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Danielle Fritze, MD

UT Health San Antonio
Schedule an appointment: 210-358-8900
Board Affiliation/Certification
American Board of Surgery
University of Michigan Medical School, 2007
University of Michigan Medical Center - Ann Arbor, 2014
University of Michigan Medical Center - Ann Arbor, 2016

University Hospital

4502 Medical Drive
San Antonio,TX 78229

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  1. Fritze DM, Englesbe MJ, Campbell DA.Oral Antibiotics to prevent surgical site infections following colon surgery Department of Surgery, University of Michigan; 2011 Jun. p. 141-153.

Journal Articles

  1. Fritze DM, Li JY1, Chai B, Zhang W, Wu X, Zhang C, Xia Z, Patterson C, Mulholland MW.Ankyrin repeat and SOCS box containing protein 4 (Asb-4)colocalizes with insulin receptor substrate 4 (IRS4) in the hypothalamic neurons and mediates IRS4 degradation. BMC Neurosci 2011 Sep;12(95):1471-2202.

Other Publications

  1. Fritze D,KonermanMA, Weinberg R, Sonnenday C, Sharma P.Incidence of risk assessment for adverse cardiovascular outcomes following liver transplantation: a systematic review Transplantation 2017 Mar.
  2. Fritze D.TNFa causes thrombin-dependent vagal neuron apoptosis in inflammatory bowel disease Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery 2014 Sep;18(9):1632-1641.
  3. Fritze D, Zhang W, Li JY, Chai B, Mulholland MW.Thrombin mediates vagal apoptosis and dysfunction in inflammatory bowel disease Journal of Gastrointestinal Surgery 2014 Aug;18(8):1495-1406.
  4. Fritze D, Scally CP, Reames BN, Teman NR, Minter RM, Gauger PG.Preserving operative volume in the setting of the 2011 ACGME duty hour regulations J surgical Education 2014 Jul;71(4):580-586.
  5. Fritze D, Waits SA, Banerjee M, Zhang W, Kubus J, Englesbe MJ, Campbell DA Jr, Hendren S.Developing an argument for bundled interventions to reduce surgical site infection in colorectal surgery Surgery 2014 Apr;155(4):602-606.
  6. Fritze D, Li JY, Chai B, Zhang W, Zhang C Mulholland MW.LGR4 and its Ligands, R-spondin 1 and R-spondin 3, regulate food intake in the hypothalamus of male rats Endocrinology 2014;155(2):429-440.
  7. Fritze D, Hendren S, Banerjee M, Kubus J, CLeary RK, Englesbe MJ, Campbell DA.Antibiotic Choice is independently associated with risk of surgical site infection after colectomy: a population-based study Annals of Surgery 2013;257(3):469-475.
  8. Fritze D, Mulholland MW, Hussain H.Hepatic Cyst Disease Shackelford's Surgery of the Alimentary Tract 2013:1453-1463.
  9. Fritze D, Chai B, Li JY, Zhang W, Xia Z, Mulholland MW.A novel transcript is up-regulated by fasting in the hypothalamus and enhances insulin signaling Journal of neuroendocrinology 2013;25(3):292-301.
  10. Fritze D, Krell RW, Zhang C, Chai B, Li J, Mulholland MW.Modulation of food intake by mTOR signaling in the dorsal motor nucleus of the vagus in male rats: focus on the ghrelin and nesfatin-1 Experimental Physiology 2013 Jan;98(12):1696-1704.
  11. Fritze D, Krell RW, Girotti ME, Campbell DA, Hendren S.Hospital readmissions after colectomy: a population-based study Journal of the American College of Surgeons 2013;217(6):1070 1079.
  12. Fritze D, Mulholland MW, Zhang W.Thrombin and Vagal dysfunction in inflammatory bowel disease. Function and Pathophysiology 2012 Jun:235-246.
  13. Fritze D, Mulholland MW, Zhang W.Protease-Activated Receptor-2 in the Enteric Nervous System Nova Biomedical 2012 Jun:117-131.
  14. Fritze D, Dimick JB.Acute Cholecystitis Scenarios in Surgery: Decision Making and Operative Technique 2012 Jun:106-112.
  15. Fritze D, Muholland MW.Bleeding Gastric Ulcer Scenarios in Surgery: Decision Making and Operative Technique 2012:72-76.
  16. Fritze D, Xia ZF, Li JY, Chai B, Zhang W, Mulholland MW.Nesfatin-1 inhabits gastric acid secretion via a central vagal mechanism in rats American Journal of physiology 2012;303(5):G570-G577.
  17. Fritze DM, Doherty GM.Surgical management of cervical lymph nodes in differentiated thyroid cancer Otolaryngologic clinics of North America 2010 Apr;43(2):285-300.
  18. Fritze D, Barrett.Acute Cholecystitis Scenarios in Surgery: Decision making and Operative Technique 2nd ed.
  19. Fritze D, Cigarroa FG.Management of Choledochal cysts in adults Hepato- pancreato-biliary and transplant surgery: practical management and dilemmas.
  20. Fritze D, Minter RM.Bleeding gastric ulcer.
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