Joseph Romagnuolo

Summary

Affiliation: University of Calgary
Country: Canada

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography: a meta-analysis of test performance in suspected biliary disease
    Joseph Romagnuolo
    University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Ann Intern Med 139:547-57. 2003
  2. ncbi request reprint Routine second look endoscopy: ineffective, costly and potentially misleading
    Joseph Romagnuolo
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Can J Gastroenterol 18:401-4. 2004
  3. ncbi request reprint Patterns of use of endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography in a Canadian province
    Robert J Hilsden
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Can J Gastroenterol 18:619-24. 2004
  4. ncbi request reprint Predicting residual rectal adenocarcinoma in the surgical specimen after preoperative brachytherapy with endoscopic ultrasound
    Joseph Romagnuolo
    Division of Gastroenterology and Department of Community Health Science, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Can J Gastroenterol 18:435-40. 2004
  5. ncbi request reprint Helical CT versus EUS with fine needle aspiration for celiac nodal assessment in patients with esophageal cancer
    Joseph Romagnuolo
    Division of Gastroenterology, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Gastrointest Endosc 55:648-54. 2002
  6. ncbi request reprint Inappropriate use of intravenous pantoprazole: extent of the problem and successful solutions
    Gilaad G Kaplan
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 3:1207-14. 2005
  7. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic "antireflux" procedures: not yet ready for prime time
    Joseph Romagnuolo
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary Medical Clinic, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Can J Gastroenterol 18:573-7. 2004
  8. ncbi request reprint Verrucous carcinoma of the esophagus eluding multiple sets of endoscopic biopsies and endoscopic ultrasound: a case report and review of the literature
    Shane Devlin
    Division of Gastroenterology, University of Calary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Can J Gastroenterol 18:459-62. 2004
  9. pmc Medical or surgical therapy for erosive reflux esophagitis: cost-utility analysis using a Markov model
    Joseph Romagnuolo
    Division of Gastroenterology, Foothills Hospital, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Ann Surg 236:191-202. 2002
  10. ncbi request reprint Using breath tests wisely in a gastroenterology practice: an evidence-based review of indications and pitfalls in interpretation
    Joseph Romagnuolo
    Division of Gastroenterology, University of Calgary, Canada
    Am J Gastroenterol 97:1113-26. 2002

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Publications29

  1. ncbi request reprint Magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography: a meta-analysis of test performance in suspected biliary disease
    Joseph Romagnuolo
    University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Ann Intern Med 139:547-57. 2003
    ..Magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography (MRCP) is one of many newer noninvasive tests that can image the biliary tree...
  2. ncbi request reprint Routine second look endoscopy: ineffective, costly and potentially misleading
    Joseph Romagnuolo
    Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Can J Gastroenterol 18:401-4. 2004
    ..Finally, the Forrest classification may provide dangerously misleading estimates of prognosis because it is being used out of context. This review critically analyzes routine second look endoscopy...
  3. ncbi request reprint Patterns of use of endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography in a Canadian province
    Robert J Hilsden
    Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Can J Gastroenterol 18:619-24. 2004
    ..Data on current endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) practice patterns drawn from large population-based samples are limited...
  4. ncbi request reprint Predicting residual rectal adenocarcinoma in the surgical specimen after preoperative brachytherapy with endoscopic ultrasound
    Joseph Romagnuolo
    Division of Gastroenterology and Department of Community Health Science, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Can J Gastroenterol 18:435-40. 2004
    ..However, external beam radiotherapy appears to decrease the accuracy of EUS from 85% to 40%. The aim of the present study was to prospectively evaluate the accuracy of EUS in assessing the response of rectal cancer to BT...
  5. ncbi request reprint Helical CT versus EUS with fine needle aspiration for celiac nodal assessment in patients with esophageal cancer
    Joseph Romagnuolo
    Division of Gastroenterology, University of Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Gastrointest Endosc 55:648-54. 2002
    ..Helical CT has theoretical advantages over "slice" CT in this regard, but its performance has not yet been prospectively studied...
  6. ncbi request reprint Inappropriate use of intravenous pantoprazole: extent of the problem and successful solutions
    Gilaad G Kaplan
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 3:1207-14. 2005
    ..The objectives were to assess the extent of errors in indications for IV PPI use and to determine whether multidisciplinary interventions could improve IV PPI use and costs...
  7. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic "antireflux" procedures: not yet ready for prime time
    Joseph Romagnuolo
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Community Health Sciences, University of Calgary Medical Clinic, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Can J Gastroenterol 18:573-7. 2004
    ..Although they are promising, it is clear that these procedures are still in a preliminary study phase and not ready for "prime time" clinical use...
  8. ncbi request reprint Verrucous carcinoma of the esophagus eluding multiple sets of endoscopic biopsies and endoscopic ultrasound: a case report and review of the literature
    Shane Devlin
    Division of Gastroenterology, University of Calary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Can J Gastroenterol 18:459-62. 2004
    ..Of the 20 cases that have been reported, this is the second to provide an endosonographic description and the first to describe a change in endoscopic appearance with acid suppression...
  9. pmc Medical or surgical therapy for erosive reflux esophagitis: cost-utility analysis using a Markov model
    Joseph Romagnuolo
    Division of Gastroenterology, Foothills Hospital, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta, Canada
    Ann Surg 236:191-202. 2002
    ..To compare the cost and utility of healing and maintenance regimens of omeprazole and laparoscopic Nissen fundoplication (LNF) in the framework of the Canadian medical system...
  10. ncbi request reprint Using breath tests wisely in a gastroenterology practice: an evidence-based review of indications and pitfalls in interpretation
    Joseph Romagnuolo
    Division of Gastroenterology, University of Calgary, Canada
    Am J Gastroenterol 97:1113-26. 2002
    ..Breath tests are valuable tools that are, in general, underutilized in evaluating dyspepsia and functional bloating and diarrhea, as well as suspected malabsorption, including lactose intolerance...
  11. ncbi request reprint Infection after ERCP, and antibiotic prophylaxis: a sequential quality-improvement approach over 11 years
    Peter B Cotton
    Digestive Disease Center, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina 29425, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 67:471-5. 2008
    ..Infection is a known complication of ERCP procedures, and the role of antibiotic prophylaxis is uncertain...
  12. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic ultrasound: a meta-analysis of test performance in suspected biliary obstruction
    Donald Garrow
    Division of General Internal Medicine, Department of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 5:616-23. 2007
    ..It appears comparable to MRCP (magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography), although its use is less widely disseminated. We aimed to summarize EUS test performance in suspected biliary disease with meta-analysis...
  13. ncbi request reprint Simple clinical predictors may obviate urgent endoscopy in selected patients with nonvariceal upper gastrointestinal tract bleeding
    Joseph Romagnuolo
    Departments of Medicine and Biometry, Bioinformatics and Epidemiology, Medical University of South Carolina, 96 Jonathan Lucas Street, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Arch Intern Med 167:265-70. 2007
    ..The aims of this study were to predict whether the modified BRS (mBRS) can predict (1) endoscopic high-risk stigmata (HRS) and (2) rebleeding and mortality...
  14. ncbi request reprint Endoscopic pancreatic sphincterotomy for pancreas divisum by using a needle-knife or standard pull-type technique: safety and reintervention rates
    Augustin Attwell
    Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, 1501 The Vanderbilt Clinic, Nashville, TN 37232, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 64:705-11. 2006
    ..Technical options for pancreatic sphincterotomy of the minor papilla for pancreas divisum include a needle-knife cut over a plastic stent and a standard pull-type cut with a sphincterotome...
  15. ncbi request reprint Gender-related changes in the pancreas detected by EUS
    André Kheng Ho Chong
    Gastrointest Endosc 62:475. 2005
  16. ncbi request reprint Post-endoscopy checklist reduces length of stay for non-variceal upper gastrointestinal bleeding
    Joseph Romagnuolo
    Department of Medicine Divisions of Department of Medicine Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC, USA
    Int J Qual Health Care 17:249-54. 2005
    ..Hypothesis: a detailed checklist addressing factors relevant to discharge planning would shorten hospital stay, when added to the procedure report...
  17. ncbi request reprint Noninvasive vs. selective invasive biliary imaging for acute biliary pancreatitis: an economic evaluation by using decision tree analysis
    Joseph Romagnuolo
    Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 61:86-97. 2005
    ..EUS, with ERCP when a stone is seen, has been shown to be feasible. This study assessed the relative costs and outcomes of EUS and MRCP in patients with ABP compared with standard care involving selective ERCP...
  18. pmc Canadian credentialing guidelines for endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography
    Johnathon Springer
    St Joseph s Health Centre, Toronto, Canada
    Can J Gastroenterol 22:547-51. 2008
  19. doi request reprint Transduodenal sphincteroplasty in the management of sphincter of Oddi dysfunction and pancreas divisum in the modern era
    Katherine A Morgan
    Department of Surgery, Digestive Diseases Center, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    J Am Coll Surg 206:908-14; discussion 914-7. 2008
    ..A retrospective review of sphincter of Oddi dysfunction and pancreas divisum patients who underwent TS for refractory pain in a recent time period was undertaken...
  20. doi request reprint Designing clinical trials for NOTES
    Joseph Romagnuolo
    Digestive Disease Center, Department of Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Medical University of South Carolina, 25 Courteney Drive, ART 7100A, MSC 290, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc Clin N Am 18:371-85; xi. 2008
    ..The pros and cons of subjective quality of life outcomes are debated, and the role of the patient/consumer in driving the direction and interpretation of clinical trials is discussed...
  21. doi request reprint Allopurinol to prevent pancreatitis after endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography: a randomized placebo-controlled trial
    Joseph Romagnuolo
    Digestive Disease Center, Department of Medicine, Medical University of South Carolina, South Carolina 29425, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 6:465-71; quiz 371. 2008
    ..The aim of this study was to determine if allopurinol decreases the rate of PEP...
  22. pmc Postprocedural interpretation of endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography by radiology
    Nitin Khanna
    Department of Medicine Division of Gastroenterology, University of Western Ontario, London, Canada
    Can J Gastroenterol 22:55-60. 2008
    ..With the increase in the use of endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) (necessitating real-time interpretation), it is unknown whether post-ERCP radiologist reporting is still necessary or helpful...
  23. ncbi request reprint Screening colonoscopy among persons 40 to 49 years of age
    Joseph Romagnuolo
    N Engl J Med 347:1205-6; author reply 1205-6. 2002
  24. ncbi request reprint Cost-effectiveness of colorectal cancer screening with computed tomography colonography: the impact of not reporting diminutive lesions
    Joseph Romagnuolo
    Cancer 112:222. 2008
  25. ncbi request reprint Utility of endoscopic ultrasound, cytology and fluid carcinoembryonic antigen and CA 19-9 levels in pancreatic cystic lesions
    Abdulrahman M Aljebreen
    Director of Clinical Research, Medical University of South Carolina MUSC, Digestive Disease Center, 96 Jonathon Lucas St, CSB 210, PO Box 250 327 Charleston, SC 29425 USA
    World J Gastroenterol 13:3962-6. 2007
    ..To assess the diagnostic accuracy of endoscopic ultrasound (EUS), fluid tumor markers and cytology in distinguishing benign from (pre)malignant pancreatic cystic lesions...
  26. ncbi request reprint Diagnostic performance of EUS for chronic pancreatitis: a comparison with histopathology
    André Kheng Ho Chong
    Gastroenterology Department, Fremantle Hospital, University of Western Australia, Fremantle, Western Australia, Australia
    Gastrointest Endosc 65:808-14. 2007
    ..EUS has been proposed as a minimally invasive and accurate test to detect chronic pancreatitis (CP)...
  27. ncbi request reprint Interobserver agreement for EUS findings in familial pancreatic-cancer kindreds
    Mark Topazian
    Mayo Clinic, Rochester, Minnesota 55905, and University of Washington, Seattle, Washington, USA
    Gastrointest Endosc 66:62-7. 2007
    ..EUS is a promising modality for pancreatic-cancer screening in high-risk persons, including familial pancreatic-cancer (FPC) kindreds...
  28. ncbi request reprint Simple clinical variables predict liver histology in hepatitis C: prospective validation of a clinical prediction model
    Joseph Romagnuolo
    Digestive Disease Center, University of South Carolina, 96 Jonathon Lucas Street, PO Box 250 327, Charleston, SC 29425, USA
    Scand J Gastroenterol 40:1365-71. 2005
    ..Absence of predictors also predicted a lack of inflammation and fibrosis. Our aim was prospectively to validate this clinical prediction model using an independent multicenter sample...
  29. doi request reprint Miss rate of pancreas divisum by magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography in clinical practice
    Matthew L Carnes
    Division of Gastroenterology Hepatology, Digestive Disease Center, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, SC 29425 2900, USA
    Pancreas 37:151-3. 2008
    ..Magnetic resonance cholangiopancreatography has emerged as a noninvasive method of examining the pancreatic ductal anatomy. We aim to assess the sensitivity of MRCP for pancreas divisum...