, N., Young, M. K., Domkowski, P., Radecke, J., Boyce, S. G., Rosenthal, R., Menzo, E. L., Blanco, D. G., Funes, D. R. & Jawad, M. A., Apr 2018, In : Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases. 14, 4, p. 478-483 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations
43 Scopus citations

Changes in weight and co-morbidities among adolescents undergoing bariatric surgery: 1-year results from the Bariatric Outcomes Longitudinal Database

Messiah, S. E., Lopez-Mitnik, G., Winegar, D., Sherif, B., Arheart, K. L., Reichard, K. W., Michalsky, M. P., Lipshultz, S. E., Miller, T. L., Livingstone, A. S. & De La Cruz-Muñoz, N., Jul 2013, In : Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases. 9, 4, p. 503-513 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

41 Scopus citations

Closure of mesenteric defect can lead to decrease in internal hernias after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass

De La Cruz-Muñoz, N., Cabrera, J. C., Cuesta, M., Hartnett, S. & Rojas, R., Mar 1 2011, In : Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases. 7, 2, p. 176-180 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

56 Scopus citations

Comparison of methodological approaches to human gut microbiota changes in response to metabolic and bariatric surgery: A systematic review

Morales-Marroquin, E., Hanson, B., Greathouse, L., de la Cruz-Munoz, N. & Messiah, S. E., Aug 1 2020, In : Obesity Reviews. 21, 8, e13025.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Effectiveness of bariatric surgery in reducing weight and body mass index among hispanic adolescents

De La Cruz-Muñoz, N., Lopez-Mitnik, G., Arheart, K. L., Miller, T. L., Lipshultz, S. E. & Messiah, S. E., Feb 2013, In : Obesity Surgery. 23, 2, p. 150-156 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

Effect of Ethnicity on Weight Loss After Bariatric Surgery

Khorgami, Z., Arheart, K., Zhang, C., Messiah, S. & de la Cruz-Munoz, N., May 1 2015, In : Obesity Surgery. 25, 5, p. 769-776 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Scopus citations

Ethnic and Gender Differences in the Prevalence of Nonalcoholic Steatohepatitis among Bariatric Surgery Patients

Messiah, S., Vidot, D., Bispo, J. B., Arheart, K., Khorgami, Z. & de la Cruz-Munoz, N., Dec 1 2016, In : Bariatric Surgical Practice and Patient Care. 11, 4, p. 153-157 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Four-year weight outcomes of laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery and adjustable gastric banding among multiethnic adolescents

De La Cruz-Muñoz, N., Messiah, S. E., Cabrera, J. C., Torres, C., Cuesta, M., Lopez-Mitnik, G. & Arheart, K. L., Sep 1 2010, In : Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases. 6, 5, p. 542-547 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

20 Scopus citations

Laparoscopic pancreatoduodenectomy after laparoscopic gastric bypass

De La Cruz-Muñoz, N., Hartnett, S. & Sleeman, D., May 1 2011, In : Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases. 7, 3, p. 326-327 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Postoperative marijuana use and disordered eating among bariatric surgery patients

Vidot, D. C., Prado, G., De La Cruz-Munoz, N., Spadola, C., Cuesta, M. & Messiah, S. E., Jan 2016, In : Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases. 12, 1, p. 171-178 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

Predictors of postoperative aftercare attrition among gastric bypass patients

Khorgami, Z., Zhang, C., Messiah, S. E. & De La Cruz-Munõz, N., Jun 1 2015, In : Bariatric Surgical Practice and Patient Care. 10, 2, p. 79-83 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations

Predictors of Short-Term Diabetes Remission After Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass

Iacobellis, G., Xu, C., Campo, R. E. & de la Cruz-Munoz, N., May 1 2015, In : Obesity Surgery. 25, 5, p. 782-787 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

Preoperative Prognosticators of Safe Laparoscopic Hepatocellular Carcinoma Resection in Advanced Cirrhosis: a Propensity Score Matching Population-Based Analysis of 1799 Western Patients

Vega, E. A., Kutlu, O. C., Joechle, K., De La Cruz, N., Ko, D. & Conrad, C., Jun 15 2019, In : Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery. 23, 6, p. 1157-1165 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Randomized sham-controlled trial evaluating efficacy and safety of endoscopic gastric plication for primary obesity: The ESSENTIAL trial

Sullivan, S., Swain, J. M., Woodman, G., Antonetti, M., de la Cruz-Munoz, N., Jonnalagadda, S. S., Ujiki, M., Ikramuddin, S., Ponce, J., Ryou, M., Reynoso, J., Chhabra, R., Sorenson, G. B., Clarkston, W. K., Edmundowicz, S. A., Eagon, J. C., Mullady, D. K., Leslie, D., Lavin, T. E. & Thompson, C. C., Feb 1 2017, In : Obesity. 25, 2, p. 294-301 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

51 Scopus citations

Reduction in cardiometabolic disease risk following gastric bypass surgery among hispanic adults

De La Cruz-Muñoz, N., Lopez-Mitnik, G., Arheart, K. L., Livingstone, A. S., Miller, T. L., Lipshultz, S. E. & Messiah, S. E., Aug 1 2013, In : Metabolic Syndrome and Related Disorders. 11, 4, p. 262-266 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations

Response to Letter to the Editor: Alcohol Use Disorders and Bariatric Surgery

Spadola, C. E., Wagner, E. F., Varga, L. M., Syvertsen, J. L., de la Cruz-Munoz, N. & Messiah, S., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Obesity Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations
7 Scopus citations
Open Access

Successful laparoscopic bariatric surgery in peritoneal dialysis patients without interruption of their CKD6 treatment modality.

Valle, G. A., Kissane, B. E. & de la Cruz-Muñoz, N., 2012, In : Unknown Journal. 28, p. 134-139 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations
3 Scopus citations

Use of Bariatric outcomes longitudinal database (BOLD) to study variability in patient success after Bariatric surgery

Benoit, S. C., Hunter, T. D., Francis, D. M. & De La Cruz-Munoz, N., Jun 2014, In : Obesity Surgery. 24, 6, p. 936-943 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

42 Scopus citations
Chapter

Bariatric surgery to reverse metabolic syndrome in adolescents

Kassira, N., Marks, V. A. & de la Cruz-Munoz, N., Jan 1 2012, Pediatric Metabolic Syndrome: Comprehensive Clinical Review and Related Health Issues. Springer-Verlag London Ltd, p. 333-350 18 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

1 Scopus citations
Comment/debate

Discussion

Meredith, J. W., Hochwald, S., Koniaris, L., De La Cruz-Munoz, N., Cole, D. & Martin, R., Apr 1 2011, In : Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 212, 4, p. 588-589 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Discussion

O'Leary, P., Schirmer, B., Richards, W., Callender, C. O., Sundt, T., Moody, F. & De La Cruz-Munoz, N., Apr 2011, In : Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 212, 4, p. 512-513 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Letter

Comment on: “Racial disparities in perioperative outcomes after bariatric surgery”

Khorgami, Z. & de la Cruz-Munoz, N., May 1 2019, In : Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases. 15, 5, p. 804-805 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Review article

Alcohol and Drug Use Among Postoperative Bariatric Patients: A Systematic Review of the Emerging Research and Its Implications

Spadola, C. E., Wagner, E. F., Dillon, F. R., Trepka, M. J., De La Cruz-Munoz, N. & Messiah, S. E., Sep 1 2015, In : Alcoholism: Clinical and Experimental Research. 39, 9, p. 1582-1601 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

28 Scopus citations

Application and effectiveness of eHealth strategies for metabolic and bariatric surgery patients: A systematic review

Messiah, S. E., Sacher, P. M., Yudkin, J., Ofori, A., Qureshi, F. G., Schneider, B., Hoelscher, D. M., de la Cruz-Muñoz, N. & Barlow, S. E., 2020, In : Digital Health. 6

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
3 Scopus citations

Leptin deficiency-induced obesity affects the density of mast cells in abdominal fat depots and lymph nodes in mice

Altintas, M. M., Nayer, B., Walford, E. C., Johnson, K. B., Gaidosh, G., Reiser, J., De La Cruz-Munoz, N., Ortega, L. M. & Nayer, A., 2012, In : Lipids in Health and Disease. 11, 21.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

17 Scopus citations

Short- and long-term safety and efficacy of bariatric surgery for severely obese adolescents: a narrative review

Sarno, L. A., Lipshultz, S. E., Harmon, C., De La Cruz-Munoz, N. F. & Balakrishnan, P. L., Jan 1 2020, In : Pediatric Research. 87, 2, p. 202-209 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article