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    Hobart Harris, MD

    TitleProfessor
    SchoolUCSF School of Medicine
    DepartmentSurgery
    Address513 Parnassus Ave, Med Sci
    San Francisco CA 94117
    Phone415-514-3891
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      University of California, San FranciscoResidency School of Medicine - Surgery
      Harvard UniversityM.D.School of Medicine1983

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      1. Wong A, Lee S, Nathan NS, Wang F, Hansen SL, Harris HW, Sbitany H. Postoperative Prophylactic Antibiotic Use following Ventral Hernia Repair with Placement of Surgical Drains Reduces the Postoperative Surgical-Site Infection Rate. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2016 Jan; 137(1):285-94. PMID: 26371392.
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      2. Wong A, Lee S, Nathan NS, Wang F, Hansen SL, Harris HW, Sbitany H. Postoperative Prophylactic Antibiotic Use Following Ventral Hernia Repair with Placement of Surgical Drains Reduces Postoperative Surgical Site Infection Rate. Plast Reconstr Surg. 2015 Oct; 136(4 Suppl):12-3. PMID: 26397498.
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      3. Liao A, Harris HW, Maharbiz MM. Towards a full-field strain sensor for guiding hernia repairs. Conf Proc IEEE Eng Med Biol Soc. 2015 Aug; 2015:1243-6. PMID: 26736492.
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      4. Bettini A, Ulloa JG, Harris H. Appendicitis within Morgagni Hernia and simultaneous Paraesophageal Hernia. BMC Surg. 2015; 15:15. PMID: 25644716; PMCID: PMC4417238.
      5. Brown I, Bellevue O, Shawo A, Woldesemayat H, Lyo V, Rayikanti B, Lee M, Uzosike ED, Kasravi S, Harris HW. Low-dose cyclophosphamide improves survival in a murine treatment model of sepsis. Shock. 2015 Jan; 43(1):92-8. PMID: 25243421; PMCID: PMC4269572 [Available on 01/01/16].
      6. Carter JT, Kaplan JA, Nguyen JN, Lin MY, Rogers SJ, Harris HW. A prospective, randomized controlled trial of single-incision laparoscopic vs conventional 3-port laparoscopic appendectomy for treatment of acute appendicitis. J Am Coll Surg. 2014 May; 218(5):950-9. PMID: 24684867.
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      7. Sanchez Rodriguez R, Pauli ML, Neuhaus IM, Yu SS, Arron ST, Harris HW, Yang SH, Anthony BA, Sverdrup FM, Krow-Lucal E, MacKenzie TC, Johnson DS, Meyer EH, Löhr A, Hsu A, Koo J, Liao W, Gupta R, Debbaneh MG, Butler D, Huynh M, Levin EC, Leon A, Hoffman WY, McGrath MH, Alvarado MD, Ludwig CH, Truong HA, Maurano MM, Gratz IK, Abbas AK, Rosenblum MD. Memory regulatory T cells reside in human skin. J Clin Invest. 2014 Mar; 124(3):1027-36. PMID: 24509084; PMCID: PMC3934172.
      8. Beard JH, Oresanya LB, Akoko L, Mwanga A, Dicker RA, Harris HW. An estimation of inguinal hernia epidemiology adjusted for population age structure in Tanzania. Hernia. 2014 Apr; 18(2):289-95. PMID: 24241326.
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      9. Harris HW. Clinical outcomes of biologic mesh: where do we stand? Surg Clin North Am. 2013 Oct; 93(5):1217-25. PMID: 24035084.
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      10. Harris HW. Biologic mesh for ventral hernia repair: a cautionary tale. Ann Surg. 2013 Jun; 257(6):997-8. PMID: 23629526.
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      11. Beard JH, Oresanya LB, Ohene-Yeboah M, Dicker RA, Harris HW. Characterizing the global burden of surgical disease: a method to estimate inguinal hernia epidemiology in Ghana. World J Surg. 2013 Mar; 37(3):498-503. PMID: 23224074.
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      12. Primus FE, Harris HW. A critical review of biologic mesh use in ventral hernia repairs under contaminated conditions. Hernia. 2013 Feb; 17(1):21-30. PMID: 23296600; PMCID: PMC3601571.
      13. Chuang KI, Corley D, Postlethwaite DA, Merchant M, Harris HW. Does increased experience with laparoscopic cholecystectomy yield more complex bile duct injuries? Am J Surg. 2012 Apr; 203(4):480-7. PMID: 22326050.
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      14. Chuang KI, Leung B, Hsu N, Harris HW. Heparin protects against septic mortality via apoE-antagonism. Am J Surg. 2011 Sep; 202(3):325-35. PMID: 21741028; PMCID: PMC3163763.
      15. Leung B, Harris HW. NKT cells: the culprits of sepsis? J Surg Res. 2011 May 1; 167(1):87-95. PMID: 21035139.
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      16. Leung B, Harris HW. NKT cells in sepsis. Clin Dev Immunol. 2010; 2010. PMID: 20953368; PMCID: PMC2952903.
      17. Spitzer AL, Chuang KI, Victorino GP, Kasravi B, Curran B, Lee D, Harris HW. Chylomicrons combined with endotoxin moderate microvascular permeability. Innate Immun. 2011 Feb; 17(3):283-92. PMID: 20423922.
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      18. Chuang K, Elford EL, Tseng J, Leung B, Harris HW. An expanding role for apolipoprotein E in sepsis and inflammation. Am J Surg. 2010 Sep; 200(3):391-7. PMID: 20409531; PMCID: PMC2909338.
      19. Rogers SJ, Cello JP, Horn JK, Siperstein AE, Schecter WP, Campbell AR, Mackersie RC, Rodas A, Kreuwel HT, Harris HW. Prospective randomized trial of LC+LCBDE vs ERCP/S+LC for common bile duct stone disease. Arch Surg. 2010 Jan; 145(1):28-33. PMID: 20083751.
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      20. Mohebali K, Young DM, Hansen SL, Shawo A, Freise CE, Chang DS, Maa J, Harris HW. Open incisional hernia repair at an academic tertiary care medical center. Arch Surg. 2009 Sep; 144(9):848-52. PMID: 19797110.
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      21. Schecter WP, Hirshberg A, Chang DS, Harris HW, Napolitano LM, Wexner SD, Dudrick SJ. Enteric fistulas: principles of management. J Am Coll Surg. 2009 Oct; 209(4):484-91. PMID: 19801322.
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      22. Jamshidi R, Hill A, Harris H. Anaphylaxis caused by recurrent hydatid disease. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2009 Apr; 10(2):155-7. PMID: 18687050.
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      23. Mukhtar RA, Kattan OM, Harris HW. Variation in annual volume at a university hospital does not predict mortality for pancreatic resections. HPB Surg. 2008; 2008:190914. PMID: 19259261; PMCID: PMC2648113.
      24. Jancelewicz T, Vu LT, Shawo AE, Yeh B, Gasper WJ, Harris HW. Predicting strangulated small bowel obstruction: an old problem revisited. J Gastrointest Surg. 2009 Jan; 13(1):93-9. PMID: 18685902.
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      25. Kattan OM, Kasravi FB, Elford EL, Schell MT, Harris HW. Apolipoprotein E-mediated immune regulation in sepsis. J Immunol. 2008 Jul 15; 181(2):1399-408. PMID: 18606694.
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      26. Maa J, Wachter RM, Gosnell JE, Harris HW. The future of general surgery. JAMA. 2008 Mar 5; 299(9):1015; author reply 1015-6. PMID: 18319410.
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      27. Somsouk M, Shergill AK, Grenert JP, Harris H, Cello JP, Shah JN. Actinomycosis mimicking a pancreatic head neoplasm diagnosed by EUS-guided FNA. Gastrointest Endosc. 2008 Jul; 68(1):186-7. PMID: 18291393.
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      28. Jamshidi R, Harris H, Campbell AR. The value of teaching anatomy to medical students. Bull Am Coll Surg. 2008 Mar; 93(3):36. PMID: 18390228.
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      29. Schell MT, Barcia A, Spitzer AL, Harris HW. Pancreaticoduodenectomy: volume is not associated with outcome within an academic health care system. HPB Surg. 2008; 2008:825940. PMID: 18475317; PMCID: PMC2246060.
      30. Maa J, Gosnell JE, Carter JT, Wachter RM, Harris HW. The surgical hospitalist: a new solution for emergency surgical care? Bull Am Coll Surg. 2007 Nov; 92(11):8-17. PMID: 18041231.
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      31. Rajendran PM, Young D, Maurer T, Chambers H, Perdreau-Remington F, Ro P, Harris H. Randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of cephalexin for treatment of uncomplicated skin abscesses in a population at risk for community-acquired methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2007 Nov; 51(11):4044-8. PMID: 17846141; PMCID: PMC2151464.
      32. Kasravi B, Lee DH, Lee JW, Dada S, Harris HW. Chylomicron-bound LPS selectively inhibits the hepatocellular response to proinflammatory cytokines. J Surg Res. 2008 May 1; 146(1):96-103. PMID: 17707407; PMCID: PMC2829601.
      33. Maa J, Carter JT, Gosnell JE, Wachter R, Harris HW. The surgical hospitalist: a new model for emergency surgical care. J Am Coll Surg. 2007 Nov; 205(5):704-11. PMID: 17964447.
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      34. Derish PA, Maa J, Ascher NL, Harris HW. Enhancing the mission of academic surgery by promoting scientific writing skills. J Surg Res. 2007 Jun 15; 140(2):177-83. PMID: 17509262.
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      35. Rajendran PM, Young DM, Maurer T, Chambers HF, Jacobson MA, Harris HW. Antibiotic use in the treatment of soft tissue abscesses: a survey of current practice. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2007 Apr; 8(2):237-8. PMID: 17437370.
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      36. Maa J, Gosnell JE, Gibbs VC, Harris HW. Exporting excellence for Whipple resection to refine the Leapfrog Initiative. J Surg Res. 2007 Apr; 138(2):189-97. PMID: 17292411.
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      37. Paydar KZ, Hansen SL, Charlebois ED, Harris HW, Young DM. Inappropriate antibiotic use in soft tissue infections. Arch Surg. 2006 Sep; 141(9):850-4; discussion 855-6. PMID: 16983028.
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      38. Spitzer AL, Harris HW. Statins attenuate sepsis. Surgery. 2006 Mar; 139(3):283-7. PMID: 16546490.
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      39. Spitzer AL, Barcia AM, Schell MT, Barber A, Norman J, Grendell J, Harris HW. Applying Ockham's razor to pancreatitis prognostication: a four-variable predictive model. Ann Surg. 2006 Mar; 243(3):380-8. PMID: 16495704; PMCID: PMC1448950.
      40. Barcia AM, Harris HW. Triglyceride-rich lipoproteins as agents of innate immunity. Clin Infect Dis. 2005 Nov 15; 41 Suppl 7:S498-503. PMID: 16237653.
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      41. Harris HW. Apolipoprotein E: from Alzheimer's to sepsis. Crit Care Med. 2005 Nov; 33(11):2696-7. PMID: 16276207.
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      42. Spitzer AL, Mukhtar RA, Harris HW. Image of the month--quiz case. Traumatic intramuscular cyst of the duodenum. Arch Surg. 2005 Oct; 140(10):1005-6. PMID: 16230553.
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      43. Harris HW, Davis BR, Vitale GC. Cholecystectomy after endoscopic sphincterotomy for common bile duct stones: is surgery necessary? Surg Innov. 2005 Sep; 12(3):187-94. PMID: 16224638.
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      44. Spitzer AL, Thoeni RF, Barcia AM, Schell MT, Harris HW. Early nonenhanced abdominal computed tomography can predict mortality in severe acute pancreatitis. J Gastrointest Surg. 2005 Sep-Oct; 9(7):928-33. PMID: 16137586.
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      45. Schell MT, Spitzer AL, Johnson JA, Lee D, Harris HW. Heat shock inhibits NF-kB activation in a dose- and time-dependent manner. J Surg Res. 2005 Nov; 129(1):90-3. PMID: 16139305.
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      46. Harris HW. Lipoproteins are protective beyond high-density lipoprotein cholesterol and heart disease. Crit Care Med. 2005 Aug; 33(8):1859-60. PMID: 16096467.
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      47. Davis BR, Harris H, Vitale GC. The evolution of endoscopy: wireless capsule cameras for the diagnosis of occult gastrointestinal bleeding and inflammatory bowel disease. Surg Innov. 2005 Jun; 12(2):129-33. PMID: 16034501.
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      48. Kasravi FB, Lee DH, Weisgraber K, Harris HW. Lipoprotein-bound endotoxin exerts an immunomodulatory effect on hepatocytes through the lipid A domain of LPS. J Endotoxin Res. 2005; 11(1):19-24. PMID: 15826374.
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      49. Young DM, Harris HW, Charlebois ED, Chambers H, Campbell A, Perdreau-Remington F, Lee C, Mankani M, Mackersie R, Schecter WP. An epidemic of methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus soft tissue infections among medically underserved patients. Arch Surg. 2004 Sep; 139(9):947-51; discussion 951-3. PMID: 15381611.
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      50. Harris HW, Barcia A, Schell MT, Thoeni RF, Schecter WP. Necrotizing pancreatitis: a surgical approach independent of documented infection. HPB (Oxford). 2004; 6(3):161-8. PMID: 18333070; PMCID: PMC2020671.
      51. Kasravi FB, Brecht WJ, Weisgraber KH, Harris HW. Induction of cytokine tolerance requires internalization of Chylomicron-Bound LPS into hepatocytes. J Surg Res. 2003 Dec; 115(2):303-9. PMID: 14697298.
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      52. Miller G, Schecter WP, Harris HW. Gallbladder ascariasis in a patient with severe pancreatitis. Surgery. 2003 Apr; 133(4):445-6. PMID: 12717365.
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      53. Kasravi FB, Welch WJ, Peters-Lideu CA, Weisgraber KH, Harris HW. Induction of cytokine tolerance in rodent hepatocytes by chylomicron-bound LPS is low-density lipoprotein receptor dependent. Shock. 2003 Feb; 19(2):157-62. PMID: 12578125.
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      54. Harris HW, Kasravi FB. Lipoprotein-bound LPS induces cytokine tolerance in hepatocytes. J Endotoxin Res. 2003; 9(1):45-50. PMID: 12691618.
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      55. Harris HW, Young DM. Care of injection drug users with soft tissue infections in San Francisco, California. Arch Surg. 2002 Nov; 137(11):1217-22. PMID: 12413304.
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      56. Kumwenda ZL, Wong CB, Johnson JA, Gosnell JE, Welch WJ, Harris HW. Chylomicron-bound endotoxin selectively inhibits NF-kappaB activation in rat hepatocytes. Shock. 2002 Aug; 18(2):182-8. PMID: 12166784.
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      57. Harris HW, Brady SE, Rapp JH. Hepatic endosomal trafficking of lipoprotein-bound endotoxin in rats. J Surg Res. 2002 Jul; 106(1):188-95. PMID: 12127825.
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      58. Harris HW, Johnson JA, Wigmore SJ. Endogenous lipoproteins impact the response to endotoxin in humans. Crit Care Med. 2002 Jan; 30(1):23-31. PMID: 11902267.
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      59. Gosnell FE, O'Neill BB, Harris HW. Necrotizing pancreatitis during pregnancy: a rare cause and review of the literature. J Gastrointest Surg. 2001 Jul-Aug; 5(4):371-6. PMID: 11985977.
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      60. O'Neill BB, Gosnell JE, Lull RJ, Schecter WP, Koch J, Halvorsen RA, Harris HW. Cinematic nuclear scintigraphy reliably directs surgical intervention for patients with gastrointestinal bleeding. Arch Surg. 2000 Sep; 135(9):1076-81; discussion 1081-2. PMID: 10982513.
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      61. Gosnell JE, Wong CB, Kumwenda ZL, Welch WJ, Harris HW. Extracellular matrix regulates the hepatocellular heat shock response. J Surg Res. 2000 Jun 1; 91(1):43-9. PMID: 10816348.
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      62. Harris HW, Gosnell JE, Kumwenda ZL. The lipemia of sepsis: triglyceride-rich lipoproteins as agents of innate immunity. J Endotoxin Res. 2000; 6(6):421-30. PMID: 11521066.
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      63. Harris HW, Morabito DJ, Mackersie RC, Halvorsen RA, Schecter WP. Leukocytosis and free fluid are important indicators of isolated intestinal injury after blunt trauma. J Trauma. 1999 Apr; 46(4):656-9. PMID: 10217230.
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      64. Harris HW, Rockey DC, Young DM, Welch WJ. Diet-induced protection against lipopolysaccharide includes increased hepatic NO production. J Surg Res. 1999 Apr; 82(2):339-45. PMID: 10090849.
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      65. Sheen-Chen SM, Chau P, Harris HW. Obstructive jaundice alters Kupffer cell function independent of bacterial translocation. J Surg Res. 1998 Dec; 80(2):205-9. PMID: 9878315.
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      66. Harris HW, Kumwenda ZL, Sheen-Chen SM, Shah A, Schecter WP. Recurrent pyogenic cholangitis. Am J Surg. 1998 Jul; 176(1):34-7. PMID: 9683129.
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      67. Harris HW, Rockey DC, Chau P. Chylomicrons alter the hepatic distribution and cellular response to endotoxin in rats. Hepatology. 1998 May; 27(5):1341-8. PMID: 9581689.
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      68. Glasgow RE, Visser BC, Harris HW, Patti MG, Kilpatrick SJ, Mulvihill SJ. Changing management of gallstone disease during pregnancy. Surg Endosc. 1998 Mar; 12(3):241-6. PMID: 9502704.
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      69. Harris HW, Schecter WP. Surgical risk assessment and management in patients with HIV disease. Gastroenterol Clin North Am. 1997 Jun; 26(2):377-91. PMID: 9187930.
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      70. Ghermay AP, Brady S, Havel RJ, Harris HW, Rapp JH. Sepsis increases endocytosis of endotoxin into hepatocytes. Surgery. 1996 Aug; 120(2):389-93; discussion 393-4. PMID: 8751609.
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      71. Read TE, Harris HW, Grunfeld C, Feingold KR, Kane JP, Rapp JH. The protective effect of serum lipoproteins against bacterial lipopolysaccharide. Eur Heart J. 1993 Dec; 14 Suppl K:125-9. PMID: 8131781.
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      72. Read TE, Harris HW, Grunfeld C, Feingold KR, Calhoun MC, Kane JP, Rapp JH. Chylomicrons enhance endotoxin excretion in bile. Infect Immun. 1993 Aug; 61(8):3496-502. PMID: 8335381; PMCID: PMC281028.
      73. Harris HW, Grunfeld C, Feingold KR, Read TE, Kane JP, Jones AL, Eichbaum EB, Bland GF, Rapp JH. Chylomicrons alter the fate of endotoxin, decreasing tumor necrosis factor release and preventing death. J Clin Invest. 1993 Mar; 91(3):1028-34. PMID: 8450032; PMCID: PMC288056.
      74. Eichbaum EB, Harris HW, Kane JP, Rapp JH. Chylomicrons can inhibit endotoxin activity in vitro. J Surg Res. 1991 Nov; 51(5):413-6. PMID: 1758174.
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      75. Harris HW, Eichbaum EB, Kane JP, Rapp JH. Detection of endotoxin in triglyceride-rich lipoproteins in vitro. J Lab Clin Med. 1991 Aug; 118(2):186-93. PMID: 1856581.
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      76. Harris HW, Grunfeld C, Feingold KR, Rapp JH. Human very low density lipoproteins and chylomicrons can protect against endotoxin-induced death in mice. J Clin Invest. 1990 Sep; 86(3):696-702. PMID: 2394827; PMCID: PMC296783.
      77. Harris HW, Rapp JH, Reilly LM, Orlando PA, Krupski WC, Goldstone J. Saphenous vein bypass to pedal arteries. An aggressive strategy for foot salvage. Arch Surg. 1989 Oct; 124(10):1232-5; discussion 1235-6. PMID: 2802989.
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      78. Pan X, Rapp JH, Harris HW, Krupski WC, Hale JD, Sheldon P, Kaufman L. Identification of aortic thrombus by magnetic resonance imaging. J Vasc Surg. 1989 Jun; 9(6):801-5. PMID: 2724465.
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      79. Rapp JH, Harris HW, Hamilton RL, Krupski WC, Reilly LM, Ehrenfeld WK, Stoney RJ, Goldstone J, Kane JP. Particle size distribution of lipoproteins from human atherosclerotic plaque: a preliminary report. J Vasc Surg. 1989 Jan; 9(1):81-8. PMID: 2911145.
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