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  • Stimulation of glucose uptake by insulin-like growth factor II in human muscle is not mediated by the insulin-like growth factor II/mannose 6-phosphate receptor. 

    Burguera, Bartolome; Elton, Charles W.; Tapscott, Edward B.; Pories, Walter J.; Dimarchi, Richard; Sakano, Katsu-ichi; Dohm, G. Lynis (East Carolina University, 1994-06-15)
    Although the growth-promoting effects of insulin-like growth factor II (IGF-II) have been intensively studied, the acute actions of this hormone on glucose metabolism have been less well evaluated, especially in skeletal ...
  • Robotic Surgical Training in an Academic Institution 

    Chitwood, W. Randolph; Nifong, L. Wiley; Chapman, William H. H.; Felger, Jason E.; Bailey, B. Marcus; Ballint, Tara; Mendleson, Kim G.; Kim, Victor B.; Young, James A.; Albrecht, Robert A. (East Carolina University, 2001-10)
    Objective To detail robotic procedure development and clinical applications for mitral valve, biliary, and gastric reflux operations, and to implement a multispecialty robotic surgery training curriculum for both ...
  • Gastrogastric fistulas. A complication of divided gastric bypass surgery. 

    Cucchi, Sharon G. D.; Pories, Walter J.; MacDonald, Kenneth G. Jr.; Morgan, Elizabeth J. (East Carolina University, 1995-04)
    Objective This report warns that gastrogastric fistulas may follow the division of the stomach in bariatric surgery. Summary Background Data Although surgery is the most effective therapy for morbid obesity, the ...
  • Identification and Characterization of Optimal Gene Expression Markers for Detection of Breast Cancer Metastasis 

    Backus, John; Laughlin, Todd; Wang, Yixin; Belly, Robert; White, Robert; Baden, Jon; Min, C. Justus; Mannie, Ann; Tafra, Lorraine; Atkins, David; verbanac, Kathryn M. (East Carolina University, 2005-08)
    Sentinel lymph node (SLN) status is highly predictive of overall axillary lymph node involvement in breast cancer. Historically, SLN-positive patients have undergone axillary lymph node dissection in a second ...
  • Diabetes: The Evolution of a New Paradigm 

    Pories, Walter J. (East Carolina University, 2004-01)
  • Bariatric Surgery: Risks and Rewards 

    Pories, Walter J. (East Carolina University, 2008-11)
    Context: Over 23 million Americans are afflicted with severe obesity, i.e. their body mass index (in kilograms per square meter) values exceed 35. Of even greater concern is the association of the adiposity with comorbidities ...
  • Who would have thought it? An operation proves to be the most effective therapy for adult-onset diabetes mellitus. 

    Pories, Walter J.; Swanson, Melvin S.; MacDonald, Kenneth G. Jr.; Long, Stuart B.; Morris, Patricia G.; Brown, Brenda M.; Barakat, Hisham A.; deRamon, Richard A.; Israel, R. Gay; Dolezal, Jeanette M.; Dohm, G. Lynis (East Carolina University, 1995-09)
    OBJECTIVE: This report documents that the gastric bypass operation provides long-term control for obesity and diabetes. SUMMARY BACKGROUND DATA: Obesity and diabetes, both notoriously resistant to medical therapy, continue ...
  • Is type II diabetes mellitus (NIDDM) a surgical disease? 

    Pories, Walter J.; MacDonald, Kenneth G. Jr.; Flickinger, Edward G.; Dohm, G. Lynis; Sinha, Madhur K.; Barakat, Hisham A.; May, Harold J.; Khazanie, Prabhaker; Swanson, Melvin S.; Morgan, Elizabeth; Leggett-Frazier, Nancy; Long, Stuart D.; Brown, Brenda M.; O'Brien, Kevin; Caro, Jose F. (East Carolina University, 1992-06)
    Since February 1, 1980, 515 morbidly obese patients have undergone the Greenville gastric bypass (GGB) operation. Of these, 212 (41.2%) were euglycemic, 288 (55.9%) were either diabetic or had glucose intolerance, and ...
  • Brachial plexopathy after prone positioning 

    Goettler, Claudia E.; Pryor, John P.; Reilly, Patrick M. (East Carolina University, 2002-12)
    Two cases of brachial plexus injury after prone position in the intensive care unit are described. Mechanisms of brachial plexus injury are described, as are methods for prevention of this unusual complication. Originally ...
  • Transplantation and the Trauma Surgeon 

    Cunningham, Paul R. G.; Foil, M. Beth (East Carolina University, 1990-11)
    The number of satisfactory vascular organs suitable for organ transplantation can be increased appreciably by a close working relationship between traumatologists and transplant surgeons. Benefits will derive from more ...
  • The Ripped Cava 

    Cunningham, Paul R. G.; Foil, M. Beth (East Carolina University, 1995-04)
    Lacerations of the inferior vena cava are associated with a high mortality and may be difficult to repair. The majority of injuries are due to penetrating trauma. Rapid transportation to definitive surgical care with ...