E H Livingston
Affiliation: University of California
- Biexponential model for predicting weight loss after gastric surgery for obesityE H Livingston
Department of Surgery, VA Greater Los Angeles Health Care System, Los Angeles, California 90073, USA
J Surg Res 101:216-24. 2001..The purpose of this study was to develop a mathematical model that accurately estimates the rate and extent of weight loss following gastric bypass surgery...
- Body surface area prediction in normal-weight and obese patientsE H Livingston
Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Greater Los Angeles Health Care System, 11301 Wilshire Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90073, USA
Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab 281:E586-91. 2001..6724). Covariance of height and weight for patients weighing <80 kg reduced the Du Bois BSA-predicting equation to a power function, explaining why it provides good BSA predictions for normal-size patients but fails with obesity...
- Reduced length of stay by implementation of a clinical pathway for bariatric surgery in an academic health care centerS Huerta
Department of Surgery, VA Greater Los Angeles Health Care System and the UCLA Center for Human Nutrition, California 90073, USA
Am Surg 67:1128-35. 2001..Our results indicate that implementation of a clinical pathway for bariatric surgery reduces cost and improves quality of care in an academic institution...
- Human colon cancer cells deficient in DCC produce abnormal transcripts in progression of carcinogenesisS Huerta
VAGLAHS, West Los Angeles/UCLA School of Medicine Division of General Surgery, California 90073, USA
Dig Dis Sci 46:1884-91. 2001..Amplification of the proximal and distal regions will result in falsely concluding that DCC is present when its protein product is not expressed...