roux en y anastomosis

Summary

Summary: A Y-shaped surgical anastomosis of any part of the digestive system which includes the small intestine as the eventual drainage site.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi Gastrointestinal complications of laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery: clinical and imaging findings
    Arye Blachar
    Department of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 200 Lothrop St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Radiology 223:625-32. 2002
  2. ncbi Obesity and its surgical management
    Edward H Livingston
    VAMC Greater Los Angeles Health Care System, UCLA Bariatric Surgery Program, BOX 95 6904, UCLA School of Medicine, 90095 6904, USA
    Am J Surg 184:103-13. 2002
  3. ncbi Laparoscopic gastric bypass: development of technique, respiratory function, and long-term outcome
    Torsten Olbers
    Department of Surgery, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Obes Surg 13:364-70. 2003
  4. ncbi Linear technique of laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
    Michael D Williams
    American Board of Surgery, Laparoscopic and Endoscopic Surgery Institute, Emory Dunwoody Medical Center, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Surg Technol Int 13:101-5. 2004
  5. ncbi The learning curve for laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass is 100 cases
    P Schauer
    Department of Surgery, The Minimally Invasive Surgery Center, University of Pittsburgh, Presbyterian University Hospital, C 800, 200 Lothrop Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 2582, USA
    Surg Endosc 17:212-5. 2003
  6. ncbi Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass in morbidly obese and super morbidly obese patients
    Alexandra Dresel
    Department of Surgery, Baylor University Medical Center, 3409 Worth St, Suite 420, Dallas, TX 75246, USA
    Am J Surg 187:230-2; discussion 232. 2004
  7. ncbi Laparoscopic surgery for morbid obesity
    P R Schauer
    Department of Surgery, The University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Surg Clin North Am 81:1145-79. 2001
  8. pmc Outcomes after laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass for morbid obesity
    P R Schauer
    Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213 2582, USA
    Ann Surg 232:515-29. 2000
  9. ncbi Assessing the relative contribution of individual risk factors on surgical outcome for gastric bypass surgery: a baseline probability analysis
    Edward H Livingston
    VAMC Greater Los Angeles Health Care System, California, USA
    J Surg Res 105:48-52. 2002
  10. ncbi Stricture dilation after laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
    Thomas R Rossi
    Department of Surgery, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria, 624 N E Glen Oak Ave, Peoria, IL 61603 3135, USA
    Am J Surg 189:357-60. 2005

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  1. ncbi Gastrointestinal complications of laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery: clinical and imaging findings
    Arye Blachar
    Department of Radiology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 200 Lothrop St, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Radiology 223:625-32. 2002
    ..To report the complications and imaging findings in a large group of patients who underwent Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (GBP) surgery...
  2. ncbi Obesity and its surgical management
    Edward H Livingston
    VAMC Greater Los Angeles Health Care System, UCLA Bariatric Surgery Program, BOX 95 6904, UCLA School of Medicine, 90095 6904, USA
    Am J Surg 184:103-13. 2002
    ..Following weight loss there is a high cure rate for diabetes and sleep apnea, with significant improvement in other complications of obesity such as hypertension and osteoarthritis...
  3. ncbi Laparoscopic gastric bypass: development of technique, respiratory function, and long-term outcome
    Torsten Olbers
    Department of Surgery, Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Gothenburg, Sweden
    Obes Surg 13:364-70. 2003
    ..Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGBP) is the preferred operation for the treatment of morbid obesity by many surgeons. Hereby we present the process by which laparoscopic RYGBP (LRYGBP) developed at our institution...
  4. ncbi Linear technique of laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
    Michael D Williams
    American Board of Surgery, Laparoscopic and Endoscopic Surgery Institute, Emory Dunwoody Medical Center, Atlanta, GA, USA
    Surg Technol Int 13:101-5. 2004
    ..This chaper demonstrates the use of preoperative preparation, and a meticulous surgical technique using the linear stapler, to perform a combined total of more than 1800 cases...
  5. ncbi The learning curve for laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass is 100 cases
    P Schauer
    Department of Surgery, The Minimally Invasive Surgery Center, University of Pittsburgh, Presbyterian University Hospital, C 800, 200 Lothrop Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 2582, USA
    Surg Endosc 17:212-5. 2003
    ..The purpose of this study was to determine the effect of operative experience on perioperative outcomes for laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LGB)...
  6. ncbi Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass in morbidly obese and super morbidly obese patients
    Alexandra Dresel
    Department of Surgery, Baylor University Medical Center, 3409 Worth St, Suite 420, Dallas, TX 75246, USA
    Am J Surg 187:230-2; discussion 232. 2004
    ..Our objective was to compare the outcomes after laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) in morbidly obese (body mass index [BMI] <50) patients with super morbidly obese (BMI >50) patients...
  7. ncbi Laparoscopic surgery for morbid obesity
    P R Schauer
    Department of Surgery, The University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    Surg Clin North Am 81:1145-79. 2001
    ..Thus, for patients in the United States, Lap RYGBP may become the preferred weight-reduction procedure. The value of hand-assisted bariatric procedures and laparoscopic malabsorption procedures must await further study...
  8. pmc Outcomes after laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass for morbid obesity
    P R Schauer
    Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213 2582, USA
    Ann Surg 232:515-29. 2000
    ..To evaluate the short-term outcomes for laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass in 275 patients with a follow-up of 1 to 31 months...
  9. ncbi Assessing the relative contribution of individual risk factors on surgical outcome for gastric bypass surgery: a baseline probability analysis
    Edward H Livingston
    VAMC Greater Los Angeles Health Care System, California, USA
    J Surg Res 105:48-52. 2002
    ..We used these techniques to determine which of the potential risk factors had the greatest impact on adverse outcomes following gastric bypass surgery...
  10. ncbi Stricture dilation after laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
    Thomas R Rossi
    Department of Surgery, University of Illinois College of Medicine at Peoria, 624 N E Glen Oak Ave, Peoria, IL 61603 3135, USA
    Am J Surg 189:357-60. 2005
    ..However, laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LRYGB) may result in gastrojejunal (GJ) stricture, requiring treatment in up to 27% of patients...
  11. ncbi Gastrojejunal anastomotic strictures following laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery: analysis of 1291 patients
    Lester Carrodeguas
    The Bariatric Institute, Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston, Florida 33331, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 2:92-7. 2006
    ....
  12. pmc Early results after laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: effect of the learning curve
    Christopher G Andrew
    Department of Surgery, University of Manitoba, St Boniface General Hospital, Winnipeg
    Can J Surg 49:417-21. 2006
    ..This study was performed to evaluate the safety and short-term efficacy of laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LRYGB) for morbid obesity and to describe the relation between learning curve and short-term outcomes...
  13. ncbi Successful endoscopic management of gastrojejunal anastomotic strictures after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
    Kevin J Peifer
    Division of Gastroenterology, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri 63110, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 66:248-52. 2007
    ..Roux-en-Y gastric bypass is the most frequently performed bariatric surgery for morbid obesity. Gastrojejunal anastomotic strictures are a relatively frequent postoperative complication...
  14. ncbi Small bowel transit and gastric emptying after biliodigestive anastomosis using the uncut jejunal loop
    Alexander Klaus
    Department of Surgery, Mayo Clinic Jacksonville, Jacksonville, FL 32224, USA
    Am J Surg 186:747-51. 2003
    ..The Roux-en-Y loop is an effective procedure for biliodigestive drainage. However, up to 15% of patients suffer from postoperative cholangitis or blind loop syndrome. A new technique to prevent motility abnormalities has been developed...
  15. ncbi The utility of contrast studies and drains in the management of patients after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
    Francesco Serafini
    Department of Surgery, Interdisciplinary Obesity Treatment Group, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL, USA
    Obes Surg 12:34-8. 2002
    ..The authors determined if early routine post-operative UGI detects occult anastomotic leaks, thereby altering treatment and withholding early feeding...
  16. ncbi Surgeon-performed endoscopic dilatation of symptomatic gastrojejunal anastomotic strictures following laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
    Robert L Bell
    Division of General Surgery, Maryland Center for Videoscopic Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD, USA
    Obes Surg 13:728-33. 2003
    ..Gastrojejunal anastomotic strictures develop in 4.7 to 27% of patients undergoing laparoscopic RYGBP. This paper details two endoscopic techniques for dilating gastrojejunal anastomotic strictures...
  17. pmc Predicting stricture in morbidly obese patients undergoing laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: a logistic regression analysis
    Robin P Blackstone
    Scottsdale Bariatric Center at Scottsdale Healthcare, 10200 N 92nd Street, Suite 225, Scottsdale, AZ 85258, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 11:403-9. 2007
    ..Gastroesophageal reflux disease and age were each shown to be statistically significant independent predictors of stricture following laparoscopic gastric bypass...
  18. ncbi Complications at gastrojejunostomy after laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: comparison between 21- and 25-mm circular staplers
    W Jay Suggs
    Department of Surgery, University Medical Center at Princeton, Princeton, New Jersey 08852, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 3:508-14. 2007
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the complication rate of GJ performed with the 21- and 25-mm circular staplers...
  19. doi A comparison of gastrojejunal anastomoses with or without buttressing in a porcine model
    William W Hope
    Division of Gastrointestinal and Minimally Invasive Surgery, Department of Surgery, Carolinas Medical Center, North Carolinas HealthCare System, 1000 Blythe Blvd, MEB 601, Charlotte, NC 28203, USA
    Surg Endosc 23:800-7. 2009
    ..We histologically and mechanically analyzed circular- stapled anastomoses with and without bioabsorbable staple-line reinforcement (SeamGuard, W. L. Gore & Associates, Flagstaff, AZ) in a porcine model...
  20. ncbi Experience with the circular stapler for the gastrojejunostomy in laparoscopic gastric bypass (350 cases)
    Juan Antonio Luján
    Departamento de Cirugía General Hospital Universitario Virgen de la Arrixaca, Murcia, Spain
    Obes Surg 15:1096-102. 2005
    ..The gastrojejunostomy performed during Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGBP) operations has technical variability with different outcomes and complication-rates immediate postoperatively and at long-term follow-up...
  21. ncbi Hypopharyngeal perforation during laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
    N T Nguyen
    Department of Surgery, University of California, Davis, Health System, Sacramento 95817 2214, USA
    Obes Surg 10:64-7. 2000
    ..The perforation was treated with neck exploration and drainage. We discuss the mechanism of injury and alternative method for placement of the gastric anvil...
  22. ncbi Clinical results using bioabsorbable staple line reinforcement for circular staplers
    Wesley B Jones
    Academic Department of Surgery, Greenville Hospital System University Medical Center, Greenville, South Carolina, USA
    Am Surg 74:462-7; discussion 467-8. 2008
    ..On this basis, strong consideration should be given to the routine use of CBSG staple line reinforcement in patients undergoing laparoscopic divided gastric bypass with a circular stapled gastrojejunal anastomosis...
  23. doi Outcome of endoscopic balloon dilation of strictures after laparoscopic gastric bypass
    Andrew Ukleja
    Department of Gastroenterology, Cleveland Clinic, 2950 Cleveland Clinic Blvd, Weston, FL 33331, USA
    Surg Endosc 22:1746-50. 2008
    ..The objective of this study was to report the incidence of stomal strictures after LRYGB in our institution and report our experience with their management by endoscopic balloon dilatation...
  24. ncbi Laparoscopic gastric bypass, Roux-en-Y- 500 patients: technique and results, with 3-60 month follow-up
    A C Wittgrove
    Private Practice, Alvarado Hospital and Medical Center, San Diego, CA, USA
    Obes Surg 10:233-9. 2000
    ..Since our initial report, several groups throughout the world have preformed the gastric bypass laparoscopically, with various modifications...
  25. ncbi Incidence and outcome of anastomotic stricture after laparoscopic gastric bypass
    Ninh T Nguyen
    Department of Surgery, University of California, Irvine Medical Center, Orange, California 92868, USA
    J Gastrointest Surg 7:997-1003; discussion 1003. 2003
    ..Endoscopic balloon dilation is a safe and effective option in the management of anastomotic stricture following laparoscopic GBP...
  26. ncbi Surgery for advanced gastric cancer after coronary artery bypass grafting using the right gastroepiploic artery: report of a case
    Naoko Hashiguchi
    Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, Keio University, 35 Shinanomachi, Shinjuku ku, Tokyo 160 8582, Japan
    Surg Today 34:456-8. 2004
    ..This case report serves to demonstrate that radical gastrectomy can be safely performed after CABG using the RGEA, and that gastric cancer will progress in spite of SSM therapy...
  27. ncbi Gastrojejunostomy during laparoscopic gastric bypass: analysis of 3 techniques
    Rodrigo Gonzalez
    Emory Endosurgery Unit, Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, 1364 Clifton Rd NE, Suite H 124 B, Atlanta, GA 30322, USA
    Arch Surg 138:181-4. 2003
    ....
  28. ncbi Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass in patients with BMI <50: a prospective randomized trial comparing short and long limb lengths
    William B Inabnet
    Department of Surgery, Section of Endocrine Surgery, College of Physicians and Surgeons of Columbia University, Columbia University Medical Center, New York, NY, USA
    Obes Surg 15:51-7. 2005
    ..The purpose of this study was to compare the effect of short and long limb lengths in patients with BMI<50...
  29. ncbi Laparoscopic revision of bariatric procedures: is it feasible?
    Leena Khaitan
    Emory Endosurgery and Bariatric Unit, Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Am Surg 71:6-10; discussion 10-2. 2005
    ..Revisional bariatric surgery can be approached laparoscopically and with acceptable morbidity comparable to patients whose revision is approached open...
  30. ncbi 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...
  31. ncbi Routine upper GI series after gastric bypass does not reliably identify anastomotic leaks or predict stricture formation
    J T Carter
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, 505 Parnassus Avenue, Box 0780, San Francisco, CA 94143 0780, USA
    Surg Endosc 21:2172-7. 2007
    ..We hypothesized that this practice is unreliable...
  32. ncbi Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass for super/super obesity
    N T Nguyen
    The Minimally Invasive Surgery Center, Department of Surgery, University of California Davis Medical Center, Sacramento, USA
    Obes Surg 9:403-6. 1999
    ..In this article, we present a patient with super/super obesity (61 kg/m2) who underwent Rouxen-Y gastric bypass using the laparoscopic approach...
  33. ncbi 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...
  34. ncbi Radiological studies after laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: routine or selective?
    Sergey Lyass
    Center for Minimally Invasive Bariatric Surgery, Department of General Surgery, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles, California 90048, USA
    Am Surg 70:918-21. 2004
    ..High sensitivity makes CT the test of choice in patients with suspected complication after LRYGB. Routine radiological studies are not warranted...
  35. ncbi Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: a case report at one-year follow-up
    P R Schauer
    Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 9:101-6. 1999
    ..The technique described here preserves the anatomic construct of the operation but introduces the benefit of the laparoscopic approach...
  36. ncbi Evidence-based medicine: open and laparoscopic bariatric surgery
    P Gentileschi
    Division of Laparoscopic Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, 19 East 98 Street, Suite 5A, 1103, New York, 10029, USA
    Surg Endosc 16:736-44. 2002
    ..The aim of this study was to perform an evidence-based analysis of the literature on open and laparoscopic surgery for morbid obesity...
  37. ncbi An alternative technique for creating the gastrojejunostomy in laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: experience with 28 consecutive patients
    J A Teixeira
    Department of Surgery, New York Medical College, Valhalla, NY 10595, USA
    Obes Surg 10:240-4. 2000
    ..This study illustrates our experience in laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LRYGBP) using a new technique for creating the gastro-jejunostomy...
  38. ncbi Laparoscopic era of operations for morbid obesity
    Daniel R Cottam
    Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Arch Surg 138:367-75. 2003
  39. ncbi Internal hernias and gastric perforation after a laparoscopic gastric bypass
    C Serra
    The Surgical Service, Virgen de los Lirios Hospital, Alcoy, Alicante, Spain
    Obes Surg 9:546-9. 1999
    ..Proper evaluation of clinical signs and symptoms, early abdominal CT scan, and urgent operative intervention are mandatory to achieve a successful outcome...
  40. ncbi To stent or not to stent bilioenteric anastomosis after iatrogenic injury: a dilemma not answered?
    Miguel Angel Mercado
    Department of Surgery, Instituto Nacional de Ciencias Medicas y Nutricion, Salvador Zubiran, Vasco de Quiroga 15, Tlalpan, 14000 Mexico, DF
    Arch Surg 137:60-3. 2002
    ..Placement of an anastomotic stent is a matter of debate and to our knowledge there is no study that compares the results between stenting and not stenting the anastomosis...
  41. ncbi Early and late results of the acid suppression and duodenal diversion operation in patients with barrett's esophagus: analysis of 210 cases
    Attila Csendes
    Department of Surgery, Jose Joaquin Aguirre Hospital, University of Chile, Santos Dumont 999, Santiago, Chile
    World J Surg 26:566-76. 2002
    ..This effect is permanent and avoids the appearance of dysplasia or adenocarcinoma...
  42. pmc Results of 281 consecutive total laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypasses to treat morbid obesity
    Eric J Demaria
    Department of Surgery and the Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery, Medical College of Virginia Campus of Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia 23298, USA
    Ann Surg 235:640-5; discussion 645-7. 2002
    ..To determine the safety and efficacy of laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass for the treatment of morbid obesity...
  43. ncbi Laparoscopic conversion of laparoscopic gastric banding to Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: a review of 70 patients
    Philippe Mognol
    Service de chirurgie générale A, CHU Bichat Claude Bernard, Paris, France
    Obes Surg 14:1349-53. 2004
    ..The feasibility and outcomes of conversion of laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding (LAGB) to laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LRYGBP) was evaluated...
  44. ncbi Introducing laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass at a Veterans Affairs medical facility
    Bassem Y Safadi
    Stanford University School of Medicine, Palo Alto, CA, USA VA Palo Alto Health Care System, 3801 Miranda Ave, 112G, Palo Alto, CA 94304, USA
    Am J Surg 188:606-10. 2004
    ..Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGB) has become an established treatment modality for morbid obesity. Our objective was to review the initial experience with laparoscopic (RYGB) for morbid obesity at our VA facility...
  45. ncbi The lethality of obstructing hematoma at the jejunojejunostomy following Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
    Thomas S Helling
    Obes Surg 15:290-1; author reply 292-3. 2005
  46. ncbi Reoperative laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: an experience with 49 cases
    J M Calmes
    Department of Surgery, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois Lausanne, Switzerland
    Obes Surg 15:316-22. 2005
    ..It has traditionally been performed through an open approach. Our aim is to describe our experience with the laparoscopic approach in reoperations to RYGBP over the past 5 years...
  47. ncbi Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass with 2-metre long biliopancreatic limb for morbid obesity: technique and experience with the first 150 patients
    Björn Geir Leifsson
    Department of Surgery, Landspitali University Hospital, Reykjavik, Iceland
    Obes Surg 15:35-42. 2005
    ..We present our method and experience with the first 150 consecutive cases of laparoscopic RYGBP with a 2-m long biliopancreatic limb (BP-limb)...
  48. ncbi New advances in laparoscopic treatment of morbid obesity
    Rudolf A Weiner
    Department of Surgery, Krankenhaus Sachsenhausen Frankfurt, Germany
    Surg Technol Int 13:79-90. 2004
    ....
  49. ncbi Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass vs. laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding for treatment of morbid obesity
    Ninh T Nguyen
    Department of Surgery, University of California, Irvine, Medical Center Orange, USA
    Surg Technol Int 12:111-9. 2004
    ..laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding. The advantages and disadvantages of laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding compared to laparoscopic GBP is discussed...
  50. ncbi Laparoscopic gastric bypass after antireflux surgery for the treatment of gastroesophageal reflux in morbidly obese patients: initial experience
    Ioannis Raftopoulos
    Department of Surgery, Division of Thoracic and Foregut Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA 15232, USA
    Obes Surg 14:1373-80. 2004
    ..We present our experience with revision of antireflux procedures to LRYGBP in obese patients with recurrent GERD, weight gain or a combination of both and discuss the indications and technical considerations involved...
  51. ncbi The cost effectiveness of laparoscopic versus open gastric bypass surgery
    James H Paxton
    Department of Surgery, University of Cincinnati Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH 45267 0558, USA
    Obes Surg 15:24-34. 2005
    ..The aim of this study is to determine which approach is most cost effective, considering costs associated with the operation itself, perioperative complications, and income lost during convalescence...
  52. ncbi Hepatic portal gas due to gastro-jejunal anastomotic leak after laparoscopic gastric bypass
    Philippe Mognol
    Service de chirurgie générale A, Hopital Bichat, Paris, France
    Obes Surg 15:278-81. 2005
    ..HPVG is a potentially life-threatening condition due to its etiology, with a global survival rate of <25%. We present a case of gastro-jejunal anastomotic leak associated with HPVG after LRYGBP...
  53. ncbi Robot-assisted laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
    M R Ali
    Department of Surgery, University of California Davis, 2221 Stockton Boulevard, Sacramento, CA 95817, USA
    Surg Endosc 19:468-72. 2005
    ..Robotic surgery promises to extend the capabilities of the minimally invasive surgeon. The aim of this study was to examine the feasibility of robotic surgery in the setting of laparoscopic gastric bypass...
  54. ncbi Operative experience and follow-up in a cohort of patients with a BMI > or =70 kg/m2
    Thomas S Helling
    Department of Surgery, University of Missouri Kansas City School of Medicine, Kansas City, MO, USA
    Obes Surg 15:482-5. 2005
    ..This study is a retrospective review of a cohort of such patients, to examine operative experience and response to surgical treatment...
  55. ncbi Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass is safe and effective in patients with a BMI > or =60
    Daniel T Farkas
    Montefiore Institute for Minimally Invasive Surgery, Albert Einstein College of Medicine, Bronx, NY, USA
    Obes Surg 15:486-93. 2005
    ..The goal of this study was to determine the safety and effectiveness of LRYGBP in these patients, and compare these results to patients with a BMI <60...
  56. ncbi European experience with laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass in 466 obese patients
    M Suter
    Department of Visceral Surgery, Diabetology and Metabolism, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, 1860 Aigle, Lausanne, Switzerland
    Br J Surg 93:726-32. 2006
    ..Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGBP) is usually considered as the procedure of choice for morbid obesity, but its use has been limited in Europe. It is not known whether results with European patients match those from the USA...
  57. ncbi Superior mesenteric artery syndrome after laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
    Matthew T Baker
    Division of Minimally Invasive Bariatric Surgery, Gundersen Lutheran Medical Center, La Crosse, Wisconsin 54601, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 2:667. 2006
  58. ncbi Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass versus laparoscopic vertical banded gastroplasty: results of a 2-year follow-up study
    M Goergen
    Department of General Surgery and the Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery, Bariatric Program of the Central General Hospital of Luxembourg, L 1210, Luxembourg, Luxembourg
    Surg Endosc 21:659-64. 2007
    ..This article presents the results for 2 years of bariatric surgery in the authors' minimally invasive center and analyzes the results of the most used surgical techniques with regard to eating habits...
  59. ncbi Laparoscopic remnant gastrectomy: a novel approach to gastrogastric fistula after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass for morbid obesity
    Minyoung Cho
    Department of Surgery, The Bariatric Institute and Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston, FL 33331, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 204:617-24. 2007
    ..The aim of this study was to review laparoscopic remnant gastrectomy (LRG) as a novel treatment option for this complication...
  60. ncbi Safety and outcomes of laparoscopic gastric bypass surgery in patients 60 years of age and older
    Huy T Trieu
    Bariatric Institute and Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston, Florida, USA
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 3:383-6. 2007
    ..We hypothesized that laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LRYGB) can be performed in this patient population with acceptable morbidity and can achieve effective weight control...
  61. ncbi A novel approach for Roux limb construction via the lesser sac
    Mark D Kligman
    Surgery, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, Maryland, USA
    Surg Endosc 21:1194-7. 2007
    ..This technique provides an alternative method for completion of a laparoscopic gastric bypass in patients who would otherwise require more extensive surgery...
  62. ncbi Trends in internal hernia incidence after laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
    Ahmed R Ahmed
    Department of Bariatric Surgery, University of Rochester Medical Center, Highland Hospital, 1000 South Avenue, Rochester, NY 14620, USA
    Obes Surg 17:1563-6. 2007
    ..Furthermore, we wish to examine the impact of Roux limb positioning ante- versus retrocolic and whether switching to running versus interrupted closure of the mesenteric defects created at surgery made any difference...
  63. ncbi Intussusception after laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
    Kambiz Zainabadi
    Department of Minimally Invasive and Bariatric Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 3380 Blvd of the Allies, Suite 390, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Obes Surg 17:1619-23. 2007
    ..With increasing popularity of laparoscopic RYGBP, we are likely to see more of this entity...
  64. doi Laparoscopic conversion from Roux-en-Y gastric bypass to biliopancreatic diversion/duodenal switch
    A Baltasar
    Surg Obes Relat Dis 4:210; author reply 210-1. 2008
  65. ncbi A zero leak rate in 251 consecutive laparoscopic gastric bypass operations using a two-layer gastrojejunostomy technique
    Michael A Schweitzer
    Department of Surgery, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institute, Baltimore, Maryland 21224, USA
    J Laparoendosc Adv Surg Tech A 16:83-7. 2006
    ..Safety concerns about the laparoscopic technique have arisen in the literature with gastrojejunostomy leak rates of 5% or greater reported in several series...
  66. ncbi Wernicke's encephalopathy after gastric bypass that masqueraded as acute psychosis: a case report
    Robert W Worden
    College of Osteopathic Medicine, Oklahoma State University, Tulsa, Oklahoma, USA
    Curr Surg 63:114-6. 2006
    ..After recognition and intervention, the patient was successfully treated with thiamine replacement and parenteral nutrition...
  67. ncbi Myasthenia gravis improvement after laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
    Fernando Arias
    The Bariatric Institute, Department of Neurology, Cleveland Clinic Florida, Weston, FL 33331, USA
    Obes Surg 15:591-4. 2005
    ..After the surgical procedure, she improved and required less medication. Because MG and morbid obesity require careful perioperative management in order to avoid complications, a multidisciplinary approach is recommended...
  68. pmc Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y versus mini-gastric bypass for the treatment of morbid obesity: a prospective randomized controlled clinical trial
    Wei Jei Lee
    Department of Surgery, En Chu Kong Hospital and School of Nursing, Taiwan
    Ann Surg 242:20-8. 2005
    ..This prospective, randomized trial compared the safety and effectiveness of laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LRYGBP) and laparoscopic mini-gastric bypass (LMGBP) in the treatment of morbid obesity...
  69. ncbi The optimal surgical management of the super-obese patient: the debate. Presented at the annual meeting of the Society of American Gastrointestinal and Endoscopic Surgeons, Hollywood, Florida, USA, April 13-16, 2005
    Eric J Demaria
    Virginia Commonwealth University, Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery, Richmond 23298 480, USA
    Surg Innov 12:107-21. 2005
    ..A review of the audience's responses provides insight into the decision-making considerations of a population of laparoscopically oriented bariatric surgeons...
  70. ncbi Totally robotic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
    Catherine J Mohr
    Department of Surgery, Stanford School of Medicine, Stanford Hospital, 300 Pasteur Drive, Stanford, CA 94305, USA
    Arch Surg 140:779-86. 2005
    ..We anticipated that the learning curve for this totally robotic procedure could be shorter than the learning curve for standard laparoscopic bariatric surgery...
  71. ncbi Therapy insight: weight-loss surgery and major cardiovascular risk factors
    George L Blackburn
    Division of Nutrition, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Nat Clin Pract Cardiovasc Med 2:585-91. 2005
    ..Today's weight-loss operations are safe, effective and potentially life-saving options for severely obese cardiology patients. This review describes weight-loss surgery procedures and their effects on cardiovascular risk factors...
  72. ncbi The impact of preoperative weight loss in patients undergoing laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
    R Alvarado
    Department of Surgery, Stanford University School of Medicine 94305, and VA Palo Alto Health Care System, Palo Alto, CA, USA
    Obes Surg 15:1282-6. 2005
    ..Preoperative factors that predict successful outcomes are currently being studied. The goal of this study was to determine if preoperative weight loss was associated with positive outcomes in patients undergoing LRYGBP...
  73. ncbi Bilateral brachial plexopathy following laparoscopic bariatric surgery
    K E J Brunette
    North Shore Hospital, Waitemata Health, Auckland, New Zealand
    Anaesth Intensive Care 33:812-5. 2005
    ..Slow, but complete recovery occurred over nine months. We postulate that the head-up position in obese patients, without specific arm support, is a risk factor for brachial plexus injury...
  74. ncbi Revision of failed laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding to Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
    B Van Wageningen
    Department of Surgery, Rijnstate Hospital, The Netherlands
    Obes Surg 16:137-41. 2006
    ..Also, insufficient weight loss is reported. We investigated whether revision to Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGBP) is a safe and effective therapy for failed LAGB and for further weight loss...
  75. ncbi [Laparoscopic bariatric surgery: proximal gastric bypass]
    F Rotellar
    Departamento de Cirugia General, Clinica Universitaria de Navarra, Pamplona
    An Sist Sanit Navar 28:33-40. 2005
    ..The BMI after 12 months was 28.4. The average basal weight was 74.2 Kg. Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y proximal gastric bypass is a safe and efficient technique for the treatment of morbid obesity...
  76. doi Weight loss outcome of revisional bariatric operations varies according to the primary procedure
    Robert E Brolin
    Department of Surgery, University Medical Center at Princeton, Princeton, New Jersey, USA
    Ann Surg 248:227-32. 2008
    ..Revisional bariatric operations performed for weight loss failure are frequently associated with inconsistent weight reduction and serious perioperative complications...
  77. ncbi Superior mesenteric artery syndrome after laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass for morbid obesity
    David Goitein
    Department of Surgery, Temple University School of Medicine Clinical Campus at the Western Pennsylvania Hospital, Pittsburgh, PA 15224, USA
    Obes Surg 14:1008-11. 2004
    ..The diagnosis of SMA syndrome should be considered in bariatric surgery patients with rapid weight loss who develop atypical, recurrent obstructive symptoms not attributable to other common causes...
  78. ncbi Early results after laparoscopic gastric bypass: EEA vs GIA stapled gastrojejunal anastomosis
    Timothy R Shope
    Department of Surgery, Penn State Milton S Hershey Medical Center, Hershey, PA 17033, USA
    Obes Surg 13:355-9. 2003
    ..Many surgeons rely on stapling devices for the gastrojejunal (GJ) anastomosis. Early follow-up results were compared for two laparoscopic techniques for GJ anastomosis: circular end-to-end (EEA) and linear cutting (GIA) staplers...
  79. ncbi Fully stapled gastric bypass with isolated pouch and terminal anastomosis: 1-3 year results
    J L Hedenbro
    Department of Surgery, Lund University, Sweden
    Obes Surg 12:546-50. 2002
    ..Gastric vascular anatomy renders the ventral aspect less suited for anastomotic construction. The lesser curvature has abundant blood supply that should preferably not be interfered with. Terminal anastomosis is a logical choice...
  80. ncbi Comparison of nutritional deficiencies after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass and after biliopancreatic diversion with Roux-en-Y gastric bypass
    George Skroubis
    Nutrition Support and Morbid Obesity Clinic, Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Patras, Greece
    Obes Surg 12:551-8. 2002
    ..We compared the differences in nutritional complications between these two bariatric operations...
  81. ncbi New developments in gastric bypass procedures and physiological mechanisms
    Brian P Jacob
    Division of Laparoscopic Surgery, Department of Surgery, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY, USA
    Surg Technol Int 11:119-26. 2003
    ..In addition, the many recent advances in methodology and pathophysiology are described in detail...
  82. ncbi Gastric bypass for morbid obesity in patients 50 years or older: is laparoscopic technique safer?
    Rodrigo Gonzalez
    Emory Endosurgery and Bariatrics Unit, Department of Surgery, Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Georgia 30322, USA
    Am Surg 69:547-53; discussion 553-4. 2003
    ..Weight loss and control of obesity-related comorbidities are satisfactory. The LT results in fewer intensive care unit admissions and shorter length of stay than the OT...
  83. ncbi Outcome analysis of laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass for morbid obesity. The first 116 cases
    P K Papasavas
    Minimally Invasive Surgery, West Penn Allegheny Health System, 4800 Friendship Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15224, USA
    Surg Endosc 16:1653-7. 2002
    ..We report an outcome analysis of our early experience with laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LRYGB) in the treatment of morbid obesity...
  84. ncbi Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass in the "megaobese"
    Keith Kreitz
    Department of Surgery, Lehigh Valley Hospital, Allentown, PA, USA
    Arch Surg 138:707-9; discussion 710. 2003
    ..Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass is a safe and effective procedure in patients with a body mass index (BMI; calculated as weight in kilograms divided by the square of height in meters) of 70 or greater...
  85. ncbi Short-term results of laparoscopic gastric bypass in patients with BMI > or = 60
    David Oliak
    Department of Surgery, Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, NJ, USA
    Obes Surg 12:643-7. 2002
    ..Little information is available about the subgroup of patients with BMI > or = 60. The goal of this study was to evaluate the feasibility and safety of LRYGBP for patients with BMI > or = 60...
  86. ncbi A correlation method for weight loss after gastroplasty
    P H Lointier
    Digestive Surgery, Clinique de La Plaine, Clermont Ferrand, France
    Obes Surg 13:460-4. 2003
    ..Someone facing the need for comparison between gastric restrictive procedures could find it useful to have a general expression for weight loss after surgery...
  87. ncbi Excellent weight result after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass in spite of gastro-gastric fistula
    Sven Gustavsson
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
    Obes Surg 13:457-9. 2003
    ..In our patient the weight loss was stable for 2 years, when the fistula was closed surgically to avoid chronic proton pump inhibitor medication for stomal ulcer...
  88. ncbi Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: initial 2-year experience
    M Suter
    Department of Surgery, Centre Hospitalier Universitaire Vaudois, 1011 Lausanne, Switzerland
    Surg Endosc 17:603-9. 2003
    ..Laparoscopic surgery has been shown to reduce perioperative morbidity and to improve postoperative recovery for various procedures. Herein we present our results with laparoscopic RYGBP after an initial 2-year experience...
  89. ncbi Laparoscopic management of complications following laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass for morbid obesity
    P K Papasavas
    Department of Surgery, Temple University Clinical Campus at The Western Pennsylvania Hospital, 4800 Friendship Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA 15224, USA
    Surg Endosc 17:610-4. 2003
    ..We reviewed our experience with complications following laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LRYGB) that were managed laparoscopically...
  90. ncbi Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass in morbidly obese adolescents
    Ala Stanford
    Department of Surgery, Minimally Invasive Surgery Center, Children s Hospital of Pittsburgh and the University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania 15213, USA
    J Pediatr Surg 38:430-3. 2003
    ..Experience with the laparoscopic approach has not been reported previously. The authors examined the outcome of adolescents undergoing laparoscopic Roux-En-Y gastric bypass (lap RYGB)...
  91. ncbi Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: minimally invasive bariatric surgery for the superobese in the community hospital setting
    D Moose
    Department of Surgery, Huntington Hospital, Pasadena, California, USA
    Am Surg 69:930-2. 2003
    ....
  92. ncbi Repair of ventral hernias in morbidly obese patients undergoing laparoscopic gastric bypass should not be deferred
    G M Eid
    Minimally Invasive Center, Department of Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Suite 5500, Magee Women s Hospital, 300 Halket Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15213, USA
    Surg Endosc 18:207-10. 2004
    ..There is no consensus regarding the optimal treatment of ventral hernias in patients who present for weight loss surgery...
  93. ncbi Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass using the porcine model
    D J Scott
    Southwestern Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas 75390-9092, USA
    Obes Surg 11:46-53. 2001
    ..Despite the anatomic limitations, the porcine model was well-suited for skill development and evaluation of techniques for performing the LRYGBP operation...
  94. ncbi An assessment of vertical banded gastroplasty-Roux-en-Y gastric bypass for the treatment of morbid obesity
    Joseph F Capella
    Department of Surgery, Hackensack University Medical Center, Hackensack, NJ, USA
    Am J Surg 183:117-23. 2002
    ..The technique incorporates a small pouch along the lesser curvature of the stomach, an outlet restricted by a nondistensible band and a Roux-en-Y gastric bypass...
  95. ncbi Optimal management of the morbidly obese patient. SAGES appropriateness conference statement
    D B Jones
    Harvard Medical School, Section of Minimally Invasive Surgery, Bariatric Program, Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center, 330 Brookline Avenue, Boston, MA 02215, USA
    Surg Endosc 18:1029-37. 2004
    ..The purpose of the SAGES Appropriateness Conference was to summarize the state of the art for open and laparoscopic operations for the morbidly obese...
  96. ncbi A prospective comparison of vertical banded gastroplasty and Roux-en-Y gastric bypass in a non-superobese population
    Fotis Kalfarentzos
    Department of Surgery, Nutrition Support and Morbid Obesity Unit, School of Medicine, University of Patras, Greece
    Obes Surg 16:151-8. 2006
    ..We report the results of a prospective comparison of vertical banded gastroplasty (VBG) and Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (RYGBP) in a non-superobese population...
  97. ncbi Laparoscopic gastric bypass in the treatment of morbid obesity. Preliminary results of a new technique
    J A Lujan
    Departamento de Cirugia General, Hospital Universitario Virgen de la Arrixaca, 30120 EI Palmar, Murcia, Spain
    Surg Endosc 16:1658-62. 2002
    ..The aim of this paper is to describe our surgical technique for laparoscopic gastric bypass (LGBP) and present the short-term results...
  98. ncbi Is routine cholecystectomy required during laparoscopic gastric bypass?
    Leonardo Villegas
    Southwestern Center for Minimally Invasive Surgery, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center at Dallas, Dallas, TX, USA
    Obes Surg 14:60-6. 2004
    ..The aim of this study was to determine the incidence of gallstone formation requiring cholecystectomy following a laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LRYGBP)...
  99. ncbi Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding: complications and side effects responsible for the poor long-term outcome
    Sven Gustavsson
    Department of Surgery, University Hospital, Uppsala, Sweden
    Semin Laparosc Surg 9:115-24. 2002
    ..Our prediction is that LAGB will not stand the test of time...
  100. ncbi Laparoscopic adjustable gastric banding in the treatment of obesity: a systematic literature review
    Andrew E Chapman
    Royal Australasian College of Surgeons, Geelong Hospital, Australia
    Surgery 135:326-51. 2004
    ....
  101. ncbi Prospective comparison of congo red and sham feeding testing to determine vagal innervation of the stomach
    R C Thirlby
    Department of Surgery, Virginia Mason Medical Center, Seattle, Washington 98111
    Am J Surg 163:533-6. 1992
    ..The CR test was easier to perform and preferred by the patients. We conclude that both tests provide valuable clinical information and that both tests should be available in the evaluation of postgastrectomy patients...

Research Grants68

  1. Insulin resistance in severely obese patients
    Nana Gletsu Miller; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ..Our findings may provide novel mechanisms that link regional obesity and insulin action. ..
  2. Impact of gastric bypass surgery on risk of CVD in type 2 diabetes mellitus
    Alfonso Torquati; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Furthermore, they will serve as the baseline for future large scale longitudinal studies based on aggregate occurrence of severe cardiovascular events. ..
  3. GROWTH CONTROL OF NORMAL AND CIRRHOTIC HEPATOCYTES
    Kevin E Behrns; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..3) To determine if cirrhotic human hepatocytes are resistant to TGFbeta-induced apoptosis via mechanisms that are operative in a murine model. ..
  4. Adolescent Bariatrics: Assessing Health Benefits & Risks
    Thomas Inge; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  5. ENTERIC PHYSIOLOGY OF THE TRANSPLANTED GUT
    Michael Sarr; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..This proposal will define important, novel neural mechanisms regulating motor and absorptive function in the denervated gut. Selected aspects have translational value to clinical gut transplantation. ..
  6. Influence of Tumor Immunogenicity to Immunotherapy
    Jeffrey Norton; Fiscal Year: 2006
    ....
  7. CT Monitoring of Angiogenesis
    Benjamin Yeh; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ....
  8. Adult to Adult Living Donor Liver Transplantation Cohor*
    James Trotter; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..With completion of the LDLT Cohort Study, the medical community will have a much clearer understanding of the impact of this important procedure on liver transplantation, LDLT recipients and LDLT donors. ..
  9. Bariatric Surgery, Gastric Stimulation: Metabolic Effects
    Judith Korner; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..The ultimate goal is to use information from these studies for the development of obesity treatments that are less invasive than bariatric surgery and more effective than current pharmacotherapy. ..
  10. Feasibility, Efficacy, and Mechanisms of Surgical vs Medical Diabetes Treatment
    David R Flum; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ..e., systemic and adipose-tissue inflammation) and adaptive immunity (i.e., islet-reactive T lymphocytes) in the anti-diabetic effects of RYGB, and evaluate the value of related metrics for future clinical trials. ..
  11. CT Monitoring of Angiogenesis
    Benjamin M Yeh; Fiscal Year: 2010
    ....
  12. Meal Initiation and Energy Homeostasis: Role of Ghrelin
    David Cummings; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ..parenteral nutrients, gastric distension, specific classes of macronutrients, leptin, fasting, and other meal-regulated gut peptides. 4) Is ghrelin effective as a drug to treat cancer anorexia in a rat model? ..
  13. CT Monitoring of Angiogenesis
    Benjamin Yeh; Fiscal Year: 2009
    ....
  14. ENTERIC PHYSIOLOGY AND FUNCTION OF THE TRANSPLANTED GUT
    Michael Sarr; Fiscal Year: 1993
    ..These experiments are directly relevant and will be clinically-applicable in understanding motor and absorptive aspects of the physiology of enteric function after intestinal transplantation...
  15. SEROTONIN/DOPAMINE MEDIATION OF EARLY CANCER ANOREXIA
    Michael Meguid; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..As external perturbations, they will use progressively increasing peripheral infusions of IL-1 and TRP, the serotonin precursor, as would result from a progressively growing tumor. ..
  16. Leptin and Neuroendocrine Gene Regulation in Obesity
    Judith Korner; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..Leibel and Dr. Wardlaw, are experienced in basic and clinical research. They are easily accessible, enthusiastic about my projects, and will facilitate my transition to status as an independent investigator. ..
  17. GROWTH CONTROL OF NORMAL AND CIRRHOTIC HEPATOCYTES
    Kevin Behrns; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..We will continue to seek counsel from our K08 mentors (Drs. David Brenner and Lola Reid) and use liberally the UNC Center for Gastrointestinal Biology and Disease for core facilities such as the Molecular Imaging Core. ..
  18. Leptin and Neuroendocrine Gene Regulation in Obesity
    Judith Korner; Fiscal Year: 2005
    ..abstract_text> ..
  19. GROWTH CONTROL OF NORMAL AND CIRRHOTIC HEPATOCYTES
    Kevin Behrns; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..Identification of novel or differentially regulated hepatocyte growth control genes may provide information about altered growth control of cirrhotic hepatocytes. ..
  20. ENTERIC PHYSIOLOGY OF THE TRANSPLANTED GUT
    Michael Sarr; Fiscal Year: 2003
    ..This proposal will define important new neural (and hormonal) mechanisms regulating motor and absorptive function in denervated gut. Selected aspects are pertinent to clinical gut transplantation. ..
  21. WEIGHT CONNECTION: WEIGHT LOSS MAINTANANCE USING THE WEB
    Lee Kaplan; Fiscal Year: 2001
    ..abstract_text> ..
  22. Mouse Models for Celiac Disease
    Detlef Schuppan; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..g. by immunomodulatory cytokines or by cytokine antagonists. It is anticipated that the results will improve our understanding and management of cd and related autoimmune diseases. ..
  23. Identification of Serum Markers of Liver Fibrogenesis/ Fibrolysis by Proteomics
    Detlef Schuppan; Fiscal Year: 2007
    ..Adaptation to the human proteome and prospective validation shall allow noninvasive monitoring of fibrosis progression and regression in patients with liver diseases. ..