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Publications & presentations by David Sindram, MD

The following is a list of presentations and publications that David Sindram, MD, has written or co-written about topics related to hepatobiliary and pancreas conditions, disorders and treatments. If you are interested in reading more of any of the articles referenced here, please ask anyone in our office so we can help you locate the article you are seeking.

Publications in peer-reviewed journals

  1. Laparoscopic Microwave Ablation of Human Liver Tumours Using a Novel Three-Dimensional Magnetic Guidance System. Sindram D, Simo KA, Swan RZ, Razzaque S, Niemeyer DJ, Seshadri RM, Hanna E, McKillop IH, Iannitti DA, Martinie JB. HPB (Oxford). 2014 Sept 17. doi: 10.1111/hpb.12315. [Epub ahead of print] PMID: 25231167 [PubMed – as supplied by publisher].
  2. Microwave Ablation for Hepatic Malignancies: A Call for Standard Reporting and Outcomes. North DA, Groeschl RT, Sindram D, Martinie JB, Iannitti DA, Bloomston M, Schmidt C, Rilling WS, Gamblin TC, Martin RC. Am J Surg. 2014 Aug;208(2):284-94. doi: 10.1016/j.amjsurg.2014.02.002. Epub 2014 Apr 12. Review. PMID:24970652 [PubMed- indexed for MEDLINE].
  3. Comparison of Culture and Molecular Techniques for Microbial Community Characterization in Infected Necrotizing Pancreatitis. Hanna EM, Hamp TJ, McKillop IH, Bahrani-Mougeot F, Martinie JB, Horton JM, Sindram D, Gharaibeh RZ, Fodor AA, Iannitti DA. J Surg Res. 2014 Oct; 191(2):362-9. doi: 10.1016/j.jss.2014.05.003.Epub 2014 May 9. PMID: 24952411 [PubMed – in process].
  4. Altered Lysophosphatidic Acid (LPA) Receptor Expression During Hepatic Regeneration in a Mouse Model of Partial Hepatectomy. Simo KA, Niemeyer DJ, Hanna EM, Swet JH, Thompson KJ, Sindram D, Iannitti DA, Eheim AL, Sokolov E, Zuckerman V, McKillop IH. HPB (Oxord). 2014 June;16(6):534-42. doi: 10.1111/hpb.12176.Epub 2013 Sep 24. PMID: 24750398 [PubMed – in process].
  5. DJ. Niemeyer, KA.Simo, MT.McMillan, RM.Seshadri, EM.Hanna, JH.Swet, RZ.Swan, D.Sindram, JB.Martinie, IH.McKillop, DA.Iannitti. Optimal Ablation Volumes Are Achieved at Submaximal Power Settings in a 2.45-GHz Microwave Ablation System. Surg Innov. 2014 Jun 3
  6. RZ.Swan, DJ. Niemeyer, RM.Seshadri, KJ.Thompson, A.Walters, JB.Martinie, D.Sindram, DA.Iannitti. The Impact of Regionalization of Pancreaticoduodenectomy for Pancreatic Cancer in North Carolina since 2004. Am Surg. 2014 Jun;80(6):561-6
  7. RT.Groeschl, CH.Pilgrim, EM. Hanna, KA. Simo, RZ. Swan, D.Sindram, JB.Martinie, DA.Iannitti, M.Bloomston, C.Schmidt, H.Khabiri, LA.Shirley, RC.Martin, S.Tsai, KK.Turaga, KK.Christians, WS.Rilling, TC.Gamblin. Microwave ablation for hepatic malignancies: a multiinstitutional analysis. Ann Surg. 2014 Jun;259(6):1195-200
  8. KA Simo, IH McKillop, MT.McMillan, WA.Ahrens, AL.Walters, KJ.Thompson, TS.Kuwada, JB.Martinie, DA Iannitti, KS.Gersin, D.Sindram. Does a Calculated "NAFLD Fibrosis Score" Reliably Negate the Need for Liver Biopsy in Patients Undergoing Bariatric Surgery? Obes Surg. 2014 Jan 24(1):15-21
  9. KA.Simo, RZ.Swan, D.Sindram, JB.Martinie, DA.Iannitti. Laparoscopic Transgastric Endolumenal Cystgastrostomy and Pancreatic Debridement. Surg Endosc, 2014 May;28(5):1465-72
  10. KA.Simo, DJ.Niemeyer, EM.Hanna, JH.Swet, KJ.Thompson, D.Sindram, DA.Iannitti, AL.Eheim, V.Zuckerman, IH.McKillop. Altered lysophosphatidic acid receptor expression during hepatic regeneration (reviewed and resubmitted w/edits – HPB, July 2013).
  11. EM.Hanna, N.Rozario, C.Rupp, D.Sindram, DA.Iannitti, JB.Martinie. Robotic hepatobiliary and pancreatic surgery: lessons learned and predictors for conversion. Int J Med Robot. 2013 Jun9(2):152-9. Epub ahead of print. PMID:23508922.
  12. KA.Simo, VB.Tsirline, D.Sindram, MT.McMillan, KJ.Thompson, RZ.Swan, IH.McKillop, JB.Martinie, DA.Iannitti. Microwave ablation using 915-MHz and 2.45-GHz systems: what are the differences? HPB. 2013 Mar14 (Epub ahead of print). PMID:23490330.
  13. EH.Hanna, KA.Simo, JB.Martinie, DA.Iannitti, D.Sindram. CT Volumetrics Following Single Application, Single Antenna Microwave Ablation of Liver Lesions. J Microwave Surg. 2013:1-9.
  14. RZ.Swan, D.Sindram, JB.Martinie, DA.Iannitti. Operative Microwave Ablation for Hepatocellular Carcinoma: Complications, Recurrence, and Long-Term Outcomes. J Gastrointest Surg. 2013 Apr;17(4):719-29. Epub ahead of print. PMID:23404173.
  15. VB.Tsirline, KN.Lau, RZ.Swan, PN.Montero, D.Sindram, JB.Martinie, DA.Iannitti. Evaluation of an Innovative, Cordless Ultrasonic Dissector. Surg Innov. Jan 8, 2013 (Epub ahead of print). PMID:23302577.
  16. JM.Curry, KJ.Thompson, SG.Rao, DM.Besmer, AM.Murphy, VZ.Grdzelishvili, WA.Ahrens, IH.McKillop, D.Sindram, DA.Iannitti, JB.Martinie, P.Mukherjee. The Use of a Novel MUC1 Antibody to Identify Cancer Stem Cells and Circulating MUC1 in Mice and Patients with Pancretic Cancer. J Surg Oncol. 2013 Jun;107(7):713-22. Epub ahead of print. PMID:23335066.
  17. KJ Thompson, RZ.Swan, TL.Walling, DA.Iannitti, IH.McKillop, D.Sindram. Obesity, But Not Ethanol, Promotes Tumor Incidence and Progression in a Mouse Model of Hepatocellular Carcinoma in vivo. Surg Endosc. 2013 Aug:27(8):2782-91. Epub ahead of print. PMID:23468327.
  18. E.Sokolov, AL.Eheim, WA.Ahrens, TL.Walling, JH.Swet, MT.McMillan, KA.Simo, KJ.Thompson, D.Sindram, IH. Mckillop. Lysophosphatidic Acid Receptor Expression and Function in Human Hepatocellular Carcinoma. J Surg Res. 2013 Mar;180(1):104-13. Epub ahead of print. PMID:23182454.
  19. D.Stefanidis, AP.Coker, JM.Green, VP.Casingal, D.Sindram, FL.Greene. Feasibility and Value of a Procedural Workshop for Surgery Residents Based on Phase II of the APDS/ACS National Skills Curriculum. J Surg Educ. 2012 Nov-Dec;69(6);735-9. PMID:23111039.
  20. KA.Simo, IH.McKillop, WA.Ahrens, JB.Martinie, DA.Iannitti, D.Sindram. Invasive Biliary Mucinous Cystic Neoplasm: A Review. HPB. 2012 Nov;14(11):725-40. Epub ahead of print. PMID:2304366.
  21. KQ.McKinney, JG.Lee, D.Sindram, MW.Russo, DK.Han, HL.Bonkovsky, SI.Hwang. Identification of Differentially Expressed Proteins from Primary versus Metastatic Pancreatic Cancer Cells Using Subcellular Proteomics. Cancer Genomics Proteomics. 2012 Sep-Oct;9(5):257-63. PMID:22990105.
  22. KJ.Thompson, RZ.Swan, DA.Iannitti, IH.McKillop, D.Sindram. Diet-Induced Obesity and Ethanol Impair Progression of Hepatocellular Carcinoma in a Mouse Mesenteric Vein Injection Model. Surg Endosc. 2012 Jul 18. (Epub ahead of print).
  23. KJ.Thompson, RZ.Swan, DA.Iannitti, IH.McKillop, D.Sindram. Diet-induced obesity and ethanol impair progression of hepatocellular carcinoma in a mouse mesenteric vein injection model. Surg Endosc. 2013 Jan;27(1):246-55. Epub ahead of print. PMID:22806512.
  24. WA.Glick, KA.Simo, RZ.Swan, D.Sindram, DA.Iannitti, JB.Martinie. Pyogenic Hepatic Abscess Secondary to Endolumenal Perforation of an Ingested Foreign Body. J Gastrointest Surg. 2012 Apr;16(4):885-7. Epub ahead of print. PMID:21989581.
  25. RZ.Swan, E.Hanna, D.Sindram, DA.Iannitti, JB.Martinie. Adrenocortical Carcinoma with Intracaval Extension to the Right Atrium Resection on Cardiopulmonary Bypass. Ann Surg Onc. 2012 Apr;19(4):1275. Epub ahead of print. PMID:22278755.
  26. I.Belyansky, TR.Martin, AS.Prabhu, VB.Tsirline, LD.Howley, R.Phillips, D.Sindram, BT.Heniford, D.Stefanidis. Poor Resident-Attending Intraoperative Communication May Compromise Patient Safety. J Surg Res.2011 Dec;171(2):386-94. PMID:21601875.
  27. D.Sindram, K.Martin, JP.Meadows, AS.Prabhu, JJ.Heath, IH.McKillop, DA.Iannitti. Collagen-Elastin Ratio Predicts Burst Pressure of Arterial Seals Created Using a Bipolar Vessel Sealing Device in a Porcine Model. Surg Endosc. 25(8):2604-12. Aug 2011 (Epub 2011 Mar 15).
  28. JF.Byrd, N.Agee, RZ.Swan, KN.Lau, JJ.Heath, IH.McKillop, D.Sindram, JB.Martinie, DA.Iannitti. Evaluation of Absorbable and Permanent Mesh Fixation Devices: Adhesion Formation and Mechanical Strength. Hernia. 2011 Oct;15(5):553-8. PMID:21594698.
  29. JF.Byrd, N.Agee, PH.Nguyen, JJHeath, KN.Lau, IH.McKillop, D.Sindram, JB.Martinie, DA.Iannitti. Evaluation of composite mesh for ventral hernia repair. JSLS. 2011 Jul-Sep;15(3):298-304. PMID:21985713.
  30. JF.Byrd, N.Agee, IH.McKillop, D.Sindram, JB.Martinie, DA.Iannitti. Colour doppler ultrasonography provides real-time microwave field visualisation in an ex vivo porcine model. HPB. 2011 Jun;13(6):400-3. Epub ahead of print. PMID:21609372.
  31. K.Lau, RZ.Swan, D.Sindram, JB.Martinie, DA.Iannitti. Hepatic Tumor Ablation: Application in a Community Hospital Setting. Surgical Oncology Clinics of North America: Surgical Oncology in the Community Cancer Center. Ed. F.L.Greene, 2011 Jul;20 (3):455-466. PMID:21640915.
  32. D.Sindram. Reaching the Colorectal Liver Masses. (Editorial). Ann Surg Oncol, 17(12):3080-1. 2010.
  33. D.Sindram, IH.McKillop, JB.Martinie, DA.Iannitti. Novel 3D Laparoscopic Magnetic Ultrasound Image Guidance for Lesion Targeting. HPB, 2010;12(10):709-16.
  34. KJ.Thompson, KN.Lau, S.Johnson, JB.Martinie, DA.Iannitti, IH.McKillop, D.Sindram. Leptin Inhibits Hepatocellular Carcinoma Proliferation via p38-MAPK-Dependent Signaling. HPB, 13(4):225-33. Apr 2011.
  35. D.Sindram, RZ.Swan, KN.Lau, IH.McKillop, DA.Iannitti, JB.Martinie. Real-Time 3-Dimensional Guided Ultrasound Targeting System for Microwave Ablation of Liver Tumors: A Human Pilot Study. HPB, 13(3):185-91. Mar 2011. Epub 2011, Jan 27.
  36. RZ.Swan, KN.Lau, D.Sindram, JB.Martinie, DA.Iannitti. Pancreatic Resection at a Large Tertiary Care Community Hospital: Building a Successful Pancreatic Surgery Program. Surgical Oncology Clinics of North America: Surgical Oncology in the Community Cancer Center. Ed. F.L.Greene, 2011 Jul;20 (3):487-500. PMID:21640917.
  37. KN.Lau, N.Agee, IH.McKillop, RZ.Swan, D.Sindram, JB.Martinie, DA.Iannitti. Ex Vivo Evaluation of a New 1.8mm Percutaneous Microwave Antenna Using a 2.45GHz System. J Int Oncol. 3(2):46-52.
  38. D.Sindram, JB.Martine, J.Meadows, A.Prabhu, JJ.Heath, IH.McKillop, DA.Iannitti. Collagen-Elastin Ratio Predicts Burst Pressure of Arterial Seals Created Using a Bipolar Vessel Sealing Device in a Porcine Model. Surg Endosc, 25(8):2604-12. Aug 2011.
  39. D.Sindram, K.Haley, IH.McKillop, JB.Martinie, DA.Iannitti. Determination of Angle, Depth and Distance of Antennae as Skin Burn Risks in Microwave Ablation in a Porcine Model. J Int Oncol, 3(1):46-52. 2010.
  40. KN.Lau, D.Sindram, N.Agee, JB.Martinie, DA.Iannitti. Bile Duct Injury after Single Incision Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy. J Soc Lap Surg, 2010 Oct-Dec;14(4):587-91. PMID:21605529.
  41. D.Sindram, KN. Lau, JB.Martinie, DA.Iannitti. Hepatic Tumor Ablation. Surgical Clinics of North America, 90(4):863-76. 2010.
  42. KN.Lau, D.Sindram, WA.Ahrens, N.Agee, JB.Martinie, DA.Iannitti. Gastric Elastofibroma. Am Surg, 76(12):1446-8. Dec 2010.
  43. D.Sindram, DA.Iannitti. “Laparoscopic Ablation of Liver Tumors” in Minimally Invasive Cancer Management, Green FL, Heniford BT (Eds.), 2nd Ed., pp 229-237. 2010.
  44. GL.Adams, RJ.Manson, I.Turner, D.Sindram, JH.Lawson. The Balance of Thrombosis and Hemorrhage in Surgery. Hematol Oncol Clin North Am, 2007, 21:13-24.
  45. D.Sindram, JE.Tuttle-Newhall. “Hepatobiliary Surgery” in First Exposure to General Surgery D.O. Jacobs, 2006.
  46. D.Sindram, KBen-David. “Laparoscopic Cholecystectomy” in Atlas of Laparoscopic Surgery. Pappas, Theodore N.; Harnisch, Michael; Pryor, Aurora D. (Eds.) 3rd ed., 2008.
  47. D.Sindram, D.Portenier “Complications of laparoscopic cholecystectomy” in Atlas of Laparoscopic Surgery. Pappas, Theodore N.; Harnisch, Michael; Pryor, Aurora D. (Eds.) 3rd ed., 2008.
  48. D.Sindram, AG.Upadhya, S.Strasberg, PA.Clavien. Ischemic Preconditioning Protects Against Cold Ischemic Injury through an Oxidative Stress Dependent Mechanism. Journal of Hepatology, 2002, 36: 78-84.
  49. HA.Rudiger, KJ.Kang, D.Sindram, HM.Riehle, PA.Clavien. Comparison of Ischemic Preconditioning and Intermittent and Continuous Inflow Occlusion in the Murine Liver. Annals of Surgery, 2002, 235: 400-7.
  50. WH.de Vos tot Nederveen Cappel, HJ.Jarvinen, J.Bork, T.Berk, G.Griffioen, J.Karner-Hanusch, FM.Nagengast, G.Moslein, LB.Svendsen, G.Winde, L.Bertario, PA.Goldberg, S.Bulow, D.Sindram, HF.Vasen. Surgical Management of Severe Duodenal Adenomatosis In Famelial Adenomatous Poliposis: a World Wide Survey Among Poliposis Registries.
  51. M.Selzner, HA.Rudiger, N.Selzner, DW.Thomas, D.Sindram, PA.Clavien. Transgenic Mice Overexpressing Human Bcl-2 are Resistant to Hepatic Ischemia and Reperfusion. Journal of Hepatology, 2002, 36: 218-25.
  52. D.Sindram, RJ.Porte, MR.Hoffman, RC.Bentley, PA.Clavien. Synergism between Platelets and Leukocytes in Inducing Endothelial Cell Apoptosis in the Cold Ischemic Rat Liver: a Kupffer Cell Dependent Mechanism. FASEB Journal, 2001, 12:1230-2.
  53. D.Sindram, RJ.Porte, MR.Hoffman, RC.Bentley, PA.Clavien. Platelets Induce Sinusoidal Endothelial Cell Apoptosis upon Reperfusion of the Cold Ischemic Rat Liver. Gastroenterology, 2000, 118: 183-191.
  54. SS.Yadav, D.Sindram, D.Perry, PA.Clavien. Ischemic preconditioning protects the mouse liver by inhibition of apoptosis through a caspase dependent pathway. Hepatology, 1999, 30: 1223-1231.
  55. M.Selzner, D.Sindram, H.Rudiger, JF.Madden, PA.Clavien. Mechanisms of Ischemic Injury are Different in the Steatotic and Normal Rat Liver. Hepatology, 2002, 32: 1280-8.
  56. PW.Baron, D.Sindram, JE.Tuttle-Newhall, PA.Clavien. Prolonged Rewarming Time During Allograft Implantation Predisposes to Recurrent HCV Infection Following Liver Transplantation. Liver Transplantation, 2000, 6: 407-12.
  57. PA.Clavien, SS.Yadav, D.Sindram, RC.Bentley. Protective Effects of Ischemic Preconditioning for Liver Resection Performed under Inflow Occlusion in Humans. Annals of Surgery, 2000, 232: 155-62.
  58. PW.Baron, D.Sindram, P.Suhocki, PA.Clavien. Upper gastrointestinal bleeding from gastric submucosal arterial collaterals secondary to splenic artery occlusion. American Journal of Gastroenterology, 2000, 95: 3003-4.
  59. M.Selzner, A.Bielawska, MA.Morse, H.Rudiger, D.Sindram, YA.Hannun, PA.Clavien. Induction of Apoptotic Cell Death and Prevention of Tumor Growth by Cerimide Analogues in Metastatic Human Colon Cancer. Cancer Research, 2001, 61:1233-40.
  60. D.Sindram, V.Kohli, JF.Madden, PA.Clavien. Calpain Inhibition Prevents Sinusoidal Endothelial Cell Apoptosis in the Cold Ischemic Rat Liver. Transplantation, 1999, 68(1): 136-140.
  61. D.Sindram, PA.Clavien. Calpain Methods in Hepatic Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury. In: Elce, J.S., ed. Calpain Methods & Protocols, Methods in Molecular Biology, 2000.
  62. D.Sindram, PA.Clavien. Invited Commentary on “Induction of Heat Shock Response Protects the Rat Liver with Carbon Tertrachloride-induced Fibrosis from Ischemia-Reperfusion Injury”. World Journal of Surgery, 1998, 22(5): 468-469.

Meeting presentations (selection)

  1. RT.Groeschl, CHC.Pilgrim, EM.Hanna, KA.Simo, RZ.Swan, D.Sindram, JB.Martinie, DA.Iannitti, M.Bloomston, CR.Schmidt, H.Khabiri, LA.Shirley, RCG.Martin II, KK.Christians, WS.Rilling, TC.Gamblin. Microwave Ablation for Hepatic Malignancies: A Multi-Institutional Analysis (submitted to ASCO Gastrointestinal Cancers Symposium, June 2013).
  2. D.Sindram, RZ.Swan, DJ.Niemeyer, KA.Simo, JB.Martinie, DA.Iannitti. Operative Microwave Ablation (MWA) for Hepatocellular Carcinoma: Recurrence and Long-Term Outcomes. Presented at the 2013 International Symposium on Regional Cancer Therapies, Indian Wells, CA, February 17, 2013. (Oral)
  3. DJ.Niemeyer, KA.Simo, M.McMillan, EM.Hanna, JH.Swet, D.Sindram, JB.Martinie, IH.McKillop, DA.Iannitti. Optimal Ablation Volumes are Achieved at Sub-Maximal Power Settings in a 2.45GHz Microwave Ablation System. Presented at the 2013 Annual AHPBA Meeting, Miami, FL, February 20-24, 2013. (Poster)
  4. D.Sindram, KA.Simo, RZ.Swan, DJ.Niemeyer, EM.Hanna, S.Lee, IH.McKillop, DAIannitti, JB.Martinie. Laparoscopic Microwave Ablation of Liver Tumors Using 3D Guidance System in Humans. Presented at the 2013 Annual AHPBA Meeting, Miami, FL, February 20-24, 2013. (Oral)
  5. KJ.Thompson, NM.Steuerwald, DJ.Niemeyer, DA.Iannitti, IH.McKillop, D.Sindram. MicroRNA Profiling in a Mouse Model of Obesity-Promoted HCC. Presented at the 2013 Annual AHPBA Meeting, Miami, FL, February 20-24, 2013. (Poster)
  6. EM.Hanna, IH.McKillop, KJ.Thompson, JB.Martinie, DA.Iannitti, D.Sindram. Effect of Alcohol on Development and Progression of Severe Acute Pancreatitis (SaP) in Experimental Rat Models. Presented at the 2013 Annual AHPBA Meeting, Miami, FL, February 20-24, 2013. (Oral)
  7. EM.Hanna, IH.McKillop, F.Bahrani-Mougeot, A.Fodor, T.Hamp, JB.Martinie, D.Sindram, DA.Iannitti. Deep Sequencing Analysis of Microbial DNA in Infected Necrotizing Pancreatitis. Presented at the 2013 Annual AHPBA Meeting, Miami, FL, February 20-24, 2013. (Oral)
  8. KA.Simo, RZ.Swan, D.Sindram, DA.Iannitti, JB.Martinie. Robotic Transgastric Cystgastrostomy and Pancreatic Debridement. Presented at the 2013 Annual AHPBA Meeting, Miami, FL, February 20-24, 2013. (Oral)
  9. KA.Simo, EM.Hanna, DJ.Niemeyer, AL. Eheim, E.Sokolov, D.Sindram, DA.Iannitti, IH.McKillop. Altered Lysophosphatidic Acid Receptor Expression During Hepatic Regeneration. Presented at the 2013 Annual AHPBA Meeting, Miami, FL, February 20-24, 2013. (Oral)
  10. EM.Hanna, RZ.Swan, JB.Martinie, DA.Iannitti, D.Sindram. Laparoscopic Common Bile Duct Exploration for Removal of a Large Obstructing Primary Stone. Presented at the American College of Surgeons Clinical Congress, Chicago, IL, October 1-5, 2012 (Video).
  11. EM.Hanna, C.Passaretti, J.Horton, J.Williamson, JB.Martinie, DA.Iannitti, D.Sindram. Multidrug Resistant Gram Negative Rod (MDR GNR) Infection Hinders Outcome Improvements in Severe Infected Necrotizing Pancreatitis. Presented at Infectious Disease Week, San Diego, CA, October 17-21, 2012 (Poster).
  12. RZ.Swan, KA.Simo, D.Sindram, JB.Martinie, DA.Iannitti. Laparoscopic Transgastric Endolumenal Cystgastrostomy and Pancreatc Debridement. Presented at the IHPBA Congress, Paris, France, July 1-5, 2012 (Video).
  13. KA.Simo, RZ.Swan, D.Sindram, DA.Iannitti, JB.Martinie. Robotic Transgastric Cystgastrostomy and Pancreatic Debridement. Presented at the IHPBA Congress, Paris, France, July 1-5, 2012 (Video).
  14. JH.Swet, KA.Simo, HG.Pacheco, A.El-Ghannam, JB.Martinie, D.Sindram, DA.Iannitti, IH.McKillop. Evaluation of a Novel Bioceramic Drug Delivery System for Treating Hepatocellular Cardinoma in vivo. Presented at the International Liver Congress EASL, Barcelona, Spain, April 18-22, 2012.
  15. D.Sindram, KA.Simo, JB.Martinie, DA.Iannitti. Improved Survival on African American Males with Intrahepatic Cholangiocarcinoma Largely Due to Increased Operative Treatment. Presented at the 12th Annual AHPBA Meeting, Miami Beach, FL Miami Beach, FL, March 7-11, 2012 (Oral).
  16. KA.Simo, RZ.Swan, D.Sindram, JB.Martinie, DA.Iannitti. Laparoscopic Transgastric Endolumenal Cystgastrostomy and Pancreatic Debridement. Presented at the 12th Annual AHPBA Meeting, Miami Beach, FL Miami Beach, FL, March 7-11, 2012 (Poster).
  17. KA.Simo, RZ.Swan, D.Sindram, JBMartinie, DA.Iannitti. Evaluation of a Novel Bioceramic Drug Delivery System for Treating Hepatocellular Carcinoma. Presented at the 12th Annual AHPBA Meeting, Miami Beach, FL Miami Beach, FL, March 7-11, 2012 (Poster).
  18. KA.Simo, RZ.Swan, D.Sindram, JB.Martinie, DA.Iannitti Routine and Seamless 3D Liver Lesion Targeting for Laparoscopic Ablation: One Step Closer. Presented at the 12th Annual AHPBA Meeting, Miami Beach, FL Miami Beach, FL, March 7-11, 2012 (Poster).
  19. D.Sindram, EM.Hanna, KA.Simo, JB.Martinie, DA.Iannitti. Volumetric Assessment of Single Application, Single Antenna, Microwave Ablation of Liver Lesions on CT Imaging. Presented at the 12th Annual AHPBA Meeting, Miami Beach, FL Miami Beach, FL, March 7-11, 2012 (Poster).
  20. Evaluation of a Novel Silicon-Calcium-Phosphate Nanocomposite (SCPC) Bioceramic for Local Drug Delivery in Hepatocellular Carcinoma in vivo. Presented at the AASLD, San Francisco, CA, November 4-8, 2011.
  21. Ethanol and Diet-Induced Obesity Impair Progression of HCC. Presented at the AASLD, San Francisco, CA, November 4-8, 2011. (Poster)
  22. Microwave Ablation for HCC: Perioperative and Long-Term Outcomes. Presented at the AASLD, San Francisco, CA, November 4-8, 2011. (Poster)
  23. RZ.Swan, K.Simo, JB.Martinie, DA.Iannitti, D.Sindram. Laparoscopic Marsupialization of a Giant Hepatic Cyst. Presented at the American College of Surgeons 97th Annual Congress, San Francisco, CA, October 23-27, 2011 (Oral).
  24. RZ.Swan, D.Sindram, JB.Martinie, DA.Iannitti. Microwave Ablation for Hepatocellular Carcinoma: Perioperative and Long-term Outcomes. NC/SC American College of Surgeons Annual Meeting, Asheville, NC, July 17, 2011 (Oral).
  25. RZ.Swan, D.Sindram, JB.Martinie, DA.Iannitti. The Impact of Regionalization of Pancreaticoduodenectomy for Pancreatic Cancer in North Carolina since 2004. NC/SC American College of Surgeons Annual Meeting, Asheville, NC, July 17, 2011 (Poster).
  26. JF.Byrd, RZ.Swan, KN.Lau, D.Sindram, KW.Kercher, DA.Iannitti, JB.Martinie. Surgical Treatment for Metastatic Merkel Cell Carcinoma to the Liver and Adrenal Gland: A Case Report. Presented at the 9th Annual EHPBA Congress, Cape Town, South Africa, April 12-16, 2011.
  27. JF.Byrd , N.Agee, RZ.Swan, KN.Lau, JJ.Heath, IH.McKillop, D.Sindram, JB.Martinie, DA.Iannitti. Evaluation of Absorbable and Permanent Mesh Fixation Devices: Adhesion Formation and Mechanical Strength. Presented at the European Hernia Society, Ghent, Belgium, May 10-13, 2011 (Poster).
  28. RZ.Swan, KN.Lau, D.Sindram, DA.Iannitti, JB.Martinie. Adrenocortical Carcinoma with Intracaval Extension to the Right Atrium: Resection on Cardiopulmonary Bypass. Presented at Digestive Disease Week, Chicago, IL, May 7-10, 2011 (Oral Video).
  29. RZ.Swan, D.Sindram, A.Walters, JB.Martinie, DA.Iannitti. The Impact of Regionalization of Pancreaticoduodenectomy for Pancreatic Cancer in North Carolina since 2004. Presented at Digestive Disease Week, Chicago, IL, May 7-10, 2011 (Poster).
  30. RZ.Swan, D.Sindram, A.Walters, DA.Iannitti, JB.Martinie. The Impact of Regionalization of Pancreaticoduodenectomy for Pancreatic Cancer in North Carolina since 2004. Presented at the 45th Annual Pancreas Club Meeting, Chicago, IL, May 6-7, 2011 (Poster).
  31. Z.Wang, RZ.Swan, KN.Lau, W.Ahrens, D.Sindram, JB.Martinie, DA.Iannitti. Cholangiocarcinoma in situ with Extensive IntraEpithelial Spread in a Non-Cirrhotic Patient Presenting with Biliary Obstruction. Presented at the 11th Annual AHPBA Meeting, Miami Beach, FL, March 9-13, 2011 (Poster).
  32. RZ.Swan, KN.Lau, N.Agee, D.Sindram, JB.Martinie, DA.Iannitti. Pylorus Preserving Pancreaticoduodenectomy. Southeastern Surgical Congress, Chattanooga, TN, February 12-15, 2011 (Oral Video).
  33. RZ.Swan, KN.Lau, N.Agee, D.Sindram, JB.Martinie, DA.Iannitti. Laparoscopic Transgastric Pancreatic Debridement and Cystgastrostomy. Southeastern Surgical Congress, Chattanooga, TN, February 12-15, 2011 (Oral Video).
  34. RZ.Swan, KN.Lau, N.Agee, D.Sindram, JB.Martinie, DA.Iannitti. Hybrid Right Hepatectomy. Southeastern Surgical Congress, Chattanooga, TN, February 12-15, 2011 (Oral Video).
  35. D.Sindram, KN.Lau, JD.Whitfield, JB.Martinie, DA.Iannitti. Microwave ablation of hepatocellular carcinoma. Digestive Disease Week 2010, New Orleans, LA (Poster).
  36. D.Sindram, KN.Lau, IH.McKillop, JB.Martinie, DA.Iannitti. Novel 3D laparoscopic magnetic image guidance makes lesion targeting child’s play. IHPBA, Buenos Aires, Argentina, April 2010 (Oral).
  37. D.Sindram, KN.Lau, JB.Martinie, DA.Iannitti. Human pilot trial of novel real-time 3D and virtual reality guided ultrasound targeting system during open microwave ablation of liver tumors. IHPBA, Buenos Aires, Argentina, April 2010 (Oral).
  38. D.Sindram, KN.Lau, JB.Martinie, DA.Iannitti, IH.McKillop. Leptin inhibits hepatocellular carcinoma proliferation via P38-MAPK-dependent signaling. IHPBA, Buenos Aires, Argentina, April 2010 (Oral).
  39. D.Sindram, MA.Pallilonis, MA.Mattocks, JB.Martinie, DA.Iannitti, IH.McKillop. Aquaporins play a central role in apoptosis in human hepatocellular carcinoma. IHPBA, Buenos Aires, Argentina, April 2010 (Oral).
  40. KN.Lau, D.Sindram, N.Agee, IH.McKillop, JB.Martinie, DA.Iannitti. Microwave ablation of colorectal liver metastases: a single institution experience. IHPBA, Buenos Aires, Argentina, April 2010 (Poster).
  41. D.Sindram, KN.Lau, JD.Whitfield, JB.Martinie, DA.Iannitti. Microwave ablation of hepatocellular carcinoma. IHPBA, Buenos Aires, Argentina, April 2010 (Poster).
  42. D.Sindram, JP.Meadows, AS.Prabhu, KN.Lau, JJ.Heath, IH.McKillop, JB.Martinie, DA. Iannitti. Collagen-Elastin Ratio Predicts Burst Pressures of Arterial Seals Using a Bipolar Vessel Sealing Device in a Swine Model. Association of Academic Surgeons Annual Meeting, Orlando, FL, February 2010 (Oral).
  43. D.Sindram, KN.Lau, G.Kohn, DA.Iannitti, JB.Martinie. Early Experience of Robotics-Assisted Laparoscopic Partial Pancreatectomy. SESC 2010, Savannah, GA (Poster).
  44. D.Sindram, AJ.Prabhu, S.Padma, JB.Martinie, DA.Iannitti. Microwave Ablation of Hepatocellular Carcinoma Using a Novel 2.45 GHz Ablation System. New England Surgical Society Annual Meeting, Newport, RI, September 2009 (Poster).
  45. D.Sindram, AJ.Prabhu, S.Padma, JB.Martinie, DA..Iannitti. Incidence of Hepatic Vein Thrombus after Microwave Ablation of Hepatic Tumors. New England Surgical Society Annual Meeting, Newport, RI , September 2009 (Poster).
  46. D.Sindram, S.Padma, JB.Martinie, DA.Iannitti. Case Report: Extremely Large, Rare Biliary Cyst Adenocarcinoma. EHPBA Meeting, Athens, Greece, June 2009 (Poster).
  47. PH.Nguyen, D.Sindram, S.Padma, IH.McKillop, JB.Martinie, DA.Iannitti. Color Doppler, Ultrasound Provides Real Time Measurement of Microwave Field During Ablation Therapy. EHPBA Meeting, Athens, Greece, June 2009 (Poster).
  48. D.Sindram, PH.Nguyen, S.Padma, S.Razzaque, C.Green, HJ.Norton, JB.Martinie, DA.Iannitti. Advanced Imaging Guidance System Improves Accuracy of Antenna Placement . EHPBA Meeting, Athens, Greece, June 2009 (Poster).
  49. D.Sindram, PH.Nguyen, JJ.Heath, S.Razzaque, C.Green, JB.Martinie, DA.Iannitti. Novel Guidance System Improves Accuracy of Needle Placement for Ablation Procedures. SAGES Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, April 2009 (Oral).
  50. D.Sindram, EW.Kubek, S.Padma, JB.Martinie, DA.Iannitti. Microwave ablation with 915 MHz vs. 2.45 GHz: What is the difference? SAGES Annual Meeting, Phoenix, AZ, April 2009 (Poster).
  51. D.Sindram, GA.Upadhya, SS.Strasberg, PA.Clavien. Ischemic preconditioning of the cold ischemic liver: a novel and simple method to prevent transplant injury. AASLD meeting, October 2000 (Oral).
  52. D.Sindram, RJ.Porte, PA.Clavien. Kupffer cells mediate leukocyte and platelet synergism causing sinusoidal endothelial cell apoptosis of the cold ischemic rat liver. AASLD meeting, October 2000 (Oral, Plenary Session).
  53. D.Sindram, RJ.Porte, PA.Clavien. Leukocyte and platelet synergism causes sinusoidal endothelial cell apoptosis of the cold ischemic rat liver. AASLD meeting, November 1999 (Keynote Lecture, Poster, AASLD Investigator Award).
  54. SS.Yadav, D.Sindram, DK.Perry, PA.Clavien. Ischemic preconditioning protects the liver by inhibition of apoptosis through a caspase dependent pathway. AASLD meeting, November 1999 (Poster).
  55. PA.Clavien, SS.Yadav, D.Sindram, RC.Bentley. Protective effects of ischemic preconditioning for liver resection performed under inflow occlusion in humans. AASLD meeting, November 1999 (Oral).
  56. M.Selzner, MA.Morse, H.Rudiger, D. Sindram, A.Bielawska, YA.Hannun, PA..Clavien. Ceramide analogue B13 induces apoptosis and completely inhibits growth of liver metastases from colon cancer in vivo. AASLD meeting, November 1999 (Oral).
  57. D. Sindram, S.S.Yadav, D.N. Howell, P.A. Clavien. P-Selectin Mediates SEC apoptosis upon reperfusion of normothermic ischemic mouse liver. AASLD meeting November 1999 (Poster).
  58. M. Selzner, D. Sindram, S. S. Yadav, D.W. Thomas, P.A. Clavien. Bcl-2 transgenic mice are resistant to ischemia/reperfusion injury of the liver. A new strategy for the prevention of hepatocellular injury. AASLD meeting November 1999 (Poster).
  59. P. W. Baron, D. Sindram, D. Higdon, J.E. Tuttle-Newhall, P.A. Clavien. Prolonged Rewarming Time During Allograft Implantation Predisposes to Recurrent HCV Infection Following Liver Transplantation. AASLD meeting November, 1999 (Oral).
  60. D. Sindram, R.J. Porte, M.R. Hoffman, P.A. Clavien. Platelets induce endothelial cell apoptosis upon reperfusion following cold ischemia in rat liver” Dutch Society for Hepatology, Oktober 1999, Veldhoven, The Netherlands (Oral).
  61. D. Sindram, R.J. Porte, M.R. Hoffman, A. Florence, P.-A. Clavien. Platelets cause sinusoidal endothelial cell apoptosis of the cold ischemic rat liver: A new target in liver transplantation. SEOPF Meeting 1999 (Oral).
  62. D. Sindram, R.J. Porte, P.-A. Clavien. Persistent thrombocytopenia is related to initial graft injury in human liver transplantation. AASLD meeting November 1998 (Poster).
  63. D. Sindram, R.J. Porte, M.R. Hoffman, A. Florence, P.-A. Clavien. Platelets cause sinusoidal endothelial cell apoptosis of the cold ischemic rat liver: A new target in liver transplantation. AASLD meeting November 1998 (Oral).
  64. V. Kohli, D. Sindram, J.F. Madden, P.A. Clavien. Inhibition of Calpain: A Novel Strategy to decrease SEC Apoptosis in the Cold Preserved Liver AASLD meeting November 1998 (Poster).
  65. J. De Meester, D. Sindram, M.S. Klapwijk, G.G. Persijn, B. Ringe. Is Intoxication a contra-indication for liver donation and thus transplantation? ILTS Congress, October 1997 (Oral).
  66. J. De Meester, D. Sindram, M.S. Klapwijk, G.G. Persijn, B. Ringe. Is Intoxication a contra-indication for organ transplantation and thus transplantation? ESOT Congress, September 1997 (Oral).
  67. D. Sindram, M.S. Klapwijk, J. De Meester, GG. Persijn, B.Ringe. Is Intoxication a Contra-indication for Organ Donation and therefore for Organ Transplantation? Dutch Transplant Congress, Amsterdam, The Netherlands. April 1997 (Oral).

Invited presentations (selection)

  1. Chairman, Lecturer, AHPBA 2014 Symposium “Thermal Ablation: An Update of Techniques and Outcomes.” 2014 Annual AHPBA Meeting, Miami, FL, March 2014
  2. Lecturer/Instructor Laparoscopic Hepatobiliary Surgery “Laparoscopic HPB surgery: The learning curve” Carolinas Medical Center, NC, March 2013.
  3. Lecturer/Moderator/Organizer. Breakfast Symposium “High Intensity Focused Ultrasound for Hepatic Tumor Ablation: Ready for Primetime?” 2013 Annual AHPBA Meeting, Miami, FL, February 22, 2013.
  4. Lecturer. HPB Malignancies: Bad, Fat, and Ugly. CMC Cancer Seminar, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC, December 12, 2011.
  5. Instructor. Procedural Workshop for surgical residents – live animal station for liver biopsy; station for hepatectomy, biliary-intestinal anastomosis, vascular anastomosis, Carolinas Medical Center, November 17, 2011.
  6. Visiting Professor. Minimally Invasive HPB Surgery. Groningen, the Netherlands, April 29, 2011.
  7. Lecturer. Optimal Imaging Strategy for Navigation During Ablation of Liver Tumors. Groningen HPB Day, Groningen, the Netherlands, April 28, 2011.
  8. Lecturer. Microwave Ablation. Symposium at the 9th Annual EHPBA Congress, Cape Town, South Africa, April 12-16, 2011.
  9. Lecturer. Risks of Gallbladder Surgery. Pre-operative Nursing In-Service, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC, April 6, 2011.
  10. Faculty Instructor. Intraoperative Ultrasound. SAGES Learning Center. 30th Annual SAGES Meeting, San Antonio, March 30-April 2, 2011.
  11. Lecturer. Colorectal Liver Metastases. 4th Annual CMC Liver Course, Pinehurst, NC, December 10, 2010.
  12. Lecturer. Where are the colorectal liver masses? Grand Rounds, Department of Surgery, Watauga Hospital, Boone, NC, September 2010.
  13. Lecturer. Surgical Options for Liver Tumors. CMC Liver Tumor Seminar, Charlotte, NC, October 2010.
  14. Lecturer. What do we do with colorectal metastases? Grand Rounds, Department of Medicine, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC, May 2010.
  15. Lecturer. Microwave Ablation of Hepatic Colorectal Metastases. Satellite Symposium at the IHPBA, Buenos Aires, Argentina, April 2010.
  16. Lecturer. Complications and Safety Issues of Microwave Ablation. Post Graduate Course at the IHPBA, Buenos Aires, Argentina, April 2010.
  17. Lecturer. Microwave Ablation of Liver Tumors. Nursing Grand Rounds, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC, April 2010.
  18. Lecturer. Laparoscopic Liver Surgery, Pancreatic Cancer. Nursing Annual Education Day, Carolinas Medical Center, Charlotte, NC, October 2009.
  19. Lecturer. Hepatobiliary Anatomy. 3rd Annual Liver Course. Charlotte, NC, December 2009.
  20. Lecturer. Cell mediated ischemia-reperfusion injury and ischemic preconditioning in the liver. Grand Rounds, Dept. of Surgery, University of Brussels, Brussels, Belgium, June 2003.
  21. Lecturer. Ischemic Preconditioning of the liver. Najaarsvergadering N.v.v.Heelkunde, Utrecht, the Netherlands, October 2002.
  22. Lecturer. Ischemic preconditioning of the liver. Transplant 2002 Masterclass, Groningen, the Netherlands, September 25-27, 2002.
  23. Lecturer. The role of circulating cells in ischemia-reperfusion injury of the liver. Eurotransplant Winter Meeting, Fuegen, Austria, January 2002.
  24. Keynote Lecturer / AASLD Investigator Award. D.Sindram, RJ.Porte, PA.Clavien. Leukocyte and platelet synergism causes sinusoidal endothelial cell apoptosis of the cold ischemic rat liver. Delivered at the AASLD meeting, November 1999.
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