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Andrew Sean Kastenmeier MD

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Associate Professor

Institution: Medical College of Wisconsin
Department: Surgery
Division: General

Clinical Expertise

  • Bile Reflux
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux
  • Hernia, Abdominal
  • Hernia, Femoral
  • Hernia, Hiatal
  • Hernia, Inguinal
  • Hernia, Obturator
  • Hernia, Umbilical
  • Hernia, Ventral
  • Publications (33)

  • Resident perception of fundamental endoscopic skills exam: a single institution's experience. (Blank JJ, Krausert TB, Olson LR, Goldblatt MI, Lewis BD, Redlich PN, Treat R, Kastenmeier AS) Surg Endosc 2020 10;34(10):4645-4654 PMID: 31925502 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85077723832 01/12/2020    
  • Retro-rectus placement of bio-absorbable mesh improves patient outcomes. (Cho JE, Helm MC, Helm JH, Mier N, Kastenmeier AS, Gould JC, Goldblatt MI) Surg Endosc 2019 08;33(8):2629-2634 PMID: 30361969 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85055677831 10/27/2018       5 Citations
  • Postoperative urinary retention after laparoscopic total extraperitoneal inguinal hernia repair. (Roadman D, Helm M, Goldblatt MI, Kastenmeier A, Kindel TL, Gould JC, Higgins RM) J Surg Res 2018 11;231:309-315 PMID: 30278946 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85049020303 10/04/2018       5 Citations
  • Wisconsin's Enterra Therapy Experience: A multi-institutional review of gastric electrical stimulation for medically refractory gastroparesis. (Shada A, Nielsen A, Marowski S, Helm M, Funk LM, Kastenmeier A, Lidor A, Gould JC) Surgery 2018 10;164(4):760-765 PMID: 30072246 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85050700720 08/04/2018       18 Citations
  • The impact of preoperative anemia and malnutrition on outcomes in paraesophageal hernia repair. (Clark LN, Helm MC, Higgins R, Lak K, Kastenmeier A, Kindel T, Goldblatt M, Gould JC) Surg Endosc 2018 11;32(11):4666-4672 PMID: 29934871 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85048899302 06/24/2018       2 Citations
  • Effect of adiposity on tissue-specific adiponectin secretion. (Reneau J, Goldblatt M, Gould J, Kindel T, Kastenmeier A, Higgins R, Rengel LR, Schoyer K, James R, Obi B, Moosreiner A, Nicholson K, Sahoo D, Kidambi S) PLoS One 2018;13(6):e0198889 PMID: 29924824 PMCID: PMC6010237 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85048771061 06/21/2018       13 Citations
  • Individual learning plans foster self-directed learning skills and contribute to improved educational outcomes in the surgery clerkship. (Kastenmeier AS, Redlich PN, Fihn C, Treat R, Chou R, Homel A, Lewis BD) Am J Surg 2018 07;216(1):160-166 PMID: 29426569 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85044361417 02/11/2018       10 Citations
  • Preoperative pain in patient with an inguinal hernia predicts long-term quality of life. (Mier N, Helm M, Kastenmeier AS, Gould JC, Goldblatt MI) Surgery 2018 03;163(3):578-581 PMID: 29241993 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85037578554 12/16/2017       4 Citations
  • Improved immediate postoperative pain following laparoscopic inguinal herniorrhaphy using self-adhering mesh. (Davila DG, Helm MC, Pourladian IS, Frelich MJ, Kastenmeier AS, Gould JC, Goldblatt MI) Surg Endosc 2018 03;32(3):1160-1164 PMID: 28840323 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-85028310962 08/26/2017       2 Citations
  • Development and technique of per oral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) for achalasia (Rieder E, Dunst CM, Kastenmeier AS, Makris KI, Swanstrom LL) European Surgery 43(3): 140-145 07/26/2016    
  • Acetazolamide reduces postoperative pain following laparoscopic inguinal herniorrhaphy. (Pourladian I, Lois AW, Frelich MJ, Woehlck HJ, Weber M, Kastenmeier AS, Gould JC, Goldblatt MI) Surg Endosc 2016 07;30(7):2685-9 PMID: 26487218 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84944909659 10/22/2015       2 Citations
  • Per-Oral Endoscopic Myotomy (POEM) After Previous Laparoscopic Heller Myotomy Is Feasible and Safe in a Porcine Model. (Miles LF, Frelich MJ, Gould JC, Dua KS, Jensen ES, Kastenmeier AS) Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 2015 Oct;25(5):408-11 PMID: 26429051 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84943175889 10/03/2015       1 Citation
  • Surgery duration predicts urinary retention after inguinal herniorrhaphy: a single institution review. (Hudak KE, Frelich MJ, Rettenmaier CR, Xiang Q, Wallace JR, Kastenmeier AS, Gould JC, Goldblatt MI) Surg Endosc 2015 Nov;29(11):3246-50 PMID: 25612548 PMCID: PMC4747332 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84944357812 01/24/2015       18 Citations
  • Proficiency training on a virtual reality robotic surgical skills curriculum. (Bric J, Connolly M, Kastenmeier A, Goldblatt M, Gould JC) Surg Endosc 2014 Dec;28(12):3343-8 PMID: 24946742 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84931374502 06/21/2014       29 Citations
  • A population-based analysis of emergent versus elective paraesophageal hernia repair using the Nationwide Inpatient Sample. (Jassim H, Seligman JT, Frelich M, Goldblatt M, Kastenmeier A, Wallace J, Zhao HS, Szabo A, Gould JC) Surg Endosc 2014 Dec;28(12):3473-8 PMID: 24939163 PMCID: PMC4422062 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84939891889 06/19/2014       37 Citations
  • Poster: Per-oral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) following previous laparoscopic Heller myotomy is fesible and safe (Kastenmeier AS, Miles L, Frelich M, Dua K, Gould JC) SAGES Annual Meeting 04/01/2014    
  • Validation of a virtual reality-based robotic surgical skills curriculum. (Connolly M, Seligman J, Kastenmeier A, Goldblatt M, Gould JC) Surg Endosc 2014 May;28(5):1691-4 PMID: 24380993 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84900340726 01/02/2014       35 Citations
  • Medically refractory gastroesophageal reflux disease in the obese: what is the best surgical approach? (Pagé MP, Kastenmeier A, Goldblatt M, Frelich M, Bosler M, Wallace J, Gould J) Surg Endosc 2014 May;28(5):1500-4 PMID: 24310740 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84900316861 12/07/2013       26 Citations
  • Consequences of gastrointestinal surgery on drug absorption. (Titus R, Kastenmeier A, Otterson MF) Nutr Clin Pract 2013 Aug;28(4):429-36 PMID: 23835364 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84881349596 07/10/2013       25 Citations
  • Robotic applications in the treatment of diseases of the esophagus. (Kastenmeier A, Gonzales H, Gould JC) Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 2012 Aug;22(4):304-9 PMID: 22874678 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84865501444 08/10/2012       7 Citations
  • Postoperative dysphagia does not predict higher long-term failure rates for laparoscoic antireflux surgery (Makris KI, Cassera MA, Kastenmeier AS, Dunst CM, Swanstrom LL) Surg Endosc. (2): 451-7 02/26/2012    
  • Splenic injury during colon surgery: a matter of technique? (Kastenmeier A, Ludwig KA) Arch Surg 2012 Apr;147(4):329-30 PMID: 22184137 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84859996340 12/21/2011       8 Citations
  • Video. Transanal specimen retrieval using the transanal endoscopic microsurgery (TEM) system in minimally invasive colon resection. (Makris KI, Rieder E, Kastenmeier AS, Swanström LL) Surg Endosc 2012 Apr;26(4):1161-2 PMID: 22052426 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84863201747 11/05/2011       10 Citations
  • Postoperative dysphagia is not predictive of long-term failure after laparoscopic antireflux surgery. (Makris KI, Cassera MA, Kastenmeier AS, Dunst CM, Swanström LL) Surg Endosc 2012 Feb;26(2):451-7 PMID: 21909851 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-84857043057 09/13/2011       14 Citations
  • Development and technique of per oral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) for achalasia (Rieder E, Dunst CM, Kastenmeier AS, Makris KI, Swanström LL) European Surgery - Acta Chirurgica Austriaca June 2011;43(3):140-145 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-80052563361 06/01/2011       5 Citations
  • The evolution of resource utilization in regional burn centers. (Kastenmeier A, Faraklas I, Cochran A, Pham TN, Young SR, Gibran NS, Gamelli R, Halerz M, Light TD, Kealey GP, Wibbenmeyer L, Latenser B, Jenabzadeh K, Mohr WJ, Ahrenholz DH, Saffle JR) J Burn Care Res 2010 Jan-Feb;31(1):130-6 PMID: 20061848 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-75649120691 01/12/2010       21 Citations
  • Polymeric gene delivery of ischemia-inducible VEGF significantly attenuates infarct size and apoptosis following myocardial infarct. (Yockman JW, Choi D, Whitten MG, Chang CW, Kastenmeier A, Erickson H, Albanil A, Lee M, Kim SW, Bull DA) Gene Ther 2009 Jan;16(1):127-35 PMID: 18784748 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-58149467652 09/12/2008       50 Citations
  • Novel polymer carriers and gene constructs for treatment of myocardial ischemia and infarction. (Yockman JW, Kastenmeier A, Erickson HM, Brumbach JG, Whitten MG, Albanil A, Li DY, Kim SW, Bull DA) J Control Release 2008 Dec 18;132(3):260-6 PMID: 18662730 PMCID: PMC2915935 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-56949088529 07/30/2008       47 Citations
  • Ancestral bias in the Hras1 gene and distal Chromosome 7 among inbred mice. (Drew JC, Kastenmeier AS, Drinkwater NR) Mamm Genome 2007 Oct;18(10):732-8 PMID: 17906893 PMCID: PMC2042029 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-36148957104 10/02/2007    
  • Acute appendicitis in a patient with hemolytic uremic syndrome: an unusual clinical scenario. (Fenton SJ, Kastenmeier A, Pysher TJ, Nichol PF) Pediatr Surg Int 2008 Apr;24(4):439-41 PMID: 17410368 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-49649111205 04/06/2007       1 Citation
  • Identification of profilin and src homology 3 domains as binding partners for Drosophila enabled. (Ahern-Djamali SM, Bachmann C, Hua P, Reddy SK, Kastenmeier AS, Walter U, Hoffmann FM) Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 1999 Apr 27;96(9):4977-82 PMID: 10220404 PMCID: PMC21802 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0033609158 04/29/1999       39 Citations
  • Mutations in Drosophila enabled and rescue by human vasodilator-stimulated phosphoprotein (VASP) indicate important functional roles for Ena/VASP homology domain 1 (EVH1) and EVH2 domains. (Ahern-Djamali SM, Comer AR, Bachmann C, Kastenmeier AS, Reddy SK, Beckerle MC, Walter U, Hoffmann FM) Mol Biol Cell 1998 Aug;9(8):2157-71 PMID: 9693373 PMCID: PMC25470 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0031830659 08/07/1998       89 Citations
  • [Nervous control of bronchial circulation in pigs: application to the airway stimulation]. (Matran R) Pathol Biol (Paris) 1991 Mar;39(3):223-9 PMID: 2052426 SCOPUS ID: 2-s2.0-0025754027 03/01/1991       2 Citations
  • Last update: 08/20/2020