Sergio Huerta

  • 3257 Citations
  • 30 h-Index
19962019
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Research Output 1996 2019

2019
2 Citations (Scopus)

Barriers to adoption of laparoscopic cholecystectomy in a county hospital in Guatemala

Imran, J. B., Ochoa-Hernandez, A., Herrejon, J., Ortiz, C., Mijangos, B., Madni, T. & Huerta, S., Jan 1 2019, In : Surgical Endoscopy.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Guatemala
County Hospitals
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
Cholecystectomy
Equipment and Supplies
2 Citations (Scopus)

Current status of local anesthesia for inguinal hernia repair in developing countries and in the United States

Argo, M., Timmerman, C., Ochoa-Hernandez, A., Ortiz, C., Lopez-Huertas, V. & Huerta, S., Jan 1 2019, In : Hernia.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Inguinal Hernia
Herniorrhaphy
Local Anesthesia
Developing Countries
3 Citations (Scopus)

Current View on the Nonoperative Management of Acute Appendicitis in a County Hospital in Guatemala

Timmerman, C., Hernandez, A. O., Ortiz, C., Huertas, V. L., Lopez, R. & Huerta, S., May 1 2019, In : Journal of Surgical Research. 237, p. 108-109 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Guatemala
County Hospitals
Appendicitis

Emergent groin hernia repair at a County Hospital in Guatemala: patient-related issues vs. health care system limitations

Ochoa-Hernandez, A., Timmerman, C., Ortiz, C., Huertas, V. L. & Huerta, S., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Hernia.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Guatemala
County Hospitals
Groin
Herniorrhaphy
Delivery of Health Care
Herniorrhaphy
Robotics
Hernia
Costs and Cost Analysis
Patient Reported Outcome Measures
1 Citation (Scopus)

Inguinal hernia repair in centers of excellence

Huerta, S., Jan 1 2019, In : Hernia.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Inguinal Hernia
Herniorrhaphy
1 Citation (Scopus)

Local VS. other forms of anesthesia for open inguinal hernia repair: A meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials

Argo, M., Favela, J., Phung, T. & Huerta, S., Jan 1 2019, In : American journal of surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Inguinal Hernia
Herniorrhaphy
Local Anesthesia
Meta-Analysis
Anesthesia
2 Citations (Scopus)

Mesh migration following abdominal hernia repair: a comprehensive review

Cunningham, H. B., Weis, J. J., Taveras, L. R. & Huerta, S., Apr 1 2019, In : Hernia. 23, 2, p. 235-243 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Abdominal Hernia
Herniorrhaphy
Literature
Umbilicus
Groin

Mesh migration following abdominal hernia repair: author’s reply

Cunningham, H. & Huerta, S., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Hernia.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Abdominal Hernia
Herniorrhaphy
1 Citation (Scopus)

Minimally invasive inguinal hernia repair is not superior to open

Huerta, S., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Hernia.

Research output: Contribution to journalLetter

Inguinal Hernia
Herniorrhaphy
5 Citations (Scopus)

Open, Laparoscopic, and Robotic Inguinal Hernia Repair: Outcomes and Predictors of Complications

Huerta, S., Timmerman, C., Argo, M., Favela, J., Pham, T. H., Kukreja, S. S., Yan, J. & Zhu, H., Sep 1 2019, In : Journal of Surgical Research. 241, p. 119-127 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Inguinal Hernia
Herniorrhaphy
Robotics
Acoustic Impedance Tests
Tinnitus
Hearing Loss
Ear
2018
Groin
Inguinal Hernia
Herniorrhaphy
Scrotum
Inguinal Canal

Assessing the veterans affairs surgical quality improvement program risk calculator in cholecystectomy

Imran, J. B., Renteria, O., Ruiz, M., Pham, T. H., Mokdad, A. A. & Huerta, S., Jun 1 2018, In : American Surgeon. 84, 6, p. 1043-1048 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cholecystectomy
Veterans
Quality Improvement
Morbidity
Veterans Hospitals

Assessing the Veterans Affairs Surgical Quality Improvement Program Risk Calculator in Cholecystectomy

Imran, J. B., Renteria, O., Ruiz, M., Pham, T. H., Mokdad, A. A. & Huerta, S., Jun 1 2018, In : The American surgeon. 84, 6, p. 1039-1042 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cholecystectomy
Veterans
Quality Improvement
Morbidity
Veterans Hospitals
14 Citations (Scopus)
Adjuvant Chemotherapy
Rectal Neoplasms
Drug Therapy
Survival
Chemoradiotherapy
1 Citation (Scopus)

Clinical and molecular diagnosis of pathologic complete response in rectal cancer: an update

Timmerman, C., Taveras, L. R. & Huerta, S., Oct 3 2018, In : Expert Review of Molecular Diagnostics. 18, 10, p. 887-896 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Rectal Neoplasms
Neoplasms
Nomograms
Neoadjuvant Therapy
Standard of Care

Current Trends in Training in the Surgical Management of Acute Appendicitis at a Veteran Affairs Hospital

Ruiz, M., Shahid, Z., Renteria, O. & Huerta, S., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Journal of Surgical Education.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Veterans Hospitals
Appendicitis
resident
Appendectomy
trend
2 Citations (Scopus)

Mesh migration into an inguinal hernia sac following a laparoscopic umbilical hernia repair

Cunningham, H. B., Kukreja, S. & Huerta, S., Mar 31 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Hernia. p. 1-6 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Umbilical Hernia
Inguinal Hernia
Herniorrhaphy
2 Citations (Scopus)

Outcomes of appendectomy in elderly veteran patients

Renteria, O., Shahid, Z. & Huerta, S., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Surgery (United States).

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Appendectomy
Veterans
Appendicitis
Private Sector
Laparotomy
2017

A case report of a de Garengeot hernia in a nonagenarian veteran

Taveras, L. R. & Huerta, S., Jan 1 2017, In : International Journal of Surgery Case Reports. 41, p. 301-303 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Veterans
Hernia
Groin
Appendectomy
Appendix

Comment to: Should we perform elective inguinal hernia repair in the elderly? Wu J. J. et al.

Jain, V., Sultany, M. & Huerta, S., Apr 20 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Hernia. p. 1-2 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Inguinal Hernia
Herniorrhaphy

Current Concepts on the Distal Margin of Resection of Rectal Cancer Tumors after Neoadjuvant Chemoradiation

Imran, J., Yao, J. J., Madni, T. & Huerta, S., Jan 23 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Current Colorectal Cancer Reports. p. 1-7 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rectal Neoplasms
Rectum
Adenocarcinoma
Survival Rate
Morbidity
3 Citations (Scopus)

Laparoscopic ischemic conditioning of the stomach increases neovascularization of the gastric conduit in patients undergoing esophagectomy for cancer

Pham, T. H., Melton, S. D., McLaren, P. J., Mokdad, A. A., Huerta, S., Wang, D. H., Perry, K. A., Hardaker, H. L. & Dolan, J. P., Sep 1 2017, In : Journal of Surgical Oncology. 116, 3, p. 391-397 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Ischemic Preconditioning
Esophagectomy
Stomach
Neoplasms
Microvessels

No gut syndrome: Liver failure is the issue

Huerta, S., Jan 1 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Surgery (United States).

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Short Bowel Syndrome
Liver Failure
Liver
1 Citation (Scopus)

Perforated jejunal diverticulitis in a nonagenarian veteran: A case report

Grubbs, J. & Huerta, S., 2017, In : International Journal of Surgery Case Reports. 40, p. 77-79 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Diverticulitis
Diverticulum
Sigmoid Colon
Veterans
Jejunal Diseases
2 Citations (Scopus)

Resident postgraduate year does not influence rate of complications following inguinal herniorrhaphy

Renteria, O., Mokdad, A. A., Imran, J. & Huerta, S., Nov 1 2017, In : Journal of Surgical Research. 219, p. 61-65 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Groin
Herniorrhaphy
Inguinal Hernia
Operative Time
Hernia
4 Citations (Scopus)

Surgical approach to gallbladder disease in rural Guatemala

Imran, J. B., Ochoa-Hernandez, A., Herrejon, J., Madni, T. D., Clark, A. T. & Huerta, S., Oct 1 2017, In : Journal of Surgical Research. 218, p. 329-333 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Guatemala
Gallbladder Diseases
Cholecystectomy
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
Length of Stay
2016
3 Citations (Scopus)

Adjuvant chemotherapy for ypT0N0M0 rectal cancer following chemoradiotherapy and total mesorectal excision

Kainthla, R. & Huerta, S., Sep 1 2016, In : Anti-Cancer Drugs. 27, 9, p. 819-823 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Chemoradiotherapy
Adjuvant Chemotherapy
Rectal Neoplasms
Radiation-Sensitizing Agents
Therapeutics
23 Citations (Scopus)

Biological mesh implants for abdominal hernia repair: US food and drug administration approval process and systematic review of its efficacy

Huerta, S., Varshney, A., Patel, P. M., Mayo, H. G. & Livingston, E. H., Apr 1 2016, In : JAMA Surgery. 151, 4, p. 374-381 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Abdominal Hernia
Drug Approval
Herniorrhaphy
Abdominal Wall
Databases
3 Citations (Scopus)

More on 'No Gut Syndrome': A case report

Jain, V. & Huerta, S., 2016, In : International Journal of Surgery Case Reports. 19, p. 35-37 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Parenteral Nutrition
Laparotomy
Necrosis
Maintenance
Quality of Life

Predicting a pathological complete response in rectal cancer

Huerta, S., Sep 1 2016, In : Anti-Cancer Drugs. 27, 8, p. 709-710 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Rectal Neoplasms
13 Citations (Scopus)

Predictors of inguinodynia, recurrence, and metachronous hernias after inguinal herniorrhaphy in veteran patients

Huerta, S., Patel, P. M., Mokdad, A. A. & Chang, J., Sep 1 2016, In : American Journal of Surgery. 212, 3, p. 391-398 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Inguinal Hernia
Herniorrhaphy
Veterans
Odds Ratio
Confidence Intervals
3 Citations (Scopus)

Predictors of recurrence of umbilical hernias following primary tissue repair in obese veterans

Yao, J. J., Pham, T., Mokdad, A. E. & Huerta, S., Jan 1 2016, In : American Journal of Surgery. 211, 1, p. 18-23 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Umbilical Hernia
Veterans
Recurrence
Body Mass Index
Herniorrhaphy
6 Citations (Scopus)

Renal cell carcinoma metastatic to the scalp

Errami, M., Margulis, V. & Huerta, S., Dec 20 2016, In : Rare Tumors. 8, 4, p. 139-141 3 p., 6400.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Scalp
Renal Cell Carcinoma
Neoplasm Metastasis
Nephrectomy
Bone and Bones
3 Citations (Scopus)

Survival analysis of veteran patients with pancreatic cancer

Kim, D., Zhu, H., Nassri, A., Mokdad, A., Kukreja, S., Polanco, P., Huerta, S. & Ramzan, Z., Jun 1 2016, In : Journal of Digestive Diseases. 17, 6, p. 399-407 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Veterans
Survival Analysis
Pancreatic Neoplasms
Mortality
Neoplasms
10 Citations (Scopus)
Education
Medical Students
Teaching
Learning
6 Citations (Scopus)

The neutrophil to albumin ratio as a predictor of pathological complete response in rectal cancer patients following neoadjuvant chemoradiation

Tawfik, B., Mokdad, A. A., Patel, P. M., Li, H. C. & Huerta, S., Sep 1 2016, In : Anti-Cancer Drugs. 27, 9, p. 879-883 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Chemoradiotherapy
Rectal Neoplasms
Albumins
Neutrophils
Carcinoembryonic Antigen
2015
5 Citations (Scopus)

Clinical and molecular diagnosis of pathologic complete response in rectal cancer

Patel, P. M., Harris, K. & Huerta, S., Nov 2 2015, In : Expert Review of Molecular Diagnostics. 15, 11, p. 1505-1516 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Rectal Neoplasms
Neoadjuvant Therapy
Chemoradiotherapy
12 Citations (Scopus)
Learning
learning
trainee
performance
training program
2 Citations (Scopus)

Digital papillary adenocarcinoma: Presentation, natural history and management

Carter, K., Yao, J. J., Melton, S. D., Lopez, J. & Huerta, S., 2015, In : Rare Tumors. 7, 2, p. 92-95 4 p., 5867.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Papillary Adenocarcinoma
Natural History
Foot
Hand
Sentinel Lymph Node Biopsy

Feasibility of subcutaneous gentamicin and pressurized irrigation as adjuvant strategies to reduce surgical site infection in colorectal surgery: Results of a pilot study

Dineen, S. P., Pham, T. H., Murray, B. W., Parker, B. J., Hartless, K., Anthony, T. & Huerta, S., Jun 1 2015, In : American Surgeon. 81, 6, p. 573-579 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Surgical Wound Infection
Colorectal Surgery
Gentamicins
Body Mass Index
Safety

Hyperbilirubinemia and leukocytosis in gangrenous cholecystitis

Huerta, S., 2015, (Accepted/In press) In : American Journal of Surgery.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Acute Cholecystitis
Cholecystitis
Hyperbilirubinemia
Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy
Leukocytosis
1 Citation (Scopus)

Leukocytosis in Colorectal Cancer

Huerta, S. & Patel, P., Nov 1 2015, In : Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 221, 5, p. 996-997 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Preoperative Period
Leukocytosis
Colorectal Neoplasms
20 Citations (Scopus)

Nitric oxide for cancer therapy

Huerta, S., Aug 1 2015, In : Future Science OA. 1, 1, FSO44.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

Open Access
Nitric Oxide
Neoplasms
Therapeutics
Nitric Oxide Donors
Antineoplastic Agents
5 Citations (Scopus)

No Gut Syndrome: Near Total Enterectomy

Huerta, S., Kukreja, S., Carter, K. & Butler, D., May 1 2015, In : Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery. 19, 5, p. 973-980 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Parenteral Nutrition
Home Parenteral Nutrition
Jejunum
Ileum
Respiratory Insufficiency
10 Citations (Scopus)

Phase I dose escalation trial ofnitroglycerin in addition to5-fluorouracil and radiation therapy for neoadjuvant treatment of operable rectal cancer

Illum, H., Wang, D. H., Dowell, J. E., Hittson, W. J., Torrisi, J. R., Meyer, J. & Huerta, S., 2015, (Accepted/In press) In : Surgery (United States).

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Neoadjuvant Therapy
Rectal Neoplasms
Fluorouracil
Radiotherapy
Nitroglycerin
12 Citations (Scopus)
Carcinoembryonic Antigen
Chemoradiotherapy
Rectal Neoplasms
Neoplasm Metastasis
Serum
1 Citation (Scopus)

Re: Biologic mesh versus synthetic mesh in open inguinal hernia repair: System review and meta-analysis

Huerta, S., Dec 1 2015, In : ANZ Journal of Surgery. 85, 12, p. 991 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Surgical Mesh
Inguinal Hernia
Herniorrhaphy
Biological Products
Meta-Analysis