Neena S Abraham

Summary

Affiliation: Baylor College of Medicine
Country: USA

Publications

  1. doi Reduced hospitalization cost for upper gastrointestinal events that occur among elderly veterans who are gastroprotected
    Neena S Abraham
    Houston Center for Quality of Care and Utilization Studies, Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 8:350-6; quiz e45. 2010
  2. doi Proton pump inhibitors: potential adverse effects
    Neena S Abraham
    Sections of Gastroenterology and Health Services Research at the Michael E DeBakey VAMC Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Curr Opin Gastroenterol 28:615-20. 2012
  3. doi Prescribing proton pump inhibitor and clopidogrel together: current state of recommendations
    Neena S Abraham
    Sections of Gastroenterology and Health Services Research at the Michael E DeBakey VAMC and Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Curr Opin Gastroenterol 27:558-64. 2011
  4. doi National mortality following upper gastrointestinal or cardiovascular events in older veterans with recent nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug use
    N S Abraham
    Houston Center for Quality of Care and Utilization Studies, Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 28:97-106. 2008
  5. doi Risk of lower and upper gastrointestinal bleeding, transfusions, and hospitalizations with complex antithrombotic therapy in elderly patients
    Neena S Abraham
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX N S A Houston VA HSR and D Center of Excellence, Michael E DeBakey VAMC, Houston, TX N S A, C H, P R, D C, R L S, A D N Division of Gastroenterology, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, AZ N S A and Department of Communications, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX R L S
    Circulation 128:1869-77. 2013
  6. ncbi Adapting the Rx-Risk-V for mortality prediction in outpatient populations
    Michael L Johnson
    Houston Center for Quality of Care and Utilization Studies, Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Med Care 44:793-7. 2006
  7. doi Use of administrative data to identify colorectal liver metastasis
    Daniel A Anaya
    VA HSR and D Houston Center of Excellence, Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Surg Res 176:141-6. 2012
  8. pmc Visceral abdominal obesity measured by CT scan is associated with an increased risk of Barrett's oesophagus: a case-control study
    Hashem B El-Serag
    Houston VA HSR and D Center of Excellence Section, Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Gut 63:220-9. 2014
  9. doi Effectiveness of national provider prescription of PPI gastroprotection among elderly NSAID users
    Neena S Abraham
    Houston Center for Quality of Care and Utilization Studies, Houston, Texas, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 103:323-32. 2008
  10. doi Dual therapy with infliximab and immunomodulator reduces one-year rates of hospitalization and surgery among veterans with inflammatory bowel disease
    Neena S Abraham
    Section of Digestive Diseases, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas Houston VA Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas Electronic address
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 11:1281-7. 2013

Detail Information

Publications21

  1. doi Reduced hospitalization cost for upper gastrointestinal events that occur among elderly veterans who are gastroprotected
    Neena S Abraham
    Houston Center for Quality of Care and Utilization Studies, Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 8:350-6; quiz e45. 2010
    ..We sought to determine the effect of proton pump inhibitors (PPI) on hospitalization and resource use among veterans in whom an upper gastrointestinal event (UGIE) occurred...
  2. doi Proton pump inhibitors: potential adverse effects
    Neena S Abraham
    Sections of Gastroenterology and Health Services Research at the Michael E DeBakey VAMC Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Curr Opin Gastroenterol 28:615-20. 2012
    ..An epidemiologic framework is applied to assess clinical relevance and reinforce best practice recommendations...
  3. doi Prescribing proton pump inhibitor and clopidogrel together: current state of recommendations
    Neena S Abraham
    Sections of Gastroenterology and Health Services Research at the Michael E DeBakey VAMC and Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Curr Opin Gastroenterol 27:558-64. 2011
    ....
  4. doi National mortality following upper gastrointestinal or cardiovascular events in older veterans with recent nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug use
    N S Abraham
    Houston Center for Quality of Care and Utilization Studies, Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Aliment Pharmacol Ther 28:97-106. 2008
    ..Upper gastrointestinal events (UGIE), myocardial infarction (MI) and cerebrovascular accident (CVA) are known morbidities among recent NSAID users...
  5. doi Risk of lower and upper gastrointestinal bleeding, transfusions, and hospitalizations with complex antithrombotic therapy in elderly patients
    Neena S Abraham
    Division of Gastroenterology, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX N S A Houston VA HSR and D Center of Excellence, Michael E DeBakey VAMC, Houston, TX N S A, C H, P R, D C, R L S, A D N Division of Gastroenterology, Mayo Clinic, Scottsdale, AZ N S A and Department of Communications, Texas A and M University, College Station, TX R L S
    Circulation 128:1869-77. 2013
    ..We quantified upper (UGIE) and lower gastrointestinal (LGIE) events, transfusions, and hospitalizations in a national cohort of elderly veterans prescribed CAT...
  6. ncbi Adapting the Rx-Risk-V for mortality prediction in outpatient populations
    Michael L Johnson
    Houston Center for Quality of Care and Utilization Studies, Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Med Care 44:793-7. 2006
    ..We sought to operationalize, test, and validate an outpatient pharmacy-based case-mix adjuster...
  7. doi Use of administrative data to identify colorectal liver metastasis
    Daniel A Anaya
    VA HSR and D Houston Center of Excellence, Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    J Surg Res 176:141-6. 2012
    ..The goals of this study were to evaluate whether administrative data can accurately identify patients with CRCLM and to develop a diagnostic algorithm capable of identifying such patients...
  8. pmc Visceral abdominal obesity measured by CT scan is associated with an increased risk of Barrett's oesophagus: a case-control study
    Hashem B El-Serag
    Houston VA HSR and D Center of Excellence Section, Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
    Gut 63:220-9. 2014
    ..We examined the association between visceral adipose tissue (VAT) and subcutaneous adipose tissue (SAT) and the risk of BE...
  9. doi Effectiveness of national provider prescription of PPI gastroprotection among elderly NSAID users
    Neena S Abraham
    Houston Center for Quality of Care and Utilization Studies, Houston, Texas, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 103:323-32. 2008
    ..Our aim was to quantify the effect of provider adherence on the risk of NSAID-related upper gastrointestinal events (UGIE)...
  10. doi Dual therapy with infliximab and immunomodulator reduces one-year rates of hospitalization and surgery among veterans with inflammatory bowel disease
    Neena S Abraham
    Section of Digestive Diseases, Division of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas Houston VA Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas Electronic address
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 11:1281-7. 2013
    ..We assessed rates of hospitalization and surgery within 1 year after initiation of infliximab and/or immunomodulator therapy in a United States cohort of patients with inflammatory bowel disease...
  11. ncbi Novel anticoagulants: bleeding risk and management strategies
    Neena S Abraham
    aDivision of Gastroenterology and Hepatology, Mayo Clinic College of Medicine, Scottsdale, Arizona bHouston Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, Texas, USA
    Curr Opin Gastroenterol 29:676-83. 2013
    ..To quantify the novel oral anticoagulant (NOAC)-related gastrointestinal bleeding, summarize the management strategies and highlight the knowledge gaps...
  12. ncbi NSAIDs and gastrointestinal complications: new clinical challenges
    Neena S Abraham
    Gastroenterology Section, Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Expert Opin Pharmacother 6:2681-9. 2005
    ..Strategies are proposed for common clinical prescribing dilemmas, new clinical risk groups are identified and preventative strategies for these special populations are recommended...
  13. doi Global graying, colorectal cancer and liver metastasis: new implications for surgical management
    Daniel A Anaya
    Department of Surgery Surgical Oncology, Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center, Houston, TX, United States
    Crit Rev Oncol Hematol 77:100-8. 2011
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  14. pmc Health literacy and decision making styles for complex antithrombotic therapy among older multimorbid adults
    Aanand D Naik
    Houston HSR and D Center of Excellence, Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center, Houston, TX, USA
    Patient Educ Couns 85:499-504. 2011
    ....
  15. doi Validation of ICD-9-CM diagnostic codes for inflammatory bowel disease among veterans
    Selvi Thirumurthi
    Section of Health Services Research, Houston Center for Quality of Care and Utilization Studies, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Dig Dis Sci 55:2592-8. 2010
    ..Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is well described among young whites and less so among the elderly and non-whites. Population-level data is required to assess outcomes among minority groups...
  16. ncbi National adherence to evidence-based guidelines for the prescription of nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs
    Neena S Abraham
    Houston Center for Quality of Care and Utilization Studies, Michael E DeBakey Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Texas 77030, USA
    Gastroenterology 129:1171-8. 2005
    ..Our objective was to assess adherence to evidence-based guidelines by providers of the Department of Veterans Affairs nationwide...
  17. doi Novel approaches to perioperative assessment and intervention may improve long-term outcomes after colorectal cancer resection in older adults
    Faisal N Cheema
    Houston Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence at the Michael E DeBakey VAMC, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Ann Surg 253:867-74. 2011
    ..Further research is needed to determine relevant aspects of geriatric assessments, identify effective intervention strategies, and demonstrate their validity in improving outcomes for at-risk older adults...
  18. pmc Pharmaceutical company influence on nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drug prescribing behaviors
    Anand D Naik
    Gastroenterology Outcomes Geriatrics Unit of the Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center 152, 2002 Holcombe Blvd, Houston, TX 77030, USA
    Am J Manag Care 15:e9-15. 2009
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  19. pmc Waist-to-hip ratio, but not body mass index, is associated with an increased risk of Barrett's esophagus in white men
    Jennifer R Kramer
    Houston VA Health Services Research and Development Center of Excellence, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 11:373-381.e1. 2013
    ..We examined the effects of waist-to-hip ratio (WHR) and body mass index (BMI) on the risk of BE and investigated whether race, GERD symptoms, or hiatus hernia were involved...
  20. ncbi Knowledge management: how to keep up with the literature
    Diana L Castillo
    Houston Center for Quality of Care and Utilization Studies, Michael E DeBakey VA Medical Center and Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Clin Gastroenterol Hepatol 6:1294-300. 2008
    ..This strategy allows clinicians to more efficiently stay abreast of the medical literature and more effectively translate the best evidence from peer-reviewed publication to patient...
  21. ncbi Receipt of recommended therapy by patients with advanced colorectal cancer
    Neena S Abraham
    Houston Center of Quality Care and Utilization Studies, Section of Health Services Research, Department of Medicine, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas 77030, USA
    Am J Gastroenterol 101:1320-8. 2006
    ..To evaluate utilization of surgery, chemotherapy, and radiation therapy among patients with stage II or III colon cancer and stage II/III rectal or rectosigmoid cancer, as recommended by current national guidelines...