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SSAT 1997 Abstracts
Time-dependent and dose-dependent cellular and functional alterations in rat jejunal muscularis in response to lipopolysaccharide.
MK Eskandari, JC Kalff, KKW Lee, TR Billiar, AJ Bauer. Departments of Surgery and Medicine/Gastroenterology, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, Pittsburgh, PA.
The effect of endotoxin on canine colonic motility and transit.
ST Spates, JJ Cullen, KS Ephgrave, MM Hinkhouse. Department of Surgery, University of Iowa College of Medicine and VAMC, Iowa City, IA.
Enterocyte apoptosis is increased following small bowel resection.
MA Helmrath, CR Erwin, CE Shin, DL Brown, BW Warner. Division of Pediatric Surgery, Children's Hospital Medical Center. Cincinnati Ohio.
Esophageal stenting for fundoplications: is it necessary?
P Hansen, B Jobe, B Standage, L Swanstrom. Legacy Portland Hospital, Portland, OR.
Na+/Ca2+ exchange by the gallbladder: a potential cause of gallstones.
AJ Moser, ZR Abedin, P Weber, MZ Abedin, JJ Roslyn. Department of Surgery, Allegheny University of the Health Sciences, and Research Service, Philadelphia VA Medical Center, Philadelphia, PA.
High efficiency gene transfer to liver with naked DNA.
DJ Vargo, G Zhang, V Budker, JA Wolff, SJ Knechtle. Departments of Surgery and Pediatrics, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI.
Pseudo-obstruction of the colon: incidence and treatment in a transplant population.
DJ Vargo, M Reichelderfer, SJ Knechtle. Department of Surgery, University of Wisconsin Hospital & Clinics, Madison, WI.
Adenocarcinoma of the duodenum: the influence of site on survival.
TA Sohn, Lillemoe KD, Yeo CJ, Pitt HA, Kaufman HS, Hruban RH, Cameron JL. Departments of Surgery and Pathology, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD.
Surgical experience with pancreatic and peripancreatic neuroendocrine tumors: 125 patients.
GO Phan, CJ Yeo, RH Hruban, KD Lillemoe, HA Pitt, JL Cameron. Departments of Surgery and Pathology, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD.
Role of cyclooxygenase-II for fluid secretion by the inflamed gallbladder mucosa.
B Nilsson[1], D Delbro[1], L Hedin[2], S Friman[1], S Andius[1], M Nilsson[3], J Svanvik[4]. Departments of Surgery[1] and Physiology[2], Anatomy[3], Sahlgrenska University Hospital, Goteborg, and Department of Surgery, University Hospital, Linkoping[4], Sweden.
Control of unidirectional flow across the sphincter of Oddi in opossums: evidence against biliary-pancreatic reflux.
NS Runkel, HJ Buhr, FG Moody. Departments of Surgery, Benjamin Franklin Medical Center, Free University of Berlin, Germany, and The University of Texas Medical School, Houston, TX.
Laser-induced thermotherapy for the palliative treatment of malignant liver tumors - results of a clinical study.
D Albrecht, CTh Germer, C Isbert, J Ritz, A Roggan, HJ Buhr. Department of Surgery, UK Benjamin Franklin, Freie Universitat Berlin, Germany.
Endothelin-1 mediates the alcohol-induced reduction of pancreatic capillary blood flow.
T Foitzik, HG Hotz, B Hotz, M Kirchengast,* HJ Buhr. Department of Surgery, Benjamin Franklin Medical Center, Freie Universitat Berlin & *Knoll AG, Ludwigshafen, Germany.
Is the pancreas especially susceptible to endothelin?
HG Hotz, T Foitzik, N Runkel, M Kirchengast*, HA Reber**, HJ Buhr. Departments of Surgery, Benjamin Franklin Medical Center, Freie Universitat Berlin, Germany and **UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, and *Knoll AG, Ludwigshafen, Germany.
Accuracy of endoanal ultrasonography in evaluating anal fistulas.
AJN Iroatulam, JJ Nogueras, HH Chen, EG Weiss, FM Potenti, O Alabaz, SD Wexner. Department of Colorectal Surgery, Cleveland Clinic Florida, Fort Lauderdale, FL.
The relationship between TNF kinetics and allograft injury following prolonged preservation-reperfusion in rat livers.
HN Sankary, D Yin, P Foster, J Williams. Department of Surgery, Rush-Presbyterian St Lukes Medical Center. Chicago, IL.
Surgical management of hepatocellular carcinoma.
B Philosophe, B Langer, A Hemming, P Greig, M Cattral, I Wanless, I Rasul, N Baxter, B Taylor. Department of Surgery, University of Toronto, The Toronto Hospital, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Molecular chemotherapy combined with radiation therapy enhances killing of cholangiocarcinoma.
LC Pederson, M Stackhouse, SM Vickers, DJ Buchsbaum, D Raben, DT Curiel. Departments of Surgery, Radiation Oncology, Medicine, and Gene Therapy Program. University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL.
Chylomicrons alter the clearance and response to endotoxin by hepatocytes.
HW Harris, P Chau, JH Rapp, JP Kane, DCRockey. Departments of Surgery and Medicine, San Francisco General Hospital, University of California, San Francisco.
Laparoscopic fundoplication for peptic esophageal strictures and dysphagia.
H Spivak, T Trus, JP Waring, GD Branum, JG Hunter. Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA .
De novo colonic ulcers: endoscopic diagnosis approached by decision analysis.
JM Sarmiento, W Mayoral, BG Wolff, CJ Goustot. Department of General Surgery, Colon & Rectal Surgery, and Digestive Endoscopy. Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN.
Growth inhibition in pancreatic tumor cells by targeting a cyclin-dependent kinase inhibitor.
IA Mustafa, MP Vezeridis, HJ Wanebo, S Sharma. Department of Surgery, Brown University/Roger Williams Medical Center, Providence, RI.
NMDA induces vomiting via a different mechanism than morphine.
M Hotokezaka, SP Patel, EP Mentis, BD Schirmer. Department of Surgery, University of Virginia Health Sciences Center. Charlottesville, VA.
Basement membrane proteins alter focal adhesion kinase phosphorylation in enterocytes.
ST Summers, BL Bass. Department of Surgery, VA Medical Center and University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore MD.
Interleukin-10 receptor expression is downregulated with enterocyte differentiation.
LM Napolitano, MM Buzdon, H-J Shi, BL Bass. Department of Surgery, Baltimore VA Medical Center, University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore MD.
The incretin response in recipients of pancreas-kidney transplants.
KL Teff, R Townsend, G Lowe, KL Brayman. Monell Chemical Senses Center and Departments of Surgery and Medicine, Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA.
Gastrointestinal motility following pylorus-preserving duodenectomy in the dog.
D DeHaan, J Spitz, V Ayasononda, H Richter. Departments of Surgery, Cook County Hospital and Rush University, Chicago, IL.
Bile reflux in benign and malignant Barrett's esophagus and effect of Nissen fundoplication.
HJ Stein, WKH Kauer, H Feussner, JR Siewert. Department of Surgery, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technische Universitat Munchen, Germany.
Stented pancreatico-jejunostomy end-to-side versus end-to-end pancreatico-jejunal invagination: a prospective observation study.
JD Roder, G Schmidmaier, P Vorwald, HJ Stein, JR Siewert. Department of Surgery, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technische Universitat Munchen, Munchen, Germany.
Economic analysis of treatment options for severe GERD: laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication versus medical management.
PR Schauer, D Axelrod, J Pitts, S Guraisco, D Centers, TN Pappas, WS Eubanks. Departments of Surgery and Medicine, Duke University Medical Center, Durham, NC.
Loss of nitric oxide neurons in patients with Chagas' disease is greater in the megacolon than the clinically uninvolved small bowel.
U Ribeiro Jr, AV Safatle-Ribeiro, A Habr-Gama, JJ Gama-Rodrigues, LF Mileo, J Sohn, JC Reynolds. Departments of Gastroenterology and Surgery, University of Pittsburgh, PA/University of Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Prognostic significance of intraperitoneal free cancer cells obtained by laparoscopic peritoneal lavage in gastric cancer patients.
U Ribeiro Jr, JJ Gama-Rodrigues, AV Safatle-Ribeiro, B Bitelman, R Ibrahim, MB Ferreira, AA Laudanna, HW Pinotti. Department of Gastroenterology, University of Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Preoperative mapping with MRI predicts complete ablation by cryosurgery in patients with hepatic metastases.
LB Johnson, TS Krebs, JJ Wong, B Daly, PC Kuo, JS Plotkin, M Njoku, D Van Echo. University of Maryland School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD.
Apoptosis is switched off in pancreatic cancer.
H Friess, HU Graber, A Zimmermann, M Korc, G Adler, R Schmid, MW Buchler. Departments of Visceral and Transplantation Surgery and Pathology, University of Bern, Switzerland; Department of Gastroenterology, University of Ulm, Germany; Department of Medicine, University of California Irvine.
Reduced leukocyte adhesion in pancreatic cancer vasculature of the rat.
J Schmidt, E Ryschich, L Herzog, MM Gebhard*, Ch Herfarth, E Klar. Departments of General and Experimental* Surgery, University of Heidelberg, 69120 Heidelberg, Germany.
Endoscopic drainage of the pancreatic pseudocyst.
G Vitale, D Harrell, G Larson, S MacLeod. Department of Surgery, School of Medicine, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY.
Debridement and closing packing for the treatment of necrotizing pancreatitis.
C Fernandez-del Castillo, DW Rattner, A Mostafavi, D McGrath, AL Warshaw. Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA.
Giant peptic ulcer: a surgical or medical disease?
D Simeone, A Hassan, J Scheiman. Departments of Surgery and Internal Medicine, University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, MI.
Pancreatitis confers a survival benefit in an orthotopic model of pancreatic cancer.
D Denham, M Zervos, M Franz, A Rosemurgy, J Norman. University of South Florida, Tampa, FL.
Cationic liposome-mediated gene transfer during acute pancreatitis: tissue specificity, duration, and effects of acute inflammation.
W Denham, J Yang, G Carter, C Tannahill, S Mackay, A Rosemurgy, L Moldawer, J Norman. Departments of Surgery, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL and University of Florida, Gainesville, FL.
Steatohepatitis as a potential risk factor for major hepatic resection.
KE Behrns, GG Tsiotos, NF DeSouza, MK Krishna, J Ludwig, DM Nagorney. Departments of Surgery and Pathology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN.
Collis gastroplasty plus fundoplication is more effective than bougienage plus acid-suppressive therapy in the treatment of reflux-induced strictures of the esophagus.
M Anselmino, G Zaninotto, M Costantini, C Boccu', D Molena, E Ancona. Department of Surgery, University of Padova, Padova, Italy.
Nitric oxide production by splenocytes is increased after bile duct ligation in the rat.
T Liu, JA Wargo, M Leong, DM Murasko, KU Kahng. Departments of Surgery and Microbiology & Immunology, Allegheny University of the Health Sciences, MCP Hahnemann School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA.
Interleukin-1{beta} upregulates urokinase-type plasminogen activator in human pancreatic carcinoma.
J Vogel, D Albo, H Chang, DH Berger. Allegheny University of the Health Sciences, MCP*Hahnemann School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA.
Is there a place for central pancreatectomy in pancreatic surgery?
C Iacono, L Bortolasi, G Serio. Department of Surgery, Division of General Surgery C, University of Verona, Italy.
Cancer of papilla of Vater: RER+ phenotype is associated with good prognosis.
A Scarpa*, C Iacono**, G Zamboni*, G Bogina*, L Bortolasi**, A Achille*, G Prati**, G Serio**. Departments of Pathology* and Surgery**, University of Verona, Verona, Italy.
Calcitonin gene-related peptide and spinal afferents partly mediate postoperative colonic ileus in the rat.
TT Zittel*#, KCK Lloyd#, I Rothenhofer*, H Wong#, JH Walsh#, HE Raybould#. *University Hospital, Department of General Surgery, Tubingen, Germany, and #CURE/Gastroenteric Biology Center, UCLA, Los Angeles.
Magnetic resonance cholangiography compared to ultrasound and other clinical criteria in the preoperative prediction of choledocholithiasis.
TH Magnuson, F Regan, SA Ahrendt, DC Schaefer, JS Bender. Departments of Surgery and Radiology, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD.
Proctocolectomy with jejunal pouch-distal rectal anastomosis: an alternative to ileal pouch reconstruction.
M Takahashi, KA Kelly. Department of Surgery, Mayo Clinic Scottsdale, Scottsdale, AZ.
Duodenogastroesophageal reflux in patients with short segment Barrett's esophagus.
MP Ritter, S Oberg, TR DeMeester, JH Peters, M Gadenstatter, PF Crookes, M Fein, CG Bremner. University of Southern California, Department of Surgery, Los Angeles, CA.
Outcome after laparoscopic fundoplication is not dependent upon a structurally defective lower esophageal sphincter.
JH Peters, MP Ritter, PF Crookes, M Gadenstatter, RJ Mason, L Green, CG Bremner, TR DeMeester. USC Department of Surgery, Los Angeles, CA.
Reoperative antireflux surgery: procedure selection and outcome.
M Gadenstatter, D Nehra, RJ Mason, JM Collard, MP Ritter, JA Hagen, JH Peters, TR DeMeester. Department of Surgery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA.
Physiologic basis for the treatment of epiphrenic diverticulum.
D Nehra, M Gadenstatter, CG Bremner, M Koch, JA Hagen, JH Peters, TR DeMeester. Department of Surgery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA.
Association of lower esophageal sphincter length with postprandial gastroesophageal reflux.
RJ Mason, MP Ritter, M Gadenstatter, CG Bremner, JH Peters, TR DeMeester. Department of Surgery, University Southern California, Los Angeles, CA.
Duodenoesophageal reflux causes esophageal adenocarcinoma without exogenous carcinogen.
M Fein, JH Peters, P Chandrasoma*, AP Ireland, MP Ritter, CG Bremner, JA Hagen, TR DeMeester. Departments of Surgery and Pathology*, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA.
Ambulatory measurement of gastric emptying is a sensitive technique in detecting abnormal gastric emptying patterns.
MP Ritter, M Fein, TR DeMeester, PF Crookes, JH Peters, M Gadenstatter, JA Hagen, CG Bremner. Department of Surgery, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA.
Serum D(-)-lactate as a marker of intestinal ischemia.
M Gonze*, M Murray*, G Kessler**, P Olson**, C Cobb*. Department of Surgery* and Pathology**, Allegheny General Hospital, Allegheny University of the Health Sciences, Pittsburgh, PA.
Intrahepatic biliary-enteric bypass for malignant hilar obstruction.
WR Jarnagin, E Burke, Y Fong, LH Blumgart. Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY.
Bile diversion alone for primary bile reflux gastritis.
JA Madura. Department of Surgery, Indiana University, Indianapolis, IN.
Correlation of apoptosis and p53, RB and BCL-2 expression with tumor stage and survival in colorectal cancer.
CA Ausch, GS Fan, GA Niehans, WD Wong, CJ Steer, RD Madoff. Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Department of Surgery, and Department of Medicine, University of Minnesota Medical School. Minneapolis, MN.
Endotoxin and bacterial translocation during elective surgery: studies on mechanisms and prevention of gut barrier failure.
D Berger, E Bolke, M Seidelmann, HG Beger. Department of General Surgery, University of Ulm, Germany.
Quality of life scores correlate poorly with subjective and objective measurements of gastroesophageal reflux.
TL Trus, WS Laycock, GD Branum, JP Waring, JG Hunter. Departments of Surgery and Medicine, Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, GA.
Teflon buttress inhibits recanalization of the "uncut" Roux limb.
WS Richardson, H Spivak, JE Hudson, MA Budacz, JG Hunter. Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, GA.
Endotoxemia in mice stimulates the production of complement C3 and serum amyloid A in mucosa of small and large intestine.
O Wang, JJ Wang, JE Fischer, PO Hasselgren. Department of Surgery, University of Cincinnati, and Shriners Burns Institute, Cincinnati, OH.
The ubiquitin-proteasome pathway regulates IL-1ß-induced IL-6 production in human intestinal epithelial cells.
AA Parikh, MR Moon, AL Salzman, JE Fischer, PO Hasselgren. Department of Surgery, University of Cincinnati, Shriners Burns Institute and Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH.
IL-1ß induces complement C3 and IL-6 production at the basolateral and apical membranes of human intestinal epithelial cells.
MR Moon, AA Parikh, AL Salzman, JE Fischer, PO Hasselgren. Department of Surgery, University of Cincinnati, Shriners Burns Institute, and Children's Hospital Medical Center, Cincinnati, OH.
Prospective investigation of complications, reoperations and sustained weight loss with an adjustable gastric banding device for treatment of morbid obesity.
C Doherty, JW Maher, DS Heitshusen. Department of Surgery, University of Iowa School of Medicine, Iowa City, IA.
Laparoscopic common bile duct exploration by choledochotomy.
JP Dorman, ME Franklin Jr, JL Glass.
Is outpatient laparoscopic surgery safe for the higher risk patient?
J Andrus, J Voitk, S Ignatius, BD Schouten, RA Mustard. The Salvation Army Scarborough Grace Hospital, Scarborough, Ontario, and The Wellesley-Central Hospital, The University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
Effects of cholecystokinin on gastric injury and gastric mucosal blood flow.
JM Cross, L Chang, DW Mercer. Department of Surgery, University of Texas Houston Medical School, Houston, TX.
Peptide YY and apoptosis: clues to chemotherapy resistance in colon cancer.
K Kling, A Rongione, B Mai, K Kwan, D McFadden. UCLA Department of Surgery, Los Angeles, CA.
The utility of intracorporeal ultrasonography for the screening of the bile duct during laparoscopic cholecystectomy.
IS Wu, DL Dunnegan, NJ Soper. Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO.
Somatostatin analogue predisposes enterocytes to apoptosis.
JS Thompson. Surgical Service, Omaha VA Medical Center; and Department of Surgery, University of Nebraska Medical Center, Omaha, NE.
Glucocorticoids accelerate intestinal nutrient transport in a time-related, substrate-specific, and IGF-I-independent fashion.
P Iannoli, J Miller, C Ryan, H Sax. Department of Surgery, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY.
Selective long-term increase in gastric mucosal nRNA encoding basal Na-K-Cl cotransporter following ileostomy in the rat.
H Hallonquist, RR Cima, ME Klingensmith, E Delpire, MJ Zinner, DI Soybel. Department of Surgery, Brigham and Women's Hospital, and Department of Critical Care Medicine, Children's Hospital, Boston, MA.
Resection of locally advanced pancreatic cancer after downstaging with continuous infusion 5-FU, mitomycin C, leucovorin and persantine.
KE Todd, B Gloor, JS Lane, WH Isacoff*, HA Reber. Departments of Surgery and Medicine*, Sepulveda VAMC and UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA.
Platelet activating factor antagonism reduces the systemic inflammatory response in a murine model of acute pancreatitis.
JS Lane, KE Todd, B Gloor, CF Chandler, AD Kau, SW Ashley*, HA Reber, DW McFadden. Departments of Surgery, UCLA School of Medicine and Sepulveda VA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA and *Brigham and Women's Hospital, Boston, MA.
Transhiatal esophageal resection versus transthoracic esophageal resection with two-fields lymphadenectomy: interim results of a randomized study.
JW van Sandick*, JJB van Lanschot*, EJ Spillenaar Bilgen§, HG Gooszen#, H. Obertop*. Departments of Surgery, *Academic Medical Center Amsterdam, §Academic Hospital Dijkzigt Rotterdam, and #Academic Hospital Utrecht, The Netherlands.
Bacterial translocation via the thoracic duct in a porcine model of hepatic ischemia/reperfusion injury.
LCJM Lemaire*, BA Van Wagensveld*, TM van Gulik*, J Dankert§, DJ Gouma*, JJB van Lanschot*. Departments of *Surgery and §Microbiology, Academic Medical Centre, University of Amsterdam, Amsterdam, The Netherlands.
Prospective randomized study on the effect of cyclic versus continuous enteral nutrition after pylorus-preserving pancreatoduodenectomy.
MI van Berge Henegouwen*, ThM van Gulik*, TM Moojen*, LMA Akkermans§, H Obertop*, DJ Gouma*. Departments of Surgery, *Academic Medical Centre, Amsterdam, and §University Hospital Utrecht, Netherlands.
Cisapride enhances the effect of the Toupet fundoplication on esophageal peristalsis in GERD patients with poor esophageal body motility.
GJ Wetscher, K Glaser, T Wieschemeyer, A Klingler, P Klingler, RA Hinder. Departments of Surgery, University of Innsbruck, Austria, and Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL.
Laparoscopic versus open cholecystectomy for acute cholecystitis. A prospective randomized study.
T Kiviluoto, J Siren, P Luukkonen, E Kivilaakso. Second Department of Surgery, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland.
Biliary CA 19-9 values correlate with the incidence of hepatic metastasis in patients with adenocarcinoma of the pancreas.
RC Montgomery, JP Hoffman, LB Riley, EA Ross, BL Eisenberg. Department of Surgical Oncology, Fox Chase Cancer Center, Philadelphia, PA.
Gastrointestinal transit and stress response after laparoscopic versus conventional distal pancreatectomy in dogs.
T Naitoh, A Garcia-Ruiz, A Darvish, A Vladisavljevic, S Matsuno, M Gagner. First Department of Surgery, Tohoku University School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan, Minimally Invasive Surgery Center and Center for Anesthesiology Research, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, OH.
Cumulative incidence of extracolonic and colorectal cancers in MLH1 and MSH2 mutation carriers of HNPCC.
KM Lin, M Shashidharan, CA Ternent, AG Thorson, GJ Blatchford, MA Christensen, S Lemon, HT Lynch. Department of Colorectal Surgery and Preventive Medicine, Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, NE.
A randomized, prospective study of radially expanding trocars. Initial results of the Trocar Study Group.
S Bhoyrul, J Payne, B Steffes, L Swanstrom, W Gantert, LW Way. Stanford University Medical Center, Kaiser Hospital, Honolulu, North Carolina Laproscopy Center, Oregon Health Sciences University, and University of California, San Francisco.
The detection of aerosolized cells during laparoscopy.
S Ikramuddin, EC Ellison, WJ Schirmer, J Lucas, WS Melvin. Division of General Surgery, Ohio State University, Columbus, OH.
Outcome analysis of long-term survivors following pancreaticoduodenectomy.
WS Melvin, KS Buekers, JA Johnson, WJ Schirmer, EC Ellison. The Department of Surgery, The Ohio State University, Columbus, OH.
Studies of intestinal allograft rejection using a murine paratopic model.
KA Newell, G He, J Hart, JR Thistlethwaite Jr. University of Chicago, Chicago, IL.
Infectious and sterile gallstones: morphology, chemical composition, and bacterial beta-glucuronidase production.
L Stewart, A Oesterle, I Erden, LW Way. Department of Surgery, University of California San Francisco; and Department of Chemistry, University of San Francisco.
Enterococcus and serum-sensitive gram-negative bacteria are associated with more severe biliary infections.
L Stewart, A Oesterle, B Aagaard, J.McL Griffiss, LW Way. University of California, San Francisco.
Synergistic interactions between cholinergic mechanisms, cholecystokinin, and duct obstruction in acute pancreatitis pathogenesis.
I Samuel, RJ Joehl. Surgery, Northwestern Univ/VALMC, Chicago, IL.
Treatment of primary intrahepatic stones with a holmium laser.
P Shamamian, M Grosso*, A Guth, T Diflo, SG Marcus, GF Coppa, K Eng. SA Localio Laboratory for General Surgery Research and Department of Urology*, New York University School of Medicine, New York, NY.
A novel colonic reservoir and comparison of its short term function with a straight coloanal and colonic J-pouch anastomosis in the pig.
K Z'graggen, CA Maurer, D Mettler*, C Stoupis**, S Wildi, MW Buechler. Departments of Visceral and Transplantation Surgery, Experimental Surgery* and Radiology**, Inselspital, University of Bern, Switzerland.
Prospective evaluation of the giant prosthetic reinforcement of the visceral sac (Stoppa procedure) for complex bilateral and recurrent inguinal hernias.
CC Solorzano§, JW Kilkenny*, OJ Cicilioni§, JN Vauthey§. Department of Surgery, University of Florida College of Medicine, §Gainesville and *Jacksonville*, FL.
Glucagon-like peptide 2: a potent intestinal growth factor.
DA Litvak, MR Hellmich, BM Evers, NA Banker, T Uchida, CM Townsend Jr. Department of Surgery, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX.
Can spiral CT replace angiography in the staging of patients with pancreatic cancer?
KP Murray, HA Pitt, DA Bluemke, EK Fishman, AC Venbrux, J Geschwind, RP Liddell, MA Talamini, KD Lillemoe, CA Yeo, JL Cameron. Departments of Surgery and Radiology, The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD.
Identification and comparative analysis of human colonocyte short chain fatty acid response genes.
AM Hanly, NJ Emenaker, Y-W Liu, PF Predki, SG Shenoy, MP McKenna, MD Basson. Department of Surgery, Yale University, and CT VA Healthcare System, New Haven, CT, and CuraGen Corporation, Branford CT.
Cost effectiveness analysis of octreotide in prevention of complications following pancreatic resection.
L Rosenberg. Department of Surgery McGill University, Montreal, Canada; P Mac Neil, L Turcotte. Sandoz Canada Inc., Dorval, Canada.
Human pancreatic carcinoma growth and invasion is regulated by c-met and interleukin-4 receptor gene expression.
MC Kelley, TX Nguyen, DSB Hoon, R Essner. The John Wayne Cancer Institute Santa Monica, CA.
Should pancreaticoduodenectomy be performed in octogenarians?
TA Sohn, CJ Yeo, JL Cameron, KD Lillemoe, MA Talamini, RH Hruban, PK Sauter, J Coleman, SE Ord, LB Grochow, RA Abrams, HA Pitt. Departments of Surgery, Pathology and Oncology, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD.
Thrombospondin-1 and transforming growth factor-ß1 upregulate production of plasminogen activator inhibitor type 1 in pancreatic cancer.
D Albo, DH Berger J Vogel, H Chang, V Rothman, GP Tuszynski. Allegheny University of the Health Sciences, MCP*Hahnemann School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA.
Magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography accurately predicts the presence or absence of choledocholithiasis.
SN Hochwald, SG Marcus, KS Naik, M Dobryansky, P Shamamian, N Rofsky, G Coppa. Departments of Surgery and Radiology, New York University Medical Center, NY, NY.
Restorative protocolectomy without diverting ileostomy is safe.
S Parangi, S Beanes, RE Lehman, S Barbour, TR Schrock, ML Welton. University of California, San Francisco, San Francisco, CA.
Comparison of thoracoscopic and laparoscopic Heller myotomy for achalasia.
MG Patti, M De Pinto, M Arcerito, J Tong, CV Feo, W Gantert, LW Way. Department of Surgery, University of California, San Francisco.
Should hepatic resections be performed at high-volume referral centers?
MA Choti, HM Bowman, HA Pitt, JA Sosa, JV Sitzmann, JL Cameron, TA Gordon. Department of Surgery, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD.
When does tumor implantation occur at laparoscopic trocar sites?
JS Wu, AM Fair, MB Ruiz, SM Pfister, TL Buettner, JM Connett, JW Fleshman. Department of Surgery, Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO.
Laparoscopically assisted bowel resection for Crohn's disease: the best of both worlds.
MA Talamini*, RC Moesinger*, H Kaufman*, M Kutka, M Harris§, T Bayless§. Departments of *Surgery and §Gastroenterology, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD.
Laparoscopic staging of esophageal cancer alters neoadjuvant therapy.
M Talamini*, M Kutka*, R Heitmiller*, H Kaufman*, W Flood§, A Forastiere§. Departments of *Surgery and §Oncology, Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD.
Regulation of gene expression during reversible acute biliary pancreatitis.
J Dunn, C Li, GE York, RL Kao, W Browder. Department of Surgery, James H. Quillen College of Medicine, Johnson City, Tennessee.
Endocavitary radiation therapy as primary therapy for rectal cancer: a ten-year experience.
CO Finne III, KI Deen, D Johnson, WD Wong, RD Madoff. Division of Colon and Rectal Surgery, Department of Surgery, University of Minnesota Medical School, Minneapolis, MN.
Laparoscopic colon surgery is less stressful than conventional colon surgery.
PE Marchesa, JW Milsom, A Vignali, A Vladisavjevic, S Dei, L Rybicki, VW Fazio. Departments of Colorectal Surgery and Biostatistics, The Cleveland Clinic Foundation, Cleveland OH.
Are vitamin B-12 and folate deficiency clinically important after RY gastric bypass?
RE Brolin, JH Gorman, RC Gorman, AJ Petschenik, LJ Bradley, HA Kenler, RP Cody. UMDNJ-Robt W. Johnson Med Sch, New Brunswick, NJ.
The effect of the anastomotic size on gastric emptying after hemigastrectomy with Billroth II reconstruction.
SH Tyndall, MA Memon, R Lund, D Beck, J Fessenden, RJ Fitzgibbons Jr. Creighton University School of Medicine, Omaha, NE.
Helicobacter pylori status and endoscopy follow-up of patients having past history of perforated peptic ulcer.
KM Chu, R Poon, S Law, FJ Branicki, J Wong. Department of Surgery, the University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong.
Quality of life analysis after pancreatic cancer treatments.
ER Kokoska, TP Wade, DR Stapleton, FE Johnson. St. Louis (MO) University and Scott US Air Force Base Medical Centers.
Metastases to the pancreas and their surgical extirpation.
K Z'graggen, AL Warshaw, H Sigala, DW Rattner, C Fernandez-del Castillo. Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital and Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA.
Dextran may lower septic complications in necrotizing pancreatitis.
J Werner, A Secchi*, J Schmidt, H Schmidt*, MM Gebhard#, C Herfarth, E Klar. Departments of Surgery, *Anesthesiology and #Experimental Surgery, University of Heidelberg, Germany.
Gastroesophageal reflux disease as cause of death: analysis of fatal cases under conservative treatment.
JA Salo, T Rantanen, E Kivilaakso. Department of Surgery, Helsinki University Central Hospital, Helsinki, Finland.
Surgical treatment of insulinoma. Study of 59 cases.
MCC Machado, JE Monteiro da Cunha, J Jukemura, T Bacchella, E Abdo, A Montagnini, P Herman, MAC Machado, HW Pinotti. Department of Gastroenterology, Surgical Division, Sao Paulo University Medical School - Sao Paulo, Brazil.
Surgical splanchnicectomy for "small duct" chronic pancreatitis: patient selection by differential epidural analgesia.
EL Bradley III*, JA Reynhout*, GL Peer§. Departments of *Surgery and §Anesthesia, State University of New York (Buffalo) and Buffalo General Hospital.
Laparoscopy and laparoscopic ultrasonography avoids exploratory laparotomy in patients with hepatocellular carcinoma.
CM Lo, ECS Lai, CL Liu, ST Fan, J Wong. Department of Surgery, the University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong.
Ruptured hepatocellular carcinoma as a complication of transarterial oily chemoembolization.
CL Liu*, ST Fan*, CM Lo, H Ngan§. Departments of *Surgery and §Diagnostic Radiology, The University of Hong Kong, Queen Mary Hospital, Hong Kong.
Neurotensin gene expression is not affected by gut transposition.
X-M Wang, RP Thomas, BM Evers. Department of Surgery, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX.
A novel strategy to inhibiting growth of human pancreatic cancer cells by blocking cyclin-dependent kinase activity.
H Iseki, TC Ko, X Xue, CM Townsend Jr. Department of Surgery, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX.
Is intra-abdominal drainage necessary after pancreaticoduodenectomy?
MJ Heslin, LE Harrison, AD Brooks, SN Hochwald, DG Coit, MF Brennan. Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, NYC, NY.
Outcome of lateral pancreaticojejunostomy in the management of chronic pancreatitis with non-dilated pancreatic ducts.
G Rios*, KG Yeoh§, P Tarnasky§, J Cunningham§, R Hawes§, P Cotton§, D Adams*. Department of *Surgery, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, §Digestive Disease Center, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina.
Prospective randomized comparison of laparoscopic and open appendectomy.
MP Bannon, SP Zietlow, WS Harmsen, MG Sarr, CD Smith, DM Ilstrup, Y Baerga-Varela, AL Beal, RM Devine, JH Donohue, DR Farley, MB Farnell, CS Grant, H Nelson, FG Que, GB Thompson. Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN.
Small diameter prosthetic H-graft portacaval shunts in 110 patients: definitive therapy for variceal bleeding.
AS Rosemurgy, F Serafini, E Zervos, S Goode. Division of Surgical Digestive Disorders, University of South Florida, Tampa, FL.
Anti-bacterial treatment for postoperative bacterial overgrowth in Crohn's disease.
Y Funayama, I Sasaki, H Naito, K Fukushima, T Masuko, K Takahashi, H Ogawa, S Sato, T Ueno, M Noguchi, N Hiwatashi, S Matsuno. The First Department of Surgery and the Third Department of Medicine, Tohoku University School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan.
Assessment of perianal Crohn's disease by magnetic resonance imaging - a 5-year follow-up study.
F Makowiec, J Loichat, M Laniado, HD Becker, M Starlinger. Departments of Surgery and Radiology, University of Tubingen, Germany.
Long-term follow-up after transanal advancement flap for perianal fistulas in Crohn's disease.
F Makowiec, EC Jehle, HD Becker, M Starlinger. Department of Surgery, University of Tubingen, Germany.
Results of resection for hilar cholangiocarcinoma: American versus Asian experience.
JI Tsao*, Y Nimura+, JW Braasch*, J Dugan§, N Hayakawa+, J Kamiya+, S Kondo+, M Nagino+, M Kanai+. Departments of *General Surgery and §Pathology, Lahey Hitchcock Clinic, Burlington, MA, and the +First Department of Surgery, Nagoya University School of Medicine, Nagoya, Japan.
Role of gastric mucosal energy metabolism and lipid peroxidation in the pathogenesis of acute gastric mucosal lesions induced by water immersion and restraint stress in obstructive jaundice in rats.
I Sasaki, H Naito, Y Funayama, K Fukushima, W-M Shian, T Masuko, S Matsuno. The First Department of Surgery, Tohoku University School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan.
Two clinical types of mucin hypersecreting tumor of the pancreas and comparison of the results of surgical management.
M Kobari, H Shimamura, S Egawa, K Amikura, M Sunamura, S Matsuno. The First Department of Surgery, Tohoku University School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan.
Effect of anti-ICAM-1 and anti-LFA-1 monoclonal antibodies in experimental islet transplantation.
K Arai, M Sunamura, K Amikura, M Kobari, S Matsuno. First Department of Surgery, Tohoku University School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan.
Differing adaptive responses of ileal and jejunal smooth muscle to denervation after small bowel transplantation.
C Shibata, BM Balsiger, WJ Anding, JA Duenes, MG Sarr. Department of Surgery, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN.
Laparoscopic management of SBO: indications and outcome.
A Metzger, E Luque-de Leon, GG Tsiotos, RT Schlinkert*, MG Sarr. Department of Surgery, Mayo Clinic. Rochester, MN, and *Scottsdale, AZ.
Outcomes of atypical reflux symptoms after laparoscopic fundoplication.
JBY So, DW Rattner. Department of Surgery, Massachusetts General Hospital, Harvard Medical School. Boston, MA.
Histology and function of the internal anal sphincter after intrasphincteric injection of botulinum toxin.
JC Langer, E Birnbaum, R Schmidt. Washington University, St. Louis, MO.
Long-term outcome in children with neonatal meconium obstruction.
J Fuchs, JC Langer. Washington University, St. Louis, MO.
Hepatic Kupffer cell blockade reduces mortality in acute hemorrhagic pancreatitis in mice.
B Gloor, KE Todd, JS Lane, MPN Lewis, HA Reber. Departments of Surgery, UCLA School of Medicine and Sepulveda VAMC, Los Angeles, CA.
Esophageal and lower esophageal motor function after laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication.
M Anvari, C Allen. Departments of Surgery and Medicine, St. Joseph's Hospital, McMaster University, Hamilton, Canada.
Extended lymphadenectomy is associated with a survival benefit for node-negative gastric cancer.
LE Harrison, MS Karpeh, MF Brennan. Department of Surgery, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY.
Ranson's criteria and mortality in non-pancreatic critical illness.
J Bonadies, A Benbrahim, K Charpentier, R Reinhold. Department of Surgery, Hospital of Saint Raphael, New Haven, CT.
Cold ischemia of more than 10 hours reduces graft quality in clinical liver transplantation.
E Klar, M Angelescu, Th Kraus, M Bredt, A Mehrabi, G Otto, C Herfarth. Department of Surgery, University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany.
Kupffer cell-mediated inhibition on liver regeneration after combined liver and pancreas resection.
M Unno, M Suzuki, T Rikiyama, T Uchiyama, K Fukuhara, S Matsuno. The First Department of Surgery, Tohoku University School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan.
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