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  • 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 ...
  • The Short-Term Effect of Weight Loss Surgery on Volumetric Breast Density and Fibroglandular Volume 

    Vohra, Nasreen A.; Kachare, Swapnil D.; Vos, Paul; Schroeder, Bruce F.; Schuth, Olga; Suttle, Dylan; Fitzgerald, Timothy L.; Wong, Jan H.; Verbanac, Kathryn M. (2016-10-26)
    Purpose: Obesity and breast density are both associated with an increased risk of breast cancer and are potentially modifiable. Weight loss surgery (WLS) causes a significant reduction in the amount of body fat and a ...
  • Single Incision Laparoscopic Ventral Hernia Repair 

    Bower, Curtis E.; Love, Katie M. (2011)
    Background and Objectives: Laparoscopic ventral hernia repair (LVH) requires several skin incisions for trocar placement. We have developed a single incision approach to LVH repair. The technique was introduced in ...
  • 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 ...
  • An Unusual Presentation of a Posterior Mediastinal Schwannoma Associated with Traumatic Hemothorax 

    Amin, Ruchi; Waibel, Brett H. (2015)
    Schwannomas of the thoracic cavity are typically an asymptomatic, benign neurogenic neoplasm of the posterior mediastinum. In this case, we present a traumatic hemothorax as the initial presentation for a previously ...
  • 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 ...
  • Zinc Deficiency and the Cell Cycle: a Scoping Review Protocol 

    Elliott, Zachary; Chris, McMillan (2020-06-06)
    This is a protocol for a scoping review regarding zinc deficiency and the cell cycle. The purpose of a protocol is to have an a priori methodology for the scoping review process. The scoping review will allow us to map key ...