D S Tichansky

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Affiliation: University of Tennessee
Country: USA

Publications

  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. ncbi request reprint Postoperative complications are not increased in super-super obese patients who undergo laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
    D S Tichansky
    Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, 956 Court Avenue, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    Surg Endosc 19:939-41. 2005
  5. 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
  6. ncbi request reprint Experience with over 3,000 open and laparoscopic bariatric procedures: multivariate analysis of factors related to leak and resultant mortality
    A Z Fernandez
    Department of Surgery, Virginia Commonwealth University, Post Office Box 980428, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    Surg Endosc 18:193-7. 2004
  7. 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
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. 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

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  1. 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...
  2. 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...
  3. 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...
  4. ncbi request reprint Postoperative complications are not increased in super-super obese patients who undergo laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
    D S Tichansky
    Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, 956 Court Avenue, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    Surg Endosc 19:939-41. 2005
    ..We hypothesized that a higher BMI does not increase risk the morbidity or mortality rate...
  5. 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...
  6. ncbi request reprint Experience with over 3,000 open and laparoscopic bariatric procedures: multivariate analysis of factors related to leak and resultant mortality
    A Z Fernandez
    Department of Surgery, Virginia Commonwealth University, Post Office Box 980428, Richmond, VA 23298, USA
    Surg Endosc 18:193-7. 2004
    ..Intestinal leak is a potentially lethal complication of Roux en-Y gastric bypass (GBP). Identification of patients at high risk for leak may reduce complication rates of surgeons early in the procedure learning curve...
  7. 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...
  8. 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...
  9. 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)...
  10. 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...
  11. 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...
  12. 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...
  13. 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...
  14. 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
    ....
  15. 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...
  16. 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...
  17. 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...
  18. doi 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...
  19. 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...
  20. doi 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...
  21. 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...
  22. 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...
  23. 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...
  24. 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...
  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 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...
  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 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...
  29. 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...
  30. 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...
  31. 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...
  32. 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...
  33. 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...
  34. 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...
  35. 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...
  36. 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...
  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 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...
  39. 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...
  40. 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)...
  41. 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...
  42. 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...
  43. 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...
  44. 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...
  45. 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...
  46. 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)...
  47. 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...
  48. 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
    ....
  49. doi request reprint Validation that a 1-year fellowship in minimally invasive and bariatric surgery can eliminate the learning curve for laparoscopic gastric bypass
    Mohamed R Ali
    Department of Surgery, University of California, Davis, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Surg Endosc 24:138-44. 2010
    ....
  50. doi request reprint Monitored anesthesia care with propofol versus surgeon-monitored sedation with benzodiazepines and narcotics for preoperative endoscopy in the morbidly obese
    Atul K Madan
    Division of Laparoendoscopic and Bariatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Miami, 1475 N W 12th Avenue Room 4017, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Obes Surg 18:545-8. 2008
    ..This study investigated the hypothesis that morbidly obese patients would prefer anesthesiologist-monitored sedation (AMS) compared to surgeon-monitored sedation (SMS) during preoperative endoscopy...
  51. ncbi request reprint Band versus bypass: influence of an educational seminar and surgeon visit on patient preference
    Raymond J Taddeucci
    Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee 38163, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 3:452-5. 2007
    ..This investigation examined the effect of a preoperative educational seminar (ES) and surgeon visit (SV) on patients' choice of bariatric procedure...
  52. 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...
  53. 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...
  54. doi request reprint Human epicardial adipokine messenger RNAs: comparisons of their expression in substernal, subcutaneous, and omental fat
    John N Fain
    Department of Molecular Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    Metabolism 59:1379-86. 2010
    ..The data do not support the hypothesis that most of the inflammatory adipokines are expressed at high levels in epicardial fat of humans...
  55. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass is safe and feasible after orthotopic liver transplantation
    David S Tichansky
    Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    Obes Surg 15:1481-6. 2005
    ..In fact, herein, we describe the first laparoscopic RYGBP after orthotopic liver transplantation in the world literature...
  56. doi request reprint Body esteem improves after bariatric surgery
    Atul K Madan
    Division of Laparoendoscopic and Bariatric Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Miami Mills of Science, Miami, Florida 33136, USA
    Surg Innov 15:32-7. 2008
    ..Preoperative patients had worse scores than postoperative patients. As in many medical issues, body esteem improves after bariatric surgery. When discussing its benefits, psychological aspects of body esteem should be touted as well...
  57. doi request reprint Comparison of two low-molecular-weight heparin dosing regimens for patients undergoing laparoscopic bariatric surgery
    Erin P Simone
    Department of Pharmacy, Regional Medical Center at Memphis, Turner Tower Room 201, 877 Jefferson Avenue, Memphis, TN 38103, USA
    Surg Endosc 22:2392-5. 2008
    ..The authors hypothesized that higher prophylactic enoxaparin doses (60 mg) would yield more appropriate heparin antifactor Xa (anti-Xa) concentrations than the 40-mg dosage for bariatric surgery patients...
  58. doi request reprint Stimulation of human omental adipose tissue lipolysis by growth hormone plus dexamethasone
    John N Fain
    Department of Molecular Sciences, College of Medicine, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    Mol Cell Endocrinol 295:101-5. 2008
    ..We conclude that the direct lipolytic effect of GH is accompanied by an increase in HSL mRNA in the presence of DEX, but GH also increased the mRNAs for other proteins that could explain all or part of its lipolytic action...
  59. ncbi request reprint Cancer in the bypassed stomach presenting early after gastric bypass
    Jason L Harper
    Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, TN 38163, USA
    Obes Surg 17:1268-71. 2007
    ..Preoperative upper endoscopy was not performed. This case illustrates the importance of endoscopic evaluation prior to RYGBP and signifies the need for a high index of suspicion in order to recognize this problem at an early stage...
  60. ncbi request reprint Risk of second cancers in patients with colorectal carcinoids
    David S Tichansky
    Department of Surgery, Thomas Jefferson University Hospital and Jefferson Medical College, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19107, USA
    Dis Colon Rectum 45:91-7. 2002
    ..However, this risk has not been conclusively documented. A comprehensive evaluation is needed to more thoroughly assess the risk of second cancers in patients with colorectal carcinoids...
  61. ncbi request reprint Laparoscopic lumbar hernia repair
    Atul K Madan
    Department of Surgery, University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Memphis, Tennessee 38163, USA
    Am Surg 72:318-21. 2006
    ..Herein, we describe two patients with lumbar hernias (one with a recurrent traumatic hernia and one with an incisional hernia). Both of these hernias were successfully repaired laparoscopically...
  62. doi request reprint Goal-directed laparoscopic training leads to better laparoscopic skill acquisition
    Atul K Madan
    Division of Laparoendoscopic and Bariatric Surgery, University of Miami, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Surgery 144:345-50. 2008
    ..We hypothesized that goal-directed laparoscopic training (GDLT) would result in better skill acquisition than laparoscopic training without goals (LT)...
  63. pmc Multivariate analysis of risk factors for death following gastric bypass for treatment of morbid obesity
    Adolfo Z Fernandez
    Department of General Surgery, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Medical Center Boulevard, Winston Salem, NC 27157, USA
    Ann Surg 239:698-702; discussion 702-3. 2004
    ..To identify the factors that increase mortality for either open or laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass...
  64. 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
    ....
  65. doi request reprint Patients who are delayed from undergoing bariatric surgery do not have improved weight loss
    Atul K Madan
    Division of Laparoendoscopic and Bariatric Surgery, University of Miami School of Medicine, 1475 NW 12th Avenue, Suite 4017, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Obes Surg 18:278-81. 2008
    ..This investigation studies the hypothesis that patients who wait longer for bariatric surgery do not have improved weight loss over those with shorter wait times...
  66. doi request reprint Laparoscopic repair of a staple-line disruption after an open uncut Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
    Atul K Madan
    Division of Laparoendoscopic and Bariatric Surgery, University of Miami School of Medicine, 1475 NW 12th Avenue, Suite 4017, Miami, FL 33136, USA
    Obes Surg 18:340-4. 2008
    ..She underwent laparoscopic repair and was discharged on postoperative day 1. Laparoscopic repair of a staple-line disruption after an open uncut gastric bypass is feasible...
  67. ncbi request reprint Use of upper gastrointestinal studies after laparoscopic gastric bypass
    Atul K Madan
    Surg Endosc 22:275-6. 2008
  68. doi request reprint Anti-Xa levels in bariatric surgery patients receiving prophylactic enoxaparin
    Brea O Rowan
    Department of Pharmacy, Princeton Baptist Medical Center, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Obes Surg 18:162-6. 2008
    ..Prophylactic doses of 30 to 60 mg every 12 h have been described in bariatric surgery patients with appropriate anti-Xa levels reported between 0.18 and 0.6 units/mL...