Sergio Huerta

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Mesenteric fibromatosis in a young girl without familial adenomatous polyposis
    Sergio Huerta
    Department of Surgery, University of California, Irvine, Orange, CA 92868, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 40:e33-6. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Safety and efficacy of postoperative continuous positive airway pressure to prevent pulmonary complications after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
    Sergio Huerta
    Center for Human Nutrition, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1742, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 6:354-8. 2002
  3. ncbi request reprint Vitamin A deficiency in a newborn resulting from maternal hypovitaminosis A after biliopancreatic diversion for the treatment of morbid obesity
    Sergio Huerta
    UCLA Center for Human Nutrition, Los Angeles 90095 1742, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 76:426-9. 2002
  4. ncbi request reprint PC-SPES inhibits colon cancer growth in vitro and in vivo
    Sergio Huerta
    University of California Los Angeles UCLA Center for Human Nutrition, UCLA School of Medicine, 900 Veteran Avenue, 12 217 Warren Hall, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Cancer Res 62:5204-9. 2002
  5. ncbi request reprint Gene expression profile of metastatic colon cancer cells resistant to cisplatin-induced apoptosis
    Sergio Huerta
    UCLA Center for Human Nutrition, and the David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1742, USA
    Int J Oncol 22:663-70. 2003
  6. ncbi request reprint Solid pseudopapillary tumor of the pancreas diagnosed postpartum
    Sergio Huerta
    Department of Surgery, University of California Irvine Medical Center, Irvine, CA, USA
    Surgery 137:480-1. 2005
  7. doi request reprint Feasibility of a supervised inpatient low-calorie diet program for massive weight loss prior to RYGB in superobese patients
    Sergio Huerta
    Department of Surgery, Dallas VA Medical Center, 4500 Lancaster Road, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    Obes Surg 20:173-80. 2010
  8. doi request reprint In vitro and in vivo radiosensitization of colorectal cancer HT-29 cells by the smac mimetic JP-1201
    Sergio Huerta
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Dallas VA Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    Surgery 148:346-53. 2010
  9. ncbi request reprint 1alpha,25-(OH)(2)-D(3) and its synthetic analogue decrease tumor load in the Apc(min) Mouse
    Sergio Huerta
    University of California Los Angeles Center for Human Nutrition, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Cancer Res 62:741-6. 2002
  10. doi request reprint In vitro and in vivo sensitization of SW620 metastatic colon cancer cells to CDDP-induced apoptosis by the nitric oxide donor DETANONOate: Involvement of AIF
    Sergio Huerta
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern at Dallas, 4500 Lancaster Road, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    Nitric Oxide 20:182-94. 2009

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  1. ncbi request reprint Mesenteric fibromatosis in a young girl without familial adenomatous polyposis
    Sergio Huerta
    Department of Surgery, University of California, Irvine, Orange, CA 92868, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 40:e33-6. 2005
    ..This case is peculiar in that MF presented at a young age in a patient without history of familial adenomatous polyposis and occurred in the omentum with local invasion to the stomach...
  2. ncbi request reprint Safety and efficacy of postoperative continuous positive airway pressure to prevent pulmonary complications after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
    Sergio Huerta
    Center for Human Nutrition, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1742, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 6:354-8. 2002
    ..CPAP is a useful modality for treating hypoventilation after RYGB without increasing the risk of developing postoperative anastomotic leaks...
  3. ncbi request reprint Vitamin A deficiency in a newborn resulting from maternal hypovitaminosis A after biliopancreatic diversion for the treatment of morbid obesity
    Sergio Huerta
    UCLA Center for Human Nutrition, Los Angeles 90095 1742, USA
    Am J Clin Nutr 76:426-9. 2002
    ..This procedure has the theoretical advantage that patients retain normal eating capacity and lose weight irrespective of their eating habits. However, vitamin deficiencies may develop because BPD causes malabsorption...
  4. ncbi request reprint PC-SPES inhibits colon cancer growth in vitro and in vivo
    Sergio Huerta
    University of California Los Angeles UCLA Center for Human Nutrition, UCLA School of Medicine, 900 Veteran Avenue, 12 217 Warren Hall, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Cancer Res 62:5204-9. 2002
    ..This suggests that the components of this herbal mixture, either independently or in combination, acted in colon cancer, resulting in a drastic effect on tumor initiation and tumor progression...
  5. ncbi request reprint Gene expression profile of metastatic colon cancer cells resistant to cisplatin-induced apoptosis
    Sergio Huerta
    UCLA Center for Human Nutrition, and the David Geffen School of Medicine, UCLA, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1742, USA
    Int J Oncol 22:663-70. 2003
    ..Targeting these genes may increase chemotherapy effectiveness in advanced colon cancer and reduce toxicity in normal tissue...
  6. ncbi request reprint Solid pseudopapillary tumor of the pancreas diagnosed postpartum
    Sergio Huerta
    Department of Surgery, University of California Irvine Medical Center, Irvine, CA, USA
    Surgery 137:480-1. 2005
  7. doi request reprint Feasibility of a supervised inpatient low-calorie diet program for massive weight loss prior to RYGB in superobese patients
    Sergio Huerta
    Department of Surgery, Dallas VA Medical Center, 4500 Lancaster Road, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    Obes Surg 20:173-80. 2010
    ..This study was undertaken to determine the feasibility of an inpatient low-calorie program for a substantial decrease of preoperative weight (>10 points in BMI) in superobese patients...
  8. doi request reprint In vitro and in vivo radiosensitization of colorectal cancer HT-29 cells by the smac mimetic JP-1201
    Sergio Huerta
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Dallas VA Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    Surgery 148:346-53. 2010
    ..This study was undertaken to assess the radiosensitizing properties of the smac mimetic JP-1201 in radioresistant HT-29 colorectal cancer cells in vitro and established xenografts in SCID mice...
  9. ncbi request reprint 1alpha,25-(OH)(2)-D(3) and its synthetic analogue decrease tumor load in the Apc(min) Mouse
    Sergio Huerta
    University of California Los Angeles Center for Human Nutrition, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Cancer Res 62:741-6. 2002
    ....
  10. doi request reprint In vitro and in vivo sensitization of SW620 metastatic colon cancer cells to CDDP-induced apoptosis by the nitric oxide donor DETANONOate: Involvement of AIF
    Sergio Huerta
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern at Dallas, 4500 Lancaster Road, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    Nitric Oxide 20:182-94. 2009
    ..Altogether, these findings underscore the potential therapeutic application of NO donors and subtoxic chemotherapeutic drugs in the treatment of advanced colon cancer resistant to conventional chemotherapeutic agents...
  11. doi request reprint Mechanisms of resistance to ionizing radiation in rectal cancer
    Sergio Huerta
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Dallas VA Medical Center, 4500 Lancaster Road, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    Expert Rev Mol Diagn 9:469-80. 2009
    ..This article reviews the current evidence available to identify a molecular profile predictive of the best response to ionizing radiation...
  12. doi request reprint Role of p53, Bax, p21, and DNA-PKcs in radiation sensitivity of HCT-116 cells and xenografts
    Sergio Huerta
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center and North Texas VA Health Care System, Dallas, Texas 75216, USA
    Surgery 154:143-51. 2013
    ..Molecular factors that dictate tumor response to ionizing radiation in rectal cancer are not well described...
  13. ncbi request reprint Inhibition of prostate cancer cell growth by an avocado extract: role of lipid-soluble bioactive substances
    Qing Yi Lu
    Center for Human Nutrition, David Geffen School of Medicine, University of California, Los Angeles, CA 90095 1742, USA
    J Nutr Biochem 16:23-30. 2005
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  14. ncbi request reprint Intestinal polyp formation in the Apcmin mouse: effects of levels of dietary calcium and altered vitamin D homeostasis
    Sergio Huerta
    UCLA Center for Human Nutrition, Los Angeles, California 90095, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 48:870-6. 2003
    ..We have previously shown that vitamin D supplementation diminishes polyp load; the lack of effect of an altered calcium diet seen here may be due to a disturbance in vitamin D homeostasis...
  15. ncbi request reprint Management of gastrojejunal anastomotic leaks after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
    James R Arteaga
    VA Greater Los Angeles Health Care System, Department of Surgery, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Am Surg 68:1061-5. 2002
    ..A high index of suspicion for leaks in postoperative RYGB patients with tachycardia is required if patients are to have good outcomes when complications develop...
  16. doi request reprint Preoperative weight loss decreases the operative time of gastric bypass at a Veterans Administration hospital
    Sergio Huerta
    Department of Surgery, Dallas VA Medical Center, 4500 Lancaster Road, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    Obes Surg 18:508-12. 2008
    ..This study assessed whether preoperative weight loss resulted in favorable outcomes after open Roux-en Y gastric bypass (RYGB)...
  17. doi request reprint Reassessing the need for prophylactic surgery in patients with porcelain gallbladder: case series and systematic review of the literature
    Zarrish S Khan
    Department of Surgery, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    Arch Surg 146:1143-7. 2011
    ..To evaluate the risk of gallbladder cancer (GBC) in patients with a porcelain gallbladder (PGB)...
  18. ncbi request reprint Interval jejunoileal bypass reduces the morbidity and mortality of Roux-en-Y gastric bypass in the super-obese
    James R Arteaga
    VA Greater LA Healthcare System, Los Angeles, California, USA
    Am Surg 69:873-8. 2003
    ..The initial JIB was associated with low morbidity and no mortality, and the follow-up RYGB procedure was a technically simple operation that could be performed with few complications...
  19. pmc Male gender is a predictor of morbidity and age a predictor of mortality for patients undergoing gastric bypass surgery
    Edward H Livingston
    VAMC Greater Los Angeles Health Care System, the UCLA Bariatric Surgery Program, and the UCLA Center for Human Nutrition, Los Angeles, California 90095 6904, USA
    Ann Surg 236:576-82. 2002
    ..To determine preoperative risk factors predictive of adverse outcomes after gastric bypass surgery...
  20. ncbi request reprint Surgical site infections after colorectal surgery: do risk factors vary depending on the type of infection considered?
    Jennifer Blumetti
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas, Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, TX, USA
    Surgery 142:704-11. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare risk factors for the development of incisional versus organ/space infections in patients undergoing colorectal surgery...
  21. ncbi request reprint Assessment of routine elimination of postoperative nasogastric decompression after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
    Sergio Huerta
    VAMC Greater Los Angeles Health Care System, the UCLA Bariatric Surgery Program, and the UCLA Center for Human Nutrition, Los Angeles, CA 90095, USA
    Surgery 132:844-8. 2002
    ..In this study, we assessed the safety and efficacy of routine elimination of NGTs in a large cohort of patients undergoing a single operation...
  22. ncbi request reprint Bowel obstruction after laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
    Ninh T Nguyen
    Department of Surgery, University of California, Irvine Medical Center, Orange, CA 92868, USA
    Obes Surg 14:190-6. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to review our experience with bowel obstruction following LRYGBP, specifically examining its etiology and management and to strategize maneuvers to minimize this complication...
  23. doi request reprint Radiosensitization of HT-29 cells and xenografts by the nitric oxide donor DETANONOate
    Xiaohuan Gao
    Department of Surgery, Dallas VA Medical Center, University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, Texas, USA
    J Surg Oncol 100:149-58. 2009
    ..Mechanisms of radioresistance in rectal cancer remain unclear...
  24. ncbi request reprint Resuscitation from hemorrhagic shock comparing standard hemoglobin-based oxygen carrier (HBOC)-201 versus 7.5% hypertonic HBOC-201
    Fernando A Rivera-Chavez
    Department of Surgery, Division of Burn Trauma Critical Care, The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75390 9160, USA
    J Trauma 63:1113-9. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the hemodynamic effects of the HBOC and HBOC-201 suspended in 7.5% hypertonic saline solution (HT-HBOC) when compared with standard HBOC resuscitation...
  25. ncbi request reprint Negative pressure wound therapy with off-the-shelf components
    Trung D Bui
    VA Long Beach Healthcare System, Department of Vascular Surgery, Long Beach, CA, USA
    Am J Surg 192:235-7. 2006
    ..We have examined the feasibility of using off-the-shelf components to provide comparable negative pressure therapy at less cost...
  26. ncbi request reprint Bowel perforation from bevacizumab for the treatment of metastatic colon cancer: incidence, etiology, and management
    John H Heinzerling
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Curr Surg 63:334-7. 2006
    ..Bowel perforation is a known risk factor of unknown etiology associated with the use of Avastin. In this report, the incidence, risk factors, typical presentation, and management of patients with this complication is described...
  27. pmc Indications and recommended approach for surgical intervention of metastatic disease to the gallbladder
    Zarrish S Khan
    Department of Surgery, UT Southwestern Medical Center, Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, 75219, USA
    World J Surg Oncol 8:80. 2010
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  28. ncbi request reprint Smac mimetics as new cancer therapeutics
    Derrick J Chen
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern at Dallas Dallas VA Medical Center, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Anticancer Drugs 20:646-58. 2009
    ..A variety of Smac mimetic types comprising peptides, polynucleotides, and compounds have been studied both in vitro and in vivo. This discussion addresses the current status of Smac mimetics in cancer research...
  29. ncbi request reprint Pancreatic schwannoma. A case report and review of the literature
    Trung D Bui
    Department of General Surgery, UCI Medical Center, Orange, CA, USA
    JOP 5:520-6. 2004
    ..Computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging are the primary initial imaging modalities. Definitive diagnosis is typically made at the time of laparotomy following biopsy. Surgical resection is the mainstay of treatment...
  30. ncbi request reprint Left ventricle injury with a normal pericardial window: case report and review of the literature
    Andrew Barleben
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern, Dallas, Texas, USA
    J Trauma 63:414-6. 2007
  31. ncbi request reprint Modification of gene products involved in resistance to apoptosis in metastatic colon cancer cells: roles of Fas, Apaf-1, NFkappaB, IAPs, Smac/DIABLO, and AIF
    Sergio Huerta
    Department of Gastrointestinal and Endocrine Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75216, USA
    J Surg Res 142:184-94. 2007
    ..In the present report, we investigated the apoptotic gene products that might account for colon cancer evasion of immune attack and chemoradioresistance-induced apoptosis...
  32. ncbi request reprint Intractable nausea and vomiting following Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: role of mirtazapine
    Sergio Huerta
    Obes Surg 16:1399. 2006
  33. ncbi request reprint Predictors of early mortality in veteran patients with pancreatic cancer
    Ali Siddiqui
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Veterans Affairs North Texas Health Care System, 4500 Lancaster Rd, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    Am J Surg 194:362-6. 2007
    ....
  34. ncbi request reprint Acinar cell carcinoma of the pancreas in a morbidly obese patient
    Sergio Huerta
    Pancreas 25:414-5. 2002
  35. ncbi request reprint Meckel's diverticulitis: a rare etiology of an acute abdomen during pregnancy
    Sergio Huerta
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center VA North Texas Health Care System, Dallas, 75216, USA
    Curr Surg 63:290-3. 2006
    ..The usual lesion affecting a patient with MD and a review of the literature on other unusual causes of an acute abdomen in pregnancy is presented in the following report...
  36. ncbi request reprint Surgical bypass versus endoscopic stenting for malignant gastroduodenal obstruction: a decision analysis
    Ali Siddiqui
    Division of Gastroenterology, VA North Texas Health Care System and University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, Texas 75216, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 52:276-81. 2007
    ..8 times that in the LGJ cohort. Sensitivity analyses confirmed ES as the dominant strategy. In conclusion, ES is the preferred treatment for palliation of duodenal obstruction due to advanced upper gastrointestinal tract cancer...
  37. ncbi request reprint A comparison of open and laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery for morbid and super obesity: a decision-analysis model
    Ali Siddiqui
    Division of Gastroenterology, VA North Texas Health Care System and University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX, USA
    Am J Surg 192:e1-7. 2006
    ....
  38. ncbi request reprint Screening and detection of apoptosis
    Sergio Huerta
    UT Southwestern Medical Center VA North Texas Health Care System, Department of Gastrointestinal and Endocrine Surgery, Dallas, Texas, USA
    J Surg Res 139:143-56. 2007
    ..This review discusses the various ways to study apoptosis with specific assays, reagents, and molecules. The particular advantages and disadvantages of each method are reviewed...
  39. doi request reprint Recent advances in the molecular diagnosis and prognosis of colorectal cancer
    Sergio Huerta
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas VA Medical Center, Surgical Services 112, Dallas, Texas 75216, USA
    Expert Rev Mol Diagn 8:277-88. 2008
    ..This report presents a summary of the current status of the molecular markers of colorectal cancer to establish a diagnosis, determine prognosis and chemoradiotherapeutic interventions, and assess relapse following curative surgery...
  40. ncbi request reprint Colon cancer and apoptosis
    Sergio Huerta
    Department of Gastrointestinal and Endocrine Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Veterans Administration North Texas Health Care System, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    Am J Surg 191:517-26. 2006
    ....
  41. ncbi request reprint Assessment of comorbid conditions in veteran patients after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
    Sergio Huerta
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Veterans Administration North Texas Health Care System, 4500 Lancaster Rd, Dallas, TX 75216, United States
    Am J Surg 194:48-52. 2007
    ..The present study assessed the degree to which comorbid conditions improved after bariatric surgery in veteran patients...