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Mechanism for Improved Insulin Sensitivity after Gastric Bypass Surgery
(East Carolina University, 2008-12)
Context: Surgical treatments of obesity have been shown to induce rapid and prolonged improvements in insulin sensitivity. Objective: The aim of the study was to investigate the effects of gastric bypass surgery and the ...
Physical Activity Levels of Patients Undergoing Bariatric Surgery in the Longitudinal Assessment of Bariatric Surgery (LABS) Study
(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 ...
Robotic Surgical Training in an Academic Institution
(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 ...