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  1. 1. JOHN D. MELLINGER, M.D. CURRICULUM VITAE (UPDATED 9/20/05)BUSINESS ADDRESS: Medical College of Georgia Dept. of Surgery Room BI 4074 1120 15th St. Augusta, GA 30912 Phone: (706) 721-1423 FAX: (706) 721-0972RESEARCH ADDRESS: Medical College of Georgia 1120 15th St. Augusta, GA 30912MARITAL STATUS: Spouse: Elaine Faith Mellinger Children: Heather Anne Mellinger Jordan David Mellinger Caleb John Mellinger Courtney Lee MellingerEDUCATION: High School: Lakewood High School, Lakewood, Ohio, 1976 College: Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio BA - 1980, Summa Cum Laude University of Edinburgh, Edinburgh, Scotland Medical School: Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, Ohio MD - 1984POSTGRADUATE TRAINING: Internship: General Surgery. University of Washington, Seattle, Washington July, 1984 – June, 1985 Residency: General Surgery. Blodgett Memorial Medical Center/St. Marys Hospital, Grand Rapids, Michigan July, 1985 - June, 1989 Fellowship: Surgical Endoscopy. Mt. Sinai Medical Center, Cleveland, Ohio August, 1989 - June, 1990 Fellowship: Surgical Education Research Fellowship. Association for Surgical Education, 2004-2005. 1
  2. 2. MILITARY SERVICE: Appointed to US Air Force Reserve, 1980 Active Duty US Air Force at Wright-Patterson, USAF Medical Center July, 1990 - July, 1994LICENSURE: MD: #51984, State of Georgia, granted September, 2002MEDICAL SOCIETIES: Fellow American College of Surgeons (FACS) Member, American Society for Gastrointestinal Endoscopy (ASGE) Member, Society of American Gastrointestinal Endoscopic Surgeons (SAGES) Member, Christian Medical Association Member, Midwest Surgical Association Member, Society for Surgery of the Alimentary Tract (SSAT) Member, Association for Surgical Education (ASE) Member, Southeastern Surgical Congress Member, Association of Program Directors in Surgery (APDS) Member, Association for Academic SurgeryHONORS AND AWARDS: College: John Schoff Millis Award for senior with best academic record; Phi Beta Kappa; departmental awards in Biology and Greek; academic scholarship recipient Medical School: Alpha Omega Alpha; William D. Holden Award in Surgery Residency: Michigan State University College of Human Medicine Resident Teaching Award, 1988 and 1989 graduating classes (Grand Rapids Campus) Best Clinical Study Award, 1991 Grand Rapids Area Medical Education Center (GRAMEC) Research Day Fellowship: 1st Prize Winner, Resident/Fellow Research Competition, 1991 Annual Meeting SAGES Post-training: Wright State University Dept. of Surgery Residents Award for Outstanding Teaching by a Clinical Faculty Member, 1993, 1994 Wright State University Albert B. Huffer Outstanding Teacher of Clinical Surgery Award, 1994 Blodgett Memorial Medical Center-Saint Mary’s Health Services General Surgery Residency Teacher of the Year Award, 1997 Grand Rapids/Michigan State University General Surgery Residency Teacher of the Year Award, 2000, 2001 2
  3. 3. Faculty sponsor/author for first prize-winning paper in Resident Research Competition, Michigan Chapter American College of Surgeons and Midwest Surgical Association, 2002 Golden Apple Award (Surgical Residency Teacher of the Year), Medical College of Georgia Dept. of Surgery, 2003, 2004 Outstanding Teacher Award, Association for Surgical Education, 2005GRANTS: Prospective, randomized comparison of component separation and laparoscopic ventral hernia repair. (Co-investigator). SAGES Endoscopic/Laparoscopic Research Award, $15,000, 2004.BOARD STATUS: National Board of Medical Examiners, July, 1985 American Board of Surgery Qualifying Exam, passed - Oct, 1989 American Board of Surgery Certifying Exam, passed - Sep, 1990 American Board of Surgery Recertifying Exam, passed – Oct. 1999PROFESSIONAL DUTIES POST TRAINING (CHRONOLOGIC): USAF Medical Center, Wright Patterson AFB, OH, 1990-1994 -Staff Surgeon and Surgical Endoscopist -Associate Clinical Professor of Surgery, Wright State U. -Assistant Residency Program Director, WSU Residency St. Mary’s/Blodgett/Butterworth Hospitals, Grand Rapids, MI, 1994-2002 -Staff Surgeon and Surgical Endoscopist -Assistant Residency Program Director, Grand Rapids/MSU General Surgery Residency -Associate Professor of Surgery, MSU -Interim Chief Academic Officer, Grand Rapids Medical Education and Research Center (2001-2002) -Community Assistant Dean, MSU College of Human Medicine, Grand Rapids Campus (2001-2002) Medical College of Georgia, Augusta, GA, 2002-present -Associate Professor of Surgery, Gastrointestinal Service -Program Director, General Surgery Residency, 2004-present -Director, Surgical Skills Laboratory, 2004-present -Chief, Gastrointestinal Surgery, 2005-presentPROFESSIONAL (JOURNAL, COMMITTEES): Journal Reviewer (ad hoc) * The American Surgeon * Endoscopy 3
  4. 4. * Surgical Endoscopy * Gastrointestinal Endoscopy * Digestive Diseases and Sciences * Journal of the American College of Surgeons National Committees and Boards: SAGES Standards of Practice Committee (1991-2001) SAGES Flexible Endoscopy Committee (2001-2003) ASGE Research Committee (1996-1998) ASGE Program Committee (Lower GI section, 1999-2002) Midwest Surgical Association Program Committee (2000-2004) Commission for Medical and Dental Education, CMDA (2003-8) Pan-African Academy of Christian Surgeons (2004-present) SAGES FES Task Force (2005) ASGE GESAP VI Committee (2005)PRESENTATIONS/INSTRUCTORSHIPS:Mellinger JD, Jubert AV. Hyperthermic limb perfusion in extremity melanoma. MichiganChapter, American College of Surgeons, Grand Rapids, 1987.Mellinger JD. Management of hepatic trauma. Blodgett Regional Trauma Symposium, GrandRapids, 1988.Ponsky JL, Mellinger JD, Simon B. Endoscopic retrograde hemorrhoidal sclerotherapy using23.4% saline. ASGE, San Antonio, 1990 and Society of Air Force Clinical Surgeons (SAFCS),San Antonio, 1992.Mellinger JD, Simon L, Schlecter B, Ponsky JL, Lash R. Tract formation followingpercutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) in an animal model. SAGES, Monterey, 1991.Gladding S, Robson L, Mellinger JD. Carotid endarterectomy: a clean procedure? MichiganChapter, American College of Surgeons, Detroit, 1991.Sudan D, Mellinger JD, Miller S. Colonoscopic indirect lymphangiography in a canine model.SAGES, Washington DC, 1992; World Endoscopic Congress, Bordeaux, 1992; ACS ClinicalCongress, New Orleans, 1992; and SAFCS, Biloxi, 1993.Cornwell RW, Mellinger JD, Miller SF. Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy: review of 310procedures. SAFCS, San Antonio, 1992.Pett JL, Wagenhals KS, Mellinger JD. Severe hypoglycemia with a pancreatic insulin secretingtumor: a case report and a discussion of the laboratory evaluation of hypoglycemia. Societyof Armed Forces Medical Laboratory Scientists, Washington, DC, 1992.Mellinger JD. Management of choledocholithiasis in concert with laparoscopiccholecystectomy. USUHS Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy Course, Bethesda, 1992.Mellinger JD. Surgical management of carcinoma of the gastroesophageal junction. WrightState University Postgraduate Course, Dayton, 1992.Mellinger JD. Endoscopy and peptic ulcer disease. SAGES Gastrointestinal EndoscopyCourse for Surgery Residents, Cincinnati, 1993.Mellinger JD. Laparoscopic instrumentation and operating room configuration. LaparoscopicColorectal Surgery Course, East Lansing, 1993. 4
  5. 5. Mellinger JD. Laparoscopic suturing. Laparoscopic Colorectal Surgery Course, East Lansing,1993.Mellinger JD, Ponsky JL. Surgical endoscopy fellowships: what difference do they make?SAGES, Phoenix, 1993.Cataldo PA, Mellinger JD, Hadick C, Resnikov P. Laparoscopic versus open colorectalresections for malignancy: assessment of lymphatic resection by mesentericlymphangiography. American Society of Colon and Rectal Surgeons, Chicago, 1993; SAFCS,Biloxi, 1993.Mellinger JD. Approach to esophageal varices. SAGES Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Coursefor Surgery Residents, Cincinnati, 1993.Mellinger JD. Endoscopic interpretation of gastric lesions. SAGES GastrointestinalEndoscopy Course for Surgery Residents, Cincinnati, 1994.McKellar DP, Johnson RM, Dutro JA, Mellinger JD, Bernie WA, Peoples JB. Costeffectiveness of laparoscopic cholecystectomy. SAGES, Nashville, 1994.Mellinger JD. Conscious sedation and monitoring. SAGES Gastrointestinal EndoscopyRefresher Course, Cleveland, 1994.Mellinger JD. Upper endoscopy: indications, preparation and technique. SAGESGastrointestinal Endoscopy Course for Surgery Residents, Cincinnati, 1995.DeJong MJ, Mellinger JD, Odom SJ, Borreson DK. Retrospective evaluation of laparoscopicvs. open Nissen fundoplication. American College of Surgeons, New Orleans, 1995.Mellinger JD. Upper gastrointestinal tract pathology. SAGES Gastrointestinal EndoscopyResidents Workshop, Cincinnati, 1996.Mellinger JD. Colonic pathology. SAGES Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Residents Workshop,Cincinnati, 1996.Meguid AA, Scheeres DE, Mellinger JD. ERCP in a general surgery training program.Midwest Surgical Association, Huron, Ohio, 1997.Mellinger JD. Ethical issues in resident laparoscopic training. Association of ProgramDirectors in Surgery (APDS), Baltimore, 1998Charboneau S, Crane M, Mellinger JD. Mesenteric ischemia in dialysis patients. GrandRapids Medical Education Center (GRAMEC) Research Day, Grand Rapids, 1998.Mellinger JD. Laboratory instructor, SAGES Laparoscopic Solid Organ Surgery Course, SanAntonio, 1999.Shoener D, Mellinger JD. Calciphylaxis. GRAMEC Research Day, Grand Rapids, 1999.Mellinger JD, Bonnell B, Vanderkolk W, Baker R, Davis A, Wilcox R, Passinault W. Residentand faculty perceptions of a residency merger process. Association of Program Directors inSurgery (APDS), Phoenix, 2000. 5
  6. 6. Mellinger JD. Technical problems in laparoscopic cholecystectomy. MSU Dept. of SurgeryGrand Rounds Conference, Lansing, 2000.Mellinger JD. Esophageal and gastric perforation in laparoscopic fundoplication. MSU Dept.of Surgery Grand Rounds Conference, Lansing, 2000.Mellinger JD. ERCP: a surgical perspective. Iowa Methodist Medical Center Surgical GrandRounds, Des Moines, 2000.Brasser B, Bonnell B, Mellinger JD. Focused surgical skill development curricula in a surgicalresidency. APDS, Nashville, 2001.Lewis FR, Mellinger JD, Hayashi A, Lorelli DR, Monaghan KC, Carneiro F, Jackson CE, CaldasC. Prophylactic total gastrectomy for familial gastric cancer: therapy based on gene mutationanalysis. Central Surgical Association, Tucson, 2001.Mellinger JD. Breast cancer update. Christian Medical and Dental Association CMEConference XXIII, Kenya, 2002.Mellinger JD. Surgical perspectives on gastrointestinal bleeding. CMDA CME XXIII, Kenya,2002.Mellinger JD. Intestinal obstruction. CMDA CME XXIII, Kenya, 2002.Mellinger JD. Surgical management of complications of peptic ulcer disease. CMDA CMEXXIII, Kenya, 2002.Mellinger JD. Laparoscopic and endoscopic ultrasound in staging pancreatic malignancy.Throckmorton Surgical Society/Iowa Chapter ACS Annual Meeting, Des Moines, IA, 2002.Mellinger JD. ERCP. SAGES Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Workshop for Surgical Residents,Cincinnati, 2002.Paulson JE, Mellinger JD. The use of intraperitoneal bupivacaine to decrease the length ofstay in elective laparoscopic cholecystectomy patients. Michigan Chapter, American Collegeof Surgeons, Bellaire, MI, and Midwest Surgical Association, Mackinac Island, MI, 2002.Mellinger JD. Surgical approaches to reflux. What’s New in GI for Primary Care? Augusta,GA, 2002.Mellinger JD. Diverticular disease. What’s New in GI for Primary Care? Augusta, GA, 2002.Mellinger JD. Surgical management of complicated peptic ulcer disease. 38th Annual PrimaryCare and Family Practice Symposium, Augusta, GA, 2003.Mellinger JD. Breast Cancer Update. CMDA CME XXIV, Thailand, 2003.Mellinger JD. Intestinal Obstruction. CMDA CME XXIV, Thailand, 2003.Mellinger JD. Complications of peptic ulcer disease. CMDA CME XXIV, Thailand, 2003.Mellinger JD. Surgical management of gastrointestinal bleeding. CMDA CME XXIV, Thailand,2003. 6
  7. 7. Mellinger JD. Approaches for improving the surgical resident’s experience in flexibleendoscopy. SAGES, Los Angeles, 2003.Scheeres DA, Mellinger JD, Brasser BA, Davis AT. Advanced laparoscopy training labs—dothey make a difference for residents? Association for Surgical Education (ASE), Vancouver,2003.Mellinger JD. Lower gastrointestinal bleeding. Medical and Surgical Approaches to GIDisorders (8th annual), Sea Island, 2003.Mellinger JD. Stomas, pouches, and problems. Medical and Surgical Approaches to GIDisorders (8th annual). Sea Island, 2003.Mellinger JD. Surgical education: what’s old, what’s new, what’s tried, what’s true? MedicalCollege of Georgia Surgical Grand Rounds, Augusta, 2003.Baxter T, Mellinger JD, Dainer P. Granulocytic sarcoma arising in a hernia sac: a case report.SESC, Atlanta, 2004.Mellinger JD. Treatment of advanced breast cancer. CMDA CME XXV, Limuru, Kenya, 2004,and XXVI, Chiang Mai, Thailand, 2005.Mellinger JD. Teaching to change lives. CMDA CME XXV, Limuru, Kenya, 2004.Mellinger JD. HIV, hepatitis C, and the surgeon. CMDA CME XXV, Limuru, Kenya, 2004, andXXVI, Chiang Mai, Thailand, 2005.Mellinger JD. Andragogy: how to teach adults in the clinical setting. CMDA CME XXV,Limuru, Kenya, 2004.Mellinger JD. Gastroesophageal reflux disease: surgical update. CMDA CME XXV, Limuru,Kenya, 2004.Mellinger JD. Surgical education: challenges and opportunities. Moretz Surgical SocietyAnnual Meeting, Augusta, GA, 2004.Mellinger JD. Surgical education: steps toward mastery. University ofTennessee/Chattanooga Visiting Professor in Surgery Program, Chattanooga, TN, 2004.Mellinger JD. Current issues in the surgical management of colorectal cancer. MCG Dept. ofSurgery Grand Rounds, Augusta, GA, 2004, and Medical and Surgical Approaches to GIDisorders (9th annual), Sea Island, GA, 2004. Also circulated in Audio-Digest General Surgery,Volume 52, Issue 15, August 7, 2005 issue.Mellinger JD. Problems in stoma management. Medical and Surgical Approaches to GIDisorders (9th annual), Sea Island, GA, 2004.Mellinger JD. Technical skills acquisition: theories for practice. MCG Dept. of Surgery GrandRounds, Augusta, 2004.Franga DL, Howell CG, Mellinger JD, Hatley RM. Single stage reconstruction of perforatedcholedochal cyst: case report and review of the literature. SESC, New Orleans, 2005.Mellinger JD. Teaching a technical skill. CMDA CME XXVI, Chiang Mai, Thailand, 2005. 7
  8. 8. Mellinger JD. Update on the laparoscopic management of colon cancer. Moretz SurgicalSociety, Augusta, 2005.Mellinger JD. Endoluminal therapy: how do I learn this stuff? SAGES, Ft. Lauderdale, 2005.Mellinger JD. Developing surgeons for developing settings. ASE/APDS, New York, 2005.Coverdill J, Adrales GL, Finlay W, Mellinger JD, et al. How surgical faculty and residentsassess the first year of the ACGME duty-hour restrictions: results os a multi-institutional study.ASE, New York, 2005.Mellinger JD. Mentoring surgical residents: defining what works. ASE SERF forum, NewYork, 2005.Mellinger JD. Endoluminal therapy: how do I learn this stuff? SAGES, Ft. Lauderdale, 2005.Mellinger JD. Surgical management of colorectal carcinoma. Medical and SurgicalApproaches to GI Disorders (10th annual), Amelia Island, FL, 2005.Mellinger JD. Management of surgical emergencies in inflammatory bowel disease. Medicaland Surgical Approaches to GI Disorders (10th annual), Amelia Island, FL, 2005.Mellinger JD. Laparoscopy and beyond. Georgia Transplant Foundation Trends in TransplantConference, Augusta, 2005.Coverdill J, Finlay W, Adrales G, Mellinger J, et al. Challenges to professional socialization:the case of surgical residencies and duty-hour restrictions. American Sociological AssociationAnnual Meeting, Philadelphia, 2005.Mellinger JD. Strategies for learning endoluminal surgical techniques. New England SurgicalSociety Annual Meeting, Breton Woods, 2005.PUBLICATIONS:Mellinger JD, Rodriguez CH. Primary omental torsion on CT scan. Hospital Physician 1989;25(4): 33-36.Mellinger JD, Schonholz S, Ponsky JL. Endoscopic techniques for enteral access andalimentation. Problems in General Surgery 1990; 7(Special issue): 147-160.Mellinger JD, Ponsky JL. Endoscopic Diagnosis of Gastric Cancer. In: Sugarbaker PH, ed.Management of Gastric Cancer. Boston: Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1991; 51-68.Ponsky JL, Mellinger JD, Simon IB. Endoscopic retrograde hemorrhoidal sclerotherapy using23.4% Saline. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 1991; 37: 155-158.Mellinger JD, Ponsky JL. Bleeding after endoscopic sphincterotomy: an underestimatedentity. Surgery, Gynecology and Obstetrics 1991; 172: 465-469.Ponsky JL, Mellinger JD. A simple method of infundibular retraction during laparoscopiccholecystectomy. Surgical Endoscopy 1991; 5: 57-58. 8
  9. 9. Mellinger JD, Simon B, Schlecter B, Ponsky JL, Lash R. Tract formation followingpercutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy (PEG) in an animal model. Surgical Endoscopy 1991;5:189-191.Mellinger JD. PEG: An evaluation after a decade. Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Clinics ofNorth America 1992; 2: 187-194.Mellinger JD, Ponsky JL. Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy. Endoscopy 1992; 24:64-67.Mellinger JD, Ponsky JL. Bleeding after endoscopic sphincterotomy (Letter to the Editor).Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 1992; 38: 727-728.Sudan DL, Mellinger JD, Miller SF. Colonoscopic indirect lymphangiography in a caninemodel. Surgical Endoscopy 1993; 7: 96-99.Sudan DL, Mellinger JD, Miller SF, Pett, JL. Colonoscopic indirect lymphangiography.Gastrointestinal Endoscopy 1993; 39: 179-181.Woodyard TC, Mellinger JD, Van KG, Nisenbaum J. Acute superior vena cava syndrome aftercentral venous catheter placement. Cancer 1993; 71: 2621-2623.Mellinger JD, Ponsky JL. Treatment of hemorrhoidal disease with injection therapy. In: BarkinJD, OPhelan CA. Eds; Advanced Therapeutic Endoscopy (2nd Ed). New York: Raven Press,1994; 243-246.Mellinger JD, Ponsky JL. Surgical endoscopy fellowships: what difference do they make?Surg Endoscopy 1994; 8:86-89.Mellinger JD, Ponsky JL. Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy. Endoscopy 1994; 26:55-59.Mellinger JD, Eldridge TJ, Eddelmon ED, Crabbe MM. Delayed gallstone abscess followinglaparoscopic cholecystectomy. Surgical Endoscopy 1994; 8:1332-1334.McKellar DP, Johnson RM, Dutro JA, Mellinger JD, Bernie WA, Peoples JB. Costeffectiveness of laparoscopic cholecystectomy. Surgical Endoscopy 1994; 9:158-163.Mellinger JD, McKellar DP, Lee DJ, Black R, Peoples JB. Utility of cholecystokinin - assistedcholescintigraphy in acalculous biliary disease. Gastroenterology 1995; 108:A1232(supplement).Mellinger JD. Cholecystectomy in chronic cholecystitis. In: MacFadyen BV, Ponsky JL. Eds;Operative Laparoscopy and Thoracoscopy. Philadelphia: Lippincott-Raven Publishers, 1996;203-228.Mellinger JD, Ponsky JL. Endoscopic evaluation of the postoperative stomach.Gastrointestinal Endoscopy Clinics of North America 1996; 6:621-639.Mellinger JD, Ponsky JL. Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy: an overview for 1996.Endoscopy 1996; 28:66-70.Mellinger JD, Ponsky JL. Recent publications in laparoscopic surgery: an overview.Endoscopy 1996; 28:1-11. 9
  10. 10. Mellinger JD, Ponsky JL. Laparoscopic techniques for enteral access. In: Cosgrove JL,Andrus CH, Longo WL editors. Minimally Invasive Techniques: Principles and Outcomes.Harwood Academic Publishers, 1998; 99-110.Mellinger JD, Ponsky JL. Percutaneous endoscopic gastrostomy: state of the art, 1998.Endoscopy 1998; 30:1-7.Mellinger JD. Diagnostic upper gastrointestinal endoscopy. In: Scott-Conner C, editor. TheSAGES Manual: Fundamentals of Laparoscopy and GI Endoscopy. New York: SpringerVerlag, 1998; 422-437.Flanagan D, Mellinger JD. Urachal-Sigmoid fistula in an adult male. American Surgeon 1998;64:762-763.Meguid AA, Scheeres DE, Mellinger JD. ERCP in a general surgery training program.American Surgeon 1998; 64:622-626.Mellinger JD. ERCP. In: McKellar DP, Reiling R, Eiseman B, editors. Prognosis andOutcomes in Surgical Disease. St. Louis: Quality Medical Publishing, 1999; 232-233.Mellinger JD. EGD. In: McKellar DP, Reiling R, Eiseman B, editors. Prognosis and Outcomesin Surgical Disease. St. Louis: Quality Medical Publishing, 1999; 230-231.Mellinger JD, Bonnell B, Passinault W, Wilcox R, Vanderkolk W, Baker R, Davis A. Residentand faculty perceptions of a residency merger process. Current Surgery, 2001; 58:223-226.Lewis FR, Mellinger JD, Hayashi A, Lorelli DR, Monaghan KG, Carneiro F, Jackson CE,Caldas C. Prophylactic total gastrectomy for familial gastric cancer: therapy based on genemutation analysis. Surgery, 2001; 130:612-619.Paulson JE, Mellinger JD, Baguely B. The use of intraperitoneal bupivacaine to decrease thelength of stay in elective laparoscopic cholecystectomy patients. American Surgeon, 2003;69:275-279.Mellinger JD. Upper gastrointestinal endoscopy: current status. Seminars in LaparoscopicSurgery, 2003; 10:3-12.Mellinger JD. Meetings, millions, mentors, motives (editorial). Surg Endosc 2003; 17:363-364.Scheeres DA, Mellinger JD, Brasser BA, Davis AT. Animate advanced laparoscopic coursesimprove resident operative performance. American Journal of Surgery 2004; 188:157-160.Mellinger JD. Management of initial inguinal hernia—open approach. Surg Endosc 2004;18:1144-1148.Mellinger JD. Should surgeons be told what research they can do? (Letter to the Editor). SurgEndosc 2004; 18:557-558.Mellinger JD, MacFadyen BV. Obstructive jaundice: endoscopic management. In CameronJL, editor. Current Surgical Therapy, 8th edition. New York: Mosby, 2004; 452-458.Franga DL, Howell CG, Mellinger JD, Hatley RM. Single stage reconstruction of perforatedcholedochal cyst: case report and review of the literature. American Surgeon 2005;71:398-401. 10
  11. 11. Mellinger JD. Diagnostic upper gastrointestinal endoscopy. In Scott-Conner CEH, editor. TheSAGES Manual: Fundamental of Laparoscopy and Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, 2nd edition.New York: Springer Verlag, (in press).Mellinger JD, Gadacz TR. Laparoscopic gastrostomy. In Scott-Conner CEH, editor. TheSAGES Manual: Fundamentals of Laparoscopy and Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, 2nd edition.New York: Springer Verlag, (in press).Mellinger JD, Gadacz TR. Laparoscopic plication of perforated ulcer. In Scott-Conner CEH,editor. The SAGES Manual: Fundamentals of Laparoscopy and Gastrointestinal Endoscopy,2nd edition. New York: Springer Verlag, (in press).Mellinger JD, MacFadyen BV. Endoluminal approaches to gastroesophageal reflux disease.In Scott-Conner CEH, editor. The SAGES Manual: Fundamentals of Laparoscopy andGastrointestinal Endoscopy, 2nd edition. New York: Springer Verlag, (in press).Mellinger JD, MacFadyen BV, Adrales GL. Capsule endoscopy. In Scott-Conner CEH, editor.The SAGES Manual: Fundamentals of Laparoscopy and Gastrointestinal Endoscopy, 2ndedition. New York: Springer Verlag, (in press).Mellinger JD, MacFadyen BV, Mercer DW, Potts JR. Small intestine and appendix. InLawrence PF, editor. Essentials of General Surgery, 4th edition. New York: Lippincott,Williams & Wilkins, 2005; 283-303. 11

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