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    Richard A Perugini MD

    TitleAssistant Professor
    InstitutionUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
    DepartmentSurgery
    AddressUniversity of Massachusetts Medical School
    55 Lake Avenue North
    Worcester MA 01655
    Phone508-334-7656
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        1. Perugini RA. Invited commentary. J Am Coll Surg. 2014 Jun; 218(6):1192-4.
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        2. Perugini RA, Malkani S. Remission of type 2 diabetes mellitus following bariatric surgery: review of mechanisms and presentation of the concept of 'reversibility'. Curr Opin Endocrinol Diabetes Obes. 2011 Apr; 18(2):119-28.
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        3. Gealekman O, Guseva N, Hartigan C, Apotheker S, Gorgoglione M, Gurav K, Tran KV, Straubhaar J, Nicoloro S, Czech MP, Thompson M, Perugini RA, Corvera S. Depot-specific differences and insufficient subcutaneous adipose tissue angiogenesis in human obesity. Circulation. 2011 Jan 18; 123(2):186-94.
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        4. Hardy OT, Perugini RA, Nicoloro SM, Gallagher-Dorval K, Puri V, Straubhaar J, Czech MP. Body mass index-independent inflammation in omental adipose tissue associated with insulin resistance in morbid obesity. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2011 Jan-Feb; 7(1):60-7.
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        5. Perugini RA, Li Y, Rosenthal L, Gallagher-Dorval K, Kelly JJ, Czerniach DR. Reduced heart rate variability correlates with insulin resistance but not with measures of obesity in population undergoing laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2010 May-Jun; 6(3):237-41.
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        6. Gunabushanam G, Shankar S, Czerniach DR, Kelly JJ, Perugini RA. Small-bowel obstruction after laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2009 May-Jun; 33(3):369-75.
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        7. Favuzza J, Friel JC, Kelly JJ, Perugini R, Counihan TC. Benefits of laparoscopic peritoneal lavage for complicated sigmoid diverticulitis. Int J Colorectal Dis. 2009 Jul; 24(7):797-801.
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        8. Moore R, Perugini R, Czerniach D, Gallagher-Dorval K, Mason R, Kelly JJ. Early results of conversion of laparoscopic adjustable gastric band to Roux-en-Y gastric bypass. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2009 Jul-Aug; 5(4):439-43.
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        9. Puri V, Ranjit S, Konda S, Nicoloro SM, Straubhaar J, Chawla A, Chouinard M, Lin C, Burkart A, Corvera S, Perugini RA, Czech MP. Cidea is associated with lipid droplets and insulin sensitivity in humans. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2008 Jun 3; 105(22):7833-8.
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        10. Kaban GK, Novitsky YW, Perugini RA, Haveran L, Czerniach D, Kelly JJ, Litwin DE. Use of laparoscopy in evaluation and treatment of penetrating and blunt abdominal injuries. Surg Innov. 2008 Mar; 15(1):26-31.
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        11. Perugini RA, Quarfordt SH, Baker S, Czerniach DR, Litwin DE, Kelly JJ. Metabolic characterization of nondiabetic severely obese patients undergoing Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: preoperative classification predicts the effects of gastric bypass on insulin-glucose homeostasis. J Gastrointest Surg. 2007 Sep; 11(9):1083-90.
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        12. Dundamadappa SK, Shankar S, Danrad R, Singh A, Vijayaraghavan G, Kim Y, Perugini R. Imaging of brown fat associated with adrenal pheochromocytoma. Acta Radiol. 2007 May; 48(4):468-72.
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        13. Puri V, Chakladar A, Virbasius JV, Konda S, Powelka AM, Chouinard M, Hagan GN, Perugini R, Czech MP. RNAi-based gene silencing in primary mouse and human adipose tissues. J Lipid Res. 2007 Feb; 48(2):465-71.
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        14. Ma Y, Pagoto SL, Olendzki BC, Hafner AR, Perugini RA, Mason R, Kelly JJ. Predictors of weight status following laparoscopic gastric bypass. Obes Surg. 2006 Sep; 16(9):1227-31.
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        15. Novitsky YW, Czerniach DR, Kaban GK, Bergner A, Gallagher KA, Perugini RA, Litwin DE. Immunologic effects of hand-assisted surgery on peritoneal macrophages: comparison to open and standard laparoscopic approaches. Surgery. 2006 Jan; 139(1):39-45.
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        16. Kaban GK, Czerniach DR, Cohen R, Novitsky YW, Yood SM, Perugini RA, Kelly JJ, Litwin DE. Hand-assisted laparoscopic splenectomy in the setting of splenomegaly. Surg Endosc. 2004 Sep; 18(9):1340-3.
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        17. Kaban GK, Czerniach DR, Perugini RA, Novitsky YW, Kelly JJ, Litwin DE. Use of a laparoscopic hand-assist device for accessory splenectomy. Surg Endosc. 2004 Jun; 18(6):1001.
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        18. Perugini RA, Mason R, Czerniach DR, Novitsky YW, Baker S, Litwin DE, Kelly JJ. Predictors of complication and suboptimal weight loss after laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: a series of 188 patients. Arch Surg. 2003 May; 138(5):541-5; discussion 545-6.
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        19. Novitsky YW, Czerniach DR, Kercher KW, Perugini RA, Kelly JJ, Litwin DE. Feasibility of laparoscopic adrenalectomy for large adrenal masses. Surg Laparosc Endosc Percutan Tech. 2003 Apr; 13(2):106-10.
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        20. Shah SA, Potter MW, Ricciardi R, Perugini RA, Callery MP. FRAP-p70s6K signaling is required for pancreatic cancer cell proliferation. J Surg Res. 2001 May 15; 97(2):123-30.
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        21. Vittimberga FJ, Nolan B, Perugini RA, Spector L, Callery MP. Laparoscopic surgery and Kupffer cell activation. Surg Endosc. 2000 Dec; 14(12):1171-6.
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        22. Ricciardi R, Kim RD, McDade TP, Perugini RA, Veal TM, Quarfordt SH, Callery MP, Chari RS, Meyers WC. NFkappaB expression during cold ischemia correlates with postreperfusion graft function. J Surg Res. 2000 Sep; 93(1):35-40.
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        23. Perugini RA, McDade TP, Vittimberga FJ, Callery MP. Pancreatic cancer cell proliferation is phosphatidylinositol 3-kinase dependent. J Surg Res. 2000 May 1; 90(1):39-44.
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        24. Perugini RA, McDade TP, Vittimberga FJ, Duffy AJ, Callery MP. Sodium salicylate inhibits proliferation and induces G1 cell cycle arrest in human pancreatic cancer cell lines. J Gastrointest Surg. 2000 Jan-Feb; 4(1):24-32, discussion 32-3.
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        25. McDade TP, Perugini RA, Vittimberga FJ, Callery MP. Ubiquitin-proteasome inhibition enhances apoptosis of human pancreatic cancer cells. Surgery. 1999 Aug; 126(2):371-7.
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        26. Vittimberga FJ, McDade TP, Perugini RA, Callery MP. Sodium salicylate inhibits macrophage TNF-alpha production and alters MAPK activation. J Surg Res. 1999 Jun 15; 84(2):143-9.
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        27. McDade TP, Perugini RA, Vittimberga FJ, Carrigan RC, Callery MP. Salicylates inhibit NF-kappaB activation and enhance TNF-alpha-induced apoptosis in human pancreatic cancer cells. J Surg Res. 1999 May 1; 83(1):56-61.
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        28. Vittimberga FJ, Foley DP, Perugini RA, McDade TP, Callery MP. Endotoxin fails to stimulate inositol triphosphate production in macrophages. Int J Surg Investig. 1999; 1(3):229-35.
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