Jeffrey Blatnik

Associate Professor of Surgery

    • 1499 Citations

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    Research interests

    My clinical and research interest relates to hernia repair, patient outcomes and the evaluating of prosthetic materials utilized for surgical repair. This includes hernia meshes and fixation devices. Specifically evaluating how they function and handle infection.

    Areas of Clinical Interest

    Abdominal wall hernia repair (ventral, incisional and inguinal hernias), laparoscopic diaphragm pacing for treatment of spinal cord injury, minimally invasive management of foregut disorders, endoscopic treatment of achalasia (POEM)

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    Research Output

    Robotic inguinal vs transabdominal laparoscopic inguinal hernia repair the RIVAL randomized clinical trial

    Prabhu, A. S., Carbonell, A., Hope, W., Warren, J., Higgins, R., Jacob, B., Blatnik, J., Haskins, I., Alkhatib, H., Tastaldi, L., Fafaj, A., Tu, C. & Rosen, M. J., May 2020, In : JAMA surgery. 155, 5, p. 380-387 8 p.

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  • 4 Scopus citations

    Controversies and Techniques in the Repair of Abdominal Wall Hernias

    Blatnik, J. A. & Michael Brunt, L., Apr 15 2019, In : Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery. 23, 4, p. 837-845 9 p.

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  • 3 Scopus citations

    Efficacy of robotic versus open transversus abdominis release in a porcine model

    Tan, W. H., McAllister, J. M. & Blatnik, J. A., Feb 7 2019, In : Hernia. 23, 1, p. 29-35 7 p.

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  • 1 Scopus citations

    Posterior component separation with transversus abdominis release (TAR) for repair of complex incisional hernias after orthotopic liver transplantation

    Tastaldi, L., Blatnik, J. A., Krpata, D. M., Petro, C. C., Fafaj, A., Alkhatib, H., Svestka, M., Rosenblatt, S., Prabhu, A. S. & Rosen, M. J., Apr 1 2019, In : Hernia. 23, 2, p. 363-373 11 p.

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  • 5 Scopus citations

    The impact of internet-based patient self-education of surgical mesh on patient attitudes and healthcare decisions prior to hernia surgery

    Miller, M. P., Arefanian, S. & Blatnik, J. A., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Surgical endoscopy.

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  • 1 Scopus citations