Carlos U Corvera

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Bipolar pulse coagulation for resection of the cirrhotic liver
    Carlos U Corvera
    Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco, VA Medical Center, San Francisco, California 94121, USA
    J Surg Res 136:182-6. 2006
  2. pmc Laparoscopic treatment of liver tumours using a two-needle probe bipolar radiofrequency ablation device
    Farzad Alemi
    Department of Surgery, University of California, and San Francisco VA Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    HPB (Oxford) 13:656-64. 2011
  3. pmc The TGR5 receptor mediates bile acid-induced itch and analgesia
    Farzad Alemi
    Department of Surgery, UCSF, San Francisco, California 94121, USA
    J Clin Invest 123:1513-30. 2013
  4. doi request reprint The receptor TGR5 mediates the prokinetic actions of intestinal bile acids and is required for normal defecation in mice
    Farzad Alemi
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Gastroenterology 144:145-54. 2013
  5. doi request reprint Periprocedural complications by Child-Pugh class in patients undergoing transcatheter arterial embolization or chemoembolization to treat unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma at a VA medical center
    Jeffery S Russell
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, Medical Center, USA
    Am J Surg 200:659-64. 2010
  6. pmc Localization of calcitonin receptor-like receptor (CLR) and receptor activity-modifying protein 1 (RAMP1) in human gastrointestinal tract
    Graeme S Cottrell
    Department of Surgery, Center for Neurobiology of Digestive Diseases, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0660, United States
    Peptides 35:202-11. 2012
  7. doi request reprint Hepatic surgery at a VA tertiary medical center: lessons learned
    Farzad Alemi
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Am J Surg 200:591-5. 2010
  8. pmc Impairment of central leptin-mediated PI3K signaling manifested as hepatic steatosis independent of hyperphagia and obesity
    James P Warne
    Diabetes Center, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Cell Metab 14:791-803. 2011

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Publications8

  1. ncbi request reprint Bipolar pulse coagulation for resection of the cirrhotic liver
    Carlos U Corvera
    Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco, VA Medical Center, San Francisco, California 94121, USA
    J Surg Res 136:182-6. 2006
    ..The Gyrus hand piece (GHP) is a bipolar diathermy pulsation instrument that is similar in design to a large hemostat (Péan) clamp that divides tissue while the clamp remains closed...
  2. pmc Laparoscopic treatment of liver tumours using a two-needle probe bipolar radiofrequency ablation device
    Farzad Alemi
    Department of Surgery, University of California, and San Francisco VA Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    HPB (Oxford) 13:656-64. 2011
    ..Additionally, B-RFA can precoagulate parenchyma to assist in hepatic resection. Herein, we report our early experience using B-RFA...
  3. pmc The TGR5 receptor mediates bile acid-induced itch and analgesia
    Farzad Alemi
    Department of Surgery, UCSF, San Francisco, California 94121, USA
    J Clin Invest 123:1513-30. 2013
    ..These mechanisms could contribute to pruritus and painless jaundice that occur during cholestatic liver diseases...
  4. doi request reprint The receptor TGR5 mediates the prokinetic actions of intestinal bile acids and is required for normal defecation in mice
    Farzad Alemi
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Gastroenterology 144:145-54. 2013
    ..The G protein-coupled BA receptor TGR5 (or GPBAR1) is expressed by enteric neurons and endocrine cells, which regulate motility and secretion...
  5. doi request reprint Periprocedural complications by Child-Pugh class in patients undergoing transcatheter arterial embolization or chemoembolization to treat unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma at a VA medical center
    Jeffery S Russell
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, Medical Center, USA
    Am J Surg 200:659-64. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to compare periprocedural complications in a population with hepatitis C virus-related hepatocellular carcinoma to evaluate for differences in complications by severity of liver disease...
  6. pmc Localization of calcitonin receptor-like receptor (CLR) and receptor activity-modifying protein 1 (RAMP1) in human gastrointestinal tract
    Graeme S Cottrell
    Department of Surgery, Center for Neurobiology of Digestive Diseases, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0660, United States
    Peptides 35:202-11. 2012
    ..Thus, CGRP and IMD appear to be released locally, where they can mediate their effect on their receptors regulating diverse functions such as inflammation, pain and motility...
  7. doi request reprint Hepatic surgery at a VA tertiary medical center: lessons learned
    Farzad Alemi
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Am J Surg 200:591-5. 2010
    ..The development of a hepatic surgery center within a US Department of Veterans Affairs hospital is dependent on proper training and institutional support, which can translate into low operative morbidity and mortality rates...
  8. pmc Impairment of central leptin-mediated PI3K signaling manifested as hepatic steatosis independent of hyperphagia and obesity
    James P Warne
    Diabetes Center, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Cell Metab 14:791-803. 2011
    ..Together, our results indicate that central cellular leptin resistance in PI3K signaling manifests as hepatic steatosis without causing obesity...