Ashwani K Singal

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Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Optimal management of alcoholic hepatitis
    E Raff
    Department of Internal Medicine University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Minerva Gastroenterol Dietol 60:25-38. 2014
  2. doi request reprint Meta-analysis: the impact of oral anti-viral agents on the incidence of hepatocellular carcinoma in chronic hepatitis B
    A K Singal
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 38:98-106. 2013
  3. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis C virus infection in alcoholic hepatitis: prevalence patterns and impact on in-hospital mortality
    Ashwani K Singal
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Center for Aging, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 55905, USA
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 24:1178-84. 2012
  4. doi request reprint Hepatocellular carcinoma predicts in-hospital mortality from acute variceal hemorrhage among patients with cirrhosis
    Ashwani Kumar Singal
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    J Clin Gastroenterol 46:613-9. 2012
  5. doi request reprint Outcomes after liver transplantation for alcoholic hepatitis are similar to alcoholic cirrhosis: exploratory analysis from the UNOS database
    Ashwani K Singal
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    Hepatology 55:1398-405. 2012
  6. ncbi request reprint Silent cirrhosis in hepatitis B virus related hepatocellular carcinoma
    Ashwani K Singal
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, King Fahd Central Hospital, Gizan, Saudi Arabia
    Hepatogastroenterology 55:1734-7. 2008
  7. ncbi request reprint Mechanisms of synergy between alcohol and hepatitis C virus
    Ashwani K Singal
    James J Peters Bronx Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10468, USA
    J Clin Gastroenterol 41:761-72. 2007
  8. doi request reprint Nutritional status of patients with alcoholic cirrhosis undergoing liver transplantation: time trends and impact on survival
    Ashwani K Singal
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    Transpl Int 26:788-94. 2013
  9. doi request reprint Outcome after liver transplantation for cirrhosis due to alcohol and hepatitis C: comparison to alcoholic cirrhosis and hepatitis C cirrhosis
    Ashwani K Singal
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    J Clin Gastroenterol 47:727-33. 2013
  10. doi request reprint Evolving frequency and outcomes of liver transplantation based on etiology of liver disease
    Ashwani K Singal
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    Transplantation 95:755-60. 2013

Detail Information

Publications22

  1. ncbi request reprint Optimal management of alcoholic hepatitis
    E Raff
    Department of Internal Medicine University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL, USA
    Minerva Gastroenterol Dietol 60:25-38. 2014
    ..In this regard, decision to promote clinical and translational research by the National Institute of Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism will be helpful in improving survival of patients with alcoholic hepatitis. ..
  2. doi request reprint Meta-analysis: the impact of oral anti-viral agents on the incidence of hepatocellular carcinoma in chronic hepatitis B
    A K Singal
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Alabama, Birmingham, AL 35294, USA
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 38:98-106. 2013
    ..Five oral nucleos(t)ide analogues are available to treat chronic hepatitis B (CHB). With the availability of newer agents, their efficacy on incidence of hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is not well described...
  3. ncbi request reprint Hepatitis C virus infection in alcoholic hepatitis: prevalence patterns and impact on in-hospital mortality
    Ashwani K Singal
    Department of Internal Medicine, Division of Gastroenterology, Center for Aging, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas 55905, USA
    Eur J Gastroenterol Hepatol 24:1178-84. 2012
    ..Hepatitis C virus (HCV) infection and alcohol abuse are common causes of cirrhosis in the USA. There are limited data on HCV prevalence and mortality trends in patients with alcoholic hepatitis (AH)...
  4. doi request reprint Hepatocellular carcinoma predicts in-hospital mortality from acute variceal hemorrhage among patients with cirrhosis
    Ashwani Kumar Singal
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    J Clin Gastroenterol 46:613-9. 2012
    ..Hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is a common complication among patients with cirrhosis. Data are limited on the impact of HCC on in-hospital mortality from acute variceal hemorrhage (AVH) in patients with cirrhosis...
  5. doi request reprint Outcomes after liver transplantation for alcoholic hepatitis are similar to alcoholic cirrhosis: exploratory analysis from the UNOS database
    Ashwani K Singal
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    Hepatology 55:1398-405. 2012
    ..The causes of graft loss and patient mortality were similar in the two groups, and were not alcohol-related in any patient...
  6. ncbi request reprint Silent cirrhosis in hepatitis B virus related hepatocellular carcinoma
    Ashwani K Singal
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, King Fahd Central Hospital, Gizan, Saudi Arabia
    Hepatogastroenterology 55:1734-7. 2008
    ..Prevalence of hepatitis B virus (HBV) related cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC) is high in Saudi Arabia. However, thee relationship between these two presentations is not well studied...
  7. ncbi request reprint Mechanisms of synergy between alcohol and hepatitis C virus
    Ashwani K Singal
    James J Peters Bronx Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Department of Medicine, Mount Sinai School of Medicine, New York, NY 10468, USA
    J Clin Gastroenterol 41:761-72. 2007
    ..Since the discovery of the hepatitis C virus (HCV), extensive literature has emerged on alcohol and HCV interaction...
  8. doi request reprint Nutritional status of patients with alcoholic cirrhosis undergoing liver transplantation: time trends and impact on survival
    Ashwani K Singal
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    Transpl Int 26:788-94. 2013
    ..Our findings support feasibility of liver transplantation for alcoholic cirrhotics with obesity and malnutrition...
  9. doi request reprint Outcome after liver transplantation for cirrhosis due to alcohol and hepatitis C: comparison to alcoholic cirrhosis and hepatitis C cirrhosis
    Ashwani K Singal
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    J Clin Gastroenterol 47:727-33. 2013
    ..Data on outcome of patients after liver transplantation (LT) for cirrhosis due to hepatitis C virus (HCV+) alcohol are limited...
  10. doi request reprint Evolving frequency and outcomes of liver transplantation based on etiology of liver disease
    Ashwani K Singal
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN, USA
    Transplantation 95:755-60. 2013
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  11. doi request reprint Peginterferon alfa-2a is superior to peginterferon alfa-2b in the treatment of naïve patients with hepatitis C virus infection: meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Ashwani K Singal
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0764, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 56:2221-6. 2011
    ..Studies comparing the efficacy and safety of PEGIFN alfa-2a and PEGIFN alfa-2b in treatment-naïve HCV-infected patients have shown conflicting results...
  12. doi request reprint Racial disparities in treatment for pancreatic cancer and impact on survival: a population-based analysis
    Vinamrata Singal
    Departments of Neuroscience and Cell Biology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    J Cancer Res Clin Oncol 138:715-22. 2012
    ..Mortality from pancreatic cancer is higher amongst blacks compared to other races. We performed this analysis with the aim of examining racial disparity for receipt pancreatic cancer treatment and its association with survival...
  13. doi request reprint Antiviral therapy reduces risk of hepatocellular carcinoma in patients with hepatitis C virus-related cirrhosis
    Ashwani K Singal
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 8:192-9. 2010
    ..We performed a systematic review and meta-analysis to assess HCC risk reduction in patients with HCV-related cirrhosis who have received antiviral therapy...
  14. pmc Primary care physicians and disparities in colorectal cancer screening in the elderly
    Ashwani K Singal
    Sealy Center on Aging, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0177, USA
    Health Serv Res 48:95-113. 2013
    ..To examine whether having a primary care physician (PCP) is associated with reduced ethnic disparities for colorectal cancer (CRC) screening and whether clustering of minorities within PCPs contributes to the disparities...
  15. doi request reprint Tailoring treatment duration to 12 to 16 weeks in hepatitis C genotype 2 or 3 with rapid virologic response: systematic review and meta-analysis of randomized controlled trials
    Ashwani K Singal
    Department of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX 77555 0764, USA
    J Clin Gastroenterol 44:583-7. 2010
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  16. doi request reprint Alcoholic hepatitis: prognostic models and treatment
    Ashwani K Singal
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street SW, Rochester, MN 55905 0001, USA
    Gastroenterol Clin North Am 40:611-39. 2011
    ..This article also deals with controversies surrounding the role and use of liver transplantation in patients with alcoholic hepatitis...
  17. pmc Liver transplantation in alcoholic liver disease current status and controversies
    Ashwani K Singal
    Ashwani K Singal, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Medicine, University of Alabama at Birmingham, Birmingham, AL 35294 0012, United States
    World J Gastroenterol 19:5953-63. 2013
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  18. doi request reprint Intra-hepatic cholangiocarcinoma--frequency and demographic patterns: thirty-year data from the M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
    Ashwani K Singal
    Department of Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, UT MD Anderson Cancer Center, Houston, TX, USA
    J Cancer Res Clin Oncol 137:1071-8. 2011
    ..However, data on the demographic patterns associated with this change are limited. We analyzed cases of cholangiocarcinoma (CC) with aim to study frequency and demographic patterns over time of IHC and EHC...
  19. pmc Antioxidants as therapeutic agents for liver disease
    Ashwani K Singal
    Department of Internal Medicine, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    Liver Int 31:1432-48. 2011
    ..These limitations and their implications for future trial design are discussed...
  20. doi request reprint Mesenteric venous thrombosis
    Ashwani K Singal
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mayo Clinic, Rochester, MN 55905, USA
    Mayo Clin Proc 88:285-94. 2013
    ..Algorithms for the management of acute and chronic mesenteric venous thrombosis are provided to help readers understand and remember the approach to the management of acute and chronic mesenteric venous thrombosis...
  21. doi request reprint Nutrition in alcoholic liver disease
    Ashwani K Singal
    Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Department of Internal Medicine, Mayo Clinic, 200 First Street Southwest, Rochester, MN 55905 0001, USA
    Clin Liver Dis 16:805-26. 2012
    ..Physicians, including gastroenterologists and hepatologists, should be conversant with assessment and management of malnutrition and nutritional supplementation...
  22. pmc Low-dose hydroxychloroquine is as effective as phlebotomy in treatment of patients with porphyria cutanea tarda
    Ashwani K Singal
    Department of Preventive Medicine and Community Health, University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, TX, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 10:1402-9. 2012
    ..We performed a prospective pilot study to compare the efficacy and safety of these therapies...