Pearl Ma, MD, FACS

Title(s)Assistant Clinical Professor, Surgery - Fresno
SchoolSchool of Medicine
Address155 N Fresno St
Fresno CA 93701
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    1. A Matched Comparative Analysis of Type-2 Diabetes Mellitus Remission Between Roux-en-Y Gastric Bypass and Sleeve Gastrectomy. Surg Innov. 2024 Apr; 31(2):148-156. Hage K, Ma P, Ghusn W, Ikemiya K, Acosta A, Vierkant RA, Abu Dayyeh BK, Higa KD, Ghanem OM. PMID: 38252529.
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    2. FIB-4 Reliability in Patients With Severe Obesity: Lower Cutoffs Needed? J Clin Gastroenterol. 2023 Nov 03. Green V, Lin J, McGrath M, Lloyd A, Ma P, Higa K, Roytman M. PMID: 37983815.
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    3. Type 2 diabetes remission after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: a multicentered experience with long-term follow-up. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2023 Dec; 19(12):1339-1345. Hage K, Ikemiya K, Ghusn W, Lu L, Kennel KA, McKenzie TJ, Kellogg TA, Abu Dayyeh BK, Higa KD, Spaniolas K, Ma P, Ghanem OM. PMID: 37914608.
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    4. The role of diabetes severity scores in predicting disease remission in patients with BMI > 50 kg/m2 undergoing Roux-En-Y gastric bypass and sleeve gastrectomy: a multi-centered study. Surg Endosc. 2023 09; 37(9):7114-7120. Ghusn W, Ma P, Ikemiya K, Hage K, Abboud DM, Vierkant RA, Kendrick ML, Higa K, Acosta A, Ghanem OM. PMID: 37311891.
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    5. Diabetes Mellitus Remission in Patients with BMI > 50 kg/m2 after Bariatric Surgeries: A Real-World Multi-Centered Study. Obes Surg. 2023 06; 33(6):1838-1845. Ghusn W, Ikemiya K, Al Annan K, Acosta A, Dayyeh BKA, Lee E, Spaniolas K, Kendrick M, Higa K, Ma P, Ghanem OM. PMID: 37118640.
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    6. Effect of metabolic surgery on immunosuppressive medication use in patients with rheumatic diseases. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2022 Sep 06. Ma P, Vahibe A, McKenzie T, Hurtado Andrade MD, Vierkant RA, Higa K, Kendrick M, Ghanem OM. PMID: 36202738.
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    7. Biography: Pearl Ma, MD FACS FASMBS ABOM. Obes Surg. 2022 07; 32(7):1-2. Ma P. PMID: 35739415.
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    8. Laparoscopic modified Nissen fundoplication over Roux-en-Y gastric bypass and hiatal hernia repair for intractable gastroesophageal reflux. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2020 Nov; 16(11):1877-1878. Ma P, Higa K. PMID: 32763105.
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    9. Laparoscopic resection of intussusception after Roux-en-Y gastric bypass: comparison between the conventional and a simplified approach. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2020 Sep; 16(9):1376-1377. Shuchleib A, Ma P, Boone K, Higa K. PMID: 32611491.
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    10. Complications of Roux-En-O gastric bypass. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2020 Jul; 16(7):967-968. Ma P, Higa K. PMID: 32371035.
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    11. Laparoscopic revision of a transected silastic vertical gastric bypass (Fobi pouch) with totally hand sewn gastrojejunostomy for complicated marginal ulcer. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2020 May; 16(5):704. Abunnaja S, Ma P, Higa K. PMID: 32107169.
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    12. Reduction of opioid use after implementation of enhanced recovery after bariatric surgery (ERABS). Surg Endosc. 2020 05; 34(5):2184-2190. Ma P, Lloyd A, McGrath M, Moore R, Jackson A, Boone K, Higa K. PMID: 31342260.
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    13. Efficacy of liposomal bupivacaine versus bupivacaine in port site injections on postoperative pain within enhanced recovery after bariatric surgery program: a randomized clinical trial. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2019 Sep; 15(9):1554-1562. Ma P, Lloyd A, McGrath M, Shuchleib Cung A, Akusoba I, Jackson A, Swartz D, Boone K, Higa K. PMID: 31375443.
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    14. Reversal of Roux en Y gastric bypass: largest single institution experience. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2019 08; 15(8):1311-1316. Ma P, Ghiassi S, Lloyd A, Haddad A, Boone K, DeMaria E, Higa K. PMID: 31262648.
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    15. Conversion of standard Roux-en-Y gastric bypass to distal bypass for weight loss failure and metabolic syndrome: 3-year follow-up and evolution of technique to reduce nutritional complications. Surg Obes Relat Dis. 2018 05; 14(5):554-561. Ghiassi S, Higa K, Chang S, Ma P, Lloyd A, Boone K, DeMaria EJ. PMID: 29567059.
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    16. Revisional Bariatric/Metabolic Surgery: What Dictates Its Indications? Curr Atheroscler Rep. 2016 Jul; 18(7):42. Ma P, Reddy S, Higa KD. PMID: 27221504.
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