Atul K Madan

Summary

Affiliation: University of Tennessee
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic revision of the gastrojejunostomy for recurrent bleeding ulcers after past open revision gastric bypass
    Atul K Madan
    Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, TN 38163, USA
    Obes Surg 16:1662-8. 2006
  2. ncbi request reprint Does pouch size matter?
    Atul K Madan
    Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, 956 Court Avenue, Room G210, Memphis, Tennessee 38163, USA
    Obes Surg 17:317-20. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Postoperative laparoscopic bariatric surgery patients do not remember potential complications
    Atul K Madan
    Minimally Invasive Surgery Section, Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis 38163, USA
    Obes Surg 17:885-8. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Preoperative carbohydrate "addiction" does not predict weight loss after laparoscopic gastric bypass
    Atul K Madan
    Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center and Weight Management Center, Methodist University Hospital, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    Obes Surg 16:879-82. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Ageism in breast cancer surgical options by medical students
    Atul K Madan
    Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, 38163, USA
    Tenn Med 99:37-8, 41. 2006
  6. ncbi request reprint Emerging endoluminal therapies for gastroesophageal reflux disease: adverse events
    Atul K Madan
    Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, 956 Court Ave, Room G210, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    Am J Surg 192:72-5. 2006
  7. ncbi request reprint Vitamin and trace mineral levels after laparoscopic gastric bypass
    Atul K Madan
    Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center and Weight Management Center, Methodist University Hospital, 956 Court Avenue, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    Obes Surg 16:603-6. 2006
  8. ncbi request reprint Survey of minimally invasive surgery fellowship programs
    Atul K Madan
    Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee 38163, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 16:99-104. 2006
  9. ncbi request reprint Does laparoscopic gastric bypass result in a healthier body composition? An affirmative answer
    Atul K Madan
    Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, 956 Court Avenue, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    Obes Surg 16:465-8. 2006
  10. ncbi request reprint Safety and efficacy of initial trocar placement in morbidly obese patients
    Atul K Madan
    Minimally Invasive Surgery Section, Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, USA
    Arch Surg 141:300-3. 2006

Detail Information

Publications88

  1. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic revision of the gastrojejunostomy for recurrent bleeding ulcers after past open revision gastric bypass
    Atul K Madan
    Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, TN 38163, USA
    Obes Surg 16:1662-8. 2006
    ..Laparoscopic revision of a gastrojejunostomy, even after an open revision following an open gastric bypass, can be done safely...
  2. ncbi request reprint Does pouch size matter?
    Atul K Madan
    Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Associate Professor, Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, 956 Court Avenue, Room G210, Memphis, Tennessee 38163, USA
    Obes Surg 17:317-20. 2007
    ..Our hypothesis was that a small pouch size with no fundus after laparoscopic RYGBP (LRYGBP) would lead to greater loss of excess weight and weight loss success...
  3. ncbi request reprint Postoperative laparoscopic bariatric surgery patients do not remember potential complications
    Atul K Madan
    Minimally Invasive Surgery Section, Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis 38163, USA
    Obes Surg 17:885-8. 2007
    ..Despite comprehensive preoperative education, patients may forget important information such as potential complications...
  4. ncbi request reprint Preoperative carbohydrate "addiction" does not predict weight loss after laparoscopic gastric bypass
    Atul K Madan
    Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center and Weight Management Center, Methodist University Hospital, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    Obes Surg 16:879-82. 2006
    ..Dietary habits that exist preoperatively may continue after surgery and affect weight loss. This study investigated the hypothesis that preoperative carbohydrate addiction would predict weight loss after laparoscopic gastric bypass...
  5. ncbi request reprint Ageism in breast cancer surgical options by medical students
    Atul K Madan
    Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, 38163, USA
    Tenn Med 99:37-8, 41. 2006
    ..e., between patients aged 30 versus 60 years old) in doctors and doctors-in-training. Thus, this study was undertaken to investigate any possible economic bias of doctors-in-training in breast conserving procedures...
  6. ncbi request reprint Emerging endoluminal therapies for gastroesophageal reflux disease: adverse events
    Atul K Madan
    Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, 956 Court Ave, Room G210, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    Am J Surg 192:72-5. 2006
    ..It is thought that these complications are uncommon and minor. This investigation sought to summarize the adverse events of these endoluminal therapies for the treatment of GERD...
  7. ncbi request reprint Vitamin and trace mineral levels after laparoscopic gastric bypass
    Atul K Madan
    Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center and Weight Management Center, Methodist University Hospital, 956 Court Avenue, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    Obes Surg 16:603-6. 2006
    ..An investigation was undertaken to examine preoperative and short-term (1-year) postoperative levels of vitamins/trace minerals in patients undergoing laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LRYGBP)...
  8. ncbi request reprint Survey of minimally invasive surgery fellowship programs
    Atul K Madan
    Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee 38163, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 16:99-104. 2006
    ..Since there was no accrediting body for minimally invasive surgery fellowships, this investigation was performed to characterize minimally invasive surgery fellowships...
  9. ncbi request reprint Does laparoscopic gastric bypass result in a healthier body composition? An affirmative answer
    Atul K Madan
    Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, 956 Court Avenue, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    Obes Surg 16:465-8. 2006
    ..This study investigated the hypothesis that body composition would significantly change after laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LRYGBP)...
  10. ncbi request reprint Safety and efficacy of initial trocar placement in morbidly obese patients
    Atul K Madan
    Minimally Invasive Surgery Section, Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, USA
    Arch Surg 141:300-3. 2006
    ..The use of a nonbladed trocar with an optical view is a safe and effective method for initial trocar placement for laparoscopic bariatric surgery...
  11. ncbi request reprint Why would laparoscopic gastric bypass patients choose open instead?
    Atul K Madan
    Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    Obes Surg 16:284-7. 2006
    ..Despite these facts, some patients still choose to undergo ORYGBP. This investigation explored the reasons why patients who have had LRYGBP would decide to undergo the laparoscopic operation...
  12. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass with subtotal gastrectomy
    Atul K Madan
    Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    Obes Surg 15:1332-5. 2005
    ..Herein we describe such a case performed laparoscopically. Laparoscopic gastric bypass with subtotal gastrectomy for morbid obesity should be considered for patients with suspicious distal gastric lesions...
  13. ncbi request reprint Internet use in the bariatric surgery patient population
    Atul K Madan
    Minimally Invasive Surgery Section, Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN, USA
    Obes Surg 15:1144-7. 2005
    ..Bariatric patients appear to explore the Internet for information regarding weight loss surgery. This investigation studied the hypothesis that Internet use is common among the bariatric population...
  14. ncbi request reprint One-stitch laparoscopic gastric bypass technique for adolescents
    Atul K Madan
    Minimally Invasive Surgery Section, Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee 38163, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 15:489-93. 2005
    ..Advantages of the laparoscopic approach, which include decreased hospital stay and morbidity, have been demonstrated in randomized controlled studies. Herein, we describe our technique of laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass...
  15. ncbi request reprint Outcome of a clinical pathway for discharge within 48 hours after laparoscopic gastric bypass
    Atul K Madan
    Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN, USA
    Am J Surg 192:399-402. 2006
    ..The benefits of laparoscopic gastric bypass (LGB) include decreased pain, quicker recovery, and shorter hospital stay. Our hypothesis was that a clinical pathway for 48-hour discharge after LGB can be implemented safely...
  16. ncbi request reprint Mallory-Weiss tear after laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
    Atul K Madan
    Department of Surgery, Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, 38163, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 1:500-2. 2005
    ..Bariatric surgeons should consider this diagnosis, especially when encountering a patient with a history of significant retching postoperatively...
  17. ncbi request reprint Knowledge and opinions regarding Medicare reimbursement for laparoscopic cholecystectomy
    Atul K Madan
    Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, 956 Court Avenue, Suite G210, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    Surg Endosc 21:2091-3. 2007
    ..This investigation explores patient, student, resident, and surgeon knowledge and opinion of Medicare reimbursements for laparoscopic cholecystectomy...
  18. pmc Substituting virtual reality trainers for inanimate box trainers does not decrease laparoscopic skills acquisition
    Atul K Madan
    Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee 38163, USA
    JSLS 11:87-9. 2007
    ..This study examined the hypothesis that there is no difference in laparoscopic skills acquisition when virtual reality trainers are partially substituted for inanimate box trainers...
  19. ncbi request reprint Establishing a laparoscopic bariatric program in a safety net hospital
    A K Madan
    Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, 956 Court Avenue, Room G210, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    Surg Endosc 21:801-4. 2007
    ..The authors have recently initiated a program at a safety net hospital. This investigation hypothesizes that a laparoscopic bariatric program can be established at a safety net hospital with good clinical and financial results...
  20. ncbi request reprint Unemployment rates and trauma admissions
    Atul K Madan
    Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    World J Surg 31:1930-3. 2007
    ..Our findings suggest that during times of economic hardships, certain population groups are at higher risk for trauma. Prevention should be aimed accordingly...
  21. ncbi request reprint Potential financial impact of first assistant billing by surgical residents
    Atul K Madan
    Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee 38163, USA
    Am Surg 73:652-7; discussion 657. 2007
    ..Changes in the financing of the current healthcare system in the United States will require educators to examine other sources (i.e., private insurance companies) for support of graduate medication education...
  22. ncbi request reprint Predictive value of upper gastrointestinal studies versus clinical signs for gastrointestinal leaks after laparoscopic gastric bypass
    A K Madan
    Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, 956 Court Avenue, Room G210, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    Surg Endosc 21:194-6. 2007
    ..This study explored the hypothesis that UGI studies are more predictive than clinical signs for the early diagnosis of a postoperative leak after LRYGB...
  23. ncbi request reprint Prospective randomized controlled trial of laparoscopic trainers for basic laparoscopic skills acquisition
    A K Madan
    Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, 956 Court Avenue, Room G210, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    Surg Endosc 21:209-13. 2007
    ..This study tested the hypothesis that the combination of virtual reality and box trainers leads to better basic laparoscopic skill acquisition than either method alone or no training...
  24. ncbi request reprint Comparison of IL-8, IL-6 and PGE(2) formation by visceral (omental) adipose tissue of obese Caucasian compared to African-American women
    Atul K Madan
    Department of Surgery, College of Medicine University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    Obes Surg 16:1342-50. 2006
    ..We hypothesized that there are ethnic differences in inflammatory markers and medical co-morbidities...
  25. ncbi request reprint Results of teenaged bariatric patients performed in an adult program
    Atul K Madan
    Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee 38163, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 17:473-7. 2007
    ..The laparoscopic approach has become a popular option. This study tested the hypothesis that laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass is a feasible option in teenaged patients with good results through an adult bariatric program...
  26. ncbi request reprint Metabolic syndrome: yet another co-morbidity gastric bypass helps cure
    Atul K Madan
    Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, 38163, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 2:48-51; discussion 51. 2006
    ..The rising number of obese Americans has increased the prevalence of metabolic syndrome. This study investigated the hypothesis that the incidence of metabolic syndrome is decreased after laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery...
  27. ncbi request reprint Are African-Americans as successful as Caucasians after laparoscopic gastric bypass?
    Atul K Madan
    Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, 956 Court Ave, Room G210, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    Obes Surg 17:460-4. 2007
    ..Our hypothesis was that AAs are just as successful as CA after LRYGBP in terms of weight loss and comorbidity improvement...
  28. ncbi request reprint Patients postoperatively forget aspects of preoperative patient education
    Atul K Madan
    Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    Obes Surg 15:1066-9. 2005
    ..Part of the informed consent process includes a preoperative true/false quiz. This study tests the hypothesis that postoperative patients do not recall key components of their preoperative education...
  29. ncbi request reprint Techniques of laparoscopic gastric bypass: on-line survey of American Society for Bariatric Surgery practicing surgeons
    Atul K Madan
    Minimally Invasive Surgery Section, Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee 38163, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 4:166-72; discussion 172-3. 2008
    ..Various techniques have been used for laparoscopic gastric bypass. This study was performed to survey American Society for Bariatric Surgery practicing surgeons on how they perform laparoscopic gastric bypass...
  30. ncbi request reprint Self-reported versus observed scores in laparoscopic skills training
    A K Madan
    Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center, 956 Court Avenue, Room G210, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    Surg Endosc 19:670-2. 2005
    ..This study investigated the differences between self-reported and observed scores during basic laparoscopic exercises...
  31. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic baseline ability assessment by virtual reality
    Atul K Madan
    University of Tennessee at Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 15:13-7. 2005
    ..Virtual reality has been utilized for laparoscopic training of surgical residents. Our hypothesis is that this technology can be utilized for laparoscopic ability metrics...
  32. ncbi request reprint Predicting baseline laparoscopic surgery skills
    A K Madan
    Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Sciences Center, 956 Court Avenue, Room G210, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    Surg Endosc 19:101-4. 2005
    ..This investigation explores whether nonsurgical skills and demographic data can predict baseline laparoscopic surgery tasks...
  33. doi request reprint Initial trocar placement and abdominal insufflation in laparoscopic bariatric surgery
    Atul K Madan
    Minimally Invasive Surgery Section, Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee 38163, USA
    J Surg Res 148:210-3. 2008
    ..One technique is the use of an optical viewing trocar without prior abdominal insufflation. This investigation tests the hypothesis that this technique can be taught to novice surgeons with good results...
  34. ncbi request reprint Use of ciprofloxacin in the treatment of hospitalized patients with intra-abdominal infections
    Atul K Madan
    Department of Surgery, University of Tennesse Health Science Center, 956 Court Avenue, Room G210, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    Clin Ther 26:1564-77. 2004
    ..Safety profiles, pharmacokinetic profiles, and cost-effectiveness must also be considered. Use of fluoroquinolones for the treatment of intra-abdominal infections has recently been advocated...
  35. ncbi request reprint Participants' opinions of laparoscopic training devices after a basic laparoscopic training course
    Atul K Madan
    Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, 956 Court Ave, Room G210, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    Am J Surg 189:758-61. 2005
    ..These devices range from simple box trainers to sophisticated virtual reality trainers. This investigation tested the hypothesis that participants would prefer one trainer to another trainer...
  36. ncbi request reprint Weight changes in spouses of gastric bypass patients
    Atul K Madan
    Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    Obes Surg 15:191-4. 2005
    ..This investigation tested the hypothesis that there would be a significant change in patient spouse's weight...
  37. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic removal of gastric band after open banded gastric bypass
    Atul K Madan
    Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    Obes Surg 15:580-3. 2005
    ..Laparoscopic removal of the band after open banded gastric bypass is feasible. Revision of previous bariatric surgery may be performed laparoscopically if the technical expertise is available...
  38. ncbi request reprint Inpatient pain medication requirements after laparoscopic gastric bypass
    Atul K Madan
    Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    Obes Surg 15:778-81. 2005
    ..We utilize a pain management strategy for our patients undergoing laparoscopic RYGBP. We investigated this strategy as well as narcotic use and incidence of ileus...
  39. pmc Effects of a laparoscopic course on student interest in surgical residency
    Atul K Madan
    Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, 956 Court Ave, Room G210, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    JSLS 9:134-7. 2005
    ..This study investigated the hypothesis that a laparoscopic skills course introduced in preclinical years would stimulate student interest in entering surgical residency...
  40. ncbi request reprint Multivariate analysis of factors associated with smoking cessation in women
    Atul K Madan
    Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee, Memphis, USA
    J La State Med Soc 157:112-5. 2005
    ..Identification of relevant factors in patients that smoke may be beneficial in targeting smoking cessation efforts. This investigation explores various factors associated with smoking cessation, specifically in women...
  41. ncbi request reprint Nonsurgical skills do not predict baseline scores in inanimate box or virtual-reality trainers
    Atul K Madan
    Minimally Invasive Surgery Section, Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    Surg Endosc 22:1686-9. 2008
    ..Certain nonsurgical skills may predict baseline skills in these trainers. This study tested the hypothesis that baseline scores could be predicted in inanimate box trainers and virtual-reality trainers by nonsurgical skills...
  42. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic repair of gastrointestinal leaks after laparoscopic gastric bypass
    Atul K Madan
    Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    Am Surg 72:586-90; discussion 590-1. 2006
    ..GI leaks cause significant morbidity and mortality. GI leak rates decrease with experience. Laparoscopic repair of GI leaks should be used judiciously. Conversions and further reoperations may be necessary...
  43. doi request reprint Support group meeting attendance is associated with better weight loss
    Whitney S Orth
    Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN, USA
    Obes Surg 18:391-4. 2008
    ..It is our hypothesis that patients who attend SGM (ASGM) lose more weight than those patients who do not attend SGM (NASGM)...
  44. pmc Laparoscopic revision of failed fundoplication and hiatal herniorraphy
    Constantine T Frantzides
    Department of Surgery, Northwestern University, Chicago Institute of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Skokie, Illinois, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 19:135-9. 2009
    ..The aim of this study was to evaluate the mechanisms of failure after laparoscopic fundoplication and the results of revision laparoscopic fundoplication...
  45. ncbi request reprint Effect of body mass index on nonalcoholic fatty liver disease in patients undergoing minimally invasive bariatric surgery
    Constantine T Frantzides
    Department of Surgery, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 8:849-55. 2004
    ..Body mass index was a positive risk factor for liver disease in younger patients but a negative risk factor in the older patients...
  46. ncbi request reprint Band versus bypass: randomization and patients' choices and perceptions
    Craig A Ternovits
    Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, 38163, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 2:6-10. 2006
    ..This investigation explored patient choices and perceptions concerning LRYGB and LAGB...
  47. ncbi request reprint Involvement of multiple signaling pathways in the post-bariatric induction of IL-6 and IL-8 mRNA and release in human visceral adipose tissue
    John N Fain
    Department of Molecular Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    Biochem Pharmacol 69:1315-24. 2005
    ..These cytokines, and probably other factors as well, enhance IL-6 and IL-8 mRNA accumulation in human adipose tissue explants through mechanisms involving the p38 MAPK and NFkappaB pathways...
  48. ncbi request reprint Release in vitro of adipsin, vascular cell adhesion molecule 1, angiotensin 1-converting enzyme, and soluble tumor necrosis factor receptor 2 by human omental adipose tissue as well as by the nonfat cells and adipocytes
    John N Fain
    Department of Molecular Sciences, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    Metabolism 56:1583-90. 2007
    ..Furthermore, the enhanced release of VCAM-1 and ACE seen in omental adipose tissue explants as compared with explants of subcutaneous adipose tissue is due to release by nonfat cells...
  49. doi request reprint Dexamethasone and the inflammatory response in explants of human omental adipose tissue
    John N Fain
    Department of Molecular Sciences, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    Mol Cell Endocrinol 315:292-8. 2010
    ..We conclude that dexamethasone is a selective anti-inflammatory agent since it inhibits only about one-fourth of the proteins up-regulated during in vitro incubation of human omental adipose tissue...
  50. ncbi request reprint Comparison of the release of adipokines by adipose tissue, adipose tissue matrix, and adipocytes from visceral and subcutaneous abdominal adipose tissues of obese humans
    John N Fain
    Department of Molecular Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee 38163, USA
    Endocrinology 145:2273-82. 2004
    ..Furthermore, most of the adipokine release by the nonfat cells of adipose tissue was due to cells retained in the tissue matrix after collagenase digestion...
  51. doi request reprint Decrease in sweet taste in rats after gastric bypass surgery
    David S Tichansky
    Department of Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University, 1100 Walnut Street, 5th Floor, Philadelphia, PA 19107, USA
    Surg Endosc 25:1176-81. 2011
    ..This study tested the hypothesis that RYGB affects sweet taste behavior using a rat model...
  52. doi request reprint Effect of preoperative knowledge on weight loss after laparoscopic gastric bypass
    Whitney S Orth
    Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN, USA
    Obes Surg 18:768-71. 2008
    ..No study has investigated the relationship between initial preoperative knowledge and weight loss after laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery...
  53. ncbi request reprint Comparison of messenger RNA distribution for 60 proteins in fat cells vs the nonfat cells of human omental adipose tissue
    John N Fain
    Department of Molecular Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    Metabolism 57:1005-15. 2008
    ..We conclude that the mRNAs for inflammatory proteins are primarily present in the nonfat cells of human omental adipose tissue...
  54. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic re-operations for band removal after open banded gastric bypass
    Raymond J Taddeucci
    Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    Obes Surg 17:35-8. 2007
    ..This ring in RYGBP is intended to decrease pouch dilation and limit weight regain. We reviewed our experience in laparoscopic re-operation after open banded RYGBP...
  55. ncbi request reprint Selective use of esophageal manometry and 24-Hour pH monitoring before laparoscopic fundoplication
    Constantine T Frantzides
    Department of Surgery, Rush University, Chicago, IL 60612, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 197:358-63; discussion 363-4. 2003
    ..Here we review our experience with the selective preoperative workup of patients undergoing fundoplication to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease...
  56. ncbi request reprint What happens to patients who do not follow-up after bariatric surgery?
    Jason Harper
    Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Division of General Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, 956 Court Avenue, Room G210, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    Am Surg 73:181-4. 2007
    ..These patients have worse clinical outcome (i.e., less weight loss). Caution should be taken when examining the results of any bariatric study where there is a significant loss to follow-up...
  57. pmc Postoperative gastrointestinal complaints after laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication
    Constantine T Frantzides
    Minimally Invasive Surgery Center, Department of Surgery, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare and Northwestern University, Evanston, Illinois 60201, USA
    JSLS 10:39-42. 2006
    ..We reviewed our experience of laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication to determine the course of postoperative symptomatology in our patient population, and present a rational approach to this problem...
  58. ncbi request reprint Non-closure of defects during laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
    Christopher W Finnell
    Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    Obes Surg 17:145-8. 2007
    ..Our belief is that not all techniques require closure of defects. We hypothesize that non-closure of defects with our particular technique would not cause a significant clinically evident internal hernia rate...
  59. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic sclerotherapy for dilated gastrojejunostomy after gastric bypass
    Atul K Madan
    Division of Laparoendoscopic and Bariatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Miami, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 20:235-7. 2010
    ..This video demonstrates a technique of endoscopic sclerotherapy for dilated gastrojejunostomy after gastric bypass...
  60. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic repair of a recurrent chronic traumatic diaphragmatic hernia
    Constantine T Frantzides
    Department of Surgery, Rush University, Chicago, Illinois 60612, USA
    Am Surg 69:160-2. 2003
    ..With proper advanced laparoscopic skills and techniques laparoscopic diaphragmatic herniorrhaphy for a chronic and recurrent defect is a safe and viable option...
  61. ncbi request reprint Effect of a short structured session on medical student breast cancer screening knowledge
    Atul K Madan
    Department of Surgery, Rush University, Chicago, Illinois, USA
    Breast J 9:295-7. 2003
    ..Until a formal course becomes a fundamental aspect of medical education, a short structured session should be instituted...
  62. doi request reprint Gastric bypass surgery in rats produces weight loss modeling after human gastric bypass
    David S Tichansky
    Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, College of Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, 910 Madison Ave, Suite 208, Memphis, TN, 38163, USA
    Obes Surg 18:1246-50. 2008
    ..The study of the mechanisms of weight loss after bariatric surgery requires an animal model that mimics the human procedure and subsequent weight loss. A rat model eliminates the cognitive efforts associated with human weight loss and gain...
  63. ncbi request reprint Insulin enhances vascular endothelial growth factor, interleukin-8, and plasminogen activator inhibitor 1 but not interleukin-6 release by human adipocytes
    John N Fain
    Department of Molecular Science, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38163 3409, USA
    Metabolism 54:220-6. 2005
    ..The ability of insulin to stimulate VEGF formation by adipocytes suggests that the elevated circulating levels of insulin in obesity promote angiogenesis in adipose tissue as well as the enhanced accumulation of fat in human adipocytes...
  64. doi request reprint Release of 12 adipokines by adipose tissue, nonfat cells, and fat cells from obese women
    John N Fain
    Department of Molecular Sciences, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
    Obesity (Silver Spring) 18:890-6. 2010
    ..In contrast that of ICAM-1, FABP-4, GPX-3, visfatin/PBEF/Nampt, CD14, lipocalin-2, LP, and endothelin-1 was significantly greater in tissue from women with a total fat mass of 65 kg...
  65. ncbi request reprint Haptoglobin release by human adipose tissue in primary culture
    John N Fain
    Department of Molecular Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    J Lipid Res 45:536-42. 2004
    ..However, the amount of haptoglobin released by human adipose tissue explants in primary culture was quite low in relationship to the circulating level of haptoglobin...
  66. ncbi request reprint Most of the interleukin 1 receptor antagonist, cathepsin S, macrophage migration inhibitory factor, nerve growth factor, and interleukin 18 release by explants of human adipose tissue is by the non-fat cells, not by the adipocytes
    John N Fain
    Department of Molecular Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    Metabolism 55:1113-21. 2006
    ..Our results suggest that the non-fat cells in human adipose tissue contribute to most of the release of NGF, IL-18, IL-1Ra, cathepsin S, and MIF seen during primary culture of adipose tissue explants from obese women...
  67. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic bariatric patients' will to help: the foundation of research
    David S Tichansky
    Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee 38163, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 3:180-3. 2007
    ..Bariatric patient enthusiasm for research participation has never been objectively measured. Our hypothesis was that most laparoscopic bariatric surgery patients would participate in clinical research...
  68. ncbi request reprint How early is early laparoscopic treatment of acute cholecystitis?
    Atul K Madan
    Department of Surgery, Tulane University, USA
    Am J Surg 183:232-6. 2002
    ..This study was undertaken to evaluate our institution's experience with early cholecystectomy as a safe, effective treatment of acute cholecystitis...
  69. ncbi request reprint Nonalcoholic fatty liver disease of obesity
    Mankanwal S Sachdev
    Section of Hepatology, Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    Obes Surg 16:1412-9. 2006
    ..They are a major, under-recognized cause of chronic liver disease. Good medical treatment options do not exist to date. The mainstay of treatment is weight loss. Bariatric surgery offers weight loss and improvement of NAFLD and NASH...
  70. ncbi request reprint Taste change after laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass and laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding
    David S Tichansky
    Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee College of Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 2:440-4. 2006
    ..Many patients have described changes in taste perception after weight loss surgery. Our hypothesis was that patients develop postoperative changes in taste that vary by bariatric procedure...
  71. ncbi request reprint Routine preoperative upper endoscopy for laparoscopic gastric bypass: is it necessary?
    Atul K Madan
    Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Memphis, Memphis, Tennessee, USA
    Am Surg 70:684-6. 2004
    ..The pathology found modified treatment in many cases. Bariatric surgeons should adopt the routine use of preoperative upper endoscopy during the workup for bariatric surgery...
  72. ncbi request reprint Triple-stapling technique for jejunojejunostomy in laparoscopic gastric bypass
    Atul K Madan
    Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Memphis, USA
    Arch Surg 138:1029-32. 2003
  73. ncbi request reprint Transforming growth factor beta1 release by human adipose tissue is enhanced in obesity
    John N Fain
    Department of Molecular Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    Metabolism 54:1546-51. 2005
    ..The release of TGF-beta1 was primarily by the nonfat cells of human adipose tissue because release by adipocytes was less than 10% of that by the nonfat cells of adipose tissue...
  74. ncbi request reprint TNFalpha release by the nonfat cells of human adipose tissue
    J N Fain
    Department of Molecular Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord 28:616-22. 2004
    ..The second aim was to examine the correlation between body mass index (BMI) and the subsequent release of adiponectin and TNFalpha by explants of human subcutaneous and visceral adipose tissue incubated in primary culture for 48 h...
  75. ncbi request reprint Minimally invasive surgery fellows would perform a wider variety of cases in their "ideal" fellowship
    D S Tichansky
    Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science, 956 Court Avenue, Ste G218, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    Surg Endosc 22:650-4. 2008
    ..The authors hypothesize that the procedure mix in current MIS training is different from what current MIS fellows would expect for their "ideal" fellowship...
  76. doi request reprint Identification of omentin mRNA in human epicardial adipose tissue: comparison to omentin in subcutaneous, internal mammary artery periadventitial and visceral abdominal depots
    J N Fain
    Department of Molecular Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 32:810-5. 2008
    ....
  77. ncbi request reprint Regulation of adiponectin release and demonstration of adiponectin mRNA as well as release by the non-fat cells of human omental adipose tissue
    J N Fain
    Department of Molecular Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 3816, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 32:429-35. 2008
    ....
  78. ncbi request reprint Regulation of monocyte chemoattractant protein 1 (MCP-1) release by explants of human visceral adipose tissue
    J N Fain
    Department of Molecular Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    Int J Obes (Lond) 29:1299-307. 2005
    ..Monocyte chemoattractant protein-1 (MCP-1) is a chemokine involved in monocyte recruitment during inflammation whose plasma level is elevated in obesity...
  79. pmc Self-reported differences in daily raw vegetable intake by ethnicity in a breast screening program
    Atul K Madan
    Department of Surgery, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    J Natl Med Assoc 94:894-900. 2002
    ..This investigation focuses on differences of dietary practice between Caucasians and African Americans in a cohort of women presenting for breast cancer screening...
  80. ncbi request reprint Unexpected pathology during laparoscopic bariatric surgery
    C W Finnell
    Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    Surg Endosc 21:867-9. 2007
    ..The authors hypothesized that the occurrence of unexpected pathology is not associated with immediate adverse outcomes during laparoscopic bariatric procedures...
  81. ncbi request reprint The quality of information about laparoscopic bariatric surgery on the Internet
    A K Madan
    Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Memphis, USA
    Surg Endosc 17:685-7. 2003
    ..This investigation evaluated information concerning laparoscopic bariatric surgery available via the Internet...
  82. ncbi request reprint Ageism in medical students' treatment recommendations: the example of breast-conserving procedures
    A K Madan
    Department of Surgery, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, Louisiana, USA
    Acad Med 76:282-4. 2001
    ..Educational efforts should be instituted during the medical school to decrease ageism in students' treatment recommendations...
  83. ncbi request reprint Changes in compliance predict pulmonary morbidity in patients undergoing abdominal plication
    D A Jansen
    Department of Surgery, Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA 70112 2699, USA
    Plast Reconstr Surg 103:2012-5. 1999
    ....
  84. ncbi request reprint The myth of the short esophagus
    A K Madan
    Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Memphis, 956 Court Avenue, G2, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    Surg Endosc 18:31-4. 2004
    ..With the increase in laparoscopic fundoplications, the reports of short esophagus continue to increase. This investigation was undertaken to review our data regarding the entity described as "short esophagus."..
  85. ncbi request reprint Minimally invasive incisional herniorrhaphy: a review of 208 cases
    C T Frantzides
    Department of Surgery, Northwestern University, Evanston Northwestern Healthcare, 2650 Ridge Avenue, Evanston, IL 60201, USA
    Surg Endosc 18:1488-91. 2004
    ..However, the ideal technique for this procedure is not known. The authors present their technique and personal experience with minimally invasive incisional herniorrhaphy...
  86. ncbi request reprint Higher production of IL-8 in visceral vs. subcutaneous adipose tissue. Implication of nonadipose cells in adipose tissue
    Jens M Bruun
    Department of Endocrinology and Metabolism C, Aarhus Amtssygehus, Aarhus University Hospital and Faculty of Health Sciences, Aarhus University, Tage Hansensgade 2, DK 8000 Aarhus C, Denmark
    Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 286:E8-13. 2004
    ..The high levels of IL-8 release from human adipose tissue and accumulation of this tissue in obese subjects may account for some of the increase in circulating IL-8 observed in obesity...
  87. doi request reprint Cost analysis of laparoscopic gastric bypass practice using current Medicare reimbursement and practice costs
    Atul K Madan
    Laparoendoscopic and Bariatric Surgery Division, Daughtry Family Department of Surgery, University of Miami Miller School of Medicine, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 4:131-6. 2008
    ....
  88. ncbi request reprint Use of upper gastrointestinal studies after laparoscopic gastric bypass
    Atul K Madan
    Surg Endosc 22:275-6. 2008