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  • Corvera, Joel S. (AME Publishing Company, 2016-05)
    Acute aortic syndrome (AAS) is a term used to describe a constellation of life-threatening aortic diseases that have similar presentation, but appear to have distinct demographic, clinical, pathological and survival ...
  • Chu, Michael W.; Cook, Julia A.; Hazen, Alexes (KoreaMed Synapse, 2016-09)
  • Barreto, Rafael; Kitase, Yukiko; Matsumoto, Tsutomu; Pin, Fabrizio; Colston, Kyra C.; Couch, Katherine E.; O’Connell, Thomas M.; Couch, Marion E.; Bonewald, Lynda F.; Bonetto, Andrea (Nature Publishing group, 2017-10-31)
    Chemotherapy promotes the development of cachexia, a debilitating condition characterized by muscle and fat loss. ACVR2B/Fc, an inhibitor of the Activin Receptor 2B signaling, has been shown to preserve muscle mass and ...
  • Ziegler, Kathryn M.; Considine, Robert V.; True, Eben; Swartz-Basile, Deborah A.; Pitt, Henry A.; Zyromski, Nicholas J. (Elsevier, 2016-04)
    INTRODUCTION: Obesity accelerates the development and progression of pancreatic cancer, though the mechanisms underlying this association are unclear. Adipocytes are biologically active, producing factors such as ...
  • Bhat-Nakshatri, Poornima; Wang, Guohua; Appaiah, Hitesh; Luktuke, Nikhil; Carroll, Jason S.; Geistlinger, Tim R.; Brown, Myles; Badve, Sunil; Liu, Yunlong; Nakshatri, Harikrishna (American Society for Microbiology, 2008-12)
    Estrogen regulates several biological processes through estrogen receptor α (ERα) and ERβ. ERα-estrogen signaling is additionally controlled by extracellular signal activated kinases such as AKT. In this study, we analyzed ...
  • Redis, Roxana S.; Vela, Luz E.; Lu, Weiqin; de Oliveira, Juliana Ferreira; Ivan, Cristina; Rodriguez-Aguayo, Cristian; Adamoski, Douglas; Pasculli, Barbara; Taguchi, Ayumu; Chen, Yunyun; Fernandez, Agustin F.; Valledor, Luis; Van Roosbroeck, Katrien; Chang, Samuel; Shah, Maitri; Kinnebrew, Garrett; Han, Leng; Atlasi, Yaser; Cheung, Lawrence H.; Huang, Gilbert Yuanjay; Monroig, Paloma; Ramirez, Marc S.; Ivkovic, Tina Catela; Van, Long; Ling, Hui; Gafà, Roberta; Kapitanovic, Sanja; Lanza, Giovanni; Bankson, James A.; Huang, Peng; Lai, Stephan Y.; Bast, Robert C.; Rosenblum, Michael G.; Radovich, Milan; Ivan, Mircea; Bartholomeusz, Geoffrey; Liang, Han; Fraga, Mario F.; Widger, William R.; Hanash, Samir; Berindan-Neagoe, Ioana; Lopez-Berestein, Gabriel; Ambrosio, Andre L.B.; Dias, Sandra M Gomes; Calin, George A. (Elsevier, 2016-02-18)
    Altered energy metabolism is a cancer hallmark as malignant cells tailor their metabolic pathways to meet their energy requirements. Glucose and glutamine are the major nutrients that fuel cellular metabolism, and the ...
  • Downs, Ronald K.; Hedges, Kellee (Wolters Kluwer, 2016-07-22)
    BACKGROUND: The practice of breast reconstruction continues to evolve with the introduction of new technologies. The authors describe a unique approach allowing immediate direct-to-implant reconstruction that can be ...
  • Han, Jane; Nosrati, Naveed N.; Soleimani, Tahereh; Munshi, Imtiaz A.; Flores, Roberto L.; Tholpady, Sunil S. (JAMA, 2016-05)
    Nonmelanoma skin cancers (NMSCs), including squamous cell carcinoma (SCC) and basal cell carcinoma (BCC), are the most common types of cancer with the fastest-growing treatment costs in the United States.1 Standard treatment ...
  • Chen, Daohong; Bhat-Nakshatri, Poornima; Goswami, Chirayu; Badve, Sunil; Nakshatri, Harikrishna (American Association for Cancer Research, 2013-09-15)
    Cancer stem-like cells are thought to contribute to tumor recurrence. The anthrax toxin receptor ANTXR1 has been identified as a functional biomarker of normal stem cells and breast cancer stem-like cells. Primary stem ...
  • Anton, Nicholas E.; Bean, Eric A.; Hammonds, Samuel C.; Stefanidis, Dimitrios (Liebert, 2017-05)
    Introduction: Mental skills training, which refers to the teaching of performance enhancement and stress management psychological strategies, may benefit surgeons. Our objective was to review the application of mental ...
  • Mendenhall, Shaun D.; Sawyer, Justin D.; Adkinson, Joshua M. (Open Science Company, 2016-12-28)
    Objective: Ear replantation poses a significant technical challenge even for the skilled microsurgeon. Many ear amputations result from avulsion and thus have damaged and often diminutive vessels with a paucity of veins. ...
  • Bonetto, Andrea; Andersson, Daniel C.; Waning, David L. (SpringerNature, 2015-08-19)
    Muscle weakness is an important phenotype of many diseases that is linked to impaired locomotion and increased mortality. The force that a muscle can generate is determined predominantly by muscle size, fiber type and the ...
  • Loehrer, Andrew P.; Murthy, Shilpa S.; Song, Zirui; Lubitz, Carrie C.; James, Benjamin C. (American Medical Association, 2017-08-01)
    Importance: To our knowledge, thyroid cancer incidence is increasing faster than any other cancer type and is currently the fifth most common cancer among women. While this rise is likely multifactorial, there has been ...
  • Awasthi, Niranjan; Scire, Emily; Monahan, Sheena; Grojean, Meghan; Zhang, Eric; Schwarz, Margaret A.; Schwarz, Roderich E. (Impact Journals, 2016-07-26)
    Nab-paclitaxel has recently shown greater efficacy in pancreatic ductal adenocarcinoma (PDAC). Insulin like growth factor (IGF) signaling proteins are frequently overexpressed in PDAC and correlate with aggressive tumor ...
  • Roch, Alexandra M.; Mehrabi, Saeed; Krishnan, Anand; Schmidt, Heidi E.; Kesterson, Joseph; Beesley, Chris; Dexter, Paul R.; Palakal, Matthew; Schmidt, C. Max (Elsevier, 2015-05)
    INTRODUCTION: As many as 3% of computed tomography (CT) scans detect pancreatic cysts. Because pancreatic cysts are incidental, ubiquitous and poorly understood, follow-up is often not performed. Pancreatic cysts may ...
  • Nagana Gowda, G. A.; Shanaiah, Narasimhamurthy; Cooper, Amanda; Maluccio, Mary; Raftery, Daniel (Springer, 2009-06)
    Bile acids constitute a group of structurally closely related molecules and represent the most abundant constituents of human bile. Investigations of bile acids have garnered increased interest owing to their recently ...
  • Kays, Joshua K.; Koniaris, Leonidas G.; Milgrom, Daniel P.; Nakeep, Attila (Springer, 2018-05)
    Laparoscopic choledochoduodenostomy (LCDD) is employed to treat many benign biliary diseases when endoscopic or percutaneous techniques are not feasible. We describe our technique for LCDD, which utilizes common bile duct ...
  • Waldman, Joshua P.; Vogel, Thomas; Burlak, Christopher; Coussios, Constantin; Dominguez, Javier; Friend, Peter; Rees, Michael A. (Wiley, 2013-07)
    BACKGROUND: Patients in fulminant hepatic failure currently do not have a temporary means of support while awaiting liver transplantation. A potential therapeutic approach for such patients is the use of extracorporeal ...
  • Jensen, Amanda; Baertschiger, Reto; Hackworth, Jodi; Rescorla, Fredrick (Elsevier, 2016-04)
    We describe traumatic appendicitis in a 7-year-old boy who presented after sustaining blunt abdominal trauma to his right lower abdomen secondary to bicycle handlebar injury. With diffuse abdominal pain following injury, ...
  • Milgrom, Daniel P.; Lad, Neha L.; Koniaris, Leonidas G.; Zimmers, Teresa A. (Springer, 2017-04)
    PURPOSE OF REVIEW: In this article, we will discuss the current understanding of bone pain and muscle weakness in cancer patients. We will describe the underlying physiology and mechanisms of cancer-induced bone pain ...

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