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Tammy Lyn Kindel MD, PhD

Tammy Lyn Kindel MD, PhD

Assistant Professor

Institution: Medical College of Wisconsin
Department: Surgery
Division: General

Member of the Cardiovascular Center


  • Postoperative urinary retention after laparoscopic total extraperitoneal inguinal hernia repair. (Roadman D, Helm M, Goldblatt MI, Kastenmeier A, Kindel TL, Gould JC, Higgins RM) J Surg Res 2018 Nov;231:309-315 PMID: 30278946 10/04/2018    
  • The impact of preoperative anemia and malnutrition on outcomes in paraesophageal hernia repair. (Clark LN, Helm MC, Higgins R, Lak K, Kastenmeier A, Kindel T, Goldblatt M, Gould JC) Surg Endosc 2018 Jun 22 PMID: 29934871 06/24/2018    
  • Effect of adiposity on tissue-specific adiponectin secretion. (Reneau J, Goldblatt M, Gould J, Kindel T, Kastenmeier A, Higgins R, Rengel LR, Schoyer K, James R, Obi B, Moosreiner A, Nicholson K, Sahoo D, Kidambi S) PLoS One 2018;13(6):e0198889 PMID: 29924824 PMCID: PMC6010237 06/21/2018    
  • Comment on: effects of sleeve gastrectomy on the composition and diurnal oscillation of gut microbiota related to the metabolic improvements. (Kindel TL, Gould J) Surg Obes Relat Dis 2018 06;14(6):739-740 PMID: 29678349 04/22/2018    
  • Preoperative immobility significantly impacts the risk of postoperative complications in bariatric surgery patients. (Higgins RM, Helm M, Gould JC, Kindel TL) Surg Obes Relat Dis 2018 06;14(6):842-848 PMID: 29599072 03/31/2018    
  • Predictors of Postoperative Urinary Tract Infection After Bariatric Surgery. (Helmen ZM, Helm MC, Helm JH, Nielsen A, Kindel T, Higgins R, Gould JC) Obes Surg 2018 Jul;28(7):1950-1954 PMID: 29318506 01/11/2018    
  • Bariatric surgery as a treatment for heart failure: review of the literature and potential mechanisms. (Kindel TL, Strande JL) Surg Obes Relat Dis 2018 01;14(1):117-122 PMID: 29108893 PMCID: PMC5748002 11/08/2017       1 Citations
  • Perioperative bleeding and blood transfusion are major risk factors for venous thromboembolism following bariatric surgery. (Nielsen AW, Helm MC, Kindel T, Higgins R, Lak K, Helmen ZM, Gould JC) Surg Endosc 2018 May;32(5):2488-2495 PMID: 29101558 11/05/2017    
  • Discussion of: "Perioperative complications increase the risk of venous thromboembolism following bariatric surgery". (Helm MC, Simon K, Higgins R, Kindel TL, Gould JC) Am J Surg 2017 12;214(6):1141-1142 PMID: 28985890 10/08/2017    
  • Perioperative complications increase the risk of venous thromboembolism following bariatric surgery. (Helm MC, Simon K, Higgins R, Kindel TL, Gould JC) Am J Surg 2017 Dec;214(6):1135-1140 PMID: 28958647 09/30/2017    
  • Increased glycine-amidated hyocholic acid correlates to improved early weight loss after sleeve gastrectomy. (Kindel TL, Krause C, Helm MC, McBride CL, Oleynikov D, Thakare R, Alamoudi J, Kothari V, Alnouti Y, Kohli R) Surg Endosc 2018 Feb;32(2):805-812 PMID: 28779240 PMCID: PMC5844265 08/06/2017    
  • Early Weight Loss Independent Effects of Sleeve Gastrectomy on Diet-Induced Cardiac Dysfunction in Obese, Wistar Rats. (Kindel TL, Foster T, Goldspink P, Kindel SJ, Corbett J, Widlanksy M, Strande J) Obes Surg 2017 09;27(9):2370-2377 PMID: 28299572 PMCID: PMC5937684 03/17/2017       1 Citations
  • Colonic delivery of nutrients for management of blood glucose in type 2 diabetes patients (Szewczyk J, Giannone J., Marcuard S., Kindel T, Tso P,Nolan R) Functional Foods in Health and Disease 2017; 7(1): 36-53 02/07/2017    
  • The Improvement of Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease and Barrett's after Bariatric Surgery. (Kindel TL, Oleynikov D) Obes Surg 2016 Apr;26(4):718-20 PMID: 26979967 03/17/2016       16 Citations
  • Plateaued national utilization of adolescent bariatric surgery despite increasing prevalence of obesity-associated co-morbidities. (Kindel TL, Lomelin D, McBride C, Kothari V, Oleynikov D) Surg Obes Relat Dis 2016 May;12(4):868-873 PMID: 26775046 01/18/2016       5 Citations
  • Laparoscopy in trauma: An overview of complications and related topics. (Kindel T, Latchana N, Swaroop M, Chaudhry UI, Noria SF, Choron RL, Seamon MJ, Lin MJ, Mao M, Cipolla J, El Chaar M, Scantling D, Martin ND, Evans DC, Papadimos TJ, Stawicki SP) Int J Crit Illn Inj Sci 2015 Jul-Sep;5(3):196-205 PMID: 26557490 PMCID: PMC4613419 11/12/2015    
  • Bilirubin prevents acute DSS-induced colitis by inhibiting leukocyte infiltration and suppressing upregulation of inducible nitric oxide synthase. (Zucker SD, Vogel ME, Kindel TL, Smith DL, Idelman G, Avissar U, Kakarlapudi G, Masnovi ME) Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol 2015 Nov 15;309(10):G841-54 PMID: 26381705 PMCID: PMC4652140 09/19/2015       6 Citations
  • Chronic high-fat feeding increases GIP and GLP-1 secretion without altering body weight. (Wang F, Yoder SM, Yang Q, Kohan AB, Kindel TL, Wang J, Tso P) Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol 2015 Nov 15;309(10):G807-15 PMID: 26336929 PMCID: PMC4652142 09/05/2015       6 Citations
  • The Time to Weight-Loss Steady State After Gastric Bypass Predicts Weight-Loss Success. (Kindel T, Lomelin D, McBride C, Kothari V, Thompson J) Obes Surg 2016 Feb;26(2):327-31 PMID: 26055551 06/10/2015       6 Citations
  • High failure rate of the laparoscopic-adjustable gastric band as a primary bariatric procedure. (Kindel T, Martin E, Hungness E, Nagle A) Surg Obes Relat Dis 2014 Nov-Dec;10(6):1070-5 PMID: 24630503 03/19/2014       21 Citations
  • Apolipoprotein A-IV improves glucose homeostasis by enhancing insulin secretion. (Wang F, Kohan AB, Kindel TL, Corbin KL, Nunemaker CS, Obici S, Woods SC, Davidson WS, Tso P) Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A 2012 Jun 12;109(24):9641-6 PMID: 22619326 PMCID: PMC3386109 05/24/2012       49 Citations
  • Using the lymph fistula rat model to study incretin secretion. (Yoder SM, Kindel TL, Tso P) Vitam Horm 2010;84:221-49 PMID: 21094902 11/26/2010       6 Citations
  • Bypassing the duodenum does not improve insulin resistance associated with diet-induced obesity in rodents. (Kindel TL, Martins PJ, Yoder SM, Jandacek RJ, Seeley RJ, D'Alessio DA, Obici S, Tso P) Obesity (Silver Spring) 2011 Feb;19(2):380-7 PMID: 21030948 PMCID: PMC3144555 10/30/2010       24 Citations
  • Differential responses of the incretin hormones GIP and GLP-1 to increasing doses of dietary carbohydrate but not dietary protein in lean rats. (Yoder SM, Yang Q, Kindel TL, Tso P) Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol 2010 Aug;299(2):G476-85 PMID: 20522638 PMCID: PMC2928540 06/05/2010       25 Citations
  • The mechanism of the formation and secretion of chylomicrons. (Kindel T, Lee DM, Tso P) Atheroscler Suppl 2010 Jun;11(1):11-6 PMID: 20493784 05/25/2010       45 Citations
  • The effect of duodenal-jejunal bypass on glucose-dependent insulinotropic polypeptide secretion in Wistar rats. (Kindel TL, Yoder SM, D'Alessio DA, Tso P) Obes Surg 2010 Jun;20(6):768-75 PMID: 20177809 PMCID: PMC3761799 02/24/2010       10 Citations
  • Cholecystokinin knockout mice are resistant to high-fat diet-induced obesity. (Lo CM, King A, Samuelson LC, Kindel TL, Rider T, Jandacek RJ, Raybould HE, Woods SC, Tso P) Gastroenterology 2010 May;138(5):1997-2005 PMID: 20117110 PMCID: PMC3049264 02/02/2010       36 Citations
  • Stimulation of incretin secretion by dietary lipid: is it dose dependent? (Yoder SM, Yang Q, Kindel TL, Tso P) Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol 2009 Aug;297(2):G299-305 PMID: 19520739 PMCID: PMC2724086 06/13/2009       49 Citations
  • Duodenal-jejunal exclusion improves glucose tolerance in the diabetic, Goto-Kakizaki rat by a GLP-1 receptor-mediated mechanism. (Kindel TL, Yoder SM, Seeley RJ, D'Alessio DA, Tso P) J Gastrointest Surg 2009 Oct;13(10):1762-72 PMID: 19488823 06/03/2009       89 Citations
  • Nutrient-driven incretin secretion into intestinal lymph is different between diabetic Goto-Kakizaki rats and Wistar rats. (Kindel TL, Yang Q, Yoder SM, Tso P) Am J Physiol Gastrointest Liver Physiol 2009 Feb;296(2):G168-74 PMID: 19056762 PMCID: PMC2643916 12/06/2008       9 Citations
  • Value of laparoscopy in the staging of pancreatic cancer. (Camacho D, Reichenbach D, Duerr GD, Venema TL, Sweeney JF, Fisher WE) JOP 2005 Nov 10;6(6):552-61 PMID: 16286705 11/16/2005       35 Citations
  • Glomerular beta-galactosidase expression following transduction with microsphere-adenoviral complexes. (Bhatt UY, Sferra TJ, Johnson A, Williams C, Shirey K, Venema T, Nuovo GJ, Nahman NS Jr) Kidney Int 2002 Jan;61(1 Suppl):S68-72 PMID: 11841616 02/14/2002       5 Citations
  • Dehydroepiansdrosterone (DHEA) increases serum sodium concentration in mice (Troike D, Bradfield L, Buhiru J, Hogan V, Venema T, Nance R) Ohio Journal of Science 2001; 101:1-10 03/01/2001    
  • Last update: 10/08/2018
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