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The role of the intestine in the pathophysiology and management of severe acute pancreatitis.
BACKGROUND The outcome of severe acute pancreatitis has scarcely improved in 10 years. Further impact will require new paradigms in pathophysiology and treatment. There is accumulating evidence toExpand
Early physiological response to intensive care as a clinically relevant approach to predicting the outcome in severe acute pancreatitis.
HYPOTHESIS The physiological response to treatment is a better predictor of outcome in acute pancreatitis than are traditional static measures. DESIGN Retrospective diagnostic test study. TheExpand
Probing the urinary proteome of severe acute pancreatitis.
BACKGROUND Proteinuria is a characteristic feature of severe acute pancreatitis (SAP) that may allow unique insights into AP pathophysiology. This study used a proteomic approach to differentiate theExpand
Establishing a reproducible large animal survival model of laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass.
BACKGROUND The advent of metabolic surgery and the increasing focus on the substantial resolution rate of type 2 diabetes after laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass (LRYGB) call for additionalExpand
Trends in the management of severe acute pancreatitis: interventions and outcome
Background:  Severe acute pancreatitis (SAP) in the intensive care unit (ICU) is a complex and challenging problem. The aim of the present study was to identify trends in management of SAP patientsExpand
Rectal Duplication Cyst Presenting as Perianal Sepsis: Report of Two Cases and Review of the Literature
INTRODUCTIONRecurrent perianal sepsis is a difficult problem to manage in colorectal surgical practice. One cause is rectal duplication cyst, a rare congenital lesion that is easily overlooked. ManyExpand
Primary hyperparathyroidism: Referral patterns and outcomes of surgery
Background: Parathyroidectomy has long been established as an effective treatment for primary hyperparathyroidism (HPT).
Acute pancreatitis severity is exacerbated by intestinal ischemia-reperfusion conditioned mesenteric lymph.
OBJECTIVE To determine the effect of intestinal ischemia-reperfusion (IIR) on acute pancreatitis (AP) and the role of mesenteric lymph. SUMMARY BACKGROUND DATA Intestinal ischemia is an earlyExpand
Diagnostic Medical Radiation Dose in Patients After Laparoscopic Bariatric Surgery
BackgroundThe purpose of this study was to estimate the cumulative radiation dose from computed tomography (CT) scans and upper gastrointestinal fluoroscopic exams in the post-bariatric-surgeryExpand
The Pattern of Adjustments after Laparoscopic Adjustable Gastric Band
BackgroundThe success of laparoscopic adjustable gastric band (LAGB) is dependent on gradual adjustments over time. The aim of this study is to describe that pattern of LAGB adjustments that areExpand