Publications:

Aerospace Medicine

Sczepaniak J, Ishikita N. Vaporized Anesthetic Utilizing a New Device During a Zero Gravity Parabolic Flight. Space Health and Medical Exploration. December 17, 2016; 1(1) 2-7 Publication Status:Published. [PDF][Supplemental]

Sczepaniak J, et al. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation In Microgravity Using The LUCAS™ 2 Compression Device on a Parabolic Flight. Aerospace Medicine and Human Performance. Publication Status:In Progress.

Anesthesia

Ishikita N, et al. Case Series in three cosmetic surgery patients via a Hand-held Anesthesia Device (VapoJect™) in Japan. Publication Status:UnpublishedAbstract

Bariatrics

Sczepaniak JP, Owens ML, Shukla H, Perlegos J, Garner W. Comparability of Weight Loss Reporting after Gastric Bypass and Sleeve Gastrectomy using BOLD Data 2008-2011. Obesity Surgery 2015 May;25(5):788-95. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 25394587. Publication Status: Published. PubMed

Owens M, Shukla H, Sczepaniak J, Mahdavi A.. Variations on bowel obstruction after gastric bypass and management of the twisted Roux limb. Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases (SOARD). 2013 Nov; 9(6): 1020-1021. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 24120984. Publication Status: Published. PubMed

Sczepaniak JP, Owens ML, Garner W, Dako F, Masukawa K, Wilson SE. A simpler method for predicting weight loss in the first year after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. Journal of Obesity. 2012 Jan; N/A(Article ID 195251): 5. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 22315671. Publication Status: Published. PubMed [PDF]

Kadeli DK, Sczepaniak JP, Kumar K, Youssef C, Mahdavi A, Owens M.. The Effect of Preoperative Weight Loss before Gastric Bypass: A Systematic Review. Journal of Obesity. 2012 Jun; Special Issue(Article ID 867540): 7. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 22720139. Publication Status: Published. PubMed [PDF]

Owens M, Sczepaniak J, Mahdavi A.. "Inverted corner" for sleeve gastrectomy.. Surgery for Obesity and Related Disease (SOARD). 2012 May; 8(3): 364-365. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 22386052. Publication Status: Published. PubMed

Owens ML, Sczepaniak JP. Size really does matter-role of gastrojejunostomy in postoperative weight loss.. Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases (SOARD). 2009 May; 5(3): 357-361. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 18996770. Publication Status: Published. PubMed

Sczepaniak JP, Owens ML. Results of gastrojejunal anastomotic technique designed to reduce stricture. Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases (SOARD). 2009 Feb; 5(1): 77-80. Cited in PubMed; PMID: 19095504. Publication Status: Published. PubMed [Addendum]

Endocrinology

Kim P et al. Levothyroxine (L-T4) malabsorption induced by diabetic gastroparesis and further exacerbated by two pregnancies requiring weekly intramuscular (IM) L-T4 injection and then maintained by switching to L-T4 soft gel capsule (Tirosint®) with the review of literature. AACE Clinical Case Reports. Accepted: 8/11/2014 [PDF]

Preventative Medicine

Sczepaniak J. Bicycle Helmet Safety and Use in Four Prefectures in Japan. In Progress (September 5th 2016).

Posters

Ishikita N, Sczepaniak J., Freiman K., Yoo C. Vaporized Anesthetic Utilizing a New Device During a Zero Gravity Parabolic Flight. Poster presented at the European Congress for Aerospace Medicine; Oslo, Norway (September 2016) [Poster Jpeg]

John Sczepaniak, Catherine Nakao, Naoyuki Ishikita, Kyle Freiman, Katherine Ngo. Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation In Microgravity Using The LUCAS 2 Compression Device on a Parabolic Flight. Poster presented at the European Congress for Aerospace Medicine; Oslo, Norway (September 17,2016).Abstract [Poster Jpeg]

John Sczepaniak, Aaron Hochman-Zimmerman, Chungbin Yoo, Milton Owens. The Role of Preoperative Weight loss in Sleeve Gasterectomy. Poster presented at: American Society for Metablolic and Bariatrc Surgery ASMBS; Boston, MA. (2014). [Poster Jpeg]

Milton Owens, John Sczepaniak. Remnant Resection on Ghrelin and Weight Regain After Gastric Bypass. Poster presented at: American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery ASMBS; Boston, MA (2014). [Poster Jpeg]

Milton Owens, Priya Johal. Inverting the 'Corner' Decreases GERD After Sleeve Gastrectomy. Poster presented at: American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery ASMBS; Boston, MA. (2014). [Poster Jpeg]

Milton Owens, Kyle Freiman, John Sczepaniak, Heena Shukla. The Relation of Ghrelin to Hunger and Weight After Gastric Bypass and Sleeve Gastrectomy. Poster presented at: American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery ASMBS; Boston, MA. (2014). [Poster Jpeg]

Sczepaniak J, Owens M, Perlegos J, Garner W. Comparability of Weight Loss Reporting after Gastric Bypass and Sleeve Gastrectomy. 4th World Congress for the Advancement of Surgery. Tel Aviv, Israel. Oct 2013 [PDF]

Owens ML, McCoy K, Pak M, Sczepaniak J. (2012). A simpler Method for predicting weight loss in the first year after gastric bypass and Sleeve Gasterectomy. Poster presented at: American Society for Metabolic and Bariatric Surgery; San Diego, CA. [PDF]