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Erwin Rieder, MD

Department of General Surgery (Division of Visceral Surgery)
Position: Associate Professor

ORCID: 0000-0002-4086-2321


Barrett Esophagus; Esophageal Achalasia; gastric cancer; Natural Orifice Endoscopic Surgery; oesophageal cancer

Research interests

My research interest focuses on functional esophageal disorders as well as esophageal cancer.  

Techniques, methods & infrastructure

Per oral endoscopic myotomy (POEM)

Selected publications

  1. Rieder, E. et al., 2018. Electrical Stimulation of the Lower Esophageal Sphincter to Treat Gastroesophageal Reflux After POEM. Surgical Innovation, 25(4), pp.346,
  2. Rieder, E. et al., 2012. Intraoperative assessment of esophagogastric junction distensibility during per oral endoscopic myotomy (POEM) for esophageal motility disorders. Surgical Endoscopy, 27(2), pp.400,
  3. Rieder, E. & Swanstrom, L.L., 2011. Advances in cancer surgery: Natural orifice surgery (NOTES) for oncological diseases. Surgical Oncology, 20(3), pp.211,
  4. Rieder, E. et al., 2011. Mesh Fixation in Laparoscopic Incisional Hernia Repair: Glue Fixation Provides Attachment Strength Similar to Absorbable Tacks but Differs Substantially in Different Meshes. Journal of the American College of Surgeons, 212(1), pp.80,
  5. Rieder, E. et al., 2005. Tissue Engineering of Heart Valves. Circulation, 111(21), pp.2792,