S Huerta

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Affiliation: University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Nitric oxide donors: novel cancer therapeutics (review)
    Sergio Huerta
    Department of Gastrointestinal and Endocrine Surgery, UT Southwestern Medical Center VA North Texas Health Care System, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    Int J Oncol 33:909-27. 2008
  2. 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 the North Texas VA Health Care System, Dallas, Texas Electronic address
    Surgery 154:143-51. 2013
  3. pmc Coughing-induced bowel transection in a patient with an incarcerated inguinal hernia: a case report
    Hekmat Hakiman
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Department of surgery, 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX, 75390 9159, USA
    J Med Case Rep 7:47. 2013
  4. ncbi request reprint New directions in the preoperative management of adenocarcinoma of the rectum
    Sergio Huerta
    Division of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas VA Medical Center, 4500 S Lancaster Road, Dallas, TX 75225, USA
    Crit Rev Oncog 17:393-6. 2012
  5. ncbi request reprint Critical concepts in the oncogenesis of adenocarcionoma of the rectum
    Sergio Huerta
    Division of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas VA Medical Center, 4500 S Lancaster Road, Dallas, TX 75225, USA
    Crit Rev Oncog 17:323-9. 2012
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. ncbi request reprint Cholecystocholedocal fistula
    S Huerta
    UT Southwestern Medical Center VA North Texas Health Care System, Department of Gastrointestinal and Endocrine Surgery, 4500 Lancaster Road, Dallas, Texas 75216, USA
    Dig Liver Dis 39:877. 2007
  9. 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
  10. ncbi request reprint Outcome of portal injuries following bariatric operations
    Sergio Huerta
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center VA North Texas Health Care System, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    Obes Surg 16:105-9. 2006

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  1. ncbi request reprint Nitric oxide donors: novel cancer therapeutics (review)
    Sergio Huerta
    Department of Gastrointestinal and Endocrine Surgery, UT Southwestern Medical Center VA North Texas Health Care System, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    Int J Oncol 33:909-27. 2008
    ..In the present report, we discuss classic nitric oxide donors and their potential therapeutic roles as cytotoxic agents or chemo-radio or -immune-sensitizing compounds in the treatment of drug-resistant cancers...
  2. 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 the North Texas VA Health Care System, Dallas, Texas Electronic address
    Surgery 154:143-51. 2013
    ..Molecular factors that dictate tumor response to ionizing radiation in rectal cancer are not well described...
  3. pmc Coughing-induced bowel transection in a patient with an incarcerated inguinal hernia: a case report
    Hekmat Hakiman
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Department of surgery, 5323 Harry Hines Blvd, Dallas, TX, 75390 9159, USA
    J Med Case Rep 7:47. 2013
    ..abstract:..
  4. ncbi request reprint New directions in the preoperative management of adenocarcinoma of the rectum
    Sergio Huerta
    Division of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas VA Medical Center, 4500 S Lancaster Road, Dallas, TX 75225, USA
    Crit Rev Oncog 17:393-6. 2012
    ..The following discussion addresses possible strategies of investigation to increase patients achieving a complete obliteration of rectal tumors following neoadjuvant chemoradio therapies...
  5. ncbi request reprint Critical concepts in the oncogenesis of adenocarcionoma of the rectum
    Sergio Huerta
    Division of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas VA Medical Center, 4500 S Lancaster Road, Dallas, TX 75225, USA
    Crit Rev Oncog 17:323-9. 2012
    ..The critical concepts in the oncogenesis of rectal cancer are areas of dynamic progression and require constant assessment...
  6. 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
    ....
  7. 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)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Cholecystocholedocal fistula
    S Huerta
    UT Southwestern Medical Center VA North Texas Health Care System, Department of Gastrointestinal and Endocrine Surgery, 4500 Lancaster Road, Dallas, Texas 75216, USA
    Dig Liver Dis 39:877. 2007
  9. 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...
  10. ncbi request reprint Outcome of portal injuries following bariatric operations
    Sergio Huerta
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center VA North Texas Health Care System, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    Obes Surg 16:105-9. 2006
    ..There are currently no data on management or prognostic factors of portal vein thrombosis after bariatric operations...
  11. 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
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  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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...
  15. doi request reprint Oxaliplatin as a radiosensitizing agent in rectal cancer
    Sergio Huerta
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas, Texas 75216, USA
    Anticancer Drugs 22:317-23. 2011
    ..This study reviews the results of these trials and the current status of oxaliplatin as a radiosensitizing agent in the neoadjuvant management of rectal cancer...
  16. doi request reprint Tissue microarray constructs to predict a response to chemoradiation in rectal cancer
    Sergio Huerta
    Department of Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, United States
    Dig Liver Dis 42:679-84. 2010
    ..To identify, using tissue microarray (TMA), an immunohistochemical panel predictive of response to ionizing radiation (IR) in rectal cancer...
  17. ncbi request reprint Rectal cancer and importance of chemoradiation in the treatment
    Sergio Huerta
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, 4500 Lancaster Road, Dallas, Texas 75216, USA
    Adv Exp Med Biol 685:124-33. 2010
    ..This chapter describes colon cancer with emphasis on the molecular mechanisms that may lead to chemoradio-resistance of cells with cytotoxically induced DNA injury in rectal cancer...
  18. 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...
  19. 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...
  20. 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...
  21. ncbi request reprint Smac/DIABLO and colon cancer
    Y M Anguiano-Hernandez
    UT Southwestern Medical Center VA North Texas Health Care System, Department of Gastrointestinal and Endocrine Surgery, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    Anticancer Agents Med Chem 7:467-73. 2007
    ..The aim of this review is to provide the available evidence of the role of Smac/DIABLO in colon carcinogenesis...
  22. ncbi request reprint Biexponential model for predicting weight loss after gastric surgery for obesity
    E H Livingston
    Department of Surgery, VA Greater Los Angeles Health Care System, Los Angeles, California 90073, USA
    J Surg Res 101:216-24. 2001
    ..The purpose of this study was to develop a mathematical model that accurately estimates the rate and extent of weight loss following gastric bypass surgery...
  23. 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
    ....
  24. ncbi request reprint Transmetatarsal amputation: assessment of current selection criteria
    Thomas Anthony
    Section of General Surgery, Surgical Service, VA North Texas Health Care System, 4500 S Lancaster Rd, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    Am J Surg 192:e8-11. 2006
    ..The purpose of this study was to assess the validity of these selection criteria...
  25. 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...
  26. doi request reprint Outcomes of laparoscopic and open colectomy at academic centers
    J Esteban Varela
    Minimally Invasive Surgery, Surgical Service, Veterans Affairs North Texas Health Care System, Dallas, TX, USA
    Am J Surg 196:403-6. 2008
    ..Laparoscopic techniques have emerged as a suitable approach for colon resection. This study determined and compared the outcomes of patients undergoing laparoscopic or open colectomy at United States academic centers...
  27. doi request reprint Elevated HbA1c is an independent predictor of aggressive clinical behavior in patients with colorectal cancer: a case-control study
    Ali A Siddiqui
    Department of Internal Medicine, Dallas Veterans Affairs Medical Center, 4500 S Lancaster Road 111B1, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 53:2486-94. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to seek an association between the control of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM), as determined by hemoglobin A1c (HbA1c) levels, and the outcome of colorectal cancer (CRC)...
  28. 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...
  29. doi 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...
  30. 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...
  31. ncbi request reprint Reduced length of stay by implementation of a clinical pathway for bariatric surgery in an academic health care center
    S Huerta
    Department of Surgery, VA Greater Los Angeles Health Care System and the UCLA Center for Human Nutrition, California 90073, USA
    Am Surg 67:1128-35. 2001
    ..Our results indicate that implementation of a clinical pathway for bariatric surgery reduces cost and improves quality of care in an academic institution...
  32. 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...
  33. 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...
  34. ncbi request reprint Predictors of distant metastasis and mortality in patients with stage II colorectal cancer
    John H Heinzerling
    University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Veteran s Affairs North Texas Health Care System, Dallas, Texas, USA
    Am Surg 73:230-8. 2007
    ..007; OR = 4.5) independently predicted distant metastasis, whereas preoperative carcinoembryonic antigen (P = 0.038; OR = 2.8) and patients undergoing an APR (P = 0.019; OR = 25) independently predicted mortality...
  35. 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...
  36. ncbi request reprint Determinants of compliance with colonoscopy in patients with adenomatous colon polyps in a veteran population
    A A Siddiqui
    Division of Gastroenterology, VA North Texas Health Care System and University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 24:1623-30. 2006
    ..To determine factors affecting compliance of a follow-up colonoscopy in patients with previously diagnosed adenomatous colon polyps...
  37. ncbi request reprint Colonic stent versus surgery for the management of acute malignant colonic obstruction: a decision analysis
    A Siddiqui
    Division of Gastroenterology, VA North Texas Health Care System and University of Texas Southwestern Medical School, Dallas, TX, USA
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 26:1379-86. 2007
    ..Acute colonic obstruction because of advanced colonic malignancy is a surgical emergency...
  38. 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
  39. 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...
  40. ncbi request reprint Predictors of recurrence in veteran patients with umbilical hernia: single center experience
    Massimo Asolati
    Surgical Service, Dallas VA Medical Center, VA North Texas Health Care System, 4500 S Lancaster Rd, Surgical Service, MC 112, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    Am J Surg 192:627-30. 2006
    ..Possible predictors of recurrence after elective umbilical hernia repair have not been defined clearly. The aim of this study was to determine factors that predict recurrence in patients after elective repair of umbilical hernias...
  41. ncbi request reprint Alternative mRNA splicing in colon cancer causes loss of expression of neural cell adhesion molecule
    S Huerta
    Department of Surgery, VA Greater Los Angeles Health Care System UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
    Surgery 130:834-43. 2001
    ..NCAM-180 is the isoform found in colonocytes, and loss of expression is associated with clinically aggressive colon cancers...
  42. 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)...
  43. doi request reprint Gastric bypass and On-Q pump: effectiveness of Soaker Catheter system on recovery of bariatric surgery patients
    Chandramouli P Iyer
    Anesthesiology and Pain Management Service, Dallas Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Dallas, TX 75216, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 6:181-4. 2010
    ..We hypothesized that patients receiving ropivacaine would report lower levels of morphine requirement and pain, would have shorter hospital stays, and would return to ambulating faster than patients in the control group...
  44. 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
    ....
  45. 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
  46. 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...
  47. 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...
  48. 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...
  49. 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...
  50. 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
    ....
  51. 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...
  52. 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
    ....
  53. 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...
  54. 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...
  55. 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...
  56. 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...
  57. ncbi request reprint Acinar cell carcinoma of the pancreas in a morbidly obese patient
    Sergio Huerta
    Pancreas 25:414-5. 2002
  58. ncbi request reprint Intractable nausea and vomiting following Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: role of mirtazapine
    Sergio Huerta
    Obes Surg 16:1399. 2006