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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.
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
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
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.
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
University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
Pseudo-obstruction of the colon: incidence and treatment in a transplant population
DJ Vargo, M Reichelderfer, SJ Knechtle
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
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
The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD
Role of cyclooxygenase-II for fluid secretion by the inflamed gallbladder mucosa
B Nilsson, D Delbro, L Hedin, S Friman, S Andius, M Nilsson, J Svanvik
University Hospital, Linkoping, Sweden
Control of unidirectional flow across the sphincter of Oddi in opossums: evidence against biliary-pancreatic reflux
NS Runkel, HJ Buhr, FG Moody
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
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.
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
Freie Universitat Berlin, Germany, **UCLA School of Medicine, Los Angeles, CA, *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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
University of Virginia Health Sciences Center, Charlottesville, VA
Basement membrane proteins alter focal adhesion kinase phosphorylation in enterocytes
ST Summers, BL Bass
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
University of Heidelberg, Heidelberg, Germany
Endoscopic drainage of the pancreatic pseudocyst
G Vitale, D Harrell, G Larson, S MacLeod
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
Massachusetts General Hospital & Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA
Giant peptic ulcer: a surgical or medical disease?
D Simeone, A Hassan, J Scheiman
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
University of South Florida, Tampa, FL & 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
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
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
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
Hahnemann School of Medicine, Philadelphia, PA
Is there a place for central pancreatectomy in pancreatic surgery?
C Iacono, L Bortolasi, G Serio
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
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, Tubingen, Germany, & 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
The Johns Hopkins Medical Institutions, Baltimore, MD
Proctocolectomy with jejunal pouch-distal rectal anastomosis: an alternative to ileal pouch reconstruction
M Takahashi, KA Kelly
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, 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
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
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
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
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
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
Allegheny University of the Health Sciences, Pittsburgh, PA
Intrahepatic biliary-enteric bypass for malignant hilar obstruction
WR Jarnagin, E Burke, Y Fong, LH Blumgart
Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center, New York, NY
Bile diversion alone for primary bile reflux gastritis
JA Madura
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
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
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
Emory University Hospital, Atlanta, GA
Teflon buttress inhibits recanalization of the "uncut" Roux limb
WS Richardson, H Spivak, JE Hudson, MA Budacz, JG Hunter
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
University of Cincinnati & 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
University of Cincinnati, Shriners Burns Institute & 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
Shriners Burns Institute & 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
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, & 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
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
Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO
Somatostatin analogue predisposes enterocytes to apoptosis
JS Thompson
Omaha VA Medical Center & 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
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
Brigham and Women's Hospital, & 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
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
UCLA School of Medicine & Sepulveda VA Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA & *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*
*Academic Medical Center Amsterdam, §Academic Hospital Dijkzigt Rotterdam, & #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*
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
University of Innsbruck, Austria, & Mayo Clinic, Jacksonville, FL
Laparoscopic versus open cholecystectomy for acute cholecystitis. A prospective randomized study
T Kiviluoto, J Siren, P Luukkonen, E Kivilaakso
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
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
Tohoku University School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan, Minimally Invasive Surgery Center & 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
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, & 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 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
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
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 & 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
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§
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
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
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, & 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, P Mac Neil, L Turcotte
McGill University, Montreal, Canada, 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
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
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
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
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
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§
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§
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
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
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
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
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
Massachusetts General Hospital & 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
University of Heidelberg, Germany
Gastroesophageal reflux disease as cause of death: analysis of fatal cases under conservative treatment
JA Salo, T Rantanen, E Kivilaakso
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
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§
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
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§
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
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
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*
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
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
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+
Lahey Hitchcock Clinic, Burlington, MA, & 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
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
Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN
Laparoscopic management of SBO: indications and outcome
A Metzger, E Luque-de Leon, GG Tsiotos, RT Schlinkert*, MG Sarr
Mayo Clinic. Rochester, MN, & *Scottsdale, AZ
Outcomes of atypical reflux symptoms after laparoscopic fundoplication
JBY So, DW Rattner
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
UCLA School of Medicine and Sepulveda VAMC, Los Angeles, CA
Esophageal and lower esophageal motor function after laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication
M Anvari, C Allen
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
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
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
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
Tohoku University School of Medicine, Sendai, Japan
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