Bruce Wolfe

Professor

  • 15270 Citations
  • 61 h-Index
1970 …2020

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Research Output

2020

Association between weight loss and serum biomarkers with risk of incident cancer in the Longitudinal Assessment of Bariatric Surgery cohort

Stroud, A. M., Dewey, E. N., Husain, F. A., Fischer, J. M., Courcoulas, A. P., Flum, D. R., Mitchell, J. E., Pories, W. J., Purnell, J. Q. & Wolfe, B. M., Jan 1 2020, (Accepted/In press) In : Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Physical and Mental Health–Related Quality of Life Changes Among Insurer Subgroups Following Bariatric Surgery

Takemoto, E., Wolfe, B. M., Nagel, C. L. & Boone-Heinonen, J., Mar 1 2020, In : Obesity. 28, 3, p. 669-675 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations
2019

A longitudinal examination of suicide-related thoughts and behaviors among bariatric surgery patients

Gordon, K. H., King, W. C., White, G. E., Belle, S. H., Courcoulas, A. P., Ebel, F. E., Engel, S. G., Flum, D. R., Hinojosa, M. W., Pomp, A., Pories, W. J., Spaniolas, D., Wolfe, B., Yanovski, S. Z. & Mitchell, J. E., Feb 1 2019, In : Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases. 15, 2, p. 265-274 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Bariatric/metabolic surgery for diabetes: Lessons from the past and present

Purnell, J. & Wolfe, B., Feb 1 2019, In : Diabetes Care. 42, 2, p. 186-188 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalShort survey

2 Scopus citations

Bariatric Surgery Among Medicare Subgroups: Short- and Long-Term Outcomes

Walker, E., Elman, M., Takemoto, E. E., Fennern, E., Mitchell, J. E., Pories, W. J., Ahmed, B., Pomp, A. & Wolfe, B. M., Nov 1 2019, In : Obesity. 27, 11, p. 1820-1827 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Conception rates and contraceptive use after bariatric surgery among women with infertility: Evidence from a prospective multicenter cohort study

Menke, M. N., King, W. C., White, G. E., Gosman, G. G., Courcoulas, A. P., Dakin, G. F., Flum, D. R., Orcutt, M. J., Pomp, A., Pories, W. J., Purnell, J. Q., Steffen, K. J., Wolfe, B. M. & Yanovski, S. Z., May 2019, In : Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases. 15, 5, p. 777-785 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Laparoscopic vagal nerve blocking device explantation: case series and report of operative technique

Worrest, T. C., Wolfe, B., Mattar, S. & Gilbert, E., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Surgical Endoscopy.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

1 Scopus citations

Mortality after bariatric surgery: findings from a 7-year multicenter cohort study

White, G. E., Courcoulas, A. P., King, W. C., Flum, D. R., Yanovski, S. Z., Pomp, A., Wolfe, B. M., Spaniolas, K., Pories, W. & Belle, S. H., Oct 1 2019, In : Surgery for obesity and related diseases : official journal of the American Society for Bariatric Surgery. 15, 10, p. 1755-1765 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

The impact of bariatric surgery on asthma control differs among obese individuals with reported prior or current asthma, with or without metabolic syndrome

Forno, E., Zhang, P., Nouraie, M., Courcoulas, A., Mitchell, J. E., Wolfe, B. M., Strain, G., Khandelwal, S. & Holguin, F., Apr 2019, In : PloS one. 14, 4, e0214730.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Open Access
3 Scopus citations

Weight loss and co-morbidity resolution between different races and ethnicities after gastric bypass

Turner, M., Vigneswaran, Y., Dewey, E., Wolfe, B. M., Stroud, A. M., Spight, D., Flum, D. R., Courcoulas, A., Mitchell, J. E., Pories, W. J., Pomp, A. & Husain, F. A., Jan 1 2019, (Accepted/In press) In : Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2018

Association of Obesity Subtypes in the Longitudinal Assessment of Bariatric Surgery Study and 3-Year Postoperative Weight Change

Field, A. E., Inge, T. H., Belle, S. H., Johnson, G. S., Wahed, A. S., Pories, W. J., Spaniolas, K., Mitchell, J. E., Pomp, A., Dakin, G. F., Wolfe, B. & Courcoulas, A. P., Dec 1 2018, In : Obesity. 26, 12, p. 1931-1937 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Effect of bariatric surgery on CKD risk

Friedman, A. N., Wahed, A. S., Wang, J., Courcoulas, A. P., Dakin, G., Hinojosa, M. W., Kimmel, P. L., Mitchell, J. E., Pomp, A., Pories, W. J., Purnell, J., Le Roux, C., Spaniolas, K., Steffen, K. J., Thirlby, R. & Wolfe, B., Apr 1 2018, In : Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. 29, 4, p. 1289-1300 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

34 Scopus citations

Insurance status differences in weight loss and regain over 5 years following bariatric surgery

Takemoto, E., Wolfe, B. M., Nagel, C. L., Pories, W., Flum, D. R., Pomp, A., Mitchell, J. & Boone-Heinonen, J., Jun 1 2018, In : International Journal of Obesity. 42, 6, p. 1211-1220 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Pcornet bariatric surgery outcomes: Strength in numbers

Puzziferri, N. & Wolfe, B., Dec 4 2018, In : Annals of Internal Medicine. 169, 11, p. 806-807 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Proceedings of the 2017 ASPEN Research Workshop—Gastric Bypass: Role of the Gut

Jain, A. K., le Roux, C. W., Puri, P., Tavakkoli, A., Gletsu-Miller, N., Laferrère, B., Kellermayer, R., DiBaise, J. K., Martindale, R. G. & Wolfe, B. M., Feb 1 2018, In : Journal of Parenteral and Enteral Nutrition. 42, 2, p. 279-295 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Prospective evaluation of insulin and incretin dynamics in obese adults with and without diabetes for 2 years after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass

Purnell, J. Q., Johnson, G. S., Wahed, A. S., Dalla Man, C., Piccinini, F., Cobelli, C., Prigeon, R. L., Goodpaster, B. H., Kelley, D. E., Staten, M. A., Foster-Schubert, K. E., Cummings, D. E., Flum, D. R., Courcoulas, A. P., Havel, P. J. & Wolfe, B. M., May 1 2018, In : Diabetologia. 61, 5, p. 1142-1154 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

Psychosocial functioning and quality of life in patients with loose redundant skin 4 to 5 years after bariatric surgery

Marek, R. J., Steffen, K. J., Flum, D. R., Pomp, A., Pories, W. J., Rubin, J. P., Wolfe, B. & Mitchell, J. E., Jan 1 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Reduction in comorbid conditions over 5 years following bariatric surgery in medicaid and commercially insured patients

Takemoto, E., Wolfe, B. M., Nagel, C. L. & Boone-Heinonen, J., Nov 2018, In : Obesity. 26, 11, p. 1807-1814 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Resting Metabolic Rate, Total Daily Energy Expenditure, and Metabolic Adaptation 6 Months and 24 Months After Bariatric Surgery

Wolfe, B., Schoeller, D. A., McCrady-Spitzer, S. K., Thomas, D. M., Sorenson, C. E. & Levine, J. A., May 1 2018, In : Obesity. 26, 5, p. 862-868 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

Risk factors for early postoperative complications after bariatric surgery

Husain, F., Jeong, I. H., Spight, D., Wolfe, B. & Mattar, S. G., Aug 2018, In : Annals of Surgical Treatment and Research. 95, 2, p. 94-99 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Serum biomarkers of inflammation and adiposity in the LABS cohort: associations with metabolic disease and surgical outcomes

O’Rourke, R. W., Johnson, G. S., Purnell, J., Courcoulas, A. P., Dakin, G. F., Garcia, L., Hinojosa, M., Mitchell, J. E., Pomp, A., Pories, W. J., Spaniolas, K., Flum, D. R., Wahed, A. S. & Wolfe, B., May 17 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : International Journal of Obesity. p. 1-12 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Seven-year weight trajectories and health outcomes in the Longitudinal Assessment of Bariatric Surgery (LABS) study

Courcoulas, A. P., King, W. C., Belle, S. H., Berk, P., Flum, D. R., Garcia, L., Gourash, W., Horlick, M., Mitchell, J. E., Pomp, A., Pories, W. J., Purnell, J. Q., Singh, A., Spaniolas, K., Thirlby, R., Wolfe, B. M. & Yanovski, S. Z., May 2018, In : JAMA Surgery. 153, 5, p. 427-434 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

117 Scopus citations

The interface of pancreatic cancer with diabetes, obesity, and inflammation: Research gaps and opportunities: Summary of a national Institute of Diabetes and digestive and kidney diseases workshop

Abbruzzese, J. L., Andersen, D. K., Borrebaeck, C. A. K., Chari, S. T., Costello, E., Cruz-Monserrate, Z., Eibl, G., Engleman, E. G., Fisher, W. E., Habtezion, A., Kim, S. K., Korc, M., Logsdon, C., Lyssiotis, C. A., Pandol, S. J., Rustgi, A., Wolfe, B. M., Zheng, L. & Powers, A. C., May 1 2018, In : Pancreas. 47, 5, p. 516-525 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

The science of obesity management: An endocrine society scientific statement

Bray, G. A., Heisel, W. E., Afshin, A., Jensen, M. D., Dietz, W. H., Long, M., Kushner, R. F., Daniels, S. R., Wadden, T. A., Tsai, A. G., Hu, F. B., Jakicic, J. M., Ryan, D. H., Wolfe, B. & Inge, T. H., Apr 1 2018, In : Endocrine Reviews. 39, 2, p. 79-132 54 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

92 Scopus citations

Weighing in on Bariatric Surgery: Effectiveness Among Medicaid Beneficiaries—Limited Evidence and Future Research Needs

Takemoto, E., Andrea, S. B., Wolfe, B. M., Nagel, C. L. & Boone-Heinonen, J., Mar 2018, In : Obesity. 26, 3, p. 463-473 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

1 Scopus citations
2017

Alcohol and other substance use after bariatric surgery: Prospective evidence from a U.S. multicenter cohort study

King, W. C., Chen, J. Y., Courcoulas, A. P., Dakin, G. F., Engel, S. G., Flum, D. R., Hinojosa, M. W., Kalarchian, M. A., Mattar, S., Mitchell, J. E., Pomp, A., Pories, W. J., Steffen, K. J., White, G. E., Wolfe, B. & Yanovski, S. Z., Jan 17 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

54 Scopus citations

Commentary on EndoVators summit white paper

Moore, R., Wolfe, B., Sugerman, H. J. & Brethauer, S., 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Contraception and conception after bariatric surgery

Menke, M. N., King, W. C., White, G. E., Gosman, G. G., Courcoulas, A. P., Dakin, G. F., Flum, D. R., Orcutt, M. J., Pomp, A., Pories, W. J., Purnell, J. Q., Steffen, K. J., Wolfe, B. M. & Yanovski, S. Z., Jan 1 2017, In : Obstetrics and gynecology. 130, 5, p. 979-987 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

10 Scopus citations

Cost-effectiveness analysis of <vagal nerve blocking for morbid obesity

Yu, J. C., Wolfe, B., Griffiths, R. I., Rosenthal, R., Cohen, D. & Lin, I., Aug 1 2017, In : The American journal of managed care. 23, 8, p. e245-e252

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Editorial comment: Obesity in America

Walker, E. & Wolfe, B. M., Oct 2017, In : Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases. 13, 10, p. 1650-1651 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

1 Scopus citations

It’s about the weight loss

Wolfe, B. & Walker, E., Nov 1 2017, In : JAMA Surgery. 152, 11, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalComment/debate

Micronutrient Deficiencies after Bariatric Surgery: An Emphasis on Vitamins and Trace Minerals

Patel, J. J., Mundi, M. S., Hurt, R. T., Wolfe, B. & Martindale, R., Aug 1 2017, In : Nutrition in Clinical Practice. 32, 4, p. 471-480 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

17 Scopus citations

Use of prescribed opioids before and after bariatric surgery: Prospective evidence from a U.S. multicenter cohort study

King, W. C., Chen, J. Y., Belle, S. H., Courcoulas, A. P., Dakin, G. F., Flum, D. R., Hinojosa, M. W., Kalarchian, M. A., Mitchell, J. E., Pories, W. J., Spaniolas, K., Wolfe, B., Yanovski, S. Z., Engel, S. G. & Steffen, K. J., Mar 31 2017, (Accepted/In press) In : Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

24 Scopus citations
2016

Bariatric/metabolic surgery for diabetes: Incorporating a powerful treatment into standard care

Wolfe, B. & D'Alessio, D. A., Jun 1 2016, In : Obesity. 24, 6, p. 1205-1206 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

1 Scopus citations

Change in pain and physical function following bariatric surgery for severe obesity

King, W. C., Chen, J. Y., Belle, S. H., Courcoulas, A. P., Dakin, G. F., Elder, K. A., Flum, D. R., Hinojosa, M. W., Mitchell, J. E., Pories, W. J., Wolfe, B. & Yanovski, S. Z., Apr 5 2016, In : JAMA - Journal of the American Medical Association. 315, 13, p. 1362-1371 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

68 Scopus citations

Clinical outcomes of metabolic surgery: Efficacy of glycemic control, weight loss, and remission of diabetes

Schauer, P. R., Mingrone, G., Ikramuddin, S. & Wolfe, B., Jun 1 2016, In : Diabetes care. 39, 6, p. 902-911 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

81 Scopus citations

Distance of the internal central venous catheter tip from the right atrium is positively correlated with central venous thrombosis

Ballard, D. H., Samra, N. S., Gifford, K. M., Roller, R., Wolfe, B. & Owings, J. T., Apr 25 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Emergency Radiology. p. 1-5 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

9 Scopus citations

Editor's Note

Wolfe, B., Jun 1 2016, In : Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases. 12, 5, 1 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorial

Effect of Vagal Nerve Blockade on Moderate Obesity with an Obesity-Related Comorbid Condition: the ReCharge Study

Morton, J. M., Shah, S. N., Wolfe, B., Apovian, C. M., Miller, C. J., Tweden, K. S., Billington, C. J. & Shikora, S. A., May 1 2016, In : Obesity Surgery. 26, 5, p. 983-989 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations

Is bariatric surgery an effective treatment for type II diabetic kidney disease?

Friedman, A. N. & Wolfe, B., Mar 7 2016, In : Clinical Journal of the American Society of Nephrology. 11, 3, p. 528-535 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

46 Scopus citations

Metabolic syndrome and diabetes: Medical and surgical management

Kurian, M., Wolfe, B. & Ikramuddin, S., Jan 1 2016, Springer New York. 270 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

2 Scopus citations

Objectively-measured sedentary time and cardiometabolic health in adults with severe obesity

King, W. C., Chen, J. Y., Courcoulas, A. P., Mitchell, J. E., Wolfe, B. M., Patterson, E. J., Inabnet, W. B., Dakin, G. F., Flum, D. R., Cook, B. & Belle, S. H., Mar 1 2016, In : Preventive medicine. 84, p. 12-18 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations

Postoperative behavioral variables and weight change 3 years after bariatric surgery

Mitchell, J. E., Christian, N. J., Flum, D. R., Pomp, A., Pories, W. J., Wolfe, B., Courcoulas, A. P. & Belle, S. H., Aug 1 2016, In : JAMA Surgery. 151, 8, p. 752-757 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

50 Scopus citations

The impact of different surgical techniques on outcomes in laparoscopic sleeve gastrectomies: The first report from the metabolic and bariatric surgery accreditation and quality improvement program (MBSAQIP)

Berger, E. R., Clements, R. H., Morton, J. M., Huffman, K. M., Wolfe, B., Nguyen, N. T., Ko, C. Y. & Hutter, M. M., Sep 1 2016, In : Annals of Surgery. 264, 3, p. 464-471 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

79 Scopus citations

Treatment of obesity

Wolfe, B. M., Kvach, E. & Eckel, R. H., May 27 2016, In : Circulation research. 118, 11, p. 1844-1855 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

69 Scopus citations

Two-Year Outcomes of Vagal Nerve Blocking (vBloc) for the Treatment of Obesity in the ReCharge Trial

Apovian, C. M., Shah, S. N., Wolfe, B., Ikramuddin, S., Miller, C. J., Tweden, K. S., Billington, C. J. & Shikora, S. A., Aug 10 2016, (Accepted/In press) In : Obesity Surgery. p. 1-8 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

42 Scopus citations

Type 2 diabetes remission rates after laparoscopic gastric bypass and gastric banding: Results of the longitudinal assessment of bariatric surgery study

Purnell, J. Q., Selzer, F., Wahed, A. S., Pender, J., Pories, W., Pomp, A., Dakin, G., Mitchell, J., Garcia, L., Staten, M. A., McCloskey, C., Cummings, D. E., Flum, D. R., Courcoulas, A. & Wolfe, B. M., Jul 1 2016, In : Diabetes care. 39, 7, p. 22-28 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

59 Scopus citations
2015

Advances in the science, treatment, and prevention of the disease of obesity: Ref lections from a diabetes care editors' expert forum

Cefalu, W. T., Bray, G. A., Home, P. D., Garvey, W. T., Klein, S., Pi-Sunyer, F. X., Hu, F. B., Raz, I., Gaal, L. V., Wolfe, B. M. & Ryan, D. H., Aug 2015, In : Diabetes care. 38, 8, p. 1567-1582 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

76 Scopus citations

Binge eating disorder and medical comorbidities in bariatric surgery candidates

Mitchell, J. E., King, W. C., Pories, W., Wolfe, B., Flum, D. R., Spaniolas, K., Bessler, M., Devlin, M., Marcus, M. D., Kalarchian, M., Engel, S., Khandelwal, S. & Yanovski, S., Jul 1 2015, In : International Journal of Eating Disorders. 48, 5, p. 471-476 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Scopus citations