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  • Long-term effect of insulin on glucose transport and insulin binding in cultured adipocytes from normal and obese humans with and without non-insulin-dependent diabetes. 

    Sinha, Madhur K.; Taylor, Lucy G.; Pories, Walter J.; Flickinger, Edward G.; Meelheim, Diane; Atkinson, Samuel M.; Sehgal, Narinder S.; Caro, Jose F. (East Carolina University, 1987-10)
    We have tested the hypothesis that in vitro exposure of insulin- resistant adipocytes with insulin results in improved insulin action. A primary culture system of adipocytes from obese subjects with ...
  • Multicenter Trial of Sentinel Node Biopsy for Breast Cancer Using Both Technetium Sulfur Colloid and Isosulfan Blue Dye 

    Tafra, Lorraine; Lannin, Donald R.; Swanson, Melvin S.; Van Eyk, Jason J.; Verbanac, Kathryn M.; Chua, Arlene N.; Ng, Peter C.; Edwards, Maxine S.; Halliday, Bradford E.; Henry, C. Alan; Sommers, Linda M.; Carman, Claire M.; Molin, Melinda R.; Yurko, John E.; Perry, Roger R.; Williams, Robert (East Carolina University, 2001-01)
    Objective To determine the factors associated with false-negative results on sentinel node biopsy and sentinel node localization (identification rate) in patients with breast cancer enrolled in a multicenter ...
  • Perforated gastric corpus in a strangulated paraesophageal hernia: a case report 

    Shafii, Alexis E.; Agle, Steven C.; Zervos, Emmanuel E. (East Carolina University, 2009-05-07)
    Introduction: Patients with paraesophageal hernias often present secondary to chronic symptomatology. Infrequently, acute intestinal ischemia and perforation can occur as a consequence of paraesophageal hernias with ...
  • Physical Activity Levels of Patients Undergoing Bariatric Surgery in the Longitudinal Assessment of Bariatric Surgery (LABS) Study 

    King, Wendy C.; Belle, S. H.; Eid, G. M.; Dakin, G. F.; Inabnet, W. B.; Mitchell, James E.; Patterson, E. J.; Courcoulas, A. P.; Flum, D. R.; Chapman, William H. H.; Wolfe, B. M. (East Carolina University, 2008)
    Background- Bariatric surgery candidates' physical activity (PA) level may contribute to the variability of weight loss and body composition changes following bariatric surgery. However, there is little research describing ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Thoracic neuroblastoma presenting as a cystic hygroma. 

    Ganick, D. J.; Kodroff, M. B.; Marrow, H. G.; Holbrook, C. T.; Pories, Walter J. (East Carolina University, 1988-10)
    A case of thoracic neuroblastoma with extension into the supraclavicular fossa is described. By physical examination and ultrasound the patient was thought to have a cystic hygroma with mediastinal extension. A 'cystic' ...
  • 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 ...
  • Trends in esophageal cancer and body mass index by race and gender in the state of Michigan 

    Kort, Eric J.; Sevensma, Eric; Fitzgerald, Timothy L. (East Carolina University, 2009-06-23)
    Background: Adenocarcinoma of the esophagus has been increasing in incidence in the U.S. over the past several decades, particularly among white males. The factors driving the racial disparity in adenocarcinomas rates are ...
  • 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 ...