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Publications and Presentations

2018 UTGSM Scholarly Activity

August Publications

Hamilton LA, Darby SH, Hamilton AJ, Wilkerson MH, Morgan KA. Case report of Wernicke's encephalopathy after sleeve gastrectomy. Nutrition in Clinical Practice. 2018 Aug;33(4):510-514. Epub 2017 Dec 14.

Bertolo R, Autorino R, Simone G, Derweesh I, Garisto JD, Minervini A, Eun D, Perdona S, Porter J, Rha KH, Mottrie A, White WM, Schips L, Yang B, Jacobsohn K, Uzzo RG, Challacombe B, Ferro M, Sulek J, Capitanio U, Anele UA, Tuderti G, Costantini M, Ryan S, Bindayi A, Mari A, Carini M, Keehn A, Quarto G, Liao M, Chang K, Larcher A, De Naeyer G, De Cobelli O, Berardinelli F, Zhang C, Langenstroer P, Kutikov A, Chen D, De Luyk N, Sundaram CP, Montorsi F, Stein RJ, Haber GP, Hampton LJ, Dasgupta P, Gallucci M, Kaouk J, Porpiglia F. Outcomes of robot-assisted partial nephrectomy for clinical T2 renal tumors: A multicenter analysis (ROSULA Collaborative Group). European Urology. 2018 Aug;74(2):226-232. Epub 2018 May 19.

Liu X, Yazdanpanah Abdolmalaki R, Zuo T, Guan Y, Mancini GJ, Tan J . Transformable in-vivo robotic laparoscopic camera with optimized illumination system for single-port access surgery: Initial prototype. IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics. 2018 Aug;23(4):1585-1596. Epub 2018 May 24.

Burke SJ, Batdorf HM, Burk DH, Martin TM, Mendoza T, Stadler K, Alami W, Karlstad MD, Robson MJ, Blakely RD, Mynatt RL, Collier JJ. Pancreatic deletion of the interleukin-1 receptor disrupts whole body glucose homeostasis and promotes islet Beta-cell de-differentiation. Molecular Metabolism. 2018 Aug;14:95-107. Epub 2018 Jun 6.

Smith WB, Hall J, Berg JK, Kazimir M, Yamamoto A, Walker S, Lee CA, Shen Z, Wilson DM, Zhou D, Gillen M, Marbury TC. Effect of renal impairment on the pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of verinurad, a selective uric acid reabsorption inhibitor. Clinical Drug Investigation. 2018 Aug;38(8):703-713.

Bourdon AK, Spano GM, Marshall W, Bellesi M, Tononi G, Serra PA, Baghdoyan HA, Lydic R, Campagna SR, Cirelli C. Metabolomic analysis of mouse prefrontal cortex reveals upregulated analytes during wakefulness compared to sleep. Scientific Reports. 2018 Jul 25;8(1):11225.

Jackson LE, Shorman M. A case of bilateral nocardia francinia adrenal abscesses in an intravenous drug-using splenectomized patient with tricuspid endocarditis. Open Forum Infectious Diseases. 2018 Jul 1;5(7):ofy141. eCollection 2018 Jul.

Stethen TW, Ghazi YA, Heidel RE, Daley BJ, Barnes L, McLoughlin JM. Factors influencing length of stay after elective bowel resection within an enhanced recovery protocol. The American Surgeon. 2018 Jul 1;84(7):1240-1245.

Johnson M, Casillas M Jr, Orucevic A. Adenosquamous carcinoma of the anus: An uncommon malignancy presenting a treatment challenge. The American Surgeon. 2018 Jul 1;84(7):e248-e250.

Stuart GL, Shorey RC, France CR, Macfie J, Bell K, Fortner KB, Towers CV, Schkolnik P, Ramsey S. Empirical studies addressing the opioid epidemic: An urgent call for research. Substance Abuse : Research and Treatment. 2018 Aug 12;12:1178221818784294. eCollection 2018.

Vick EJ, Clark CT, Lewis JM. Radiation-induced sarcoma following prolonged coronary stent placement. Case Reports in Surgery. 2018 Aug 5;2018:2903801. eCollection 2018.


July Publications

Dhand R, Mahler DA, Carlin B, Hanania N, Ohar J, Pinto-Plata V, Shah T, Eubanks D, Braman SS. Results of a patient survey regarding COPD knowledge, treatment experiences, and practices with inhalation devices. Respiratory Care. 2018 Jul;63(7):833-839. Epub 2018 Mar 20.

Pavan N, Derweesh IH, Hampton L, White W, Porter JR, Challacombe B, Dasgupta P, Bertolo R, Kaouk J, Mirone VG, Porpiglia F, Autorino R. Retroperitoneal robotic partial nephrectomy: Systematic review and cumulative analysis of comparative outcomes. Journal of Endourology. 2018 Jul;32(7):591-596. Epub 2018 May 29.

Braman SS, Carlin BW, Hanania NA, Mahler DA, Ohar JA, Pinto-Plata V, Shah T, Eubanks D, Dhand R. Results of a pulmonologist survey regarding knowledge and practices with inhalation devices for COPD. Respiratory Care. 2018 Jul;63(7):840-848. Epub 2018 May 1.

Carey ET, Moulder JK. Perioperative management and implementation of enhanced recovery programs in gynecologic surgery for benign indications. Obstetrics and Gynecology. 2018 Jul;132(1):137-146.

Burke SJ, Batdorf HM, Martin TM, Burk DH, Noland RC, Cooley CR, Karlstad MD, Johnson WD, Collier JJ. Liquid sucrose consumption promotes obesity and impairs glucose tolerance without altering circulating insulin levels. Obesity (Silver Spring, Md.). 2018 Jul;26(7):1188-1196. Epub 2018 Jun 14.

Wijayatunga NN, Sams VG, Dawson JA, Mancini ML, Mancini GJ, Moustaid-Moussa N. Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery alters serum metabolites and fatty acids in patients with morbid obesity- A prospective exploratory pilot study. Diabetes/Metabolism Research and Reviews. 2018 Jul 13:e3045.

Aljindan RY, Hussein NE, Khoudair HA, Shaikh AY, Hassan HA, Alabdulqader NA, Shorman MA, Abdalhamid BA. First description of plasmid mediated quinolone resistance genes in salmonella isolates from Saudi hospitals. Saudi Medical Journal. 2018 Jul;39(7):685-689.

Sperry JL, Guyette FX, Brown JB, Yazer MH, Triulzi DJ, Early-Young BJ, Adams PW, Daley BJ, Miller RS, Harbrecht BG, Claridge JA, Phelan HA, Witham WR, Putnam AT, Duane TM, Alarcon LH, Callaway CW, Zuckerbraun BS, Neal MD, Rosengart MR, Forsythe RM, Billiar TR, Yealy DM, Peitzman AB, Zenati MS. Prehospital plasma during air medical transport in trauma patients at risk for hemorrhagic shock. The New England Journal of Medicine. 2018 Jul 26;379(4):315-326.


August Presentations

Nieuwoudt C, Reeder CF, Moss HK, Van Nes JB, Schoutko WW, Jeter JW, Fortner KB. Immunization uptake for pertussis and influenza vaccines in pregnancy across different clinical settings at a single institution. Presented at Infectious Diseases Society for Obstetrics and Gynecology; 2018 Aug 2-4; Philedelphia, PA.

Grimsley LB, Fisher RK, Mattern-Schain SI, Dieter RA, Arnold JD, Buckley MR, McNally MM, Freeman MB, Grandas OH, Best MD, Mountain DJ. Cell mimetic liposomal nanocarriers tailored for vascular smooth muscle cell molecular therapeutics. Presented at Tennessee American College of Surgeons Annual Meeting; 2018 Aug 10-12; Nashville, TN.

Carlson ER. Surgical management of oral/head and neck pathology. Presented at William Beaumont Army Medical Center (Invited Lecture); 2018 Aug 24; El Paso, TX.

Towers CV. Opiates in pregnancy. Presented at 25th Annual Summer Conference on Obstetrics and Gynecology (Invited Lecture); 2018 Aug 1-4; Naples, FL.

Towers CV. Pregnancy & the new substance addiction crisis. Presented at 25th Annual Summer Conference on Obstetrics and Gynecology (Invited Lecture); 2018 Aug 1-4; Naples, FL.

Towers CV. Viral infections in pregnancy: Influenza, varicell zoster, and parvo. Presented at 25th Annual Summer Conference on Obstetrics and Gynecology (Invited Lecture); 2018 Aug 1-4; Naples, FL.


July Presentations

Towers CV. Hepatitis B: Management in pregnancy. Presented at Contemporary Issues In Obstetrics and Gynecology (Invited Lecture); 2018 Jul 17-21; Sandestin, FL.

Towers CV. Hepatitis C: Management in pregnancy. Presented at Contemporary Issues In Obstetrics and Gynecology (Invited Lecture); 2018 Jul 17-21; Sandestin, FL.

Towers CV. The opioid crisis: Use, abuse, and dependency during pregnancy. Presented at Contemporary Issues In Obstetrics and Gynecology (Invited Lecture); 2018 Jul 17-21; Sandestin, FL.

Fisher RK, Mattern-Schain SI, Kirkpatrick SS, Best MD, Arnold JD, Buckley MR, McNally MM, Freeman MB, Grandas OH, Mountain DJ. A one-step scalable assembly method for PEGylated liposomes with efficient siRNA-loading and enhanced cellular association. Presented at Controlled Release Society Annual Meeting & Exposition; 2018 Jul 22-25; New York, NY.

Green C, Ferrell A, Brown P, Kvamme P. Multimodality imaging of carotid agenesis. Presented at Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery; 2018 Jul 23-26; San Francisco, CA.

Green C, Ferrell A, Brown P, Kvamme P. Treatment of iatrogenic carotid artery pseudoaneurysm with multiple pipeline embolization devices. Presented at Society of NeuroInterventional Surgery; 2018 Jul 23-26; San Francisco, CA.



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