Carlos U Corvera

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Country: USA

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Bipolar pulse coagulation for resection of the cirrhotic liver
    Carlos U Corvera
    Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco, VA Medical Center, San Francisco, California 94121, USA
    J Surg Res 136:182-6. 2006
  2. pmc Laparoscopic treatment of liver tumours using a two-needle probe bipolar radiofrequency ablation device
    Farzad Alemi
    Department of Surgery, University of California, and San Francisco VA Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    HPB (Oxford) 13:656-64. 2011
  3. ncbi request reprint Change in Liver Imaging Reporting and Data System Characterization of Focal Liver Lesions Using Gadoxetate Disodium Magnetic Resonance Imaging Compared With Contrast-Enhanced Computed Tomography
    Thomas A Hope
    From the Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging and Department of Radiology, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA Department of Radiology, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX and Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco and Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, CA
    J Comput Assist Tomogr . 2016
  4. pmc The TGR5 receptor mediates bile acid-induced itch and analgesia
    Farzad Alemi
    Department of Surgery, UCSF, San Francisco, California 94121, USA
    J Clin Invest 123:1513-30. 2013
  5. doi request reprint The receptor TGR5 mediates the prokinetic actions of intestinal bile acids and is required for normal defecation in mice
    Farzad Alemi
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Gastroenterology 144:145-54. 2013
  6. doi request reprint Periprocedural complications by Child-Pugh class in patients undergoing transcatheter arterial embolization or chemoembolization to treat unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma at a VA medical center
    Jeffery S Russell
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, Medical Center, USA
    Am J Surg 200:659-64. 2010
  7. pmc Correcting for respiratory motion in liver PET/MRI: preliminary evaluation of the utility of bellows and navigated hepatobiliary phase imaging
    Thomas A Hope
    Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    EJNMMI Phys 2:21. 2015
  8. pmc Localization of calcitonin receptor-like receptor (CLR) and receptor activity-modifying protein 1 (RAMP1) in human gastrointestinal tract
    Graeme S Cottrell
    Department of Surgery, Center for Neurobiology of Digestive Diseases, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0660, United States
    Peptides 35:202-11. 2012
  9. doi request reprint Preoperative FOLFIRINOX for borderline resectable pancreatic cancer: Is radiation necessary in the modern era of chemotherapy?
    Sunhee S Kim
    Division of Hematology Oncology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California
    J Surg Oncol 114:587-596. 2016
  10. ncbi request reprint Multiple arterial phase MRI of arterial hypervascular hepatic lesions: improved arterial phase capture and lesion enhancement
    Nabia S Ikram
    Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, 505 Parnassus Avenue, M391, CA, 94143 0628, USA
    Abdom Radiol (NY) . 2016

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Publications13

  1. ncbi request reprint Bipolar pulse coagulation for resection of the cirrhotic liver
    Carlos U Corvera
    Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco, VA Medical Center, San Francisco, California 94121, USA
    J Surg Res 136:182-6. 2006
    ..The Gyrus hand piece (GHP) is a bipolar diathermy pulsation instrument that is similar in design to a large hemostat (Péan) clamp that divides tissue while the clamp remains closed...
  2. pmc Laparoscopic treatment of liver tumours using a two-needle probe bipolar radiofrequency ablation device
    Farzad Alemi
    Department of Surgery, University of California, and San Francisco VA Medical Center, San Francisco, CA 94121, USA
    HPB (Oxford) 13:656-64. 2011
    ..Additionally, B-RFA can precoagulate parenchyma to assist in hepatic resection. Herein, we report our early experience using B-RFA...
  3. ncbi request reprint Change in Liver Imaging Reporting and Data System Characterization of Focal Liver Lesions Using Gadoxetate Disodium Magnetic Resonance Imaging Compared With Contrast-Enhanced Computed Tomography
    Thomas A Hope
    From the Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging and Department of Radiology, Veterans Affairs Medical Center, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA Department of Radiology, MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX and Division of Surgical Oncology, Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco and Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, San Francisco Veterans Affairs Medical Center, San Francisco, CA
    J Comput Assist Tomogr . 2016
    ..The aim of this study was to determine whether gadoxetate-enhanced magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) improves lesion characterization in patients at risk for hepatocellular carcinoma compared with computed tomography (CT)...
  4. pmc The TGR5 receptor mediates bile acid-induced itch and analgesia
    Farzad Alemi
    Department of Surgery, UCSF, San Francisco, California 94121, USA
    J Clin Invest 123:1513-30. 2013
    ..These mechanisms could contribute to pruritus and painless jaundice that occur during cholestatic liver diseases...
  5. doi request reprint The receptor TGR5 mediates the prokinetic actions of intestinal bile acids and is required for normal defecation in mice
    Farzad Alemi
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, California, USA
    Gastroenterology 144:145-54. 2013
    ..The G protein-coupled BA receptor TGR5 (or GPBAR1) is expressed by enteric neurons and endocrine cells, which regulate motility and secretion...
  6. doi request reprint Periprocedural complications by Child-Pugh class in patients undergoing transcatheter arterial embolization or chemoembolization to treat unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma at a VA medical center
    Jeffery S Russell
    Department of Medicine, University of California, San Francisco, Medical Center, USA
    Am J Surg 200:659-64. 2010
    ..The aim of this study was to compare periprocedural complications in a population with hepatitis C virus-related hepatocellular carcinoma to evaluate for differences in complications by severity of liver disease...
  7. pmc Correcting for respiratory motion in liver PET/MRI: preliminary evaluation of the utility of bellows and navigated hepatobiliary phase imaging
    Thomas A Hope
    Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    EJNMMI Phys 2:21. 2015
    ..The purpose of this study was to evaluate the utility of bellows-based respiratory compensation and navigated hepatobiliary phase imaging to correct for respiratory motion in the setting of dedicated liver PET/MRI...
  8. pmc Localization of calcitonin receptor-like receptor (CLR) and receptor activity-modifying protein 1 (RAMP1) in human gastrointestinal tract
    Graeme S Cottrell
    Department of Surgery, Center for Neurobiology of Digestive Diseases, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143 0660, United States
    Peptides 35:202-11. 2012
    ..Thus, CGRP and IMD appear to be released locally, where they can mediate their effect on their receptors regulating diverse functions such as inflammation, pain and motility...
  9. doi request reprint Preoperative FOLFIRINOX for borderline resectable pancreatic cancer: Is radiation necessary in the modern era of chemotherapy?
    Sunhee S Kim
    Division of Hematology Oncology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, California
    J Surg Oncol 114:587-596. 2016
    ..No consensus exists regarding the optimal neoadjuvant treatment paradigm for patients with borderline resectable pancreatic cancer (BRPC), including the respective roles of chemotherapy and radiation...
  10. ncbi request reprint Multiple arterial phase MRI of arterial hypervascular hepatic lesions: improved arterial phase capture and lesion enhancement
    Nabia S Ikram
    Department of Radiology and Biomedical Imaging, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, 505 Parnassus Avenue, M391, CA, 94143 0628, USA
    Abdom Radiol (NY) . 2016
    ..To establish if triple-phase arterial imaging improves the detection of arterial phase hyperintense lesions based on arterial phase capture, motion artifact degradation, and lesion enhancement when compared to single-phase imaging...
  11. pmc Expanded use of aggressive therapies improves survival in early and intermediate hepatocellular carcinoma
    Edith Y Ho
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, USA
    HPB (Oxford) 16:758-67. 2014
    ..Despite the increasing annual incidence of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) in the USA, now estimated at 2.7 cases per 100 000 population, only a small proportion of patients receive treatment and 5-year survival rates range from 9% to 17%...
  12. doi request reprint Hepatic surgery at a VA tertiary medical center: lessons learned
    Farzad Alemi
    Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco, USA
    Am J Surg 200:591-5. 2010
    ..The development of a hepatic surgery center within a US Department of Veterans Affairs hospital is dependent on proper training and institutional support, which can translate into low operative morbidity and mortality rates...
  13. pmc Impairment of central leptin-mediated PI3K signaling manifested as hepatic steatosis independent of hyperphagia and obesity
    James P Warne
    Diabetes Center, University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94143, USA
    Cell Metab 14:791-803. 2011
    ..Together, our results indicate that central cellular leptin resistance in PI3K signaling manifests as hepatic steatosis without causing obesity...