Carlos Corvera, MD

SchoolUCSF School of Medicine
Address533 Parnassus Ave, UC Hall
San Francisco CA 94143
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    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, New YorkHepatobiliary Surgery2002Surgery
    Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center , New YorkSurgical Oncology Clinical Fellowship 2001 Surgery
    University of California, San Francisco General Surgery Residency 2000School of Medicine
    University of California San DiegoM.D.1993School of Medicine

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    1. Hope TA, Aslam R, Weinstein S, Yeh BM, Corvera C, 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. 2016 Oct 31. PMID: 27801693.
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    2. Ikram NS, Yee J, Weinstein S, Yeh BM, Corvera C, Monto A, Hope TA. Multiple arterial phase MRI of arterial hypervascular hepatic lesions: improved arterial phase capture and lesion enhancement. Abdom Radiol (NY). 2016 Oct 21. PMID: 27770162.
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    3. Kim SS, Nakakura EK, Wang ZJ, Kim GE, Corvera C, 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. PMID: 27444658.
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    4. Rezvani M, Español-Suñer R, Malato Y, Dumont L, Grimm AA, Kienle E, Bindman JG, Wiedtke E, Hsu BY, Naqvi SJ, Schwabe RF, Corvera C, Grimm D, Willenbring H. In Vivo Hepatic Reprogramming of Myofibroblasts with AAV Vectors as a Therapeutic Strategy for Liver Fibrosis. Cell Stem Cell. 2016 Jun 2; 18(6):809-16. PMID: 27257763.
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    5. Qadan M, Garden OJ, Corvera C, Visser BC. Management of Postoperative Hepatic Failure. J Am Coll Surg. 2016 Feb; 222(2):195-208. PMID: 26705902.
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    6. Hope TA, Verdin EF, Bergsland EK, Ohliger MA, Corvera C, 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. PMID: 26501822; PMCID: PMC4573645.
    7. 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 C, Bunnett NW. The bile acid receptor TGR5 activates the TRPA1 channel to induce itch in mice. Gastroenterology. 2014 Dec; 147(6):1417-28. PMID: 25194674.
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    8. Leung U, Pandit-Taskar N, Corvera C, 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. PMID: 24894161; PMCID: PMC4487754.
    9. Ho EY, Cozen ML, Shen H, Lerrigo R, Trimble E, Ryan JC, Corvera C, Monto A. Expanded use of aggressive therapies improves survival in early and intermediate hepatocellular carcinoma. HPB (Oxford). 2014 Aug; 16(8):758-67. PMID: 24467780; PMCID: PMC4113259.
    10. 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 C. 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 9; 288(32):22942-60. PMID: 23818521; PMCID: PMC3743472.
    11. 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 C. The TGR5 receptor mediates bile acid-induced itch and analgesia. J Clin Invest. 2013 Apr; 123(4):1513-30. PMID: 23524965; PMCID: PMC3613908.
    12. Rajagopal S, Kumar DP, Mahavadi S, Bhattacharya S, Zhou R, Corvera C, Bunnett NW, Grider JR, Murthy KS. Activation of G protein-coupled bile acid receptor, TGR5, induces smooth muscle relaxation via both Epac- and PKA-mediated inhibition of RhoA/Rho kinase pathway. Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol. 2013 Mar 1; 304(5):G527-35. PMID: 23275618; PMCID: PMC3602680.
    13. Alemi F, Poole DP, Chiu J, Schoonjans K, Cattaruzza F, Grider JR, Bunnett NW, Corvera C. 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. PMID: 23041323.
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    14. Cottrell GS, Alemi F, Kirkland JG, Grady EF, Corvera C, 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. PMID: 22484227; PMCID: PMC3356482.
    15. Warne JP, Alemi F, Reed AS, Varonin JM, Chan H, Piper ML, Mullin ME, Myers MG, Corvera C, Xu AW. Impairment of central leptin-mediated PI3K signaling manifested as hepatic steatosis independent of hyperphagia and obesity. Cell Metab. 2011 Dec 7; 14(6):791-803. PMID: 22152304; PMCID: PMC3240844.
    16. Thompson M, Hiniker A, Duh QY, Corvera C. Visual vignette. What is the diagnosis? Insulin-secreting tumor. Endocr Pract. 2011 Sep-Oct; 17(5):832. PMID: 21742611.
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    17. Alemi F, Kwon E, Chiu J, Aoki H, Stewart L, Corvera C. Laparoscopic treatment of liver tumours using a two-needle probe bipolar radiofrequency ablation device. HPB (Oxford). 2011 Sep; 13(9):656-64. PMID: 21843267; PMCID: PMC3183451.
    18. Alemi F, Kwon E, Freise C, Kang SM, Hirose R, Stewart L, Corvera C. Hepatic surgery at a VA tertiary medical center: lessons learned. Am J Surg. 2010 Nov; 200(5):591-5. PMID: 21056134.
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    19. Russell JS, Sawhney R, Monto A, Nanavati S, Davoren JB, Aslam R, Corvera C. 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. PMID: 21056149.
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    20. Lavoie B, Balemba OB, Godfrey C, Watson CA, Vassileva G, Corvera C, 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 1; 588(Pt 17):3295-305. PMID: 20624794; PMCID: PMC2976023.
    21. Poole DP, Godfrey C, Cattaruzza F, Cottrell GS, Kirkland JG, Pelayo JC, Bunnett NW, Corvera C. 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. PMID: 20236244; PMCID: PMC2891892.
    22. Parekh J, Corvera C. Hemorrhagic cholecystitis. Arch Surg. 2010 Feb; 145(2):202-4. PMID: 20157090.
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    23. Kirkland JG, Godfrey CB, Garrett R, Kakar S, Yeh BM, Corvera C. Reversible surgical model of biliary inflammation and obstructive jaundice in mice. J Surg Res. 2010 Dec; 164(2):221-7. PMID: 19932898.
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    24. Ozgediz D, Zheng J, Smith EB, Corvera C. Abdominal actinomycosis after laparoscopic cholecystectomy: a rare complication of bile spillage. Surg Infect (Larchmt). 2009 Jun; 10(3):297-300. PMID: 19485786.
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    25. Chang TT, Corvera C. Caudate split for open and laparoscopic liver resections. J Am Coll Surg. 2008 Dec; 207(6):e7-9. PMID: 19183523.
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    26. Ozgediz D, Smith EB, Zheng J, Otero J, Tabatabai ZL, Corvera C. Basal cell carcinoma does metastasize. Dermatol Online J. 2008; 14(8):5. PMID: 19061565.
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    27. Chang TT, Sawhney R, Monto A, Davoren JB, Kirkland JG, Stewart L, Corvera C. Implementation of a multidisciplinary treatment team for hepatocellular cancer at a Veterans Affairs Medical Center improves survival. HPB (Oxford). 2008; 10(6):405-11. PMID: 19088925; PMCID: PMC2597312.
    28. Corvera C, 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. PMID: 18155569.
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    29. Kirkland JG, Cottrell GS, Bunnett NW, Corvera C. 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. PMID: 17431214.
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    30. Clifton MS, Hoy JJ, Chang J, Idumalla PS, Fakhruddin H, Grady EF, Dada S, Corvera C, 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. PMID: 17363466.
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    31. Corvera C, 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. PMID: 17054993.
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    32. Corvera C, 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. PMID: 16628089.
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    33. Corvera C, 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. PMID: 16310689.
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    34. Sturgeon C, Corvera C, Clark OH. The missing thyroid. J Am Coll Surg. 2005 Dec; 201(6):841-6. PMID: 16310686.
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    35. Corvera C, Jablons D, Morita E, Clark OH. Retrocardiac parathyroid tumor: a rare mediastinal site. Surgery. 2004 Jan; 135(1):104-7. PMID: 14694307.
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    36. Corvera C, 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. PMID: 12607577.
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    37. 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. PMID: 12368667; PMCID: PMC1422593.
    38. Steinhoff M, Corvera C, 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. PMID: 10439226.
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    39. Corvera C, 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. PMID: 10358115; PMCID: PMC2269379.
    40. Glasgow RE, Showstack JA, Katz PP, Corvera C, 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. PMID: 9927127.
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    41. McConalogue K, Corvera C, 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. PMID: 9693383; PMCID: PMC25486.
    42. Déry O, Corvera C, 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. PMID: 9696685.
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    43. Patti MG, Corvera C, 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. PMID: 9834415.
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    44. Corvera C, 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. PMID: 9294103; PMCID: PMC508316.
    45. Corvera C, Kirkwood KS. Recent advances. General surgery. BMJ. 1997 Sep 6; 315(7108):586-9. PMID: 9302958; PMCID: PMC2127394.
    46. Firestein BL, Xing M, Hughes RJ, Corvera C, 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. PMID: 8853423.
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