Robert J Shulman
Affiliation: Baylor College of Medicine
- The Genboree Microbiome Toolset and the analysis of 16S rRNA microbial sequencesKevin Riehle
Molecular and Human Genetics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX 77030, USA
BMC Bioinformatics 13:S11. 2012..Installation, integration, and maintenance of the tools poses significant burden on many researchers and creates a barrier to adoption of microbiome analysis, particularly in translational settings...
- Increased gastrointestinal permeability and gut inflammation in children with functional abdominal pain and irritable bowel syndromeRobert J Shulman
Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
J Pediatr 153:646-50. 2008....
- Perturbed zinc homeostasis in rural 3-5-y-old Malawian children is associated with abnormalities in intestinal permeability attributed to tropical enteropathyMicah J Manary
Department of Pediatrics, Washington University School of Medicine, and St Louis Children s Hospital, St Louis, MO 63110, USA
Pediatr Res 67:671-5. 2010..62, p<0.001). Net zinc retention (0.67+/-1.6 mg/d) was negatively correlated with the L:M (r=-0.47, p=0.02). This suggests that perturbed zinc homeostasis is associated with subclinical enteropathy in these children...
- Detection of low-concentration host mRNA transcripts in Malawian children at risk for environmental enteropathySophia Agapova
Department of Pediatrics, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, MO, USA
J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 56:66-71. 2013..Our objective was to develop a method for detecting human mRNA suggestive of environmental enteropathy (EE) in feces...
- Abnormal gut integrity is associated with reduced linear growth in rural Malawian childrenAriana J Weisz
Department of Pediatrics, Washington University, St Louis, MO, USA
J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 55:747-50. 2012..Eighty-seven percent of children studied demonstrated evidence of environmental enteropathy. In conclusion, abnormal gut integrity is associated with reduced linear growth in a population of rural African preschool-age children...
- Reliability and validity of a modified Bristol Stool Form Scale for childrenMariella M Lane
Baylor College of Medicine, Menninger Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Houston, TX, USA
J Pediatr 159:437-441.e1. 2011..This study sought to: evaluate the ability of children to reliably use a modified Bristol Stool Form Scale for Children (mBSFS-C), evaluate criterion-related validity of the mBSFS-C, and identify the lower age limit for mBSFS-C use...
- Pediatric functional gastrointestinal disordersMark A McOmber
Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
Nutr Clin Pract 23:268-74. 2008..The importance of making an accurate diagnosis of a functional gastrointestinal disorder cannot be overemphasized...
- Creation and initial evaluation of a Stool Form Scale for childrenBruno P Chumpitazi
Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children s Hospital, University of Texas Health Science Center Houston, Houston, TX 77030, USA
J Pediatr 157:594-7. 2010..To develop a pediatric stool form rating scale and determine its interrater reliability, intrarater reliability, and agreement among pediatric gastroenterologists...
- Pain symptoms and stooling patterns do not drive diagnostic costs for children with functional abdominal pain and irritable bowel syndrome in primary or tertiary careMariella M Lane
Texas Children s Hospital, Psychiatry and Psychology Service, 6621 Fannin St, CC 1740 01, Houston, TX 77030 2399, USA
Pediatrics 123:758-64. 2009....
- Gastrointestinal microbiome signatures of pediatric patients with irritable bowel syndromeDelphine M Saulnier
Department of Pathology and Immunology, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
Gastroenterology 141:1782-91. 2011..The intestinal microbiomes of healthy children and pediatric patients with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) are not well defined. Studies in adults have indicated that the gastrointestinal microbiota could be involved in IBS...
- Evaluation of potential factors predicting attainment of full gavage feedings in preterm infantsRobert J Shulman
Department of Pediatrics, Children s Nutrition Research Center, Houston, Tex 77030 2600, USA rshulman bcm tmc edu
Neonatology 99:38-44. 2011..Similarly, techniques are now available to investigate gastrointestinal (GI) function noninvasively and safely, but their ability to predict attainment of full gavage feedings and/or feeding volume in preterm infants is unclear...
- Recurrent abdominal pain and irritable bowel syndrome in childrenMark E McOmber
Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children s Hospital, Children s Nutrition Research Center, 1100 Bates Street, Houston, TX 77030, USA
Curr Opin Pediatr 19:581-5. 2007..Here, we review current studies addressing etiologies, diagnostic techniques and treatment options for recurrent abdominal pain in children...
- Characteristics of pain and stooling in children with recurrent abdominal painRobert J Shulman
Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Texas Children s Hospital, Children s Nutrition Research Center, Houston, USA
J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 44:203-8. 2007..To collect symptom data longitudinally from children with recurrent abdominal pain (RAP) and control (asymptomatic) children...
- Nutrition education for pediatric gastroenterology, hepatology, and nutrition fellows: survey of NASPGHAN fellowship training programsJ Andres Martinez
Department of Pediatrics, Division of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology, and Nutrition, Vanderbilt University School of Medicine, Nashville, TN, USA
J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 55:131-5. 2012..The aim of the study was to assess the methodology and content of nutrition education during gastroenterology fellowship training and the variability among the different programs...
- Concomitant gastroparesis negatively affects children with functional gallbladder diseaseBruno P Chumpitazi
Department of Pediatrics, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA
J Pediatr Gastroenterol Nutr 54:776-9. 2012..The aim of the present study was to determine whether concomitant gastroparesis and biliary dyskinesia (BD) occur in children, and if so, to determine whether concomitant gastroparesis affects clinical outcome in children with BD...
- A randomized, double-blind, placebo-controlled trial of rifaximin, a nonabsorbable antibiotic, in the treatment of tropical enteropathyIndi Trehan
Department of Pediatrics, Washington University School of Medicine, St Louis, Missouri, USA
Am J Gastroenterol 104:2326-33. 2009..This study tested the hypothesis that treatment with a nonabsorbable, broad-spectrum antibiotic, rifaximin, reduces the L:M ratio in rural Malawian children, among whom tropical enteropathy is common...
- EGD in children with abdominal pain: a systematic reviewKalpesh Thakkar
The Section of Pediatric Gastroenterology, Hepatology and Nutrition, Baylor College of Medicine, Houston, Texas, USA
Am J Gastroenterol 102:654-61. 2007..We also examined the effect of EGD on change in treatment, quality of life, change in abdominal pain, and cost-effectiveness...
- Heart rate variability and 24-hour minimum heart rateRobert L Burr
Department of Biobehavioral Nursing and Health Systems, School of Nursing, University of Washington, Seattle 98195 7266, USA
Biol Res Nurs 7:256-67. 2006....