All Publications

  1. Lee JY, Huo EJ, Weinstein S, Santos C, Monto A, Corvera CU, Yee J, Hope TA. Evaluation of an abbreviated screening MRI protocol for patients at risk for hepatocellular carcinoma. Abdom Radiol (NY). 2017 Oct 10. View in PubMed
  2. Hope TA, Aslam R, Weinstein S, Yeh BM, Corvera CU, Monto A, Yee J. Change in Liver Imaging Reporting and Data System Characterization of Focal Liver Lesions Using Gadoxetate Disodium Magnetic Resonance Imaging Compared With Contrast-Enhanced Computed Tomography. J Comput Assist Tomogr. 2017 May/Jun; 41(3):376-381. View in PubMed
  3. Ikram NS, Yee J, Weinstein S, Yeh BM, Corvera CU, Monto A, Hope TA. Multiple arterial phase MRI of arterial hypervascular hepatic lesions: improved arterial phase capture and lesion enhancement. Abdom Radiol (NY). 2017 Mar; 42(3):870-876. View in PubMed
  4. Mari Aparici C, Behr SC, Seo Y, Kelley RK, Corvera C, Gao KT, Aggarwal R, Evans MJ. Imaging Hepatocellular Carcinoma With 68Ga-Citrate PET: First Clinical Experience. Mol Imaging. 2017 Jan-Dec; 16:1536012117723256. View in PubMed
  5. Kim SS, Nakakura EK, Wang ZJ, Kim GE, Corvera CU, Harris HW, Kirkwood KS, Hirose R, Tempero MA, Ko AH. Preoperative FOLFIRINOX for borderline resectable pancreatic cancer: Is radiation necessary in the modern era of chemotherapy? J Surg Oncol. 2016 Oct; 114(5):587-596. View in PubMed
  6. Rezvani M, Español-Suñer R, Malato Y, Dumont L, Grimm AA, Kienle E, Bindman JG, Wiedtke E, Hsu BY, Naqvi SJ, Schwabe RF, Corvera CU, Grimm D, Willenbring H. In Vivo Hepatic Reprogramming of Myofibroblasts with AAV Vectors as a Therapeutic Strategy for Liver Fibrosis. Cell Stem Cell. 2016 06 02; 18(6):809-16. View in PubMed
  7. Qadan M, Garden OJ, Corvera CU, Visser BC. Management of Postoperative Hepatic Failure. J Am Coll Surg. 2016 Feb; 222(2):195-208. View in PubMed
  8. Hope TA, Verdin EF, Bergsland EK, Ohliger MA, Corvera CU, Nakakura EK. Correcting for respiratory motion in liver PET/MRI: preliminary evaluation of the utility of bellows and navigated hepatobiliary phase imaging. EJNMMI Phys. 2015 Dec; 2(1):21. View in PubMed
  9. Lieu T, Jayaweera G, Zhao P, Poole DP, Jensen D, Grace M, McIntyre P, Bron R, Wilson YM, Krappitz M, Haerteis S, Korbmacher C, Steinhoff MS, Nassini R, Materazzi S, Geppetti P, Corvera CU, Bunnett NW. The bile acid receptor TGR5 activates the TRPA1 channel to induce itch in mice. Gastroenterology. 2014 Dec; 147(6):1417-28. View in PubMed
  10. Leung U, Pandit-Taskar N, Corvera CU, D'Angelica MI, Allen PJ, Kingham TP, DeMatteo RP, Jarnagin WR, Fong Y. Impact of pre-operative positron emission tomography in gallbladder cancer. HPB (Oxford). 2014 Nov; 16(11):1023-30. View in PubMed
  11. Ho EY, Cozen ML, Shen H, Lerrigo R, Trimble E, Ryan JC, Corvera CU, Monto A. Expanded use of aggressive therapies improves survival in early and intermediate hepatocellular carcinoma. HPB (Oxford). 2014 Aug; 16(8):758-67. View in PubMed
  12. Jensen DD, Godfrey CB, Niklas C, Canals M, Kocan M, Poole DP, Murphy JE, Alemi F, Cottrell GS, Korbmacher C, Lambert NA, Bunnett NW, Corvera CU. The bile acid receptor TGR5 does not interact with ß-arrestins or traffic to endosomes but transmits sustained signals from plasma membrane rafts. J Biol Chem. 2013 Aug 09; 288(32):22942-60. View in PubMed
  13. Alemi F, Kwon E, Poole DP, Lieu T, Lyo V, Cattaruzza F, Cevikbas F, Steinhoff M, Nassini R, Materazzi S, Guerrero-Alba R, Valdez-Morales E, Cottrell GS, Schoonjans K, Geppetti P, Vanner SJ, Bunnett NW, Corvera CU. The TGR5 receptor mediates bile acid-induced itch and analgesia. J Clin Invest. 2013 Apr; 123(4):1513-30. View in PubMed
  14. Alemi F, Poole DP, Chiu J, Schoonjans K, Cattaruzza F, Grider JR, Bunnett NW, Corvera CU. The receptor TGR5 mediates the prokinetic actions of intestinal bile acids and is required for normal defecation in mice. Gastroenterology. 2013 Jan; 144(1):145-54. View in PubMed
  15. Cottrell GS, Alemi F, Kirkland JG, Grady EF, Corvera CU, Bhargava A. Localization of calcitonin receptor-like receptor (CLR) and receptor activity-modifying protein 1 (RAMP1) in human gastrointestinal tract. Peptides. 2012 Jun; 35(2):202-11. View in PubMed
  16. Warne JP, Alemi F, Reed AS, Varonin JM, Chan H, Piper ML, Mullin ME, Myers MG, Corvera CU, Xu AW. Impairment of central leptin-mediated PI3K signaling manifested as hepatic steatosis independent of hyperphagia and obesity. Cell Metab. 2011 Dec 07; 14(6):791-803. View in PubMed
  17. Thompson M, Hiniker A, Duh QY, Corvera CU. Visual vignette. What is the diagnosis? Insulin-secreting tumor. Endocr Pract. 2011 Sep-Oct; 17(5):832. View in PubMed
  18. Alemi F, Kwon E, Chiu J, Aoki H, Stewart L, Corvera CU. Laparoscopic treatment of liver tumours using a two-needle probe bipolar radiofrequency ablation device. HPB (Oxford). 2011 Sep; 13(9):656-64. View in PubMed
  19. Alemi F, Kwon E, Freise C, Kang SM, Hirose R, Stewart L, Corvera CU. Hepatic surgery at a VA tertiary medical center: lessons learned. Am J Surg. 2010 Nov; 200(5):591-5. View in PubMed
  20. Russell JS, Sawhney R, Monto A, Nanavati S, Davoren JB, Aslam R, Corvera CU. Periprocedural complications by Child-Pugh class in patients undergoing transcatheter arterial embolization or chemoembolization to treat unresectable hepatocellular carcinoma at a VA medical center. Am J Surg. 2010 Nov; 200(5):659-64. View in PubMed
  21. Lavoie B, Balemba OB, Godfrey C, Watson CA, Vassileva G, Corvera CU, Nelson MT, Mawe GM. Hydrophobic bile salts inhibit gallbladder smooth muscle function via stimulation of GPBAR1 receptors and activation of KATP channels. J Physiol. 2010 Sep 01; 588(Pt 17):3295-305. View in PubMed
  22. Poole DP, Godfrey C, Cattaruzza F, Cottrell GS, Kirkland JG, Pelayo JC, Bunnett NW, Corvera CU. Expression and function of the bile acid receptor GpBAR1 (TGR5) in the murine enteric nervous system. Neurogastroenterol Motil. 2010 Jul; 22(7):814-25, e227-8. View in PubMed
  23. Parekh J, Corvera CU. Hemorrhagic cholecystitis. Arch Surg. 2010 Feb; 145(2):202-4. View in PubMed
  24. Kirkland JG, Godfrey CB, Garrett R, Kakar S, Yeh BM, Corvera CU. Reversible surgical model of biliary inflammation and obstructive jaundice in mice. J Surg Res. 2010 Dec; 164(2):221-7. View in PubMed
  25. Ozgediz D, Zheng J, Smith EB, Corvera CU. Abdominal actinomycosis after laparoscopic cholecystectomy: a rare complication of bile spillage. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2009 Jun; 10(3):297-300. View in PubMed
  26. Chang TT, Corvera CU. Caudate split for open and laparoscopic liver resections. J Am Coll Surg. 2008 Dec; 207(6):e7-9. View in PubMed
  27. Ozgediz D, Smith EB, Zheng J, Otero J, Tabatabai ZL, Corvera CU. Basal cell carcinoma does metastasize. Dermatol Online J. 2008 Aug 15; 14(8):5. View in PubMed
  28. Chang TT, Sawhney R, Monto A, Davoren JB, Kirkland JG, Stewart L, Corvera CU. Implementation of a multidisciplinary treatment team for hepatocellular cancer at a Veterans Affairs Medical Center improves survival. HPB (Oxford). 2008; 10(6):405-11. View in PubMed
  29. Corvera CU, Blumgart LH, Akhurst T, DeMatteo RP, D'Angelica M, Fong Y, Jarnagin WR. 18F-fluorodeoxyglucose positron emission tomography influences management decisions in patients with biliary cancer. J Am Coll Surg. 2008 Jan; 206(1):57-65. View in PubMed
  30. Kirkland JG, Cottrell GS, Bunnett NW, Corvera CU. Agonists of protease-activated receptors 1 and 2 stimulate electrolyte secretion from mouse gallbladder. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2007 Jul; 293(1):G335-46. View in PubMed
  31. Clifton MS, Hoy JJ, Chang J, Idumalla PS, Fakhruddin H, Grady EF, Dada S, Corvera CU, Bhargava A. Role of calcitonin receptor-like receptor in colonic motility and inflammation. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2007 Jul; 293(1):G36-44. View in PubMed
  32. Corvera CU, Dada SA, Kirkland JG, Garrett RD, Way LW, Stewart L. Bipolar pulse coagulation for resection of the cirrhotic liver. J Surg Res. 2006 Dec; 136(2):182-6. View in PubMed
  33. Corvera CU, Dunnican WJ, Blumgart LH, D'Angelica M. Recurrent invasive intraductal papillary mucinous carcinoma of the pancreas mimicking pott disease: review of the literature. Pancreas. 2006 Apr; 32(3):321-4. View in PubMed
  34. Corvera CU, Blumgart LH, Darvishian F, Klimstra DS, DeMatteo R, Fong Y, D'Angelica M, Jarnagin WR. Clinical and pathologic features of proximal biliary strictures masquerading as hilar cholangiocarcinoma. J Am Coll Surg. 2005 Dec; 201(6):862-9. View in PubMed
  35. Sturgeon C, Corvera C, Clark OH. The missing thyroid. J Am Coll Surg. 2005 Dec; 201(6):841-6. View in PubMed
  36. Corvera CU, Jablons D, Morita E, Clark OH. Retrocardiac parathyroid tumor: a rare mediastinal site. Surgery. 2004 Jan; 135(1):104-7. View in PubMed
  37. Corvera CU, Weber SM, Jarnagin WR. Role of laparoscopy in the evaluation of biliary tract cancer. Surg Oncol Clin N Am. 2002 Oct; 11(4):877-91. View in PubMed
  38. Jarnagin WR, Gonen M, Fong Y, DeMatteo RP, Ben-Porat L, Little S, Corvera C, Weber S, Blumgart LH. Improvement in perioperative outcome after hepatic resection: analysis of 1,803 consecutive cases over the past decade. Ann Surg. 2002 Oct; 236(4):397-406; discussion 406-7. View in PubMed
  39. Steinhoff M, Corvera CU, Thoma MS, Kong W, McAlpine BE, Caughey GH, Ansel JC, Bunnett NW. Proteinase-activated receptor-2 in human skin: tissue distribution and activation of keratinocytes by mast cell tryptase. Exp Dermatol. 1999 Aug; 8(4):282-94. View in PubMed
  40. Corvera CU, Déry O, McConalogue K, Gamp P, Thoma M, Al-Ani B, Caughey GH, Hollenberg MD, Bunnett NW. Thrombin and mast cell tryptase regulate guinea-pig myenteric neurons through proteinase-activated receptors-1 and -2. J Physiol. 1999 Jun 15; 517 ( Pt 3):741-56. View in PubMed
  41. Glasgow RE, Showstack JA, Katz PP, Corvera CU, Warren RS, Mulvihill SJ. The relationship between hospital volume and outcomes of hepatic resection for hepatocellular carcinoma. Arch Surg. 1999 Jan; 134(1):30-5. View in PubMed
  42. McConalogue K, Corvera CU, Gamp PD, Grady EF, Bunnett NW. Desensitization of the neurokinin-1 receptor (NK1-R) in neurons: effects of substance P on the distribution of NK1-R, Galphaq/11, G-protein receptor kinase-2/3, and beta-arrestin-1/2. Mol Biol Cell. 1998 Aug; 9(8):2305-24. View in PubMed
  43. Déry O, Corvera CU, Steinhoff M, Bunnett NW. Proteinase-activated receptors: novel mechanisms of signaling by serine proteases. Am J Physiol. 1998 Jun; 274(6 Pt 1):C1429-52. View in PubMed
  44. Patti MG, Corvera CU, Glasgow RE, Way LW. A hospital's annual rate of esophagectomy influences the operative mortality rate. J Gastrointest Surg. 1998 Mar-Apr; 2(2):186-92. View in PubMed
  45. Corvera CU, Déry O, McConalogue K, Böhm SK, Khitin LM, Caughey GH, Payan DG, Bunnett NW. Mast cell tryptase regulates rat colonic myocytes through proteinase-activated receptor 2. J Clin Invest. 1997 Sep 15; 100(6):1383-93. View in PubMed
  46. Corvera CU, Kirkwood KS. Recent advances. General surgery. BMJ. 1997 Sep 06; 315(7108):586-9. View in PubMed
  47. Firestein BL, Xing M, Hughes RJ, Corvera CU, Insel PA. Heterogeneity of P2u- and P2y-purinergic receptor regulation of phospholipases in MDCK cells. Am J Physiol. 1996 Sep; 271(3 Pt 2):F610-8. View in PubMed
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