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Andrew Sean Kastenmeier MD

Andrew Sean Kastenmeier MD

Assistant 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

  • 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 Jul;30(7):2685-9 PMID: 26487218 10/22/2015
  • 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 10/03/2015
  • 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 01/24/2015
  • 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 06/21/2014
  • 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 06/19/2014
  • 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 01/02/2014
  • 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 12/07/2013
  • Consequences of gastrointestinal surgery on drug absorption. (Titus R, Kastenmeier A, Otterson MF) Nutr Clin Pract 2013 Aug;28(4):429-36 PMID: 23835364 07/10/2013
  • 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 08/10/2012
  • 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 12/21/2011
  • 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 11/05/2011
  • 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 09/13/2011
  • 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 01/12/2010
  • 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 09/12/2008
  • 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 07/30/2008
  • 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 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 04/06/2007
  • 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 04/29/1999
  • 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 08/07/1998
  • Last update: 08/24/2016