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Scott Alan Shikora, M.D.

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  1. Shikora SA. From the Editor's Desk. Obes Surg. 2018 Sep; 28(9):2585-2586. PMID: 30094574.
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  2. De Luca M, Tie T, Ooi G, Higa K, Himpens J, Carbajo MA, Mahawar K, Shikora S, Brown WA. Mini Gastric Bypass-One Anastomosis Gastric Bypass (MGB-OAGB)-IFSO Position Statement. Obes Surg. 2018 May; 28(5):1188-1206. PMID: 29600339.
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  3. Chao GF, Hirji S, Shikora SA. Extensive Thrombus and Brain Microabscesses After Sleeve Gastrectomy. J Radiol Case Rep. 2018 Mar; 12(3):10-17. PMID: 29875989.
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  4. Mahawar KK, Himpens J, Shikora SA, Chevallier JM, Lakdawala M, De Luca M, Weiner R, Khammas A, Kular KS, Musella M, Prager G, Mirza MK, Carbajo M, Kow L, Lee WJ, Small PK. The First Consensus Statement on One Anastomosis/Mini Gastric Bypass (OAGB/MGB) Using a Modified Delphi Approach. Obes Surg. 2018 02; 28(2):303-312. PMID: 29243145.
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  5. Phillips BT, Shikora SA. The history of metabolic and bariatric surgery: Development of standards for patient safety and efficacy. Metabolism. 2018 02; 79:97-107. PMID: 29307519.
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  6. Holsen LM, Davidson P, Cerit H, Hye T, Moondra P, Haimovici F, Sogg S, Shikora S, Goldstein JM, Evins AE, Stoeckel LE. Neural predictors of 12-month weight loss outcomes following bariatric surgery. Int J Obes (Lond). 2018 Apr; 42(4):785-793. PMID: 28894291.
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  7. Galea RF, Shikora S. Professor Romeo Florin Galea : Romania - Cluj-Napoca, 2nd Surgical Hospital. Activity: General, Vascular, Bariatric, and Plastic Surgery. Obes Surg. 2017 04; 27(4):845-846. PMID: 28243859.
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  8. Greve JW, Shikora S. Jan Willem Greve, MD, PhD. Obes Surg. 2017 02; 27(2):275-276. PMID: 28054300.
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  9. De Luca M, Himpens J, Angrisani L, Di Lorenzo N, Mahawar K, Lunardi C, Pellicanò N, Clemente N, Shikora S. A New Concept in Bariatric Surgery. Single Anastomosis Gastro-Ileal (SAGI): Technical Details and Preliminary Results. Obes Surg. 2017 01; 27(1):143-147. PMID: 27431665.
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  10. Apovian CM, Shah SN, Wolfe BM, Ikramuddin S, Miller CJ, Tweden KS, Billington CJ, Shikora SA. Two-Year Outcomes of Vagal Nerve Blocking (vBloc) for the Treatment of Obesity in the ReCharge Trial. Obes Surg. 2017 01; 27(1):169-176. PMID: 27506803.
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  11. Stier C, Shikora S, Chiappetta S, Weiner S. Biography of Rudolf A. Weiner, MD, PhD. Obes Surg. 2016 12; 26(12):2815-2816. PMID: 27832446.
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  12. Morton J, Shikora S. John Morton, MD, MPH. Obes Surg. 2016 11; 26(11):2553-2554. PMID: 27730466.
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  13. Himpens JM, Shikora S. Biography of Jacques Himpens, MD, PhD. Obes Surg. 2016 10; 26(10):2271-2. PMID: 27576577.
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  14. Pernar LI, Lockridge R, McCormack C, Chen J, Shikora SA, Spector D, Tavakkoli A, Vernon AH, Robinson MK. An Effort to Develop an Algorithm to Target Abdominal CT Scans for Patients After Gastric Bypass. Obes Surg. 2016 10; 26(10):2543-6. PMID: 27523471.
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  15. Shikora SA. Rafael Álvarez Cordero, MD. Obes Surg. 2016 09; 26(9):1997-1998. PMID: 27492716.
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  16. Gagner M, Shikora S. Michel Gagner-Biography. Obes Surg. 2016 08; 26(8):1657-8. PMID: 27401182.
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  17. De Luca M, Angrisani L, Himpens J, Busetto L, Scopinaro N, Weiner R, Sartori A, Stier C, Lakdawala M, Bhasker AG, Buchwald H, Dixon J, Chiappetta S, Kolberg HC, Frühbeck G, Sarwer DB, Suter M, Soricelli E, Blüher M, Vilallonga R, Sharma A, Shikora S. Indications for Surgery for Obesity and Weight-Related Diseases: Position Statements from the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO). Obes Surg. 2016 08; 26(8):1659-96. PMID: 27412673.
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  18. Cohen RV, Shikora S, Petry T, Caravatto PP, Le Roux CW. The Diabetes Surgery Summit II Guidelines: a Disease-Based Clinical Recommendation. Obes Surg. 2016 08; 26(8):1989-91. PMID: 27189354.
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  19. Shikora S, O'Brien P. Biography: Paul O'Brien, MD. Obes Surg. 2016 07; 26(7):1369-70. PMID: 27272320.
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  20. Shikora S. Nicola Scopinaro, MD, FACS (Hon). Obes Surg. 2016 06; 26(6):1153-4. PMID: 27079190.
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  21. Deitel M, Shikora S. Erratum to: Mervyn Deitel-Biography. Obes Surg. 2016 Jun; 26(6):1368. PMID: 27116296.
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  22. Shikora SA, Toouli J, Herrera MF, Kulseng B, Brancatisano R, Kow L, Pantoja JP, Johnsen G, Brancatisano A, Tweden KS, Knudson MB, Billington CJ, Billingto CJ. Intermittent Vagal Nerve Block for Improvements in Obesity, Cardiovascular Risk Factors, and Glycemic Control in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: 2-Year Results of the VBLOC DM2 Study. Obes Surg. 2016 May; 26(5):1021-8. PMID: 26471783.
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  23. Chowbey P, Shikora SA. Dr. Pradeep Chowbey, MS, MNAMS, FRCS (Lond), FIMSA, FAIS, FICS, FACS, FALS, FIAGES. Obes Surg. 2016 May; 26(5):917-8. PMID: 27056194.
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  24. Morton JM, Shah SN, Wolfe BM, Apovian CM, Miller CJ, Tweden KS, Billington CJ, Shikora SA. Effect of Vagal Nerve Blockade on Moderate Obesity with an Obesity-Related Comorbid Condition: the ReCharge Study. Obes Surg. 2016 May; 26(5):983-9. PMID: 27048437.
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  25. Shikora SA, Toouli J, Herrera MF, Kulseng B, Brancatisano R, Kow L, Pantoja JP, Johnsen G, Brancatisano A, Tweden KS, Knudson MB, Billington CJ. Erratum to: Intermittent Vagal Nerve Block for Improvements in Obesity, Cardiovascular Risk Factors, and Glycemic Control in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: 2-Year Results of the VBLOC DM2 Study. Obes Surg. 2016 May; 26(5):1029. PMID: 26525980.
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  26. Samakar K, McKenzie TJ, Kaberna J, Tavakkoli A, Vernon AH, Madenci AL, Shikora SA, Robinson MK. Safety and efficacy of single-stage conversion of failed adjustable gastric band to laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: a case-control study. Surg Endosc. 2016 12; 30(12):5453-5458. PMID: 27129555.
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  27. Pernar LI, Kim JJ, Shikora SA. Gastric bypass reversal: a 7-year experience. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2016 Sep - Oct; 12(8):1492-1498. PMID: 27387697.
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  28. Shikora S, Torres A. Erratum to: Biography of Aniceto Baltasar, MD. Obes Surg. 2016 Apr; 26(4):915. PMID: 26886931.
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  29. Deitel M, Shikora S. Mervyn Deitel-Biography. Obes Surg. 2016 Apr; 26(4):707-8. PMID: 26956878.
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  30. Shikora S, Torres A. Aniceto Baltasar, MD. Obes Surg. 2016 Mar; 26(3):477-8. PMID: 26858233.
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  31. Wiener R, Shikora SA. Mathias A. L. (MAL) Fobi, M. D. F.A.C.S., F.I.C.S., F.A.C.N. Obes Surg. 2016 Feb; 26(2):243-4. PMID: 26729281.
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  32. Shikora SA. Henry Buchwald, M.D., Ph.D. Obes Surg. 2016 Jan; 26(1):3-4. PMID: 26626333.
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  33. Samakar K, McKenzie TJ, Tavakkoli A, Vernon AH, Robinson MK, Shikora SA. Erratum to: The Effect of Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy with Concomitant Hiatal Hernia Repair on Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease in the Morbidly Obese. Obes Surg. 2016 Jan; 26(1):67. PMID: 26391279.
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  34. Shikora SA, Mahoney CB. Reply to the Letter to the Editor Submitted by Michel Gagner (Publish with OBSU-D-15-00482). Obes Surg. 2016 Jan; 26(1):151-3. PMID: 26525979.
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  35. Shikora SA. Farewell, 2015 … Hello, 2016! Obes Surg. 2016 Jan; 26(1):1-2. PMID: 26626332.
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  36. Samakar K, McKenzie TJ, Tavakkoli A, Vernon AH, Robinson MK, Shikora SA. The Effect of Laparoscopic Sleeve Gastrectomy with Concomitant Hiatal Hernia Repair on Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease in the Morbidly Obese. Obes Surg. 2016 Jan; 26(1):61-6. PMID: 25990380.
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  37. Khwaja H, Coelho AJ, Mazzarella M, Miller K, Nimeri A, Ponce J, Prachand V, Shikora S, van Wagensveld B, Weiner R, Zundel N. The IFSO Website (www.ifso.com): the Online Gateway to Obesity and Metabolic Disorders for Bariatric Surgery Professionals and Patients: On behalf of the IFSO Communications Committee. Obes Surg. 2015 Nov; 25(11):2176-9. PMID: 26319793.
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  38. Shikora SA, Wolfe BM, Apovian CM, Anvari M, Sarwer DB, Gibbons RD, Ikramuddin S, Miller CJ, Knudson MB, Tweden KS, Sarr MG, Billington CJ. Sustained Weight Loss with Vagal Nerve Blockade but Not with Sham: 18-Month Results of the ReCharge Trial. J Obes. 2015; 2015:365604. PMID: 26246907; PMCID: PMC4515300.
  39. Shikora SA, Mahoney CB. Clinical Benefit of Gastric Staple Line Reinforcement (SLR) in Gastrointestinal Surgery: a Meta-analysis. Obes Surg. 2015 Jul; 25(7):1133-41. PMID: 25968078; PMCID: PMC4460272.
  40. Chen Y, Lubitz CC, Shikora SA, Hodin RA, Gaz RD, Moore FD, McKenzie TJ. Primary hyperparathyroidism after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. Obes Surg. 2015 Apr; 25(4):700-4. PMID: 25248510.
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  41. Shikora SA. Obesity surgery journal-how are we doing? Obes Surg. 2014 Dec; 24(12):2013. PMID: 25351613.
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  42. Schumann R, Shikora SA, Sigl JC, Kelley SD. Association of metabolic syndrome and surgical factors with pulmonary adverse events, and longitudinal mortality in bariatric surgery. Br J Anaesth. 2015 Jan; 114(1):83-90. PMID: 25311316.
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  43. Isom KA, Andromalos L, Ariagno M, Hartman K, Mogensen KM, Stephanides K, Shikora S. Nutrition and metabolic support recommendations for the bariatric patient. Nutr Clin Pract. 2014 Dec; 29(6):718-39. PMID: 25288251.
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  44. Ikramuddin S, Blackstone RP, Brancatisano A, Toouli J, Shah SN, Wolfe BM, Fujioka K, Maher JW, Swain J, Que FG, Morton JM, Leslie DB, Brancatisano R, Kow L, O'Rourke RW, Deveney C, Takata M, Miller CJ, Knudson MB, Tweden KS, Shikora SA, Sarr MG, Billington CJ. Effect of reversible intermittent intra-abdominal vagal nerve blockade on morbid obesity: the ReCharge randomized clinical trial. JAMA. 2014 Sep 03; 312(9):915-22. PMID: 25182100.
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  45. Shikora SA. Our bariatric surgery history: where we came from. Obes Surg. 2014 Aug; 24(8):1125. PMID: 24985950.
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  46. Busetto L, Dixon J, De Luca M, Pories W, Shikora S, Angrisani L. Bariatric surgery. Lancet Diabetes Endocrinol. 2014 Jun; 2(6):448. PMID: 24880558.
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  47. Spector D, Perry Z, Shah S, Kim JJ, Tarnoff ME, Shikora SA. Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: hyperamylasemia is associated with small bowel obstruction. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2015 Jan-Feb; 11(1):38-43. PMID: 25264325.
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  48. Busetto L, Dixon J, De Luca M, Shikora S, Pories W, Angrisani L. Bariatric surgery in class I obesity : a Position Statement from the International Federation for the Surgery of Obesity and Metabolic Disorders (IFSO). Obes Surg. 2014 Apr; 24(4):487-519. PMID: 24638958.
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  49. Shikora SA. Another successful year. Obes Surg. 2014 Jan; 24(1):1. PMID: 24326401.
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  50. Trofa D, Smith EL, Shah V, Shikora S. Total weight loss associated with increased physical activity after bariatric surgery may increase the need for total joint arthroplasty. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2014 Mar-Apr; 10(2):335-9. PMID: 24355323.
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  51. McKenzie TJ, Chen Y, Hodin RA, Shikora SA, Hutter MM, Gaz RD, Moore FD, Lubitz CC. Recalcitrant hypocalcemia after thyroidectomy in patients with previous Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. Surgery. 2013 Dec; 154(6):1300-6; discussion 1306. PMID: 23978591; PMCID: PMC4063313.
  52. Shikora S, Toouli J, Herrera MF, Kulseng B, Zulewski H, Brancatisano R, Kow L, Pantoja JP, Johnsen G, Brancatisano A, Tweden KS, Knudson MB, Billington CJ. Vagal blocking improves glycemic control and elevated blood pressure in obese subjects with type 2 diabetes mellitus. J Obes. 2013; 2013:245683. PMID: 23984050; PMCID: PMC3745954.
  53. Shikora SA. It's OK to disagree. Obes Surg. 2013 Jun; 23(6):735. PMID: 23549963.
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  54. Mechanick JI, Youdim A, Jones DB, Garvey WT, Hurley DL, McMahon MM, Heinberg LJ, Kushner R, Adams TD, Shikora S, Dixon JB, Brethauer S. Clinical practice guidelines for the perioperative nutritional, metabolic, and nonsurgical support of the bariatric surgery patient--2013 update: cosponsored by American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, the Obesity Society, and American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery. Endocr Pract. 2013 Mar-Apr; 19(2):337-72. PMID: 23529351; PMCID: PMC4140628.
  55. Mechanick JI, Youdim A, Jones DB, Garvey WT, Hurley DL, McMahon MM, Heinberg LJ, Kushner R, Adams TD, Shikora S, Dixon JB, Brethauer S. Clinical practice guidelines for the perioperative nutritional, metabolic, and nonsurgical support of the bariatric surgery patient--2013 update: cosponsored by American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, The Obesity Society, and American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2013 Mar; 21 Suppl 1:S1-27. PMID: 23529939; PMCID: PMC4142593.
  56. Mechanick JI, Youdim A, Jones DB, Timothy Garvey W, Hurley DL, Molly McMahon M, Heinberg LJ, Kushner R, Adams TD, Shikora S, Dixon JB, Brethauer S. Clinical practice guidelines for the perioperative nutritional, metabolic, and nonsurgical support of the bariatric surgery patient--2013 update: cosponsored by American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, the Obesity Society, and American Society for Metabolic & Bariatric Surgery. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2013 Mar-Apr; 9(2):159-91. PMID: 23537696.
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  57. Shikora SA. The true meaning of IFSO. Obes Surg. 2012 Nov; 22(11):1659. PMID: 23001599.
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  58. Sarr MG, Billington CJ, Brancatisano R, Brancatisano A, Toouli J, Kow L, Nguyen NT, Blackstone R, Maher JW, Shikora S, Reeds DN, Eagon JC, Wolfe BM, O'Rourke RW, Fujioka K, Takata M, Swain JM, Morton JM, Ikramuddin S, Schweitzer M, Chand B, Rosenthal R. The EMPOWER study: randomized, prospective, double-blind, multicenter trial of vagal blockade to induce weight loss in morbid obesity. Obes Surg. 2012 Nov; 22(11):1771-82. PMID: 22956251.
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  59. Shikora SA. A call for maintaining ethical behavior in bariatric surgery. Obes Surg. 2012 Jun; 22(6):849-50. PMID: 22527593.
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  60. Shikora SA. A new year--a new outlook. Obes Surg. 2012 Jan; 22(1):1-2. PMID: 22057512.
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  61. Machytka E, Klvana P, Kornbluth A, Peikin S, Mathus-Vliegen LE, Gostout C, Lopez-Nava G, Shikora S, Brooks J. Adjustable intragastric balloons: a 12-month pilot trial in endoscopic weight loss management. Obes Surg. 2011 Oct; 21(10):1499-507. PMID: 21553304; PMCID: PMC3179587.
  62. Kaafarani HM, Shikora SA. Nutritional support of the obese and critically ill obese patient. Surg Clin North Am. 2011 Aug; 91(4):837-55, viii-ix. PMID: 21787971.
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  63. McClave SA, Mechanick JI, Kushner RF, DeLegge MH, Apovian CM, Brill JV, Friedman G, Heimburger DC, Jaksic T, Martindale RG, Moore FA, Shikora SA. Compilation of recommendations from summit on increasing physician nutrition experts. JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr. 2010 Nov-Dec; 34(6 Suppl):123S-32S. PMID: 21149844.
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  64. Shikora SA, Delegge M, Van Way CW. Creation of nutrition support centers of excellence: is it truly an excellent idea? JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr. 2010 Nov-Dec; 34(6 Suppl):106S-14S. PMID: 21149842.
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  65. Spector D, Perry Z, Konobeck T, Mooradian D, Shikora S. Comparison of hemostatic properties between collagen and synthetic buttress materials used in staple line reinforcement in a swine splenic hemorrhage model. Surg Endosc. 2011 Apr; 25(4):1148-52. PMID: 20835722.
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  66. Campbell J, McGarry LA, Shikora SA, Hale BC, Lee JT, Weinstein MC. Cost-effectiveness of laparoscopic gastric banding and bypass for morbid obesity. Am J Manag Care. 2010 Jul 01; 16(7):e174-87. PMID: 20645663.
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  67. Spector D, Shikora S. Neuro-modulation and bariatric surgery for type 2 diabetes mellitus. Int J Clin Pract Suppl. 2010 Feb; (166):53-8. PMID: 20377665.
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  68. Shikora SA, Wolfe B, Schirmer B. Bariatric centers of excellence programs do improve surgical outcomes. Arch Surg. 2010 Jan; 145(1):105-6. PMID: 20083767.
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  69. Shikora SA. Comment on: diabetes remission and reduced cardiovascular risk after gastric bypass in Asian Indians with body mass index <35 kg/m(2). Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2010 Jul-Aug; 6(4):338-9. PMID: 19914146.
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  70. Khawaled R, Blumen G, Fabricant G, Ben-Arie J, Shikora S. Intestinal electrical stimulation decreases postprandial blood glucose levels in rats. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2009 Nov-Dec; 5(6):692-7. PMID: 19640804.
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  71. Sabeti N, Tarnoff M, Kim J, Shikora S. Primary midline peritoneal access with optical trocar is safe and effective in morbidly obese patients. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2009 Sep-Oct; 5(5):610-4. PMID: 19640792.
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  72. Blackburn GL, Hutter MM, Harvey AM, Apovian CM, Boulton HR, Cummings S, Fallon JA, Greenberg I, Jiser ME, Jones DB, Jones SB, Kaplan LM, Kelly JJ, Kruger RS, Lautz DB, Lenders CM, Lonigro R, Luce H, McNamara A, Mulligan AT, Paasche-Orlow MK, Perna FM, Pratt JS, Riley SM, Robinson MK, Romanelli JR, Saltzman E, Schumann R, Shikora SA, Snow RL, Sogg S, Sullivan MA, Tarnoff M, Thompson CC, Wee CC, Ridley N, Auerbach J, Hu FB, Kirle L, Buckley RB, Annas CL. Expert panel on weight loss surgery: executive report update. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2009 May; 17(5):842-62. PMID: 19396063.
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  73. Lautz DB, Jiser ME, Kelly JJ, Shikora SA, Partridge SK, Romanelli JR, Cella RJ, Ryan JP. An update on best practice guidelines for specialized facilities and resources necessary for weight loss surgical programs. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2009 May; 17(5):911-7. PMID: 19396071.
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  74. Shikora SA, Kruger RS, Blackburn GL, Fallon JA, Harvey AM, Johnson EQ, Kaplan L, Mun EC, Riley S, Robinson MK, Sabin JE, Snow RL, Lonigro R, Steingisser LJ, Lautz DB. Best practices in policy and access (coding and reimbursement) for weight loss surgery. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2009 May; 17(5):918-23. PMID: 19396072.
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  75. Kelly JJ, Shikora S, Jones DB, Hutter MH, Robinson MK, Romanelli J, Buckley F, Lederman A, Blackburn GL, Lautz D. Best practice updates for surgical care in weight loss surgery. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2009 May; 17(5):863-70. PMID: 19396064.
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  76. Abeles D, Kim JJ, Tarnoff ME, Shah S, Shikora SA. Primary laparoscopic gastric bypass can be performed safely in patients with BMI >or= 60. J Am Coll Surg. 2009 Feb; 208(2):236-40. PMID: 19228535.
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  77. Bernstine H, Tzioni-Yehoshua R, Groshar D, Beglaibter N, Shikora S, Rosenthal RJ, Rubin M. Gastric emptying is not affected by sleeve gastrectomy--scintigraphic evaluation of gastric emptying after sleeve gastrectomy without removal of the gastric antrum. Obes Surg. 2009 Mar; 19(3):293-8. PMID: 19089519.
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  78. Crémieux PY, Ghosh A, Yang HE, Buessing M, Buchwald H, Shikora SA. Return on investment for bariatric surgery. Am J Manag Care. 2008 Nov; 14(11):e5-6. PMID: 19009734.
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  79. Shikora SA, Bergenstal R, Bessler M, Brody F, Foster G, Frank A, Gold M, Klein S, Kushner R, Sarwer DB. Implantable gastric stimulation for the treatment of clinically severe obesity: results of the SHAPE trial. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2009 Jan-Feb; 5(1):31-7. PMID: 19071066.
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  80. Cremieux PY, Buchwald H, Shikora SA, Ghosh A, Yang HE, Buessing M. A study on the economic impact of bariatric surgery. Am J Manag Care. 2008 Sep; 14(9):589-96. PMID: 18778174.
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  81. Shikora SA, Kim JJ, Tarnoff ME. Comparison of permanent and nonpermanent staple line buttressing materials for linear gastric staple lines during laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2008 Nov-Dec; 4(6):729-34. PMID: 18586575.
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  82. Tarnoff M, Kaplan LM, Shikora S. An evidenced-based assessment of preoperative weight loss in bariatric surgery. Obes Surg. 2008 Sep; 18(9):1059-61. PMID: 18587621.
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  83. Yehoshua RT, Eidelman LA, Stein M, Fichman S, Mazor A, Chen J, Bernstine H, Singer P, Dickman R, Beglaibter N, Shikora SA, Rosenthal RJ, Rubin M. Laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomy--volume and pressure assessment. Obes Surg. 2008 Sep; 18(9):1083-8. PMID: 18535864.
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  84. Tarnoff M, Shikora S, Lembo A. Acute technical feasibility of an endoscopic duodenal-jejunal bypass sleeve in a porcine model: a potentially novel treatment for obesity and type 2 diabetes. Surg Endosc. 2008 Mar; 22(3):772-6. PMID: 18270770.
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  85. Abeles D, Shikora SA. Bariatric surgery: current concepts and future directions. Aesthet Surg J. 2008 Jan-Feb; 28(1):79-84. PMID: 19083510.
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  86. Tarnoff M, Shikora S, Lembo A, Gersin K. Chronic in-vivo experience with an endoscopically delivered and retrieved duodenal-jejunal bypass sleeve in a porcine model. Surg Endosc. 2008 Apr; 22(4):1023-8. PMID: 18030524.
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  87. Saltzman E, Tarnoff M, Shikora S. Managing obesity: options for obese and morbidly obese patients. J Fam Pract. 2007 May; 56(5 Suppl Managing):S1-9. PMID: 17475160.
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  88. Shikora SA, Kim JJ, Tarnoff ME. Nutrition and gastrointestinal complications of bariatric surgery. Nutr Clin Pract. 2007 Feb; 22(1):29-40. PMID: 17242452.
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  89. Nasraway SA, Albert M, Donnelly AM, Ruthazer R, Shikora SA, Saltzman E. Morbid obesity is an independent determinant of death among surgical critically ill patients. Crit Care Med. 2006 Apr; 34(4):964-70; quiz 971. PMID: 16484910.
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  90. El-Gamal H, Khayat A, Shikora S, Unterborn JN. Relationship of dyspnea to respiratory drive and pulmonary function tests in obese patients before and after weight loss. Chest. 2005 Dec; 128(6):3870-4. PMID: 16354856.
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  91. Shikora SA. Severe obesity: a growing health concern A.S.P.E.N. should not ignore. JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr. 2005 Jul-Aug; 29(4):288-97. PMID: 15961686.
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  92. Shikora SA, Storch K. Implantable gastric stimulation for the treatment of severe obesity: the American experience. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2005 May-Jun; 1(3):334-42. PMID: 16925244.
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  93. Kakarla N, Dailey C, Marino T, Shikora SA, Chelmow D. Pregnancy after gastric bypass surgery and internal hernia formation. Obstet Gynecol. 2005 May; 105(5 Pt 2):1195-8. PMID: 15863579.
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  94. Shikora SA, Kim JJ, Tarnoff ME, Raskin E, Shore R. Laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: results and learning curve of a high-volume academic program. Arch Surg. 2005 Apr; 140(4):362-7. PMID: 15837887.
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  95. Kelly J, Tarnoff M, Shikora S, Thayer B, Jones DB, Forse RA, Hutter MM, Fanelli R, Lautz D, Buckley F, Munshi I, Coe N. Best practice recommendations for surgical care in weight loss surgery. Obes Res. 2005 Feb; 13(2):227-33. PMID: 15800278.
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  96. Whittemore AD, Kelly J, Shikora S, Cella RJ, Clark T, Selbovitz L, Flint L. Specialized staff and equipment for weight loss surgery patients: best practice guidelines. Obes Res. 2005 Feb; 13(2):283-9. PMID: 15800285.
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  97. Arnold W, Shikora SA. A comparison of burst pressure between buttressed versus non-buttressed staple-lines in an animal model. Obes Surg. 2005 Feb; 15(2):164-71. PMID: 15802057.
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  98. Shikora SA. The use of staple-line reinforcement during laparoscopic gastric bypass. Obes Surg. 2004 Nov-Dec; 14(10):1313-20. PMID: 15603644.
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  99. Shikora SA. Implantable Gastric Stimulation - the surgical procedure: combining safety with simplicity. Obes Surg. 2004 Sep; 14 Suppl 1:S9-13. PMID: 15479584.
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  100. Shikora SA. "What are the yanks doing?" the U.S. experience with implantable gastric stimulation (IGS) for the treatment of obesity - update on the ongoing clinical trials. Obes Surg. 2004 Sep; 14 Suppl 1:S40-8. PMID: 15479589.
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  101. Das SK, Saltzman E, McCrory MA, Hsu LK, Shikora SA, Dolnikowski G, Kehayias JJ, Roberts SB. Energy expenditure is very high in extremely obese women. J Nutr. 2004 Jun; 134(6):1412-6. PMID: 15173405.
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  102. Shikora SA. Implantable gastric stimulation for weight loss. J Gastrointest Surg. 2004 May-Jun; 8(4):408-12. PMID: 15120364.
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  103. Shikora SA. Implantable gastric stimulation for the treatment of severe obesity. Obes Surg. 2004 Apr; 14(4):545-8. PMID: 15130236.
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  104. Das SK, Roberts SB, McCrory MA, Hsu LK, Shikora SA, Kehayias JJ, Dallal GE, Saltzman E. Long-term changes in energy expenditure and body composition after massive weight loss induced by gastric bypass surgery. Am J Clin Nutr. 2003 Jul; 78(1):22-30. PMID: 12816767.
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  105. Kim JJ, Tarnoff ME, Shikora SA. Surgical treatment for extreme obesity: evolution of a rapidly growing field. Nutr Clin Pract. 2003 Apr; 18(2):109-23. PMID: 16215028.
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  106. Das SK, Roberts SB, Kehayias JJ, Wang J, Hsu LK, Shikora SA, Saltzman E, McCrory MA. Body composition assessment in extreme obesity and after massive weight loss induced by gastric bypass surgery. Am J Physiol Endocrinol Metab. 2003 Jun; 284(6):E1080-8. PMID: 12604503.
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  107. Shikora SA, Kim JJ, Tarnoff ME. Reinforcing gastric staple-lines with bovine pericardial strips may decrease the likelihood of gastric leak after laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. Obes Surg. 2003 Feb; 13(1):37-44. PMID: 12630611.
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  108. Schumann R, Shikora S, Weiss JM, Wurm H, Strassels S, Carr DB. A comparison of multimodal perioperative analgesia to epidural pain management after gastric bypass surgery. Anesth Analg. 2003 Feb; 96(2):469-74, table of contents. PMID: 12538198.
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  109. Hsu LK, Mulliken B, McDonagh B, Krupa Das S, Rand W, Fairburn CG, Rolls B, McCrory MA, Saltzman E, Shikora S, Dwyer J, Roberts S. Binge eating disorder in extreme obesity. Int J Obes Relat Metab Disord. 2002 Oct; 26(10):1398-403. PMID: 12355338.
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  110. Deitel M, Shikora SA. The development of the surgical treatment of morbid obesity. J Am Coll Nutr. 2002 Oct; 21(5):365-71. PMID: 12356776.
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  111. Deitel M, Shikora SA. Introduction. Gastric pacing for obesity. Obes Surg. 2002 Apr; 12 Suppl 1:2S. PMID: 11969105.
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  112. Fisher BL, Shikora S. Laparoscopic gastric bypass: a new approach or a new procedure? Obes Surg. 1999 Dec; 9(6):514-5. PMID: 10638473.
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  113. Ogawa AM, Shikora SA, Burke LM, Heetderks-Cox JE, Bergren CT, Muskat PC. The thermodilution technique for measuring resting energy expenditure does not agree with indirect calorimetry for the critically ill patient. JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr. 1998 Nov-Dec; 22(6):347-51. PMID: 9829606.
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  114. Hsu LK, Benotti PN, Dwyer J, Roberts SB, Saltzman E, Shikora S, Rolls BJ, Rand W. Nonsurgical factors that influence the outcome of bariatric surgery: a review. Psychosom Med. 1998 May-Jun; 60(3):338-46. PMID: 9625222.
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  115. Shikora SA, Jensen GL. Hypoenergetic nutrition support in hospitalized obese patients. Am J Clin Nutr. 1997 Sep; 66(3):679-80. PMID: 9280192.
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  116. Shikora SA, Benotti PN. Nutritional support of the mechanically ventilated patient. Respir Care Clin N Am. 1997 Mar; 3(1):69-90. PMID: 9390903.
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  117. Lipman TO, Cass OW, Ho CS, Kearns PJ, Shikora SA. Group I: choosing the appropriate method of placement of an enteral feeding tube in the high-risk population. Nutr Clin Pract. 1997 Feb; 12(1 Suppl):S54-5. PMID: 9077235.
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  118. Shikora SA. Enteral feeding tube placement in obese patients: considerations for nutrition support. Nutr Clin Pract. 1997 Feb; 12(1 Suppl):S9-13. PMID: 9077221.
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  119. Shikora SA, Ogawa AM. Enteral nutrition and the critically ill. Postgrad Med J. 1996 Jul; 72(849):395-402. PMID: 8935598; PMCID: PMC2398520.
  120. Lowell JA, Shikora SA, Bothe A. A technique for the exchange of tunneled polymeric silicone catheters and implantable infusion ports. Am J Surg. 1995 Jun; 169(6):631-3. PMID: 7771632.
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  121. Shikora SA. Approaches to nutritional support for battle casualties and trauma: current military practice and lessons learned from the civilian sector. Mil Med. 1995 Jun; 160(6):312-7. PMID: 7659232.
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  122. Shikora SA, Benotti PN, Johannigman JA. The oxygen cost of breathing may predict weaning from mechanical ventilation better than the respiratory rate to tidal volume ratio. Arch Surg. 1994 Mar; 129(3):269-74. PMID: 8129602.
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  123. Shikora SA, Muskat PC. Protein-sparing modified-fast total parenteral nutrition formulation for a critically ill morbidly obese patient. Nutrition. 1994 Mar-Apr; 10(2):155-9. PMID: 8025370.
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  124. Shikora SA, MacDonald GF, Bistrian BR, Kenney PR, Benotti PN. Could the oxygen cost of breathing be used to optimize the application of pressure support ventilation? J Trauma. 1992 Oct; 33(4):521-6; discussion 526-7. PMID: 1433397.
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  125. Stuart RK, Baxter JK, Shikora SA, Akerman P, Apovian C, Champagne C, Jennings A, Bistrian BR. Reducing arrhythmias associated with central venous catheter insertion or exchange. Nutrition. 1992 Jan-Feb; 8(1):19-21. PMID: 1562783.
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  126. Shikora SA, Niloff JM, Bistrian BR, Forse RA, Blackburn GL. Relationship between obesity and uterine leiomyomata. Nutrition. 1991 Jul-Aug; 7(4):251-5. PMID: 1802214.
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  127. Shikora SA, Blackburn GL. Nutritional consequences of major gastrointestinal surgery. Patient outcome and starvation. Surg Clin North Am. 1991 Jun; 71(3):509-21. PMID: 1904640.
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  128. Shikora SA, Driscoll DF, Bistrian BR. Metabolic alkalosis in a patient with renal failure: role of antacids. Nutr Rev. 1990 Jun; 48(6):247-50. PMID: 1365750.
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  129. Stuart RK, Shikora SA, Akerman P, Lowell JA, Baxter JK, Apovian C, Champagne C, Jennings A, Keane-Ellison M, Bistrian BR. Incidence of arrhythmia with central venous catheter insertion and exchange. JPEN J Parenter Enteral Nutr. 1990 Mar-Apr; 14(2):152-5. PMID: 2112623.
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  130. Shikora SA, Bistrian BR, Borlase BC, Blackburn GL, Stone MD, Benotti PN. Work of breathing: reliable predictor of weaning and extubation. Crit Care Med. 1990 Feb; 18(2):157-62. PMID: 2298006.
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  131. Manji S, Shikora S, McMahon M, Blackburn GL, Bistrian BR. Peritoneal dialysis for acute renal failure: overfeeding resulting from dextrose absorbed during dialysis. Crit Care Med. 1990 Jan; 18(1):29-31. PMID: 2104581.
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  132. Gump FE, Shikora S, Habif DV, Kister S, Logerfo P, Estabrook A. The extent and distribution of cancer in breasts with palpable primary tumors. Ann Surg. 1986 Oct; 204(4):384-90. PMID: 3021071; PMCID: PMC1251304.
  133. Shikora S, Gonick P, Gutekunst R. Urine culture. Office technique. Urology. 1974 Jan; 3(1):56-9. PMID: 4591411.
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