Bruce Wolfe

Professor

  • 14549 Citations
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1970 …2019
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2007
183 Citations (Scopus)

Safety and efficacy of bariatric surgery: Longitudinal Assessment of Bariatric Surgery

Belle, S. H., Berk, P. D., Courcoulas, A. P., Flum, D. R., Miles, C. W., Mitchell, J. E., Pories, W. J., Wolfe, B. & Yanovski, S. Z., Mar 2007, In : Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases. 3, 2, p. 116-126 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bariatric Surgery
Safety
National Institute of Diabetes and Digestive and Kidney Diseases (U.S.)
Obesity
Research Personnel
21 Citations (Scopus)

Serum leptin levels, hepatic leptin receptor transcription, and clinical predictors of non-alcoholic steatohepatitis in obese bariatric surgery patients

Le, D., Marks, D., Lyle, E., Corless, C., Diggs, B. S., Jobe, B. A., Kay, T., Deveney, C., Wolfe, B., Roberts, C. & O'Rourke, R. W., Sep 2007, In : Surgical Endoscopy and Other Interventional Techniques. 21, 9, p. 1593-1599 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Leptin Receptors
Bariatric Surgery
Fatty Liver
Leptin
Liver
2006
43 Citations (Scopus)

Assessment of obesity-related comorbidities: A novel scheme for evaluating bariatric surgical patients

Ali, M. R., Maguire, M. B. & Wolfe, B., Jan 2006, In : Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 202, 1, p. 70-77 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bariatrics
Comorbidity
Obesity
Bariatric Surgery
Weight Loss
65 Citations (Scopus)

Circulating concentrations of high-molecular-weight adiponectin are increased following Roux-en-Y gastric bypass surgery

Swarbrick, M. M., Austrheim-Smith, I. T., Stanhope, K. L., Van Loan, M. D., Ali, M. R., Wolfe, B. & Havel, P. J., Nov 2006, In : Diabetologia. 49, 11, p. 2552-2558 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gastric Bypass
Adiponectin
Molecular Weight
Bariatric Surgery
Morbid Obesity

Discussions

Wolfe, B., Prachand, V. N., Buchwald, H. & Deveney, C., Oct 2006, In : Annals of Surgery. 244, 4, p. 617-619 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Discussions

Moore, F. A., Kudsk, K. A., Mannick, J. A. & Wolfe, B., Sep 2006, In : Annals of Surgery. 244, 3, p. 398-399 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

21 Citations (Scopus)

Surgical treatment of obesity

Puzziferri, N., Blankenship, J. & Wolfe, B., 2006, In : Endocrine. 29, 1, p. 11-19 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Obesity
Bariatric Surgery
Comorbidity
Weight Loss
Homeostasis
175 Citations (Scopus)

Three-year follow-up of a prospective randomized trial comparing laparoscopic versus open gastric bypass

Puzziferri, N., Austrheim-Smith, I. T., Wolfe, B., Wilson, S. E. & Nguyen, N. T., Feb 2006, In : Annals of Surgery. 243, 2, p. 181-188 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gastric Bypass
Quality of Life
Comorbidity
Weight Loss
Length of Stay
2005
49 Citations (Scopus)

Bariatric surgical outcomes

Ali, M. R., Fuller, W. D., Choi, M. P. & Wolfe, B., Aug 2005, In : Surgical Clinics of North America. 85, 4, p. 835-852 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bariatrics
Weight Loss
Obesity
Jejunoileal Bypass
Learning Curve
259 Citations (Scopus)

Consensus Conference Statement. Bariatric surgery for morbid obesity: Health implications for patients, health professionals, and third-party payers

Buchwald, H., Owen, H., Wangensteen, S. D., Billington, C. J., Detre, K. M., Garcia, V., Jensen, M. D., Kelley, D. E., Klein, S., Danforth, W. H., O'Leary, J. P., Sheldon, G. F., Wadden, T., Wittgrove, A. & Wolfe, B., May 2005, In : Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases. 1, 3, p. 371-381 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Health Insurance Reimbursement
Bariatric Surgery
Morbid Obesity
Weight Loss
Consensus

Early enteral feeding by nasoenteric tubes in patients with perforation peritonitis: Commentary

Wolfe, B. & Ghaderi, N., Aug 2005, In : World Journal of Surgery. 29, 8, p. 1027-1028 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Enteral Nutrition
Peritonitis
12 Citations (Scopus)

Medicare and bariatric surgery

Kral, J. G., Christou, N. V., Flum, D. R., Wolfe, B., Schauer, P. R., Gagner, M., Ren, C., Stiles, S., Wadden, T. A., Tanner, S., Stratiff, C. R., Pories, W. J. & Sugerman, H. J., Jan 2005, In : Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases. 1, 1, p. 35-37 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biliopancreatic Diversion
Insurance Coverage
Bariatric Surgery
Gastric Bypass
Morbid Obesity

Open gastric bypass surgery

Wolfe, B., Jan 2005, In : Surgery for Obesity and Related Diseases. 1, 1, p. 44-46 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gastric Bypass
23 Citations (Scopus)

Rationale for laparoscopic gastric bypass

Nguyen, N. T., Wilson, S. E. & Wolfe, B., Apr 2005, In : Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 200, 4, p. 621-629 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gastric Bypass
35 Citations (Scopus)

Robot-assisted laparoscopic Roux-en-Y gastric bypass

Ali, M. R., Bhaskerrao, B. & Wolfe, B., Apr 2005, In : Surgical Endoscopy and Other Interventional Techniques. 19, 4, p. 468-472 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gastric Bypass
Robotics
Operative Time
Learning Curve
249 Citations (Scopus)

Surgically-induced weight loss significantly improves nonalcoholic fatty liver disease and the metabolic syndrome

Mattar, S., Velcu, L. M., Rabinovitz, M., Demetris, A. J., Krasinskas, A. M., Barinas-Mitchell, E., Eid, G. M., Ramanathan, R., Taylor, D. S., Schauer, P. R., Sugerman, H. J., Wolfe, B., Ascher, N. L., Sarr, M. G. & Pellegrini, C. A., Oct 2005, In : Annals of Surgery. 242, 4, p. 610-620 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Weight Loss
Biopsy
Liver
Fatty Liver
Liver Cirrhosis
5 Citations (Scopus)

Surgical treatment of obesity: Pyloric electrical stimulation

Wolfe, B., Austrheim-Smith, I. T. & Ghaderi, N., Jan 2005, In : Gastroenterology. 128, 1, p. 225-228 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Electric Stimulation Therapy
Gastric Bypass
Pylorus
Electric Stimulation
Obesity
210 Citations (Scopus)

The physiologic effects of pneumoperitoneum in the morbidly obese

Nguyen, N. T. & Wolfe, B., Feb 2005, In : Annals of Surgery. 241, 2, p. 219-226 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pneumoperitoneum
Laparoscopy
Bariatric Surgery
Pressure
Bariatrics
25 Citations (Scopus)

The SAGES bariatric surgery outcome initiative

Nguyen, N. T., Morton, J. M., Wolfe, B., Schirmer, B., Ali, M. & Traverso, L. W., Nov 2005, In : Surgical Endoscopy and Other Interventional Techniques. 19, 11, p. 1429-1438 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bariatric Surgery
Bariatrics
Databases
Operative Time
Comorbidity
68 Citations (Scopus)

Weighing in on bariatric surgery: Procedure use, readmission rates, and mortality

Wolfe, B. & Morton, J. M., Oct 19 2005, In : Journal of the American Medical Association. 294, 15, p. 1960-1963 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gastroplasty
Bariatrics
Patient Readmission
Bariatric Surgery
Gastric Bypass
2004
61 Citations (Scopus)

Effects of pneumoperitoneum on intraoperative pulmonary mechanics and gas exchange during laparoscopic gastric bypass

Nguyen, N. T., Anderson, J. T., Budd, M., Fleming, N. W., Ho, H. S., Jahr, J., Stevens, C. M. & Wolfe, B., Jan 2004, In : Surgical Endoscopy and Other Interventional Techniques. 18, 1, p. 64-71 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pulmonary Gas Exchange
Pneumoperitoneum
Gastric Bypass
Mechanics
Partial Pressure
961 Citations (Scopus)

Surgery decreases long-term mortality, morbidity, and health care use in morbidly obese patients

Christou, N. V., Sampalis, J. S., Liberman, M., Look, D., Auger, S., McLean, A. P. H., MacLean, L. D., Pories, W. J., Wolfe, B. & Thirlby, R. C., Sep 2004, In : Annals of Surgery. 240, 3, p. 416-424 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bariatric Surgery
Weight Loss
Morbidity
Delivery of Health Care
Mortality
277 Citations (Scopus)

The relationship between hospital volume and outcome in bariatric surgery at academic medical centers

Nguyen, N. T., Paya, M., Stevens, C. M., Mavandadi, S., Zainabadi, K., Wilson, S. E., Pories, W. J., Wolfe, B. & Schirmer, B. D., Oct 2004, In : Annals of Surgery. 240, 4, p. 586-594 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Bariatric Surgery
Length of Stay
Low-Volume Hospitals
Morbidity
Costs and Cost Analysis
2003
49 Citations (Scopus)

Comparison of postoperative hepatic function after laparoscopic versus open gastric bypass

Nguyen, N. T., Braley, S., Fleming, N. W., Lambourne, L., Rivers, R. & Wolfe, B., Jul 1 2003, In : American Journal of Surgery. 186, 1, p. 40-44 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gastric Bypass
Transferases
Liver
Aspartic Acid
Creatine Kinase
51 Citations (Scopus)

Duplex ultrasound assessment of femoral venous flow during laparoscopic and open gastric bypass

Nguyen, N. T., Cronan, M., Braley, S., Rivers, R. & Wolfe, B., Feb 1 2003, In : Surgical Endoscopy and Other Interventional Techniques. 17, 2, p. 285-290 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gastric Bypass
Pneumoperitoneum
Thigh
Femoral Vein
Head-Down Tilt
99 Citations (Scopus)

Early gastrointestinal hemorrhage after laparoscopic gastric bypass

Nguyen, N. T., Rivers, R. & Wolfe, B., Feb 1 2003, In : Obesity Surgery. 13, 1, p. 62-65 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage
Gastric Bypass
Hemorrhage
Gastric Stump
Hypotension
17 Citations (Scopus)

Expression of Transforming Growth Factor β1 in Patients with and without Previous Abdominal Surgery

Hobson, K. G., DeWing, M., Ho, H. S., Wolfe, B., Cho, K. & Greenhalgh, D. G., Nov 2003, In : Archives of Surgery. 138, 11, p. 1249-1252 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Transforming Growth Factors
Cicatrix
Serum
Peritoneum
Tertiary Care Centers
117 Citations (Scopus)

Factors associated with operative outcomes in laparoscopic gastric bypass

Nguyen, N. T., Rivers, R., Wolfe, B. & Schauer, P. R., Oct 2003, In : Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 197, 4, p. 548-557 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gastric Bypass
Odds Ratio
Confidence Intervals
Length of Stay
Operative Time
145 Citations (Scopus)

Incidence and outcome of anastomotic stricture after laparoscopic gastric bypass

Nguyen, N. T., Stevens, C. M. & Wolfe, B., Dec 1 2003, In : Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery. 7, 8, p. 997-1003 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gastric Bypass
Pathologic Constriction
Incidence
Dilatation
Weight Loss
142 Citations (Scopus)

Thoracoscopic and laparoscopic esophagectomy for benign and malignant disease: Lessons learned from 46 consecutive procedures

Nguyen, N. T., Roberts, P., Follette, D. M., Rivers, R. & Wolfe, B., Dec 2003, In : Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 197, 6, p. 902-913 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Esophagectomy
Esophageal Diseases
Operative Time
Intensive Care Units
Length of Stay
2002
46 Citations (Scopus)

A simplified approach to the diagnosis of elevated intra-abdominal pressure

Lee, S. L., Anderson, J. T., Kraut, E. J., Wisner, D. H. & Wolfe, B., 2002, In : Journal of Trauma - Injury, Infection and Critical Care. 52, 6, p. 1169-1172 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pressure
Urinary Bladder
Inferior Vena Cava
Stomach
Manometry
46 Citations (Scopus)

Cardiac function during laparoscopic vs open gastric bypass: A randomized comparison

Nguyen, N. T., Ho, H. S., Fleming, N. W., Moore, P., Lee, S. J., Goldman, C. D., Cole, C. J. & Wolfe, B., 2002, In : Surgical Endoscopy and Other Interventional Techniques. 16, 1, p. 78-83 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gastric Bypass
Central Venous Pressure
Pulmonary Wedge Pressure
Cardiac Output
Vascular Resistance
1 Citation (Scopus)

Current status of laparoscopic gastric bypass

Nguyen, N. T. & Wolfe, B., 2002, In : Minerva Chirurgica. 57, 3, p. 249-256 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gastric Bypass
Morbid Obesity
Patient Selection
Therapeutics
35 Citations (Scopus)

Early and late recipient graft function and donor outcome after laparoscopic vs open adult live donor nephrectomy for pediatric renal transplantation

Troppmann, C., Pierce, J. L., Wiesmann, K. M., Butani, L., Makker, S. P., McVicar, J. P., Wolfe, B. & Perez, R. V., 2002, In : Archives of Surgery. 137, 8, p. 908-916 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nephrectomy
Kidney Transplantation
Tissue Donors
Pediatrics
Transplants
47 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of heated and humidified carbon dioxide gas on core temperature and postoperative pain: A randomized trial

Nguyen, N. T., Furdui, G., Fleming, N. W., Lee, S. J., Goldman, C. D., Singh, A. & Wolfe, B., 2002, In : Surgical Endoscopy and Other Interventional Techniques. 16, 7, p. 1050-1054 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Postoperative Pain
Carbon Dioxide
Gases
Temperature
Hypothermia
91 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of prolonged pneumoperitoneum on intraoperative urine output during laparoscopic gastric bypass

Nguyen, N. T., Perez, R. V., Fleming, N., Rivers, R. & Wolfe, B., Oct 1 2002, In : Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 195, 4, p. 476-483 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Pneumoperitoneum
Gastric Bypass
Urine
Blood Urea Nitrogen
Aldosterone
1 Citation (Scopus)

Laparoscopic bariatric surgery.

Nguyen, N. T. & Wolfe, B., 2002, In : Advances in Surgery. 36, p. 39-63 25 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Surgical Stapling
Gastroplasty
Bariatric Surgery
Gastric Bypass
Morbid Obesity
23 Citations (Scopus)

Laparoscopic versus open gastric bypass

Nguyen, N. T. & Wolfe, B., Jun 2002, In : Seminars in Laparoscopic Surgery. 9, 2, p. 86-93 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gastric Bypass
Morbid Obesity
Randomized Controlled Trials
Therapeutics
55 Citations (Scopus)

Late gastrointestinal hemorrhage after gastric bypass

Braley, S. C., Nguyen, N. T. & Wolfe, B., 2002, In : Obesity Surgery. 12, 3, p. 404-407 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gastrointestinal Hemorrhage
Gastric Bypass
Gastrectomy
Hemorrhage
Endoscopy
290 Citations (Scopus)

Malabsorptive gastric bypass in patients with superobesity

Brolin, R. E., LaMarca, L. B., Kenler, H. A., Cody, R. P., Kral, J. G., Sugerman, H., Sax, H., Wolfe, B. & Starling, J., 2002, In : Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery. 6, 2, p. 195-205 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gastric Bypass
Weight Loss
Extremities
Stomach
Body Mass Index
19 Citations (Scopus)

Method for the simultaneous determination of retinol and β-carotene concentrations in human tissues and plasma

Lunetta, J. M., Zulim, R. A., Dueker, S. R., Lin, Y., Flaig, V., Schneider, P. D., Wolfe, B. & Clifford, A. J., May 1 2002, In : Analytical Biochemistry. 304, 1, p. 100-109 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Carotenoids
Vitamin A
Tissue
Plasmas
Surgery
21 Citations (Scopus)

Research considerations in obesity surgery.

Kral, J. G., Brolin, R. E., Buchwald, H., Pories, W. J., Sarr, M. G., Sugerman, H. J. & Wolfe, B., Jan 2002, In : Obesity Research. 10, 1, p. 63-64 2 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Nutrition Disorders
bariatric surgery
gastroesophageal reflux
diet-related diseases
pregnancy outcome
95 Citations (Scopus)

Systemic stress response after laparoscopic and open gastric bypass

Nguyen, N. T., Goldman, C. D., Ho, H. S., Gosselin, R. C., Singh, A. & Wolfe, B., 2002, In : Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 194, 5, p. 557-567 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gastric Bypass
C-Reactive Protein
Adrenocorticotropic Hormone
Interleukin-6
Norepinephrine
2001
25 Citations (Scopus)

A prospective evaluation of intracorporeal laparoscopic small bowel anastomosis during gastric bypass

Nguyen, N. T., Neuhaus, A. M., Ho, H. S., Palmer, L. S., Furdui, G. G. & Wolfe, B., 2001, In : Obesity Surgery. 11, 2, p. 196-199 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gastric Bypass
Operative Time
Intraoperative Complications
Laparotomy
Safety
189 Citations (Scopus)

Comparison of pulmonary function and postoperative pain after laparoscopic versus open gastric bypass: A randomized trial

Nguyen, N. T., Lee, S. L., Goldman, C., Fleming, N., Arango, A., McFall, R. & Wolfe, B., 2001, In : Journal of the American College of Surgeons. 192, 4, p. 469-477 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gastric Bypass
Postoperative Pain
Lung
Pulmonary Atelectasis
Body Mass Index
33 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluation of core temperature during laparoscopic and open gastric bypass

Nguyen, N. T., Fleming, N. W., Singh, A., Lee, S. J., Goldman, C. D. & Wolfe, B., 2001, In : Obesity Surgery. 11, 5, p. 570-575 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gastric Bypass
Temperature
Hypothermia
Body Mass Index
Recovery Room
39 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluation of intra-abdominal pressure after laparoscopic and open gastric bypass

Nguyen, N. T., Lee, S. L., Anderson, J. T., Palmer, L. S., Canet, F. & Wolfe, B., 2001, In : Obesity Surgery. 11, 1, p. 40-45 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Gastric Bypass
Pressure
Urine
Creatinine
Body Mass Index
18 Citations (Scopus)

Evaluation of minimally invasive surgical staging for esophageal cancer

Nguyen, N. T., Roberts, P. F., Follette, D. M., Lau, D., Lee, J., Urayama, S., Wolfe, B. & Goodnight, J. E., 2001, In : American Journal of Surgery. 182, 6, p. 702-706 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Esophageal Neoplasms
Endosonography
Bronchoscopy
Laparoscopy
Ultrasonography
93 Citations (Scopus)

Increased transplantation of kidneys with multiple renal arteries in the laparoscopic live donor nephrectomy era: Surgical technique and surgical and nonsurgical donor and recipient outcomes

Troppmann, C., Wiesmann, K., McVicar, J. P., Wolfe, B., Perez, R. V., Stock, P. G., Duh, Q. Y., Cheung, A. H. S., Hirose, R. & Wolfe, 2001, In : Archives of Surgery. 136, 8, p. 897-907 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Renal Artery
Nephrectomy
Kidney Transplantation
Tissue Donors
Kidney
125 Citations (Scopus)

Laparoscopic Heller myotomy and Dor fundoplication for achalasia: Analysis of successes and failures

Patti, M. G., Molena, D., Fisichella, P. M., Whang, K., Yamada, H., Perretta, S., Way, L. W., Wolfe, B., Finley, R. J., Bremner, C. G., Pellegrini, C. A., Debas, H. T. & Patti, 2001, In : Archives of Surgery. 136, 8, p. 870-877 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Fundoplication
Esophageal Achalasia
Deglutition Disorders
Dilatation
Esophageal Stenosis