Richard A Perugini

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Affiliation: University of Massachusetts Medical School
Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Metabolic characterization of nondiabetic severely obese patients undergoing Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: preoperative classification predicts the effects of gastric bypass on insulin-glucose homeostasis
    Richard A Perugini
    Department of Surgery, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 11:1083-90. 2007
  2. doi request reprint Remission of type 2 diabetes mellitus following bariatric surgery: review of mechanisms and presentation of the concept of 'reversibility'
    Richard A Perugini
    Department of Surgery, University of Massachusetts Medical Center, Worcester, Massachusetts 01655 0333, USA
    Curr Opin Endocrinol Diabetes Obes 18:119-28. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Predictors of complication and suboptimal weight loss after laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: a series of 188 patients
    Richard A Perugini
    Department of Surgery and the Informatics Unit, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester 01655, USA
    Arch Surg 138:541-5; discussion 545-6. 2003
  4. doi request reprint Reduced heart rate variability correlates with insulin resistance but not with measures of obesity in population undergoing laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
    Richard A Perugini
    University of Massachusetts Memorial Health Care, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 6:237-41. 2010
  5. ncbi request reprint Predictors of weight status following laparoscopic gastric bypass
    Yunsheng Ma
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Obes Surg 16:1227-31. 2006
  6. pmc Body mass index-independent inflammation in omental adipose tissue associated with insulin resistance in morbid obesity
    Olga T Hardy
    Program in Molecular Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts 01605, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 7:60-7. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Use of laparoscopy in evaluation and treatment of penetrating and blunt abdominal injuries
    Gordie K Kaban
    Department of Surgery, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
    Surg Innov 15:26-31. 2008
  8. doi request reprint Small-bowel obstruction after laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery
    Gowthaman Gunabushanam
    Department of Radiology, University of Massachusetts, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 33:369-75. 2009
  9. pmc Depot-specific differences and insufficient subcutaneous adipose tissue angiogenesis in human obesity
    Olga Gealekman
    Program in Molecular Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01615, USA
    Circulation 123:186-94. 2011
  10. ncbi request reprint Feasibility of laparoscopic adrenalectomy for large adrenal masses
    Yuri W Novitsky
    Department of Surgery, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, USA
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 13:106-10. 2003

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Publications12

  1. ncbi request reprint Metabolic characterization of nondiabetic severely obese patients undergoing Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: preoperative classification predicts the effects of gastric bypass on insulin-glucose homeostasis
    Richard A Perugini
    Department of Surgery, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 11:1083-90. 2007
    ..Whereas gastric bypass cures insulin resistance and diabetes mellitus, its effects on normal physiology have not been described. We studied insulin resistance and beta-cell function for patients undergoing gastric bypass...
  2. doi request reprint Remission of type 2 diabetes mellitus following bariatric surgery: review of mechanisms and presentation of the concept of 'reversibility'
    Richard A Perugini
    Department of Surgery, University of Massachusetts Medical Center, Worcester, Massachusetts 01655 0333, USA
    Curr Opin Endocrinol Diabetes Obes 18:119-28. 2011
    ..Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) leads to remission of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) in a majority of patients. This is prompting investigation of RYGB, and other bariatric operations as interventional therapies for T2DM...
  3. ncbi request reprint Predictors of complication and suboptimal weight loss after laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: a series of 188 patients
    Richard A Perugini
    Department of Surgery and the Informatics Unit, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester 01655, USA
    Arch Surg 138:541-5; discussion 545-6. 2003
    ..An analysis of patients undergoing laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) may identify factors predictive of complication and of suboptimal weight loss...
  4. doi request reprint Reduced heart rate variability correlates with insulin resistance but not with measures of obesity in population undergoing laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
    Richard A Perugini
    University of Massachusetts Memorial Health Care, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 6:237-41. 2010
    ..We sought to identify the factors predictive of HRV in a severely obese population of undergoing GB at a university hospital in the United States...
  5. ncbi request reprint Predictors of weight status following laparoscopic gastric bypass
    Yunsheng Ma
    Division of Preventive and Behavioral Medicine, Department of Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Obes Surg 16:1227-31. 2006
    ..Weight loss after bariatric surgery varies and depends on many factors, such as time elapsed since surgery, baseline weight, and co-morbidities...
  6. pmc Body mass index-independent inflammation in omental adipose tissue associated with insulin resistance in morbid obesity
    Olga T Hardy
    Program in Molecular Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts 01605, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 7:60-7. 2011
    ..We sought to identify the molecular pathways that might cause obesity-associated insulin resistance in humans by studying the morbidly obese who were insulin sensitive versus insulin resistant, thereby eliminating obesity as a variable...
  7. doi request reprint Use of laparoscopy in evaluation and treatment of penetrating and blunt abdominal injuries
    Gordie K Kaban
    Department of Surgery, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, Massachusetts, USA
    Surg Innov 15:26-31. 2008
    ..Use of laparoscopy in selected patients with blunt and penetrating abdominal trauma is safe, minimizes nontherapeutic laparotomies, and allows for minimal invasive management of selected intra-abdominal injuries...
  8. doi request reprint Small-bowel obstruction after laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery
    Gowthaman Gunabushanam
    Department of Radiology, University of Massachusetts, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    J Comput Assist Tomogr 33:369-75. 2009
    ..The purpose of this study was to review the etiology and computed tomography (CT) findings of small-bowel obstruction (SBO) in patients who have undergone bariatric laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LGBP) surgery...
  9. pmc Depot-specific differences and insufficient subcutaneous adipose tissue angiogenesis in human obesity
    Olga Gealekman
    Program in Molecular Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA 01615, USA
    Circulation 123:186-94. 2011
    ..The objective of this study was to measure angiogenesis in visceral and subcutaneous adipose tissue and to establish whether there is a relationship between obesity, metabolic status, and the angiogenic properties of these depots...
  10. ncbi request reprint Feasibility of laparoscopic adrenalectomy for large adrenal masses
    Yuri W Novitsky
    Department of Surgery, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, USA
    Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech 13:106-10. 2003
    ..Both right and left large adrenal masses can be approached laparoscopically with equal success. The role of minimally invasive approaches to adrenal malignancies necessitates further investigation...
  11. ncbi request reprint Immunologic effects of hand-assisted surgery on peritoneal macrophages: comparison to open and standard laparoscopic approaches
    Yuri W Novitsky
    Department of Surgery, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 55 Lake Avenue North, Ste H1 760, Worcester, MA 01655, USA
    Surgery 139:39-45. 2006
    ..Although laparoscopy (L) is known to elicit a smaller attenuation of peritoneal host defenses, compared with open (O) surgery, effects of the hand-assisted (HA) approach have not been investigated to date...
  12. pmc Cidea is associated with lipid droplets and insulin sensitivity in humans
    Vishwajeet Puri
    Program in Molecular Medicine, University of Massachusetts Medical School, 373 Plantation Street, Worcester, MA 01605, USA
    Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 105:7833-8. 2008
    ..The data support a model whereby failure of this pathway results in ectopic lipid accumulation, insulin resistance, and its associated comorbidities in humans...