J Wesley Alexander

Summary

Affiliation: University of Cincinnati
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Wound infections in the morbidly obese
    J Wesley Alexander
    Department of Surgery, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Obes Surg 15:1276-7. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Influence of long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids and ornithine concentrations on complications after renal transplant
    J Wesley Alexander
    Department of Surgery, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Exp Clin Transplant 6:118-26. 2008
  3. doi request reprint Updated recommendations for control of surgical site infections
    J Wesley Alexander
    University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Department of Surgery, Cincinnati, Ohio 45267, USA
    Ann Surg 253:1082-93. 2011
  4. ncbi request reprint Surveillance of bacterial colonization in operating rooms
    J Wesley Alexander
    Department of Surgery, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio 45267 0558, USA
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 14:345-51. 2013
  5. doi request reprint The impact of medicaid status on outcome after gastric bypass
    J Wesley Alexander
    Center for Surgical Weight Loss, Department of Surgery, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Obes Surg 18:1241-5. 2008
  6. ncbi request reprint Gastric bypass in chronic renal failure and renal transplant
    J Wesley Alexander
    Center for Surgical Weight Loss, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45219, USA
    Nutr Clin Pract 22:16-21. 2007
  7. ncbi request reprint Can immunonutrients reduce rejection rates in African Americans?
    J Wesley Alexander
    Department of Surgery, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, 231 Albert Sabin Way, Cincinnati, OH 45267 0585, USA
    Exp Clin Transplant 3:349-50. 2005
  8. doi request reprint Improvement and stabilization of chronic kidney disease after gastric bypass
    J Wesley Alexander
    Center for Surgical Weight Loss, Department of Surgery, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio 45219, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 5:237-41. 2009
  9. ncbi request reprint The influence of immunomodulatory diets on transplant success and complications
    J Wesley Alexander
    Department of Surgery, Division of Transplantation, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, 231 Albert Sabin Way, Cincinnati, OH 45267 0558, USA
    Transplantation 79:460-5. 2005
  10. ncbi request reprint Prevention of deep wound infection in morbidly obese patients by infusion of an antibiotic into the subcutaneous space at the time of wound closure
    J Wesley Alexander
    The UC Surgeons Center for Surgical Weight Loss, Department of Surgery, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH 45267 0558, USA
    Obes Surg 14:970-4. 2004

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Publications27

  1. ncbi request reprint Wound infections in the morbidly obese
    J Wesley Alexander
    Department of Surgery, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Obes Surg 15:1276-7. 2005
  2. ncbi request reprint Influence of long chain polyunsaturated fatty acids and ornithine concentrations on complications after renal transplant
    J Wesley Alexander
    Department of Surgery, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Exp Clin Transplant 6:118-26. 2008
    ....
  3. doi request reprint Updated recommendations for control of surgical site infections
    J Wesley Alexander
    University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Department of Surgery, Cincinnati, Ohio 45267, USA
    Ann Surg 253:1082-93. 2011
    ..The objective of this study is to provide updated guidelines for the prevention of surgical wound infections based upon review and interpretation of the current and past literature...
  4. ncbi request reprint Surveillance of bacterial colonization in operating rooms
    J Wesley Alexander
    Department of Surgery, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio 45267 0558, USA
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 14:345-51. 2013
    ..There is a continued need to identify potential sources of microbial contamination that lead to surgical infections...
  5. doi request reprint The impact of medicaid status on outcome after gastric bypass
    J Wesley Alexander
    Center for Surgical Weight Loss, Department of Surgery, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Obes Surg 18:1241-5. 2008
    ..This study was performed to compare the results of bariatric procedures in financially disadvantaged Medicaid patients compared to patients with Medicare and those with Commercial insurance under controlled conditions...
  6. ncbi request reprint Gastric bypass in chronic renal failure and renal transplant
    J Wesley Alexander
    Center for Surgical Weight Loss, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45219, USA
    Nutr Clin Pract 22:16-21. 2007
    ..The use of gastric bypass surgery to achieve weight loss in morbidly obese patients with chronic renal failure (CRF) and postrenal transplant patients has not been studied adequately...
  7. ncbi request reprint Can immunonutrients reduce rejection rates in African Americans?
    J Wesley Alexander
    Department of Surgery, Department of Internal Medicine, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, 231 Albert Sabin Way, Cincinnati, OH 45267 0585, USA
    Exp Clin Transplant 3:349-50. 2005
    ..African-American kidney allograft recipients have higher rates of rejection than do white patients. This study was performed to determine whether the use of immunonutrients may reduce the incidence of rejection in African Americans...
  8. doi request reprint Improvement and stabilization of chronic kidney disease after gastric bypass
    J Wesley Alexander
    Center for Surgical Weight Loss, Department of Surgery, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio 45219, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 5:237-41. 2009
    ..To more clearly establish the extent to which surgical weight loss can alter the course of established renal disease at a bariatric surgical service at a university-affiliated hospital...
  9. ncbi request reprint The influence of immunomodulatory diets on transplant success and complications
    J Wesley Alexander
    Department of Surgery, Division of Transplantation, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, 231 Albert Sabin Way, Cincinnati, OH 45267 0558, USA
    Transplantation 79:460-5. 2005
    ..They also reduce cardiovascular complications and infections in humans...
  10. ncbi request reprint Prevention of deep wound infection in morbidly obese patients by infusion of an antibiotic into the subcutaneous space at the time of wound closure
    J Wesley Alexander
    The UC Surgeons Center for Surgical Weight Loss, Department of Surgery, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH 45267 0558, USA
    Obes Surg 14:970-4. 2004
    ..Wound infections have been reported to occur in as many as 15% of wounds following the open procedure for gastric bypass in morbidly obese patients, resulting in significant disability, an increased health-care expenditure, and even death...
  11. ncbi request reprint Gastric bypass in morbidly obese patients with chronic renal failure and kidney transplant
    J Wesley Alexander
    UC Surgeons, Inc Center for Surgical Weight Loss, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45267 0558, USA
    Transplantation 78:469-74. 2004
    ..Morbid obesity is also associated with an increased risk of complications and death in transplant patients and is often a cause for denial for access to transplantation...
  12. ncbi request reprint Nutritional pharmacology in surgical patients
    J Wesley Alexander
    Department of Surgery, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, 231 Albert B Sabin Way, Cincinnati, Ohio 45267 2558, USA
    Am J Surg 183:349-52. 2002
    ..The complex interaction of pharmaconutrients and other pharmacologic agents are just now beginning to be investigated...
  13. doi request reprint Banded sleeve gastrectomy--initial experience
    J Wesley Alexander
    Center for Surgical Weight Loss, Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Obes Surg 19:1591-6. 2009
    ..This study was done to determine the potential benefit of placing a band of processed human dermis around the upper portion of a sleeve gastrectomy to prevent late dilatation and weight gain...
  14. doi request reprint History of the medical use of silver
    J Wesley Alexander
    Department of Surgery, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio 45267 0558, USA
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 10:289-92. 2009
    ..Silver has been used extensively throughout recorded history for a variety of medical purposes...
  15. doi request reprint Prevention of surgical site infections by an infusion of topical antibiotics in morbidly obese patients
    J Wesley Alexander
    Center for Surgical Weight Loss, Department of Surgery, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Surg Infect (Larchmt) 10:53-7. 2009
    ..Topical antibiotics may reduce the incidence of serious infections...
  16. ncbi request reprint Simultaneous corticosteroid avoidance and calcineurin inhibitor minimization in renal transplantation
    J Wesley Alexander
    Department of Surgery, Transplantation Division, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, OH 45267, USA
    Transpl Int 19:295-302. 2006
    ..Fifty-seven percent of 54 patients with a functioning kidney at 3 years were receiving monotherapy with RAPA. We conclude that this therapeutic strategy is worthy of a prospective multi-center clinical trial...
  17. ncbi request reprint Body weight alterations under early corticosteroid withdrawal and chronic corticosteroid therapy with modern immunosuppression
    Christin C Rogers
    Department of Surgery, Division of Transplantation, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45267 0558, USA
    Transplantation 80:26-33. 2005
    ..e., within 7 days posttransplant) corticosteroid withdrawal (CSWD) in renal-transplant recipients...
  18. ncbi request reprint Multivariate analysis of risk factors for acute rejection in early corticosteroid cessation regimens under modern immunosuppression
    E Steve Woodle
    Division of Transplantation, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Am J Transplant 5:2740-4. 2005
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  19. ncbi request reprint African-American renal transplant recipients benefit from early corticosteroid withdrawal under modern immunosuppression
    Robyn E Boardman
    Department of Surgery, Division of Transplantation, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, USA
    Am J Transplant 5:356-65. 2005
    ..Additional follow-up is needed to determine long-term renal function, graft survival, and cardiovascular risk in AAs with early CSWD...
  20. pmc Pharmacokinetics of mycophenolic acid, tacrolimus and sirolimus after gastric bypass surgery in end-stage renal disease and transplant patients: a pilot study
    Christin C Rogers
    University of Cincinnati, Department of Surgery, Cincinnati, OH 45267 0585, USA
    Clin Transplant 22:281-91. 2008
    ..The data lack on how GBS may alter the pharmacokinetics (PK) of modern immunosuppression. The objective of this study was to describe the alterations in the PK of modern immunosuppressants and the GBS population...
  21. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic donor nephrectomy vs. open live donor nephrectomy: a quality of life and functional study
    Joseph F Buell
    The University Hospital, Cincinnati, OH 45267 0004, USA
    Clin Transplant 19:102-9. 2005
    ..open donor nephrectomy (ODN) donors. This study utilized the SF-36 health survey, single-item health-related quality of life (HRQOL) score, and a functional assessment questionnaire ('Donor Survey')...
  22. ncbi request reprint Gastric bypass for morbidly obese patients with established cardiac disease
    Grady D Alsabrook
    The Center for Surgical Weight Loss, Department of Surgery, University of Cincinnati College of Medicine, Cincinnati, OH 45219, USA
    Obes Surg 16:1272-7. 2006
    ..This study was done to evaluate both the risks and benefits of Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGBP) in morbidly obese patients with established cardiac disease...
  23. ncbi request reprint Influence of glutamine-supplemented Caco-2 cells on cytokine production of mononuclear cells
    Suefumi Aosasa
    Shriners Hospital for Children, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229 3095, USA
    JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr 27:333-9. 2003
    ..This study shows the effect of glutamine (Gln) supplementation on the production of tumor necrosis factor alpha, interleukin-10 (IL-10), and interleukin-6 (IL-6)...
  24. ncbi request reprint Hand-assisted laparoscopic living-donor nephrectomy as an alternative to traditional laparoscopic living-donor nephrectomy
    Joseph F Buell
    Division of Transplantation, The University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio 45267, USA
    Am J Transplant 2:983-8. 2002
    ..Thus, similar to traditional laparoscopic donor nephrectomy, hand-assisted laparoscopic living-donor nephrectomy provides advantages over open donor nephrectomy without increasing costs...
  25. ncbi request reprint The ability of endotoxin-stimulated enterocytes to produce bactericidal factors
    Cora K Ogle
    Shriners Burns Hospital for Children and the Department of Surgery, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 45229 3095, USA
    Crit Care Med 30:428-34. 2002
    ..We sought to determine whether and under what conditions intestinal cell lines could produce bactericidal compounds...
  26. ncbi request reprint Changes in bone marrow-derived myeloid cells from thermally injured rats reflect changes in the progenitor cell population
    J Gregory Noel
    Department of Research, Shriners Hospitals for Children, Cincinnati, Ohio 45229, USA
    J Burn Care Rehabil 23:75-86. 2002
    ..Cultured bone marrow from thermally injured animals produces myeloid cells with an altered phenotype. Similar changes in myelopoiesis may take place in vivo...
  27. ncbi request reprint Bone marrow transfusions in cadaver renal allografts: pilot trials with concurrent controls
    Jimmy Light
    Transplant Services, Washington Hospital Center, Washington, DC 20010
    Clin Transplant 16:317-24. 2002
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